The State Of Gigs May…

May 7, 2020

We are still banned from the pubs but I made a list of future gigs and also what has been cancelled got to keep busy so the mind does not rot and stuff. Also have some news from the Irish punks scene. Thanks to anyone has continued to support the distro.

The Karate Klub have released a new compilation : Karate Klub Punk Sampler Vol 2 – AGE OF DISEASE Age of Disease is a new sampler from Dublin’s collectively run punk practice space, the Karate Klub. Recorded prior to the Covid19 lockdown, this release features punk, HC, trad, coldwave and garage – if it’s made by punx it’s punk! Check it out here: https://karateklub.bandcamp.com/album/age-of-disease-karate-club-punk-compilation-volume-2

Ballina Punx have also made a Benefit compilation A compilation of independent Irish artists put together during the Covid-19 global pandemic.
All proceeds go to Meals on Wheels Ballina and Covid-19 PPE for our nursing homes. Check it out here: https://wahshtuff.bandcamp.com/album/ballina-punx-bingo-comp

Ok so here is the gigs that have been cancelled or postponed or something, so the government in Ireland has said the in its roadmap to reopening the country, pubs are to reopen in phase five on August 10 as the vast majority of gigs here are in pubs have crossed out all gigs in Ireland up until that date, have not done so for the gigs in Northern Ireland as unsure of that situation. Have listed postponed gigs and marked gigs I know have been postponed.

1/May: 999, Menace, The Lee Harveys – The Grand Social, Dublin
5/May: Off With Their Heads(US) – Fibbers, Dublin
6/May: Off With Their Heads(US) – The Deer’s Head, Belfast
8/May: VERSIVE – Workmans Club, Dublin
15/May: Conflict(UK), Böiler (HUN) – Drop Dead Twice, Dublin
16/May: Conflict(UK) – The Deer’s Head, Belfast
21/May: Steve Ignorant (UK), Paranoid Visions, Audible Joes – Crane Lane, Cork
22/May: Steve Ignorant (UK), Paranoid Visions, The Gakk- The Button Factory,Dublin
23/May: Senzar, Okus, Bisect- Fred Zepplins, Cork
23/May: Steve Ignorant (UK), Paranoid Visions, A.R.S.E. – The Limelight,Belfast
13/Jun: The Dangerfields 20th Anniversary Gig – Belfast Barge, Belfast
30/Jun: Amyl & the Sniffers – Whelans, Dublin
17,18,19/Jul: Punkfast – The Berliner, Belfast
31/Jul -2 Aug: Monolith Fest: Downfall Of Gaia(Ger) Conan(UK) God Alone. and lots more – Cyprus Avenue, Cork POSTPONED
2/Aug: Conan, Elder Druid, Grief Eater – Dublin

10/Aug- Pubs hopefully re-open…..
Fri-14/Aug: Millions Dead Cops (MDC), Lawfucker, Pure Sonic Outcasts – Voodoo, Belfast
21/Aug: Doom(UK), Flashpoint, Bitter Pill, Deathgrip, Wardomized, By Any Means, Berliner, Belfast
22/Aug: Doom(UK), Flashpoint, Bitter Pill, Deathgrip, Wardomized, By Any Means, Fibber Magees Dublin
28/Aug: Napalm Death, Okus, Unyielding Love – Dolans Warehouse, Limerick
29/Aug: Napalm Death, Okus, Unyielding Love – Voodoo Lounge, Dublin
30/Aug: Napalm Death, Okus, Unyielding Love – The Limelight, Belfast
5/Sept: Radfest 2020 Kimberly Steaks(Sco), Cherym, Versive, No Matter, Audible Joes, Old Bean, Bar Tape, Belwood, Lovescum- Drop Dead Twice, Dublin
10/Sept: Wonk Unit – Annies Bar, Omagh
11/Sept : Wonk Unit – Voodoo, Belfast
12/Sept : Wonk Unit – Drop Dead Twice, Dublin
13/Sept : Wonk Unit – Roisin Dubh, Galway
24-28/Sept: GGI in the Sun – Somewhere Sunny
6/Nov: Gimp Fist, United Bottles, Takers & UsersVoodoo, Belfast
13/Nov: Pizzatramp(UK) – Voodoo, Belfast
14/Nov: Pizzatramp(UK) – Drop Dead Twice, Dublin


5/Mar: The Ignorant Tour – Steve Ignorant / Crass Songs – Voodoo, Belfast
6/Mar: The Ignorant Tour – Steve Ignorant / Crass Songs – The Button Factory, Dublin
30-31/Jul: Monolith Fest: Downfall Of Gaia(Ger) Conan(UK) God Alone. and lots moreCyprus Avenue, Cork City.

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