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September 2011

2011-09-18 at 22:00 @ Mullarkeys Bar in Galway

July 2011

2011-07-26 at 20:00 @ Kenny's Bar in Lahinch, Claure
2011-06-25 at 20:00 @ Pine Lodge in Myrtleville, Cork

2011-05-27 at 20:00 @ The Roundy Bar in Cork

December 2010

Martin Finke has a show coming up on 2010-12-23 at 21:00 @ The Crane in Galway with Ultan Conlon 

March 2009

Make Daylight is the 7th studio album from Martin Finke since his home recorded debut in 1999 and it's a superb album. 

November 2007

Martin is doing some gigs around Ireland:

Nov 18 2007
the boom boom room / 70 parnell street /Dublin 1
with the diamond family archive and the hollows

Nov 21 2007
sláinte bar / market lane / patrick’s street / Cork
021-4274793
with ger wolfe

Nov 22 2007
the crane bar / sea road / Galway
091-587419
opening for ian whitty

Nov 23 2007
func room / clifden / Co. Galway
with ger wolfe and ian whitty

Nov 24 2007
crawdaddy / harcourt st / Dublin 2
opening for Jape

September 2007

There is a chance that Martin might be doing some Irish gigs in the second half of November. :D

August 2007

Martin plays: August 6 2007

the makeout room / 3225 22nd street / san francisco, ca.
415-647-2888

July 2007

Martin will be playing in SF on Sunday July 1:

The Makeout Room / 3225 22nd Street / San Francisco, CA. 94110
8.30 pm, $6

March 2006

Martin currently resides in the city of San Francisco and may be playing some live gigs soon.

November 2005

Martin singing and playing guitar:

Wednesday November 9
The Loose End Club
Ryan's Bar - 181 Church Street - Stoke Newington - London N16 - 020 7275 7807
Doors are at 7.30, admission £3

Look out for some visits back to IRL/UK/A in Spring 2006.

April 2005

Upcoming shows in Austria:

Apr 6 Rhiz / Gürtelbogen 37&38 / Vienna (AUS)

Apr 8 L'Angolo / Pommeranzengasse/Prokopigasse / Graz (AUS)
with Son of the Velvet Rat

March 2005

Upcoming shows:

Jan 23 Busker Brownes
Cross Street, Galway

Jan 26 The Stag's Head
Dame Lane, Dublin
with Ger Wolfe

Jan 27 McCarthy's
Dingle
with Ger Wolfe

Jan 28 The Lobby
Cork
with Ultan Conlon

Mar 8 The Troubadour
263-7 Old Brompton Road
London SW5 9JA

Apr 6 Rhiz
Gürtelbogen 37&38, Vienna

January 24 2005

HotPress.com: "Clifden native Martin Finke is to release his new album Crown Time in late January and has arranged a number of dates to showcase his new material. Check What's On for tour dates..."

December 2004

After Christmas there'll be a few short stops in Ireland:

Jan 23: Busker Brownes, Galway [new]
Jan 26: Stag's Head, Dublin w/Ger Wolfe
Jan 27: McCarthy's Bar, Dingle w/Ger Wolfe
Jan 28: The Lobby, Cork w/Ultan Conlon

The new album is called "Crown Time" and one or two hundred copies will be pressed in time for the January dates.

September 2004

Martin release a new radio single 'Take Care'.

Martin plays October 13 at the Hope And Anchor, 207 Upper St., London.

September 2004

Martin plays:

Sep 18 Boat Club, Limerick
Sep 19 Upstairs Downstairs, Clifden, (Clifden Arts Week)
with Ger Wolfe, 4:30pm sharp
Sep 23 Debarras, Clonakilty
Sep 24 The Lobby, Cork
Sep 26 Roisin Dubh, Galway
Sep 27 Ballymore Inn, Ballymore Eustace / with Ger Wolfe
Sep 28 Ruby Sessions, Doyles, Dublin
Sep 29 Songs From The Parlour, The Stags Head, Dublin / with Ger Wolfe
Sep 30 The Spirit Store, Dundalk / guest of Gavin Moore

Oct 1 Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh / guest of Sean Tyrrell

August 2004

Martin plays:

Aug 15 Martin Hennessy birthday concert
Bush Hall
310 Uxbridge Road
London W12 7LJ
with Mark Eitzel

Aug 24 The Betsey Trotwood
56 Farringdon Road
London EC1R 3BL
with Sand and White Lie]

June 2004

Martin plays:

June 28: Roundstone Arts Festival, Co.Galway]

May 2004

Martin plays:

May 11 Ruby Sessions, Doyles, Trinity Street, Dublin.

March 2004

Martin plays a few dates:

March 20 The Lobby, Cork [new date]
Set List: Weight Of Mountains, Private Parades, A Flame, Jetplane, Lament For A Locksmith, (new song about meeting parents), Imaginary Wedding, (bring nothing to the table), I Look Like Nothing, Truth And Timing, US Coast, Lonely Back, Other Men, Captain, Stone On Stone, Octopussy.
March 25 Cyprus Avenue, Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork [Amnesty International fundraiser] with Ger Wolfe and others
March 30 Busker Brownes, Cross Street, Galway "First" session

February 2004

Martin's gig in Galway on February 19, supporting Gary Lucas at An Taibhdhearc has been cancelled.

Martin plays The Lobby in Cork on the 28th.

November 2003

Some new gig dates:

Nov. 5 The Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA
Nov. 12 Zeitgeist Gallery, Inman Square, Cambridge, MA with Lo Fine
Nov. 29 The Lobby, Cork opening for Ger Wolfe

Dec.5 Courtneys, Killarney opening for Ian Whitty]

August 2003

Aug.25 Eldons, Roundstone, Co. Galway
Aug.30 Lisdoonvarna, RDS, Dublin (4:30PM)

Sep. 2 Ruby Sessions, Doyles, Trinity St., Dublin
Sep.12 Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Co.Cork *
Sep.13 The Cobblestone, Smithfield, Dublin *
Sep.18 De Barras, Clonakilty, Co.Cork
Sep.23 Alcock and Brown Hotel, Clifden, Co.Galway
Sep.27 Upstairs Downstairs, Clifden, Co.Galway **

Oct.2 The Lobby, Cork

* with Ger Wolfe
** with Katell Keineg

May 2003

Newsletter:

- A couple of gigs this week: Debarras, Clonakilty on Thursday 8/5 and The Lobby, Cork, opening for Ian Whitty, on Friday 9/5.

- Big gig in An Taibhdhearc, Galway, on Sunday, May 18:
MARK EITZEL, MARTIN FINKE and CANE 141
15 euros, doors at 7:30, advance purchase recommended tix available from the venue, also from Road in Dublin and Plugd in Cork.

- Martin on the telly: Other Voices, Network 2, Wednesday May 21, around bedtime, repeated on Saturday May 24

Some dates with Glen Hansard and Josh Ritter coming up, and bits in between:
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May 19 Roisin Dubh Galway
with Glen Hansard

May 20 The Half Moon Cork
with Glen Hansard

May 26 An Grianan Letterkenny
with Glen Hansard

May 27 The Kings Head Galway

June 2 McCarthys Dingle
with Glen Hansard

June 3 Ruby Sessions Doyles Dublin

June 25 Temple Bar Music Centre
with Katell Keineg

June 25 Auntie Annies Belfast
with Josh Ritter

June 26 An Grianan Letterkenny
with Josh Ritter

jun 28 Cleere's, Kilkenny
with Josh Ritter

June 29 Roisin Dubh Galway
with Josh Ritter

June 30 Red Room, Limerick
with Josh Ritter

July 2 The Spirit Store, Dundalk
with Josh Ritter

July 3 The Half Moon Cork
with Josh Ritter

July 4 The Village Dublin
with Josh Ritter

July 12 The Spirit Store, Dundalk
Suicide awareness benefit gig

April 6 2003

"Other Voices" TV series now moved to 11.15pm on Wednesday nights. Martin Finke's performance is due to be shown around May 21th.

April 2003

The new CD, "Untended Stories", will be available from April 1, and details of an Irish tour that month.

April 10 The Lobby, Cork
April 11 The Granary, Killarney / with Ian Whitty
April 12 McGarrigles, Sligo
April 16 HMV, Grafton St., Dublin
April 22 Whelan's, Dublin / with Ian Whitty
April 24 Spirit Store, Dundalk
April 26 An Taibhdhearc, Galway with Ger Wolfe

May 2 The Stables, Mullingar
May 8 DeBarras, Clonakilty
May 17 Inisbofin Arts Festival, Co. Galway
May 18 An Taibhdhearc, Galway

March 2003

March 15 Pinkafeld, Austria
March 17 Celeste, Vienna, Austria
March 21 Christiania book shop, Poprad, Slovakia
March 22 Pogo, Moravske Budejovice, Czech Rep.
March 24 Favorit Bar, Munich

February 20 2003

The first episode of 'Other Voices - Songs From A Room' will be broadcast on Network 2 at 9pm on Tuesday 25 February.

Full line up:
Episode 1 The Frames
Episode 2 Damien Rice
Episode 3 Interference
Episode 4 Damien Dempsey
Episode 5 Nina Hynes
Episode 6 Josh Ritter
Episode 7 Compilation featuring Jerry Fish and Katell Keineg
Episode 8 Mundy
Episode 9 Maria Doyle Kennedy
Episode 10 Mark Geary
Episode 11 Compilation featuring Paddy Casey, Roesy and John Hegarty
Episode 12 Emmett Tinley
Episode 13 Compilation featuring Ronan Ó Snodaigh, Martin Finke, Barry McCormack, Paul Tiernan and Ger Wolfe

January 2003

Martin plays:

January 8 2003 Da 2, Wexford St.
January 26 2003 Molloys, 13 High St., Dublin

February 5 2003 The Druid, Cambridge, MA.

December 19 2002

Martin is the special guest on the final night of the "Other Voices: Songs From A Room" series in Dingle, Co. Kerry.

December 17 2002

Martin plays Whelan's in Dublin, with support from Paul O'Reilly.

September 2002

There's a late September date for Clifden: September 26. Part of Clifden Community Arts Week. More details on it soon.

There are also a couple of more Cork dates in October.

August 2002

Martin play Cork on August 3, and Whelan's in Dublin on August 19.