MONDAY FEBRUARY 6TH: We’re all still wrecked from Block Party, no music or anything for anyone. TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7TH: UCC Battle of the Bands @ Cyprus Avenue (8pm, free/€2 for non-students) The baby child of UCC’s old music societies, UCC Music Society, continues its annual battle of the bands, with local weirdos Land Crabs joined… Read more »

Posted on February 6th, 2017

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From December 9th – 11th in The Kino in Cork, promoters Southern Hospitality Board present three nights of their favourite acts, both Irish and international including Rusangano Family, The Altered Hours, Rozi Plain, Bantum, The Bonk, Shaker Hymn and Anna Mieke Bishop. A weekend ticket is €36 but you can win two weekend passes worth… Read more »

Posted on November 25th, 2016

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Angel Olsen will tour in Ireland next year with two dates announced in Dublin and Cork next May. The musician’s Dublin date will happen at Vicar Street on May 19th 2017 courtesy of promoters Aiken Promotions & Skinny Wolves. Tickets priced €22.90 + fees go on sale this Thursday November 24th at 10am through Ticketmaster.ie… Read more »

Posted on November 22nd, 2016

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A busy week of music kicks off tonight, with independent artists and DJs gigging nightly around the city and county. ECM Records presents its second annual weekender in the Triskel, while Fight Like Apes’ farewell tour takes in Connolly’s of Leap. Monday November 21st The Suitcase Junket @ Quay Co-Op (7pm, donations) Slide-guitar/blues specialist makes… Read more »

Posted on November 21st, 2016

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Among a stacked week of Leeside music events are the music programme for Cork Film Festival, a plethora of big house nights, and the first anniversary celebrations of local hip-hop heroes Cuttin’ Heads Collective. WEDNESDAY 16TH NOVEMBER The Cork Fleischmann Orchestra @ City Hall (8pm, €18/€25/€30) Led by solo violinist Tasmin Little, the namesake orchestra… Read more »

Posted on November 14th, 2016

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Having picked itself up and dusted itself off from the Jazz, Cork swings back into action with a wide variety of shows across the latter half of the week. We pick the guide up from Wednesday, owing to a quiet start. WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 9th Papertrail @ Cyprus Avenue (8pm, free) Cork session musicians turned art-rockers… Read more »

Posted on November 7th, 2016

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Though the Jazz festival has blown past in a haze of straw hats and street parties, the music shows no signs of stopping, with an eclectic selection to wind down even the sorest of post-festival heads. TUESDAY NOVEMBER 1ST Buzzcocks @ Cyprus Avenue (9pm, €22.50) Punk legends continue their 40th anniversary tour in Cork. O’Rourke/Dunlea… Read more »

Posted on November 1st, 2016

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With an absence of original music in town on Monday and Tuesday, the Cork Jazz listings kick off with the Wednesday. Skip to day: | Mon | Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun WEDNESDAY 26TH OCTOBER UCC Singer-Songwriter Contest @ Cyprus Avenue (8pm, €3) The UCC Music Soc’s battle of… Read more »

Posted on October 24th, 2016

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Skip to day: | Mon | Tues | Wed | Thurs | Fri | Sat | Sun Monday October 17 Rushad Eggleston @ Connolly’s of Leap (€11) Improvisational cellist, singer, and concertina player, support from Cormac Begley. Tuesday October 18 Abrústic Sessions: Clerk 5 & Spekulativ Fiktion @ The Brú, McCurtain St. (free) Cork rapper. Cuttin’ Heads… Read more »

Posted on October 17th, 2016

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