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14 live recommendations for Cork city this weekend

14 live recommendations for Cork city this weekend

Mike McGrath-Bryan


Rubyhorse @ Cyprus Avenue (7.30pm, €20)
The comeback tour continues for returning Cork indie/alternative lads.

Fixity, Howlbux and Peter Curtin @ The Roundy (8pm, €10)
Dan Walsh and collaborators launch new album ‘No Man Can Tell’, Elaine Howley and Irene Buckley join forces for a set, and Peter Curtin bookends the evening with tunes from his new ‘Buntús Rince’ compilation.

Wastefellow & Jar Jar Jr. @ Dali (8pm, €10)
A double-dose of psychedelia and beats, as Dilvne Ingram-Roche makes a rare Cork headlining appearance, and Chef Bubby Halz puts on the hob real quick.

Je Nais Sais Quoi Pre-Party @ Dali (11pm, €10)
Ahead of the DIY clubbing crew’s next secret-location party, the lads are having a bash at Dali. Natmac, Prospekt, Thirteen and Faddak on duties.

Quinton Campbell @ Cyprus Avenue (11.30pm, €15)
A Cork appearance for the much-fancied Dublic electronic producer.


Chasing Abbey @ Cyprus Avenue (7.30pm, €18.50)
Pop lads head upstairs on Caroline Street for a Cork show as part of their ‘Culchie Kid’ tour.

David Kitt, The Slowest Lift & more @ The Roundy (8pm, €15)
A night of experimental electronics marks the second leg of PLUGD’s Record Store Day and birthday weekender.

Ye Vagabonds @ Triskel Arts Centre (8pm, €18.50)
BBC Folk Awards nominees come back to Cork to launch new album ‘The Hare’s Lament’, in a Coughlan’s Live production.

Vinyl Below @ Dali (10pm, €12)
Another month, another extended odyssey at the decks for Dali’s in-house house collective.

Lowlek @ The Corner House (10.30pm, free)
Vastly underrated rock/pop six-piece launch their new single at the family pub on Coburg Street.

Yurt City Launch Party @ Cyprus Avenue (11pm, €15)
The shameless displacement of Limerick city’s slang aside, Boots & Kats and Mix & Fairbanks are in to launch the Yurt City festival, happening this summer in Tullamore.


Dali Social Club @ Dali (4pm, free)
Free gaff, upstairs on Carey’s Lane. Chill tunes, drinks deals and general joie de vivre a speciality for the second instalment of this all-day event.

Angry Mom Collective Table Quiz @ The Roundy (7.30pm, €5)
A fundraiser for a new collective working to address the gender divide in Cork arts pits contenders against each other in general-knowledge combat.

The Shaker Hymn @ Coughlan’s (8pm, €10)
Caoilian and Robbie, one half of the Cork psych-pop survivors, sit down for an acoustic show in the back room on Douglas Street.

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