Nightlife is not all parties, it is the live music shows, gigs at cafes or a kickass concert. You get to witness the best of the music events in Cork; from live music to the tours of artists, there is a lot that the city has in store for you. For a different choice of music, there are distinct events in Cork. For classical music lovers, they have classical music shows and concerts, while for the groovers they have concerts in Cork to dance your heart out.
The city is never out of stock when it’s music events so get grooving already.
Cork Courthouse (meeting outside) ,
Washington Street, Cork, Ireland
Join us as the summer draws to a close for the third installment of the St Luke's Welcomes Secret Sessions. We'll be shimmying down to a new undisclosed location with music from The Underscore Orkestra and friends from the Klezmer Pop-Up. We... Read More
Fitzgerald Park ,
Bandfield - Mardyke 300 music concerts
2019 marks the 300th anniversary of the construction of the public recreation area of the Mardyke in Cork city. To mark this unique moment in the city’s history, the Glucksman invited artist Deirdre Breen to cr... Read More
14 Mulgrave Road, Cork, Ireland
Cormac Lally and Julie Goo first met at The All Ireland Poetry Slam Final 2015 in Kilkenny. This was the beginning of a literary collaboration, for better or for worse. They have combined their minds and words to bring you their Spoken Word show Me... Read More
DeBarra's Folk Club ,
55 Pearse St., Clonakilty, Ireland Co. Cork, Cork, Ireland
Thursday 29th August
Tickets: €15 (+booking)
‘Dogtail Soup’ is an eclectic and flavourful musical stew made by carefully simmering Camilla Griehsel (Swedish World Music diva) with Maurice Seezer (Twice Golden Globe nominat... Read More
Mills Inn ,
Ballyvourney, Cork, Cork, Ireland
Live Music BBQ Ride Outs... Read More
Cyprus Avenue ,
Caroline Street, Cork, Ireland
Gerald Ahern is an 19-year-old singer/songwriter from Cork City.Gerald started working on his own material and after a short period signed a management deal with his current manager Dave from Live Events.They worked together to create Gerald’... Read More
The Bantry Bay ,
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry Co cork, Cork, Ireland
Great Live music by Jenny... Read More
The boys are back in town.....
Top notch rock n roll delivered by some bona fide Rock n Roll Legends...
Time for a guitar party!... Read More
A Prodigy Tribute Band originally formed back in the late 90's - reunited in 2019 to bring the unique sound of the Prodigy to the masses.
... Read More
Westlodge Hotel Bantry ,
Bantry, Cork, Bantry P75, Cork, Ireland
Concert - €30
Late Night Gig... Read More
The Bantry Bay ,
Wolfe Tone Square, Bantry Co cork, Cork
Great Live music by Aoife... Read More
The more sensative members of Ursidae perform stripped back versions of the bands normally heavy-esque material as well as some delightful covers featuring scintillating harmonys and thoughtful piano.
Stripped back versions of songs may s... Read More
Songs from the intimate setting of the DeBarras Sitting Room...With host Paula Kingston & Special guests Carson McHone
CARSON MCHONE:Years before Rolling Stone was praising Carson McHone's rule-breaking roots music, the Austin, Texas native played we... Read More
6th September - Derek Ryan & Band with special guest Sabrina Fallon
7th September - Liam Kelly & Band with special guest Paddy O'Brien
Music after with 'Mr Music'... Read More
Kerri 'Kaoz' Chandler has been injecting soul into music since the early 90s, making him one of house music’s originators.
Kerri Chandler is a house legend, icon, inspiration, key figure, and a true house music purveyor. An ambassador of the... Read More
Bridewell Escape ,
Bridewell Lane, Bantry, Cork P75KR12, Cork, Ireland
Experience local musicians and local cheese boards in the heart of Bantry @boxoffrogs in Bridewell Lane, West Cork... Read More
Metropole Hotel ,
Cork City, MacCurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
Reigning queens of Irish Barbershop, Lady Barbalade are celebrating their Irish Association of Barbershop Singers Gold Medal year by partnering with world-famous quartet, The Newfangled Four to bring their exciting brand of Barbershop singing around the c... Read More
JyellowL, one of Ireland's most intricate lyricists and captivating performers emerging from the new wave of Irish Hip Hop takes the stage at Cork's Cyprus Avenue on September 11th for a headline show. Through 2018 JyellowL released a torrential flow of m... Read More
HappyAlone, a Cork band whose sound has been compared to Massive Attack and DJ Shadow, exploded on the Irish music scene in 2018; their first single "colours" being championed by Spotify and going to number 1 on the Irish Viral 50. They have since been no... Read More
13 Carey's Lane, Cork, Ireland
We are incredibly honoured to present Jon Hopkins as the opening act of our SFSH 2019 music programme.
Born in Kingston upon Thames in 1979, the musician and producer studied piano at the Royal College of Music before turning his hand to electronic... Read More
The White Horse ,
The White Horse, Cork, Ireland
From the pastoral rolling hills and hollers of sunny Tennessee come the founding members of The Tennessee Mafia Jug Band!... Read More
Sounds from a Safe Harbour is back for its 3rd year (Tuesday 10 - Sunday 15 Sept) and we’re delighted to be teaming up with them.We’ve loved having New Jackson perform with us previously, but have never had him down with his live set. He joins us Septembe... Read More
Ballymaloe Grainstore ,
Shanagarry , Co Cork, Ireland
After his 2016 cancer diagnosis and major surgery just last year, Brian Kennedy is back and better than ever. He is living, breathing proof that music is medicine. Brian’s spectacular voice and engaging personality are undimmed by his recent challenges! ... Read More
CIGF19:TRADITIONAL IRISH SESSION W/ GUEST JOHN SPILLANE
At the heart of this popular weekly session are a collection of musicians & songsters, whose combined experiences of performing, locally and internationally, along with their diverse musical int... Read More
Crane Lane ,
Crane Lane, Cork, Ireland
THE ANALOGS were founded in 1995 in Szczecin and are currently one of the most dynamically operating bands of the Polish punk rock scene.Energetic FARBEN LEHRE formation was established in September 1986. Since then, the rich discography of the band consi... Read More
THURS 19TH SEPTEMBER
CIGF19: ALASH ENSEBLE (TUVA)
DeBarras, 55 PEARSE ST CLONAKILTY
CO. CORK, P85 RH95
TICKETS: €20 (+BOOKING)
ALASH ENSEMBLE (TUVA)
Alash ensemble is a trio of master throat singers (xöömeizhi) from Tuva, a tiny... Read More
As part of Clonakilty International Guitar Festival's ongoing commitment to culture we co present an amazing perfromance as part of Culture Night w/ Qadasi & Maqhinga (S.A)
THIS SHOW IS PART OF OUR SESSION TRAIL AND DOES NOT REQUIRE A TICKET-
Hail... Read More
O' Donovan's Hotel ,
Clonakilty, Pearse Street, Clonakilty, Ireland West Cork, Cork, Ireland
FRI 20TH SEPTEMBER
CIGF19: THE ACOUSTIC FORUM -
HOST: GEORGE LOWDEN & GUESTS PIERRE BENSUSAN, SIOMHA, AARON O SULLIVAN MORE TBA
O'DONOVAN'S HOTEL, 44/45 PEARSE STREET, CLONAKILTY, CO. CORK
TICKETS: €8 (+BOOKING)... Read More
The Metropole Hotel ,
MacCurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
Opening night at The Murphy's Cork Oyster and Seafood Festival - Limited tickets to this event
The Murphy's Cork Oyster & Seafood Festival will take place from Friday 20th of September until Sunday 22nd of September 2019.
The opening night... Read More
As part of the Cork Oyster & Seafood Festival, Paddy Casey will play at the opening night of the festival at the Metropole Hotel on MacCurtain Street.
He received his first guitar when he was 12 and left home soon after and began busking and gig... Read More
The Cork Gourmet Trail is taking place this year as part of the Cork Oyster Festival and it’s sure to be a wonderful celebration of food and wine.
Kicking off in the 4 star Metropole Hotel in Cork city with a drinks reception at 12 noon sharp, the C... Read More
KNEECAP, West Belfast’s infamous rap group are back again for their biggest national tour yet after their sell-out tour back in February. 'Your Ma Hates Ya Tour' will see Móglaí Bap, Mo Chara and DJ Provaí take to the stage in some of the biggest venues a... Read More
The Frank and Walters will be playing on Saturday 21st September 2019 at the Cork Oyster & Seafood Festival in the Metropole Hotel on MacCurtain Street. Guests will be treated to a complimentary drink on arrival courtesy of Jameson Distillery, one of... Read More
Fr. Matthew Hall ,
, Fr. Matthew St., , Cork, Ireland
PATRICK TALBOT PRODUCTIONS
A play written by and starring
(THE YOUNG OFFENDERS)
Fresh from his acclaimed performance as Billy Murphy in The Young Offenders Shane Casey returns to the... Read More
Meeting at school in 2012, and assuming their current line up in 2016, INHALER is a Dublin four piece rock and roll band. Finally finished school in Summer 2018, the guys spent their time writing and rehearsing and gigging around Ireland, with occa... Read More
IT’S FINALLY TIME. LITTLE HOURS RELEASE NEW SINGLE, ANNOUNCE DEBUT ALBUM AND IRISH TOUR DATES
‘’Dream, Girl’ out today. Album out 20th September.
Donegal songwriter / multi-instrumentalist / vocalist Little Hours releases his br... Read More
The Cellar Theatre ,
Sheares Street, Cork, Ireland
GREASE IS THE WORD!!!
CALLING ALL PINK LADIES AND T-BIRDS!!
Starlight Entertainment Cork presents Grease Movie Sing-a-long, for 1 night only, on September 28th. Returning to The Cellar Theatre, a fully licenced venue, with themed cocktails, mi... Read More
Concert - €35... Read More
special guest: SOMEBODY'S CHILD
All Tvvins duo Conor Adams and Lar Kaye enjoyed a phenomenal start to their career. Their debut album ‘IIVV’ shot into the Irish charts at #2, earned a Choice Music Prize nomination for Irish Album of the... Read More
Storytelling. Gathering. Celebrating.
These are the central pillars of The White Horse Guitar Club, an 11 piece band born in the music venue Upstairs at The White Horse.
Stories through songs that are sepia toned and earthy hued. Stories that... Read More
Cork City Council ,
City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork, Ireland
The third concert in our 2019 programme will see our Principal Conductor Tom Crowley take the Orchestra for the wonderful Tchaikovsky 6th Symphony at City Hall Cork on October 5th at 8pm.
The programme will also include a Cello concerto and additio... Read More
The Glucksman ,
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
This ticket entitles the bearer to attend all of the concerts in the East Cork Early Music Festival 2019.
10th October, 6pm: L'eraclito amoroso at Nano Nagle Place.
11th October, 1pm: Gregory Walkers at UCC11th October, 7:30pm: Cork Baroque Or... Read More
Alt rock quartet Hunkpapa bring you 'The Cappuccino Tour' following the release of their explosive new single 'Cappuccino' mixed by Mark Needham (Imagine dragons, The Killers).
Hunkpapa inject an infectious and wild edge into their songs that wil... Read More
A beguiling, distinctive voice and a keen ear for a quirky melody, the young Limerick singer-songwriter seems to have arrived fully-formed.... Read More
Friday 11th - 9pm - 12am - Céili with music by the Abbey Céili Band followed by Box Man Jim in Hannie Murphy's Bar & complimentary finger food.
Saturday 12th 10.30am - 1pm & 2pm to 4pm Set Dancing Workshop with tutor Timmy Woulfe
Saturday 12th 9... Read More
Le Boom are one of Ireland’s new music success stories having garnered 2.1 million track streams for their five single releases so far. Christy Leech and Aimie Mallon have quickly become one of the most sought-after new acts thanks to their energet... Read More
The Crane Lane Theatre ,
Phoenix St, Centre, Cork, Cork, Ireland
Dezerter is a punk rock group, formed in Warsaw, in May 1981. The band was originally called SS-20 (it was the name of Soviet ballistic missiles), for that reason the group was forced to change its name during Martial Law. After re-naming, Dezerter record... Read More
SAARLOOS are a new Rock/Pop trio from Dublin. The band consists of Brian McGovern, Craig Gallagher and Andy Kavanagh. Both Craig and Brian had made a considerable name for themselves as solo singer/songwriters. Prior to the inception of SAARLOOS, t... Read More
Fr. Matthew Hall ,
, Fr. Matthew St.,, Cork, Ireland
‘Decorate Your Mind’, the first single from Brave Giant’s debut album is now on release and stormed into the chart day of release and sees a slightly new direction for the band. “It’s a powerhouse of a track, as anthemic and propulsive as it is dar... Read More
Jake Clemons Band
Thurs 17th October
New York, NY: On March 22, 2019, gifted singer and multi-instrumentalist Jake Clemons will release the timely and important single “Democracy”, his interpretation of the Leonard Cohen classic t... Read More
New York, NY: On March 22, 2019, gifted singer and multi-instrumentalist Jake Clemons will release the timely and important single “Democracy”, his interpretation of the Leonard Cohen classic that was originally released in 1992. The song (which is the... Read More
Winthrop Avenue ,
Winthrop Lane, Cork, Ireland
Change is inevitable. It’s the very essence of music. Tempos, rhythms, dynamics. Rising, falling, swelling and settling like the tide. Following on from the success of their debut album, Rhythm of Dawn, released to critical acclaim, Cry Monster Cry... Read More
John is preparing for the release of his fourth solo studio album in as many years.
Entitled Thistle & Thorn it was recorded between Clonakilty, Co. Cork and Louisville, Kentucky during the early part of 2018. It features numerous collaborations with... Read More
GN Commons Inn Hotel ,
New Mallow Road, Cork, Ireland
Michael Henry is the Seventh Son. His gift has taken him all over the world and he can help you achieve your ideal weight with his powerful GASTRIC BAND HYPNOSIS session - In this Group Clinic he will get rid of your self limiting beliefs about diets -... Read More
A celebration of The Eagles by Johnny Brady, Simon Casey, Nigel Connell & the Sheerin Family Band followed by Late Gig with Mr Music - Tickets €29.50 per person... Read More
Bursting with colour and precocious potential’ – Clash Magazine
‘A group on the edge of something truly great’ – Hot Press
Ireland’s rising stars Wild Youth have announced a series of new live dates for the upcoming, October bank holiday wee... Read More
In 2018 the Jazz Lounge in our Beckett Suite was the ultimate experience in smooth Jazz sounds in an intimate seated venue perfect for the discerning jazz lover.
Our platinum package includes include a bottle of Moet & Chandon Champagne served ... Read More
HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE"THE BAD BOYS OF JAZZ TOUR"
special guests: Rebel Brass Band
Fresh from performing with Macy Gray, Black Star, Gorillaz and a string of sold out shows around the globe...
Hypnotic (also known as HBE, or Hypn... Read More
Leftfield (originally comprised of Neil Barnes and Paul Daley), have been at the cutting edge of dance music since the 1990s, releasing albums that have become some of the most influential electronic records of all time around the world with their... Read More
Cork School Of Music ,
Union Quay, Cork, Cork, Ireland
Performance haunts our electronic music and sonic arts.
The technologies which facilitate our sonic creations transmit, but also sometimes obscure, the gestures of our sound production. Speakers, microphones and interfaces could be said to displace as the... Read More
Rochestown Park Hotel ,
Rochestown Road, Cork, Ireland
Stars In Their Eyes- Band Edition... Read More
Europe’s premier tribute to the supergroup FLEETWOOD MAC, bring you on a magical musical journey from the Peter Green blues era to the multi-platinum selling band that still tour today.
MACK FLEETWOOD bewitch their audience with authentic re... Read More
“… whenyoung are a band that come good – better than good – just at the right time” DIY
“Already destined for rock n roll greatness” Time Out London
“Completely thrilling and euphoric. Whenyoung are great.” i-D Magazine
"Immaculat... Read More
COMEDY: David O Doherty
Fri 8th November
Tickets: €18 (+booking)
David O’Doherty: ULTRASOUND
The hairy Enya is delighted to return to De Barra’s with a brand new show made up of talking and songs played on the plastic key... Read More
The Crane Lane Theatre ,
Phoenix St, Cork, Ireland
Zespół Piersi powstał w 1984 roku w Jarocinie z inicjatywy Zbigniewa Moździerskiego, Pawła Kukiza, Andrzeja Olszewskiego, Rafała ... ble, ble ble. Kto chce poczytać o historii, odsyłamy do netu - tam można znaleźć mnóstwo prawdziwych i mniej prawdziwych f... Read More
From the people who brought you the highly successful Clapton Unplugged, A Star Is Born live is coming to Cyprus Avenue, Cork! International touring artists, Pat Fitz and Ashley Neff, recreate the award winning soundtrack to the smash hit movie live on st... Read More
Ballymaloe Grainstore is delighted to welcome the legendary Tom Russell on one of his rare visits to Ireland. With forty albums under his musical belt, he is a revered, prolific and highly original singer/songwriter.
Russell’s masterpiece ‘folk oper... Read More
Thanks Brother is comprised of Róisín O, who has enjoyed great success as a solo act since her debut album ‘The Secret Life of Blue’, and John Broe, formerly the writer and singer with Irish band Miracle Bell. They began writing songs t... Read More
Featuring the original Joe Dolan Band... Read More
THE RIPTIDE MOVEMENT RETURN WITH HIGHLY ANTICIPATED
NEW SINGLE & EXTENSIVE NATIONWIDE TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT.
Out 9 August 2019
Dublin four-piece The Riptide Movement are back with the release of their eag... Read More
Lucky Chops has been unleashing high-energy brassy funk on the world since forming in NYC in 2006. The intensity of the band’s energy is fueled by their desire to share the healing and inspirational power of music with others. That power has resonated wit... Read More
UK rock band The Darkness are pleased to announce a headline Cork show at Cyprus Avenue on 25th November 2019. The Darkness have announced that they’ll release a new album later this year. It’s titled Easter Is Cancelled, and it’s set to arrive on October... Read More
The Stunning formed in 1987 in Galway, Ireland and had their first top twenty single just a year later followed by two more top ten hits before their debut album 'Paradise in the Picturehouse' hit the number one spot in 1990 staying there fo... Read More
You instinctually hum a tune in order to get pumped up in the morning, for fuel on the treadmill, to soundtrack your commute, or as the pre-game to a big night out. As much as he treasures his roles as a guitarist, composer, and producer, Cory Wong fashio... Read More