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Since the Crane Lane Theatre opened its doors in the early nougties, it has been the host to some of the biggest names in blues, jazz and indie music, including; New Model Army, James Taylor Quartet, Preachers Son and many, many more.

This exciting birth of a new kind of music venue, at a time of musical revolution in Cork has led to many memorable nights at the Crane Lane Theatre. As well as music, the Crane Lane has seen many great theatrical acts and has been a host venue in celebrating Cork’s most iconic events, including The Cork Jazz festival and St. Patricks Day festivities.

The venue hosts live music 7 days a week, and whether it is the return of the Crane Lane’s original folk and blues acts or tomorrow’s next big thing, we are sure our eclectic mix has something for everyone’s taste .

Swing Eire 2
Date: Tue 23rd
Jan
Time: 7:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Swing Dance Classes with Swing Éire Join us every Tuesday for Swing Dance classes at the Crane Lane. Swing dancing is a great way to meet new people in a fun and friendly environment, as well as stay healthy and…

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cloudmakers
Date: Tue 23rd
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Under the leadership of the award-winning multi-instrumentalist Jim Hart, Cloudmakers Trio represents the culmination of over a decade of musical growth between three of the finest musicians currently working on the international jazz, improvised and alternative music scenes. Drummer and…

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Date: Tue 23rd
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Funk, soul, Rock n Roll, R&B classics and much more

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Date: Tue 23rd
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

  Soul Driven- eight piece groove masters, Soul Driven have been kicking down venue doors all over the country with their hard-hitting, brass infused mixture of soul, funk, jazz and blues.

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Jam
Date: Wed 24th
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Wednesday nights @ the Crane Lane theatre sees Cork ‘s young musicians get together and strut their stuff. Players from Cork’s music colleges UCC and Stiofain Naofa, hosted and organized by students from CIT’s BA in Popular Music shall perform…

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Date: Wed 24th
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Bad Boy Blues
Date: Wed 24th
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Formed as a backup band in case one of Inner City Blues were working on other projects. It features up and coming superstar guitarist Pierre Morrissey! Morrissey hails from the great musical town of Killkenny. The new outfit also features…

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Date: Thu 25th
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Wexford born, Cork based Lynda Cullen released her new album Paper Boat to great acclaim in 2014 and is currently working on her new compilation due for release in 2017. Her captivating performances have won her a loyal and growing…

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Date: Thu 25th
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Thu 25th
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

The Birdmen are a 4 piece band playing everything from Bob Dylan to The Beastie Boys. Blues/Folk/Rock & Hip Hop. The Birdmen are Stuart Wilde, Herbie Macken, Dan Thornhill & Wally.

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Latin Night Jan
Date: Fri 26th
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Latin night event playing the  best in, Reggaeton, Salsa, Merengue,Bachata & Samba

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Date: Fri 26th
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Fri 26th
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Playing the best of indie and rock classics with electro dance,hip hop,ska and all things that make you move

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Date: Sat 27th
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Fadd Jnr
Date: Sat 27th
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Mixed and scratched by Fadd Jnr, an alternative musical take on Saturday night club music. Expect classic electro cuts, indie fused pop and a mixture of Rock’n’Roll staples, along with plenty of new upbeat tunes for your dancing pleasure.

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival
Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers
Date: Sat 27th
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Playing together for over 10 years to rave reviews, including sharing the stage with such luminaries as The Undertones, Bad Manners and The Selecter, The Naildrivers energise audiences with their note perfect covers of music of the late seventies and…

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Date: Sun 28th
Jan
Time: 4:30pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Moon Duo are a psychedelic-rock band hailing from San Francisco, California. Formed in 2009 by Erik ‘Ripley’ Johnson (Wooden Shjips) and Sanae Yamada, the duo have released numerous singles, EPs and eight studio albums including remixes and live recordings on…

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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 28th
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Blues Jam session every Sunday from 9-11pm. All players are welcome to the stage and featuring Gerry Quigley & The Dirty Blues Band as the house band.

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Date: Sun 28th
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Sun 28th
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

The PROFESSIONAL BLUES BAND play the BEST of the blues with NO guitar. Ribald ROCK’N’ROLL and SALACIOUS SOUL to make you shake your WHOLE body. The gents line up on drums, ELECTRIC bass, piano and tenor SAX with a selection of NIFTY numbers…

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Ceili By The Lee
Date: Mon 29th
Jan
Time: 7:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Join us as our MC guides you through the basic steps, before combining them into more complex dances. Sieges will be laid and lifted, bridges crossed and bonfires burnt. All are welcome, including beginners and solo dancers. A great way…

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Date: Mon 29th
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Playing the best of indie and rock classics with electro dance,hip hop,ska and all things that make you move

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Date: Mon 29th
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Take a journey from the soul of Al Green and Wilson Pickett, to the blues of Fleetwood Mac, the country of the Grateful dead and finally ending up with the beat of Elvis Costello and Joe Jackson and you are halfway to…

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swing-eire
Date: Tue 30th
Jan
Time: 7:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Join us every Tuesday for Swing Dance classes at the Crane Lane. Swing dancing is a great way to meet new people in a fun and friendly environment, as well as stay healthy and learn something amazing! Solo Jazz at 7pm Beginners Partnered Swing Dancing at 8pm…

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Jazz Improv
Date: Tue 30th
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Jazz jam session every Tuesday, hosted by Paul Dunlea. This is the original Jazz Improv in the city and features as part of the  Cork jazz festival every Oct. All players welcome.

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the frisky gypsies
Date: Tue 30th
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

The Frisky Gypsys are a group of Cork based musicians who’ve randomly come together in an aim to blend their creative abilities and life experiences to create a musical experience filled with Tea, vapes and mates.

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Jam
Date: Wed 31st
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Wednesday nights @ the Crane Lane theatre sees Cork ‘s young musicians get together and strut their stuff. Players from Cork’s music colleges UCC and Stiofain Naofa, hosted and organized by students from CIT’s BA in Popular Music shall perform…

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christiana underwood
Date: Wed 31st
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Soul song-stress Christiana Underwood has a new band made up of friends from Cork. Prepare for a night of silky soul jams covering the neo-soul queens and kings of the 90’s, to present and Christiana’s own works. Get ready for…

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Latin Night Jan
Date: Fri 02nd
Feb
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Latin night event playing the  best in, Reggaeton, Salsa, Merengue,Bachata & Samba

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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 04th
Feb
Time: 9:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Blues Jam session every Sunday from 9-11pm. All players are welcome to the stage and featuring Gerry Quigley & The Dirty Blues Band as the house band. Prepare to be captivated as Gerry Quigley and The Dirty Blues Band house band…

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Ceili by the lee
Date: Mon 05th
Feb
Time: 7:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487

Céilí by the Lee has moved house! Cork’s favourite Irish dancing night now takes place on Monday nights in Crane Lane. Still at the time of 7.30pm, still for the staggeringly good value of €5 Join us as our MC guides…

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