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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 .

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Date: Thu 19th
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

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

Big Daddy Can plays an eclectic mix of everything from deep house, Rock, electro, funky house, dubstep, drum n bass, techno, jazz, funk, soul, hip-hop, lo-fi – everything under the sun basically!

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KOK LS BW
Date: Thu 19th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

The Kings of Kudos story starts over a decade ago when Stephen Housden (Guitar/Vocals) and Les Sampson (Drums) played regularly together with Noel Redding (Jimi Hendrix Experience). After various line-ups in different bands together, Les and Stephen decided to form…

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Date: Fri 20th
Oct
Time: 8:00pm

Audible Joes

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

  Steve Ignorant’s Slice Of Life acoustic band announced their 2017 Tour WINDSWEPT AND INTERESTING   Starting at the 100 Club in London on the 7th April they will tour across the UK and Ireland.   After the success of…

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Date: Fri 20th
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

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

‘Lisa O’ Flynn plays an eclectic mix which can only be described as sick jams. A range of eighties music, funk, soul, pop, anything with a beat to dance to. Expect to hear songs from the B52s to the knife…

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Date: Fri 20th
Oct
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 21st
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

The history of ( the band) Cree   The band was established in 1993 in Tychy, Poland by Sebastian Riedel, Sylwester Kramek and Adrian Fuchs. Sebastian’s father Rysiek Riedel, who had always been interested in the history and lives of…

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Date: Sat 21st
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

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

‘Lisa O’ Flynn plays an eclectic mix which can only be described as sick jams. A range of eighties music, funk, soul, pop, anything with a beat to dance to. Expect to hear songs from the B52s to the knife…

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Fadd Jnr
Date: Sat 21st
Oct
Time: 11:30pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Mark Olson
Date: Sun 22nd
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

This is music that will speak to you about things that have happened! An album that sounds like you are alone in the desert all by yourself. Remembering childhood experiences and musical instruments and all the joy that took place….

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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 22nd
Oct
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 22nd
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

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

Big Daddy Can plays an eclectic mix of everything from deep house, Rock, electro, funky house, dubstep, drum n bass, techno, jazz, funk, soul, hip-hop, lo-fi – everything under the sun basically!

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Dr.Feelgood & the Electric Mayhem band
Date: Sun 22nd
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

Dr.Feelgood & the Electric Mayhem band are a fine collection of cork musicians that produce an eclectic sound of progressive funk, soul and R&B rock. Featuring on Vocals & Guitar – Adrian Best, Drums – Anto Noonan, Keys – John Fitz and Bassist…

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Ceili by the lee
Date: Mon 23rd
Oct
Time: 7:30pm

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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Date: Mon 23rd
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Ariel Posen
Date: Mon 23rd
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

Ariel Posen is an internationally acclaimed guitarist born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada. Other then playing with many bands all over the continent, producing records, composing music and recording on sessions, Ariel has spent the last few years touring around…

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swing-eire
Date: Tue 24th
Oct
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 24th
Oct
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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Date: Tue 24th
Oct
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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Munich String Band
Date: Tue 24th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

With five lead singers and a stockpile of songs from all over the musical spectrum, the Munich String Band always puts on a varied and exciting show. Equally proficient at traditional bluegrass and the modern sound, with everything from swing…

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Jam
Date: Wed 25th
Oct
Time: 8:30pm

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 25th
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Wed 25th
Oct
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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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
Strange Attractor
Date: Thu 26th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

Strange Attractor are an Irish 10 piece Funk Outfit. The band was formed in Dingle, Co. Kerry by Fionn o Neill, Mattie Barker and Ben Janning. The band expanded when they met drummer Cian O’ Sullivan from Cork, which led…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
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Date: Thu 26th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

Crow Black Chicken have earned a reputation as one of Irelands top blues acts. This power trio of Christy O Hanlon (Vocals, Guitar, Stephen McGrath (Bass) and Gev Barrett (Drums, backing vocals) combine elements of folk and hard rock with…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
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Date: Fri 27th
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

Although at home in a variety of musical styles, Cork trombonist/composer/arranger Paul Dunlea concentrates primarily on Jazz and Improvisation. This has furthered his reputation as one of Irelands most in demand trombonists. Paul is Joined by: Derek O Connor (sax) Linley…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
Briony
Date: Fri 27th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

‘Frank’ A Tribute to Amy Winehouse ‘Frank – A Tribute to Amy Winehouse’, is sure to be a very special evening of music. The 8-piece band, fronted by singer Briony O’Toole will be performing Amy’s ‘Frank’ album from start to…

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Latin Night Jan
Date: Fri 27th
Oct
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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Big-Daddy-Can
Date: Fri 27th
Oct
Time: 11:45pm

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

Big Daddy Can plays an eclectic mix of everything from deep house, Rock, electro, funky house, dubstep, drum n bass, techno, jazz, funk, soul, hip-hop, lo-fi – everything under the sun basically!  

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
Acid Mothers Temple
Date: Sat 28th
Oct
Time: 2:00pm

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

Bandicoot Promotions Presents: ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE & THE MELTING PARAISO U.F.O. Like a band out of time, Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso UFO distill cosmic influences into a deluge of psychedelia, distortion and pure rock n roll ecstasy…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
The Bionic Rats
Date: Sat 28th
Oct
Time: 4:30pm

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

They mix the rhythms of Ska, 2tone, Reggae & Rocksteady into their own special brew of Jamaican beats and Irish soul. Since forming they’ve shared the stage with many of their musical influences, opening up for the likes of MADNESS,…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
chainska-brassika
Date: Sat 28th
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

Chainska Brassika are a mischievous rabble from Lewisham who have been causing mayhem since school, spreading their contagious horn driven ska anthems across the UK, mainland Europe and beyond.  Over the last year the band has reached new heights by…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
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Date: Sat 28th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

featuring members from Portishead, Super Furry Animals & Radiohead,

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
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Date: Sun 29th
Oct
Time: 2:00pm

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

One of the great British instrumentalists of his generation – has taken his trademark howling Hammond sound to the masses for over 25 years.

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
Interskalactic
Date: Sun 29th
Oct
Time: 4:30pm

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

This is not Two Tone Ska, it’s not Reggae or Rocksteady, it is Ska, as it was first created in the “Big Bang” of Jamaican Independence in 1962. It’s all about that party feeling, with the freedom of breaking orbit…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
SKATUESQUES
Date: Sun 29th
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

All Female 6 piece Ska Band, currently covering some of their favourite classic ska tunes and their own mind blowing originals. Bass – Arianuska, Lilow – Guitar , Zoe – Drums ,Mooney Tunes – Keys , Shan D – Vocals…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
Chainska Brassika
Date: Sun 29th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

 Chainska Brassika are a mischievous rabble from Lewisham who have been causing mayhem since school, spreading their contagious horn driven ska anthems across the UK, mainland Europe and beyond.  Over the last year the band has reached new heights by…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers
Date: Mon 30th
Oct
Time: 11:50am

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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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
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Date: Mon 30th
Oct
Time: 3:00pm

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

Join us for the Jam of the Jazz festival ! Expect to hear and see some of the top international musicians of the Cork festival. Hosted by Paul Dunlea and the house Improv band, a perfect way to spend the…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
Briony 2
Date: Mon 30th
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

The Briony O’ Toole Quartet is a four piece band/ensemble fronted by Briony. She is joined by musicians Cian O’Sullivan (Drums), Fionn O’ Neill (Bass) and Kealan Kenny (Guitar). This band of friends have been gigging with each other in…

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Ceili by the lee
Date: Mon 30th
Oct
Time: 7:30pm

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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Cork Heritage Jazz Walks Festival 2017
The Band Anna
Date: Mon 30th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

The Band Anna began as a group of best friends playing music together at a local park in May of 2016. In a very short amount of time they have become one of the most promising up-and-coming bands in Ireland….

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Peakcock Parlour
Date: Tue 31st
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

Foxy P Cox presents: The Peacock Parlour Freak Show Hosted by Grim Squeaker Cost – €16.25 – €26.69 from  eventbrite Feat performances by Kitty La Rue and LOU SAFIRE LOU SAFIRE Born somewhere between London and Hell, international vaudevillian Lou Safire has…

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Swing Eire 2
Date: Tue 31st
Oct
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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Halloween 2017
Date: Tue 31st
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

After  The Peacock Parlour Freak Show Live music from : The Grunts , The Dead Edwards & Black Pope Come in fancy dress and enjoy a blood bath of great music and DJ Ian Richards in the Crystal bar ….

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Jazz Improv
Date: Tue 31st
Oct
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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Jam
Date: Wed 01st
Nov
Time: 8:30pm

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 01st
Nov
Time: 11:50pm

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

Mojo Rising is made up of a number of dedicated and well-trained musicians, whose universal goal is to make you jump, jive, skank and ultimately, weak-limbed and sweaty… Combining classic rock with reggae, ska, funk, soul, rap and funky improvisations, all arranged…

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Date: Thu 02nd
Nov
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 03rd
Nov
Time: 9:30pm

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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Big Daddy Can
Date: Fri 03rd
Nov
Time: 11:30pm

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

Big Daddy Can is a Cork based DJ spreading the message of aural delights. Spanning a myriad of genres and blurring lines on dance floors Big Daddy Can presents a weekly radio show on UCC98.3 “The Birds & The Beats…

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Date: Sat 04th
Nov
Time: 8:00pm

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

Garageland is delighted to announce that The Legendary Garage Gigs are coming back to The Crane Lane Theatre in Cork! Doors open at 7.45pm / online tickets are 25% cheaper than door tickets – this is to encourage sales through…

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Shunya
Date: Tue 21st
Nov
Time: 11:50pm

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

Limerick born multi – instrumentalist, producer and string enthusiast, Shunya aka Alan Keary will embark on his first debut tour to Ireland accompanied with his versatile five piece band from Manchester. On top of being a studio engineer and arranger…

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Date: Thu 23rd
Nov
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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