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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 .

Mother's Cake + Dirty Sound Magnet
Date: Wed 26th
Sep
Time: 8:30pm

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

Mother’s Cake (Austria) with special guests Dirty Sound Magnet(Switzerland) Crane Lane, Cork After a blasting debut in Cork earlier this year Mother’s Cake are back! Their extensive tour as a headline act with over 40 dates booked across Europe started…

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Date: Wed 26th
Sep
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Dr.Feelgood & the Electric Mayhem band
Date: Wed 26th
Sep
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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garageland
Date: Thu 27th
Sep
Time: 8:00pm

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

The Legendary Garage Gigs are coming back to The Crane Lane Theatre in Cork! Doors open at 8pm / €10 on line or €13.50 on the door. online tickets are 25% cheaper than door tickets – this is to encourage…

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Date: Thu 27th
Sep
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Thu 27th
Sep
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 28th
Sep
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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dj-gallery
Date: Fri 28th
Sep
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Sé-K
Date: Fri 28th
Sep
Time: 11:50pm

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

Sé-K will bring you back  to a place you had forgotten you loved so much. Expect to hear songs that remind you of the first record ever bought,your first leather jacket, or your very first live gig Or festival ….

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Che-K
Date: Sat 29th
Sep
Time: 11:00pm

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

Che-K will bring you back  to a place you had forgotten you loved so much. Expect to hear songs that remind you of the first record ever bought,your first leather jacket, or your very first live gig Or festival ….

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Fadd Jnr
Date: Sat 29th
Sep
Time: 11:30pm

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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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 30th
Sep
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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dj
Date: Sun 30th
Sep
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Hot Blooded Animals
Date: Sun 30th
Sep
Time: 11:50pm

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

Hot Blooded Animals are a band of trumped-up Culchies who play the kind of Rock n’ Roll we can all relate to; the kind that shrouds crippling emotional pain and fear of inadequacy in a haze of boozy over-exaggerated machismo….

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Ceili by the lee
Date: Mon 01st
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 01st
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Mon 01st
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
triad
Date: Mon 01st
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

Singer-songwriter Hank Wedel was born in the USA in the ‘60s, grew up in NYC and Mallow, Co. Cork in the ‘70s, lived for awhile in NYC in the ’80s and ’90s but is based in Cork City… Hank Wedel showcases songs from his recently released album”Living In…

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Swing Eire 2
Date: Tue 02nd
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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Jazz Improv
Date: Tue 02nd
Oct
Time: 9:30pm

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 02nd
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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art crimes
Date: Tue 02nd
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

Founded in 2011 The Art Crimes Band launched their debut studio album of original material entitled ‘Radio’ at the 2015 Guinness Cork Jazz Festival. The group have gigged extensively together and have included very popular ventures into the world of…

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Trans Fatty Acids
Date: Wed 03rd
Oct
Time: 11:30pm

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

Trans Fatty Acids are hunter gatherers of Rock & Roll music.  Four young men acting as a parabola of dance and jive they play a collection of classics ranging from The Rolling Stones to The Stray Cats.  

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Folk Festival
Date: Thu 04th
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

Summer is coming to an end in Cork City which means the festival season is about to kick off and we’re delighted to tell you that the 39th Cork Folk Festival will be hosting the 6th Noel Brazil Contemporary Songwriting…

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Date: Thu 04th
Oct
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 05th
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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Date: Sat 06th
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

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  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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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 07th
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. Prepare to be captivated as Gerry Quigley and The Dirty Blues Band house band…

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Lynda
Date: Sun 07th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

Midnight show – Lynda Cullen full band with Sara Ryan  on vocals, Martin Leahy on drums, Brian Dunlea on bass and some very special mystery guests!

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Ceili By The Lee
Date: Mon 08th
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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Trans Fatty Acids
Date: Mon 08th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

THE TAN JACKETS perform covers of  song by bands often to referred to as punk rock and 60’s psychedelia, from Them, The Sonics, MC5 and a few more. Dirty Dancing for Dirty Dancers. Caoilian Sherlock – Guitar & Vocals Cathal…

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Jazz Improv
Date: Tue 09th
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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One Horse Pony
Date: Tue 09th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

One Horse Pony is a hard driving acoustic blues band based in Cork on the south coast of Ireland, featuring musicians from Ireland, France and the United States. Their unique line-up of guitars, harmonica, cello, bodhran and low whistle inspires…

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The Bounty
Date: Wed 10th
Oct
Time: 8:00pm

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

The Bounty’s, ‘TELL ME’ single release: for World Mental Health Day and Mental Health Awareness, is an original music event promoting The Bounty’s Single ‘Tell Me’ for mental health awareness and raising funds for Pieta House suicide and self harm…

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MASHED POTATOES POSTER
Date: Wed 10th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

The Mashed Potatoes are the Soul-Funk Quartet you need! Patrick Freeman on Guitar, Franck Brass on Keys, Declan O’Shea on Bass and Dan Walsh on Drums collectively bang out Classic Funk and Soul cuts from the 60s and 70s by…

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gemma sugrue
Date: Thu 11th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

The Gemma Sugrue Trio  Cork-based singer and vocal coach Gemma Sugrue who is well known for lending her vocals to epic dance tunes performed by 2fm’s Jenny Greene and the RTE Concert Orchestra and is the owner and director of…

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Superskunkz
Date: Thu 11th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

A Rock quartet covering a repatour stretching all the way back to the Psychadelic 60s through Rock n Roll punk funk grunge Rock to present Day. Maressa Sheehy- Lead Vocals Tony Kiey -Electric Guitar /Vocals Warren Tivy -Bass Guitar /Keys/Vocals…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Old Soul
Date: Thu 25th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

‘Old Soul’ fronted by vocalist Briony O’Toole is a 5 piece band. Taking classics from Ann Peebles, Bill Withers, Curtis Mayfield to name a few, this vibrant set up offers a huge variety of Old Soul music and is one…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Crow Black Chicken
Date: Thu 25th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

Since forming in 2009, Crow Black Chicken have earned back-pats aplenty for their charming Southern sound, most notably after their performance on the BBC Introductory Stage at Glastonbury in 2011. Their debut album Electric Soup, released in June 2012, typifies…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Barry Wilson Head Shot
Date: Fri 26th
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

Barry Wilson – a musician, composer and songwriter from Cork, Ireland, leads a large ensemble at this years Jazz Festival in the Crane Lane Theatre. He has spent the last 2 years collaborating with over 22 musicians across Ireland completing…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
The Service
Date: Fri 26th
Oct
Time: 9:30pm

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

The Service are a six-piece band from Cork who have been playing Ska, Reggae, 2-Tone and Rocksteady to applauding crowds for many years. Originally formed in 1994, and with some lengthy breaks in between; since 2013, they have reclaimed their crown as the…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
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Date: Fri 26th
Oct
Time: 11:30pm

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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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Zaska
Date: Sat 27th
Oct
Time: 2:30pm

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

ZASKA serves up a feel-good blend of funk, jazz, and R&B known as Future Soul. Alongside contemporaries in the genre, Hiatus Kaiyote, Vulfpeck, and Snarky Puppy, ZASKA is popular with anyone who appreciates solid head-nodding grooves with touches of the…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Interskalactic
Date: Sat 27th
Oct
Time: 5:00pm

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 Festival 2018
Jazz Cannibals
Date: Sat 27th
Oct
Time: 7:30pm

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

THE JAZZ CANNIBALS specialise in New Orleans jazz and Jimbino Vegan’s original songs, but their wide repertoire also includes Caribbean and Creole numbers, French chanson, musettes and waltzes, Russian and Eastern European pieces, chorinho, blues, and ragtime all played with…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
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Date: Sat 27th
Oct
Time: 10:00pm

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

This mischievous rabble from London have been causing mischief since school, spreading their contagious horn driven ska anthems across the UK, mainland Europe and beyond. With a sound heavily based around the bands heavy 4 piece horn section, Chainska Brassika…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Fadd Jnr
Date: Sat 27th
Oct
Time: 11:30pm

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 Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Son Of Dave
Date: Sun 28th
Oct
Time: 2:30pm

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

Son of Dave isn’t you’re average blues musician. He’s an international cult Bluesman on a mission to save your musical soul from atrophy. It would be an easy game, sticking to cliché’s and playing a circuit of guitar-solo lovin’, middle-aged…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Gangsters
Date: Sun 28th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

Gangsters are an 8 piece Ska band, formed in 1991 on the northside of Dublin by front man pat Colton AKA Coco. They are irelands oldest, biggest ska band and the first Irish Band to release a full ska Album,…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Jazz improv Paul
Date: Mon 29th
Oct
Time: 3:30pm

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 Festival 2018
Paul Dunlea
Date: Mon 29th
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 musicians. Dunlea has performed/toured/recorded with the likes of Cassandra Wilson, Frankie…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
Naildrivers
Date: Mon 29th
Oct
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: Thu 15th
Nov
Time: 8:00pm

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

The Good Room presents :  Seamus Fogarty + support   Irish songwriter Seamus Fogarty and his band borrow something from every genre from krautrock to traditional balladry and everything in between, mixing conventional instrumentation with found sounds and live electronics, all…

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