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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 16th
Jul
Time: 7:30pm

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 16th
Jul
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 16th
Jul
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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runaway retros
Date: Tue 16th
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

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

Sassy, Soul, Swing Songs from Southern Shores! We make old music new – and new music classic.

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Wed Jam
Date: Wed 17th
Jul
Time: 9:00pm

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

New Jam night focusing on the rhythm-based music of the late 60’s and early 70’s, featuring the music of The Meters, James Brown, Grant Green, Herbie Hancock et al. Sit in with the Jambons house band on vocals, guitar, keyboard,…

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Date: Wed 17th
Jul
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Pak Animal
Date: Wed 17th
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

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

‘Pak Animal are an improvised collective lead by rapper 0phelia. Unique appearances will feature monster players based in Cork City selected for their dynamic musical abilities. Provocative rhythms and poetic wizardry laced with underground flavour mark Pak Animal as an…

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Date: Thu 18th
Jul
Time: 9:00pm

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

Join us on a special night In aid of ‘The Jack O’ Driscoll Fund’ featuring Jacks cousin David Punch aka Punchy and his band. Jack was out with his friends in the snow last year, had a serious fall and…

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Big-Daddy-Can
Date: Thu 18th
Jul
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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Date: Thu 18th
Jul
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 19th
Jul
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 turntable
Date: Fri 19th
Jul
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Fri 19th
Jul
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 20th
Jul
Time: 9:00pm

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

Dirty Sexy Moneys’ raw entertainment showcase perfectly thier colourful character and soulful energy.’                                                       …

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Sé-K
Date: Sat 20th
Jul
Time: 11:00pm

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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Date: Sat 20th
Jul
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Fadd Jnr
Date: Sat 20th
Jul
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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Crane Lane Theatre Event
Date: Sun 21st
Jul
Time: 7:00pm

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

REBEL HEART BLUES FESTIVAL – CLOSING PARTY *** FEATURING STEFANO RONCHI (BERLIN) *** Closing Party – Sunday Evening – Crane Lane Theatre – starts 7pm Limited individual tickets for this gig available on Eventzilla – €20. (Entry is already included…

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Che-K
Date: Sun 21st
Jul
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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Date: Sun 21st
Jul
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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Ceili By The Lee
Date: Mon 22nd
Jul
Time: 7:30pm

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

Join us every Monday at 19:30 for Céilí by the Lee, Cork’s premier Irish dancing experience. Recreate the scenes from below decks in the Titanic, without the sinking feeling! Beginners are always welcome, no partner required. Each week we start…

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Date: Mon 22nd
Jul
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
The Watermelons
Date: Mon 22nd
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

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

The Watermelons are a 4 piece blues band based in Cork. With a line up, consisting  of drums, bass , guitar and sax, the band boasts some of corks finest musicians. The set journeys from chicago blues to blues rock…

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swing-eire
Date: Tue 23rd
Jul
Time: 7:30pm

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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The Underscore Orkestra
Date: Tue 23rd
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

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

The Underscore Orkestra formed in Portland, Oregon Now based in Cork Ireland, with members hailing from many corners of the globe, playing a blend of Balkan, Klezmer, Hot Jazz, Swing and Americana music, both original and traditional. Entire sets in…

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

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

New Jam night focusing on the rhythm-based music of the late 60’s and early 70’s, featuring the music of The Meters, James Brown, Grant Green, Herbie Hancock et al. Sit in with the Jambons house band on vocals, guitar, keyboard,…

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Soul Driven
Date: Wed 24th
Jul
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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Date: Thu 25th
Jul
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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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
The Service
Date: Fri 26th
Jul
Time: 9:00pm

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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Latin Night Jan
Date: Fri 26th
Jul
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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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
The Light Runners
Date: Sat 27th
Jul
Time: 3:00pm

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

The Light Runners are a Reggae Funk collective that combines fluid vocal harmonies with tight and tasty instrumentals. The band also features famous Congolese musicians Daniel 6000 and Troca Pablo from the world renown soukous band Zaiko Langa Langa. They are sure to provide a unique and…

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
Keltic Posse
Date: Sat 27th
Jul
Time: 6:00pm

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

If you can remember the Nineties, you’ll definitely remember Keltic Posse. One of the grooviest live acts ever to emerge from Dublin, their dance/reggae/jazz-infused live shows truly were the stuff of legend. At the height of their career, the Dubliners…

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
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Date: Sat 27th
Jul
Time: 9:30pm

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

Electro-dub pioneers .

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
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Date: Sun 28th
Jul
Time: 4:00pm

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

FREE ENTRY The Skallions are an 8 piece Ska Reggae powerhouse based in Belfast, bringing bags of energy and stacks of attitude. The Skallions are as fresh as they come, bursting onto the Belfast music scene in late 2017, they…

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
Naildrivers
Date: Sun 28th
Jul
Time: 7:00pm

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 Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
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Date: Sun 28th
Jul
Time: 9:30pm

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

FREE SHOW Junior Bill have been here all along. Surveying their world from atop a suburban overpass, or a forlorn back alley, they are the eyes and ears of urban Britain. Their witty provincial tales eulogise forgotten peoples, spin empathic…

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Cork Ska & Reggae Festival 2019
Ophelias
Date: Sun 28th
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

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

0phelia Mc Cabe has formed a band to play out this year’s Ska and Reggae Festival (Crane Lane Sun July 28 midnight) Stellar local players – Clodagh Kearney SAX Shauna Macullough TRUMPET Safan McGrath DRMS Katie O Donnell KEYS Ciara…

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Ceili by the lee
Date: Mon 29th
Jul
Time: 7:30pm

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

Join us every Monday at 19:30 for Céilí by the Lee, Cork’s premier Irish dancing experience. Recreate the scenes from below decks in the Titanic, without the sinking feeling! Beginners are always welcome, no partner required. Each week we start…

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Crane Lane Theatre Event
Date: Mon 29th
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

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

Coming out of the alleyways of Galway with a chip on their shoulder and the hangover from hell, Dead Horse Jive are an original Rock ‘n’ Roll band who bring high-energy live performances to the crowd in their never-ending quest…

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Date: Tue 30th
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

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

‘London Astrobeat Orchestra’ perform songs from the iconic Talking Heads’ ‘Stop Making Sense’ movie, live. Focusing on tracks from the cult classic albums ‘Remain In The Light’ and ‘Speaking in Tongues’ the ‘London Astrobeat Orchestra’ are a funky, rhythmic, hypnotic, anthemic, uplifting,…

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Date: Wed 31st
Jul
Time: 11:50pm

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

With 2019 marking the 50th anniversary of The Beatles final studio album ‘Abbey Road’, London Astrobeat Orchestra return to pay tribute to the seminal album in their own unique Wild West African way. Performing tracks like ‘Come Together’, ‘Octopus’s Garden’…

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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 11th
Aug
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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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 18th
Aug
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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Dagenham yanks
Date: Thu 22nd
Aug
Time: 9:00pm

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

Mark O’ Sullivan songwriter, lead singer, guitar/keyboards Taly Murphy Backing vocals Tadgh Moran Bass John O’ Connor percussion Rob keating guitar Tanya Anderson vocals,ukelele,keyboard   Cerebral ,mature,joyously melodic,a band that strives to make well crafted dance-able songs.songs to provide joy…

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