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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 .

Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 23rd
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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Che-K
Date: Sun 23rd
Feb
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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Superskunkz
Date: Sun 23rd
Feb
Time: 11:30pm

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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Ceili By The Lee
Date: Mon 24th
Feb
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 24th
Feb
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Close-up detail of a DJ mixing on Technics record decks, UK 2000's
Date: Mon 24th
Feb
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Band-under-bridge-colour-web
Date: Mon 24th
Feb
Time: 11:30pm

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

Rob Heron & the Tea Pad Orchestra are one of the hardest working bands in the UK roots circuit

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Jazz man
Date: Tue 25th
Feb
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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dirty sexy money photo 2
Date: Tue 25th
Feb
Time: 11:30pm

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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Wed Jam
Date: Wed 26th
Feb
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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dj-in-the-mix-picjumbo-com
Date: Wed 26th
Feb
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
organzola
Date: Thu 27th
Feb
Time: 9:00pm

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

Organzola performing classics from the jazz organ era, funk infusions and psychedelia

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Big-Daddy-Can
Date: Thu 27th
Feb
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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Latin Night Jan
Date: Fri 28th
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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Che-K
Date: Fri 28th
Feb
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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dj-gallery
Date: Sat 29th
Feb
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Close-up detail of a DJ mixing on Technics record decks, UK 2000's
Date: Sat 29th
Feb
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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Stefan Murphy
Date: Sun 01st
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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

Stefan Murphy is an Irish Songwriter and performer who has been releasing records and consistently since 2006. Recently described as a ‘Creative Malcontent’ By The Irish Times his shows contain elements of Alternative Rock, Folk & Electronica. Stef is currently…

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Ceili by the lee
Date: Mon 02nd
Mar
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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Grey Merchant
Date: Mon 02nd
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

Paradox

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

The Grey Merchant announce the release their second album ‘The Claude Glass’ February 29 2020. Recorded during the second half of 2019, the five piece band based in Cork present an eclectic mix of guitar-driven tracks exploring social and personal…

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swing-eire
Date: Tue 03rd
Mar
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! See link for more info and booking:…

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Jazz man
Date: Tue 03rd
Mar
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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Hot Blooded Animals
Date: Tue 03rd
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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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swing-eire
Date: Wed 04th
Mar
Time: 7:00pm

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

Join us every Wednesday 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! See link for more info and booking:…

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Wed Jam
Date: Wed 04th
Mar
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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Pak Animal
Date: Wed 04th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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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Edith Wilkins Crane Lane Poster (1)
Date: Thu 05th
Mar
Time: 8:00pm

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

Edith Wilkins Fundraiser featuring Fiona Kennedy & Billy Kennedy: Guaranteed a great night out at Crane Lane Theatre, Cork on Thursday, March 5th is a gig starring Fiona Kennedy & Band and Crosshaven’s Billy Kennedy in aid of Cork-based charity…

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Date: Thu 05th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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 06th
Mar
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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The Strolling homes
Date: Sat 07th
Mar
Time: 9:00pm

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

 The Strolling Homes were born in the summer of 2015. The band is made up of some of Galway’s finest gigging musicians; lifelong Stones fans all. The setlist encompasses every era of The Rolling Stones’ long reign; from classic anthems…

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Emmet Scanlon
Date: Sun 08th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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

‘A debut that makes considerable virtue of its scattergun song book….they sink deep beneath the skin of a song’ The Irish Times. ‘These are the dreams, This is the life” gets straight to the point by kicking the door open…

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The Underscore Orkestra
Date: Mon 09th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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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Joel Harrison
Date: Tue 10th
Mar
Time: 9:00pm

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

Joel Harrison Quartet Feat. David Binney, Michael Janisch & Gerald Cleaver   Acclaimed American jazz guitarist Joel Harrison returns to Europe with a stellar band that features long-time collaborator David Binney (alto saxophone), Michael Janisch (double bass), and Gerald Cleaver…

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dirty sexy money photo 2
Date: Tue 10th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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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the hollyz
Date: Wed 11th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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

Covers from Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Zz Top, Chuck Berry.

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Superskunkz
Date: Thu 12th
Mar
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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Neville Staple
Date: Sat 14th
Mar
Time: 8:00pm

The Skatuesques

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

Neville Staple, Legendary frontman of The Specials with a full band and support from The Skatuesques. Neville Staple, Legendary front man of The Specials, Fun Boy Three and Special Beat, also known as The Original Rude Boy, is credited with…

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The Light Runners
Date: Sun 15th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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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Ceili 1
Date: Mon 16th
Mar
Time: 6:00pm

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

Join us for Céilí by the Lee special St Patricks fundraiser in aid of The Irish Refugee Council at 6pm Cork’s premier Irish dancing experience. Recreate the scenes from below decks in the Titanic, without the sinking feeling! Beginners are…

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Naildrivers
Date: Mon 16th
Mar
Time: 9:00pm

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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The Service
Date: Tue 17th
Mar
Time: 2:00pm

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

  The Service is 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…

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Ophelias
Date: Tue 17th
Mar
Time: 9:00pm

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

All female  band playing Roots Reggae and classics Stellar local players – Clodagh Kearney SAX Shauna Macullough TRUMPET Safan McGrath DRMS Katie O Donnell KEYS Ciara O Toole GTR 0phelia BASS & VOX – Will lift the vibration with live…

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Gerry Quigley & The Mystic Blues Band
Date: Wed 18th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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

Dublin guitar wizard and composer Gerry Quigley has returned home to Ireland after 30 successful years in Australia and it’s no surprise that he continues to captivate crowds where ever he plays with his band, including a smashing 2020 debut…

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pop punk 101
Date: Thu 19th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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

Greenday, Blink-182, The Offspring, Fall Out Boy, My Chemical Romance, Sum 41, Good Charlotte… These were the bands that made us want to give our teachers the finger, tell our parents to f**k off and live by our own rules….

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Soul Driven
Date: Sat 21st
Mar
Time: 9:00pm

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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The Watermelons
Date: Sun 22nd
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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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Peat & Diesel
Date: Sun 22nd
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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

The story began when three Stornoway Cove’s (Innes, Uilly and Boydie) met up in the house to have the craic on a Saturday night playing music with just the dog and the cat watching. After a few tunes getting thrown…

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The Hecklin' Dogs
Date: Tue 24th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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

The Hecklin’ Dogs are a Cork city based 4 piece rhythm and blues/rock and roll outfit. Featuring Robbie Barron and Declan Hogge on guitars and vocals, Brian Hennessy on Bass and John Quirke on drums, the band covers a wide…

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the hollyz
Date: Tue 24th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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

Covers from Eric Clapton, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, The Eagles, Zz Top, Chuck Berry.

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The Underscore Orkestra
Date: Mon 30th
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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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Date: Tue 31st
Mar
Time: 11:30pm

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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