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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 .

Niwel
Date: Sat 19th
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

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

Niwel Tsumbu with Éamonn Cagney : To you, Our people – Exploring Inspiration tour 2018 Niwel Tsumbu and Éamonn Cagney are touring their explosive live show nationally and internationally throughout 2018. This duo has been enthralling audiences for over a…

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Date: Sat 19th
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Fadd Jnr
Date: Sat 19th
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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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 20th
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. Prepare to be captivated as Gerry Quigley and The Dirty Blues Band house band…

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Date: Sun 20th
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Bad Boy Blues
Date: Sun 20th
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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Ceili By The Lee
Date: Mon 21st
Jan
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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Close-up detail of a DJ mixing on Technics record decks, UK 2000's
Date: Mon 21st
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

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

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

Senita & The Appiakorangtones are a 4 piece ensemble bringing shine back to Boogie, Soul and R&B classics. These hot trotters can be identified as Senita Appiakorang (lead vox + percussion), Diarmait MacCarthaigh (keys= vox), Declan O’Shea (bass+  vox) and Dan…

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swing-eire
Date: Tue 22nd
Jan
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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Jazz Improv
Date: Tue 22nd
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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Date: Tue 22nd
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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Bren Ó Ruaidh
Date: Tue 22nd
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

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

electric blues, rocking jazz, cool covers and contemporary originals…

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Hot Wans
Date: Wed 23rd
Jan
Time: 6:00pm

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

Join us in celebrating World Hot Sauce Day and 1 year in business on January 23rd as we unleash some extremely hot wings! the aim of the game is to get to the end in one piece We’ll have 10…

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Wed Jam
Date: Wed 23rd
Jan
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 23rd
Jan
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Christiana Underwood
Date: Wed 23rd
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.

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Matt Owens
Date: Thu 24th
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

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

British born singer-songwriter and musician Matt Owens first came to prominence as a founder member of indie-folk band Noah and the Whale. Releasing four albums, Noah and the Whale achieved huge success in the UK and overseas, selling over one…

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Big-Daddy-Can
Date: Thu 24th
Jan
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: Thu 24th
Jan
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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Latin Night Jan
Date: Fri 25th
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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Che-K
Date: Fri 25th
Jan
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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The Grunts
Date: Sat 26th
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

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

  ..with intent we create magic…Punk, garage, country, rock’n’roll, southern americana, blues, grunge….. Other Musicians we had the pleasure of playing with…and would like to thank… Kevin Power, Joe Horgan, Ray Achtar, Kevin O’Donovan, Paul Phillips, William Magnier, Sylvia, Tex,…

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Date: Sat 26th
Jan
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 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 27th
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. Prepare to be captivated as Gerry Quigley and The Dirty Blues Band house band…

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Date: Sun 27th
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 28th
Jan
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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Stepping Stones
Date: Mon 28th
Jan
Time: 11:50pm

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

four piece band from Youghal play an ecelectic mix of Rock & Roll  for your dancing pleasure.

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Swing Eire 2
Date: Tue 29th
Jan
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 29th
Jan
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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The Underscore Orkestra
Date: Tue 29th
Jan
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 30th
Jan
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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CD100_in
Date: Wed 30th
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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Date: Thu 31st
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 01st
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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