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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 .

Date: Thu 04th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

Award winning Irish group Two Time Polka play a fiery mixture of Cajun, Bluegrass and rock ’n roll music. They are not unknown to spice up their live performances with flavours such as tangos, east European tunes and a handful…

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Date: Fri 05th
Aug
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: Fri 05th
Aug
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 06th
Aug
Time: 9:00pm

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

Born and raised in the North Carolina backcountry, The Tan and Sober Gentlemen began taking in the songs, stories, and tunes that make up their beloved state’s heritage before they could talk. Despite having played music together in some form…

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Date: Sat 06th
Aug
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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Date: Sun 07th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

Irish artist Ben Reel released his seventh studio album,simply entitled 7th in May 2015. Here is a live video of `Say’ the new spring 2016 single taken from the album. Like his previous album `Darkness & The Light’, his new…

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Date: Mon 08th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

Briony O’Toole has been making waves in Cork city with her strong, soulful performances for the last couple of years. Likened to singers such as Billie Holiday and Amy Winehouse she has already sold out venues such as Dali with…

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Date: Tue 09th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

About Ricky Lynch For many years, Cork singer/songwriter Ricky Lynch has been electrifying Leeside music lovers with the energy and vitality of his live performances; blending perceptive interpretations of Dylan, Beatles and other classics With self-penned songs, as vivid in…

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Date: Wed 10th
Aug
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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Date: Thu 11th
Aug
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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Date: Fri 12th
Aug
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: Fri 12th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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: Sat 13th
Aug
Time: 9:00pm

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

  SKAZZ started out as a swing and jazz outfit and converted in early 2007 to pure Ska vibes. In keeping with their jazz roots, Skazz have chosen the original Jamaican scene Ska of the 1960’s – when Caribbean mento and…

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Date: Sun 14th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

The Underscore Orkestra Playing Hot Jazz and Swing Influenced by many genres. After the long hiatus, new sounds have developed, The music has moved forward and we are delighted to share our sonic atmosphere with The Crane Lane. www.TheUnderscoreOrkestra.com

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Date: Mon 15th
Aug
Time: 9:00pm

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

Jazz jam session returns on a new weekly night of Monday, 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: Mon 15th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

  Runaway Retros With a stylish set of shimmering Soul grooves, Sassy Swing-dancing jives and a touch of early Blues/NOLA-style earlyJazz, featuring many original tunes – Runaway Retros are going places! The Cork-based, five-piece group consists of a vocalist, drummer,…

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Date: Tue 16th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

Mechner was once described by John Loftus of 8-Radio as “David Lynch meets Radiohead”, making melodic Alt/Rock with a raw bluesy darker edge, while also creating filmic surreal music videos to compliment them, it’s easy to see where this comparison…

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Date: Wed 17th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

  Serving up a sermon of sultry tunes and bangin’ jams, THE BLACK APPLE BASTARDS will leave you reeling with a euphoric high on the dancefloor, and a pounding headache in the morning. Step up and roll with the Bastard’s…

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Date: Thu 18th
Aug
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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Date: Fri 19th
Aug
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 20th
Aug
Time: 9:00pm

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

The Grunts The Grunts are a three piece indie band from Cork Ireland, their debut album evokes the raw earthy innocence of early REM, Echo and the Bunnymen. Of the eleven tracks on their debut, five are re-mastered from previously…

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Date: Sun 21st
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

Briony and the Boys are a group of friends that have all met through music in Cork city. They explore many genres of music through many different projects. The most frequent of styles being soul music, especially in a live…

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Date: Mon 22nd
Aug
Time: 9:00pm

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

Jazz jam session returns on a new weekly night of Monday, 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: Mon 22nd
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

The Mafia cats experience are hitchhikers on a journey for your mind & feet, Underground and anti-conformist poetic story telling through the art of rock’n rock’a’billy and dare I say swing’n jazz’a’brilly. Original originals & classy classics!

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Date: Tue 23rd
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

Birds Aren’t Real is the solo project of the frontman of blues rock band ” Crowblackchicken” . Expect a show spanning  such genres as rock, blues jazz and folk.  Jack O’Hanlon on drums, Jake O”Driscoll on the bass

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Date: Wed 24th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

This five-piece band have built up a considerable reputation over the years and are not to be missed.

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Date: Thu 25th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

  Souldriven eight-piece groove masters 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: Fri 26th
Aug
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 27th
Aug
Time: 9:00pm

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

Finally released from over a thousand years of being cryogenically frozen, King Jeff and the Happy State are back! Hailing from the furthest corners of the UK, the band first started their journey in Cork, Ireland in 2016 with various…

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Date: Sun 28th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

The Hollyz are a well known, hard rocking power trio out of East Cork. Priding themselves on a set comprised of (pre 1987) classic rock belters only! The self proclaimed “Dadrockers” play rock and blues examples from Ac/Dc ZZ Top,…

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Date: Mon 29th
Aug
Time: 9:00pm

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

Jazz jam session returns on a new weekly night of Monday, 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: Mon 29th
Aug
Time: 11:50pm

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

Cork-based band The Dagenham Yanks have been very busy since they emerged from obscurity in 2018. The prolific song-writing of singer Mark O’Sullivan has seen the band build a set of original songs that have sparked fierce enthusiasm in audiences…

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

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

Foot stomping head bopping Rock Band The Hush from Co Cork in Ireland. Performing unique versions of their favorite genres. Rock, Punk, Grunge & Indie  from the 60s to the Noughties. As well as some of there own creations listen…

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Date: Wed 31st
Aug
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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