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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 .

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

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

Wednesday nights @ the Crane Lane theatre sees Cork ‘s young musicians get together and strut their stuff. Players from Cork’s music colleges UCC and Stiofain Naofa, hosted and organized by students from CIT’s BA in Popular Music shall perform…

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

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Wed 17th
Oct
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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dj turntable
Date: Thu 18th
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Thu 18th
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 19th
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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Lisa Oh
Date: Fri 19th
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

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

‘Lisa O’ Flynn plays an eclectic mix which can only be described as sick jams. A range of eighties music, funk, soul, pop, anything with a beat to dance to. Expect to hear songs from the B52s to the knife…

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Lowlek
Date: Sat 20th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

Lowlek are an Alternative-Rock band from Cork City. Existing originally as an anonymous solo outfit, the now six-piece band have evolved hugely in recent years. With an eclectic musical style they draw on elements of psych, rockabilly, and bar-room &…

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dj-gallery
Date: Sat 20th
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Fadd Jnr
Date: Sat 20th
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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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 21st
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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dj
Date: Sun 21st
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Soul Driven
Date: Sun 21st
Oct
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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Ceili By The Lee
Date: Mon 22nd
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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dj
Date: Mon 22nd
Oct
Time: 11:00pm

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

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

The Troubled Waters Band play retro folk rock, blues and soul music. A selection of the finest singers like Van Morrison and Bill Withers to the exceptional songwriters such as Burt Bacharach and Leonard Cohen.

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Jazz Improv
Date: Tue 23rd
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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Date: Tue 23rd
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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runaway retros
Date: Tue 23rd
Oct
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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The Cosmic Dead
Date: Wed 24th
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

  Paranoid Beast Promotions Presents…. The Cosmic Dead / Crowhammer / Hawk Bastard / Mendicant The Cosmic Dead http://thecosmicdead.com/ https://thecosmicdead.bandcamp.com/ ~ Formed in early 2010, The Cosmic Dead are a quartet from Glasgow, Scotland. ~ “Like a careening, uncontainable torrent…

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The Names Of Enemies
Date: Wed 24th
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

Any Joy

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

The Names of Enemies are a dirty Rock ‘n Roll band from Cork. Formed in 2016, they released their debut album ‘Songs of Death and Institutions’ early this year. Guitar driven, synth infused songs full of the ugly and the…

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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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Latin Night Jan
Date: Fri 26th
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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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
Chainska-studio-2
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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Date: Sat 27th
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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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
Gemma Sugrue
Date: Sun 28th
Oct
Time: 4:30pm

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

Singer 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 Voiceworks Studio will perform a set of her favourite jazz…

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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
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Date: Sun 28th
Oct
Time: 7:00pm

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

The Jungle The Jungle is a traditional jazz band formed by six young international musicians based in Berlin. Although each member comes from a different background, they all share the same passion for the oldest jazz in the world which…

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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 28th
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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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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Ceili by the lee
Date: Mon 29th
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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Cork Heritage Jazz Festival 2018
- Meschiya Lake & Tom Mc Dermott
Date: Mon 29th
Oct
Time: 9:00pm

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

Meschiya Lake Looking back, it’s no surprise that when a precocious nine year-old Meschiya Lake hit the stage for a singing contest at a Rapid City, South Dakota steakhouse, she already believed that she could hold her own with the…

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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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Swing Eire 2
Date: Tue 30th
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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Mockie ah
Date: Tue 30th
Oct
Time: 8:00pm

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

This Halloween join The Haus Of Mockie Ah as we do the Time Warp Again! OH Rocky! Ireland’s biggest drag family is back with a glittering bang this Halloween and taking on the biggest cult classic of them all, The…

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Jazz Improv
Date: Tue 30th
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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Bad Boy Blues
Date: Tue 30th
Oct
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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Peakcock parlour
Date: Wed 31st
Oct
Time: 8:00pm

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

A night for all you creeps and freaks, ghosts and ghouls. Where else would you be on Halloween night in Cork City.

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The Grunts
Date: Wed 31st
Oct
Time: 11:50pm

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

  Punk, garage, country, rock’n’roll, southern americana, blues, grunge….. 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…

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-Seamus-Fogarty-Crane-Lane-Theatre
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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