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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: Tue 06th
Dec
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Date: Tue 06th
Dec
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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Date: Tue 06th
Dec
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: Wed 07th
Dec
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Date: Wed 07th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

A Cow in the Water are back in the Crane Lane Theatre again! Following their recent EP release “The Adventures of Knight Lady”, the Cows will be playing their material spanning four decades of MANK ROCK, including new material contained…

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Date: Thu 08th
Dec
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 08th
Dec
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 09th
Dec
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 09th
Dec
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 10th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

Crow Black Chicken This power trio combine elements of folk and hard rock with the blues rock of bands like Gov’t mule, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Led Zeppelin. The band was formed in 2009 in Cork city when lead singer Christy…

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Date: Sat 10th
Dec
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 11th
Dec
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Date: Sun 11th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

Sparkle are a five-piece pop/rock band based in Cork, Ireland. They consist of Caroline Bailey (Lead Vocal) who came second on RTE’s Last Singer Standing, Jen Bowler (Acoustic Guitar/Backing Vocals), Greg Murphy (Drums/Percussion), Ian Carey (Bass) and Tadgh Sheehan (Lead Guitar). The female…

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Date: Mon 12th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

The longest running jam session in the country hosted by Paul Dunlea returns for an afternoon giving musicians of all levels the opportunity to perform with some of the best musicians at the cork JAzz Festival. Get in early and bring…

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Date: Mon 12th
Dec
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Date: Mon 12th
Dec
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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Date: Tue 13th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

Mossie The Band is a traditional funk band originating from Cork city. Taking inspiration from the roots attributed to funk music of the late sixties and early seventies. Mossie explores the musical avenues of artists such as James Brown, Grant…

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Date: Wed 14th
Dec
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: Thu 15th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

The Kates are Mide Houlihan, Liz Clark, Mary Beth O Mahony, Eve Clague & Paula K O Brien. They celebrate the rock Goddesses who have gone before them, torching a trail through a man’s world.

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Date: Fri 16th
Dec
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 17th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

Shakalak is the brainchild of poetician John Cummins and musician Fin Divilly along with fellowmusicians Johnny Jude, Sam Lynch aka ‘Small Bear’, and Padraig Dooney. A love of lyric and melody is the heart of their creativity.

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Date: Sun 18th
Dec
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: Mon 19th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

Jazz jam session every 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 19th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

MB-Collective is a marriage of soul Daddies, funktastic grooves, Latin/African rhythms and improvisory flair. A cork based band that could equally be at home in Havana or Detroit, MB bring unbridled energy; an outpouring of warmth and unbridled positivity; their…

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Date: Tue 20th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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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Date: Wed 21st
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

Triple Treats featuring 3 musicians from Cork City. Eve Clague, Marybeth O’Mahony and Emily Donoghue each bring their own unique sound. Play styles folk/jazz/sound

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Date: Wed 21st
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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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Date: Thu 22nd
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

  THE TAN JACKETS perform covers of  song by bands often to referred to as punk rock and 60’s psychedelia, from Them, The Sonics, MC5 and a few more. Dirty Dancing for Dirty Dancers. Caoilian Sherlock – Guitar & Vocals…

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Date: Thu 22nd
Dec
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 23rd
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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 the…

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Date: Sat 24th
Dec
Time: 8:00pm

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

We will be closing early tonight to get ready for Santa !!

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Date: Sun 25th
Dec
Time: 2:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Date: Mon 26th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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 26th
Dec
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: Tue 27th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

Seven 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. Whether at the Waterford Spraoi Festival, Guinness Jazz Festival, Dun Laoghaire Festival of…

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Date: Tue 27th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

Sing It Back are a 4 piece R&B/Dance-Pop band covering both new and old bangers from Whitney Houston  to Dua Lipa. Having played together in many other projects the band produces a slick modern sound and is guaranteed to move your…

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Date: Wed 28th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

A new rock n roll/blues trio featuring Brian Hennessy (bass) and Shane Murphy (drums) and Robbie Barron (guitar &vocals ) Playing The Beatles, Neil Young, Hendrix, Zeppelin, Rory Gallagher and more..

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Date: Wed 28th
Dec
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: Thu 29th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

Kate O’Connor is a vocalist, songwriter and performer based in Cork, Ireland. Kate has been immersed in the arts from the very young age of four when she rst appeared on stage at the Watergate Theatre in Kilkenny. It was…

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Date: Thu 29th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

The Barry Mcgivern Band get right under the skin of Rory Gallagher. Irelands leading Rory Gallagher Tribute band with ten years on the road, over 300 Rory gigs, this is Rory’s rock n blues at its very best. Much much…

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Date: Fri 30th
Dec
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 30th
Dec
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 31st
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

Va Va Voom are a high energy outfit  from Cork, playing an eclectic mix of rock, funk & soul with liberal dollops of nostalgia from the 80s/90s kids generation.

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Date: Sat 31st
Dec
Time: 11:30pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Date: Sun 01st
Jan
Time: 9:00pm

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

Cork Alternative Rockers Paradox make a welcome return to the Crane Lane Theatre on January 1st 2023 to ring in the new year with plenty of noise. Playing the music of Nirvana along with a mix of originals from their…

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