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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 .

Tripple Treats
Date: Thu 13th
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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Big-Daddy-Can
Date: Thu 13th
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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Kings Of Kudos
Date: Thu 13th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

Rock your psychedelic socks off with a night of genre defying music from Kings Of Kudos. Fronted by Stephen Housden with Les Sampson on Drums and Mike Geaney on Bass. Kings of Kudos have a unique sound that draws from many influences…

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Latin Night Jan
Date: Fri 14th
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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Sé-K
Date: Fri 14th
Dec
Time: 11:00pm

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

Sé-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 Christmas Jingle
Date: Sat 15th
Dec
Time: 3:00pm

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

In Aid Of Cork ARC Cancer Support House. After a hugely successful first year, The Christmas Jingle returns! An afternoon of live music with all your favourite Christmas hits Songstress – Marguerite O Connor Cork Singers Collective and special guests,…

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A cow in the water
Date: Sat 15th
Dec
Time: 8:00pm

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

This will be a full A Cow in the Water show with guests Tony O’Diamond and Top Group Fantastic! Hope you can join us in raising much needed funds and awareness for suicide prevention. Biography A Cow In The WaterFormed 1986…

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Date: Sat 15th
Dec
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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dj-gallery
Date: Sat 15th
Dec
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 16th
Dec
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 16th
Dec
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Bad Boy Blues
Date: Sun 16th
Dec
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 17th
Dec
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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Date: Mon 17th
Dec
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Christiana Underwood
Date: Mon 17th
Dec
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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swing-eire
Date: Tue 18th
Dec
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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Date: Tue 18th
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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runaway retros
Date: Tue 18th
Dec
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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Wed Jam
Date: Wed 19th
Dec
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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EVENTS-ACC-LMQ-EVENTS-3
Date: Wed 19th
Dec
Time: 11:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
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Date: Wed 19th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

Seven piece Soul/Funk covers band from Cork City. Satisfying all your musical senses, with cosmic bliss from some of the biggest divas in the business!!! Eve Clague – Vocals/Sax Marybeth O’ Mahony – Vocals Christiana Underwood- Vocals Carol-Ann Goold -…

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Billy-Poster-1
Date: Thu 20th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

Billy Harrison founder and lead guitarist of Them the man that devised 2 of the most recognizable riffs in the history of R&B on Baby Please Don’t Go and Here Comes The Night and not forgetting his arrangement of GLORIA…

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Date: Thu 20th
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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Latin Night Jan
Date: Fri 21st
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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Whole Lotta Voltage
Date: Sat 22nd
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

Whole Lotta Voltage deliver the most complete and authentic reproduction of AC/DC’s sound and stage performance in Ireland. The Whole Lotta Voltage live show has gained notoriety all over the country with its attention to detail, whirlwind energy and stunning…

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Gerry Quigley
Date: Sun 23rd
Dec
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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Superskunkz
Date: Sun 23rd
Dec
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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Ceili by the lee
Date: Mon 24th
Dec
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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christmas2
Date: Mon 24th
Dec
Time: 8:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
christmas2
Date: Tue 25th
Dec
Time: 2:00pm

Crane Lane Theatre Phoenix Street, Cork City, Cork, Ireland +353 (0)21 427 8487
Swing Eire 2
Date: Tue 25th
Dec
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 25th
Dec
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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The Light Runners
Date: Wed 26th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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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Wed Jam
Date: Wed 26th
Dec
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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Trans Fatty Acids
Date: Wed 26th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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 Cathal…

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Gemma Sugrue
Date: Thu 27th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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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Soul Driven
Date: Thu 27th
Dec
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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Corner Boy
Date: Sat 29th
Dec
Time: 9:00pm

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

Bursting out of the backroom parlours of Wexford Town’s pubs & social clubs in 2012, Corner Boy emerged – an enraptured noise. This is contemporary folk fused with traditional Irish instruments sound-bedding in their words ‘a haunting, beautiful time’. From…

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The Clandestinos
Date: Sun 30th
Dec
Time: 11:50pm

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

6-Piece Reggae mob from Galway City, est. in 2014. Roots Reggae, Latin, Dub & Ska delivered with joyous intent, energy and crowd engagement. Expect alternative arrangements of Jamaican roots classics, punk-influenced British reggae numbers, bursts of ska, Latin sounds ala-Manu…

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