What's on: Friday, June 7

What's on: Friday, June 7
Thomas McCarthy is at Triskel Arts Centre as part of Cork Traveller Pride


Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. The Old Moderns 10.30pm, adm free

The Old Moderns are a high energy five piece band who have played in many different countries in various bands, from weddings to festivals, private functions, birthday parties, college balls to pubs you name it, they have played it.

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Brass Against 7.30pm, adm €20

In a politically challenging era, it's time to stand up against the machine. Brass Against's first and foremost goal is to make exceptional music. They also want their music to not just sound inspiring; the want their music to resonate with people's emotions and encourage action.

Charlie's, Union Quay Ladies Who Lunch 10.30pm, adm free

Introducing The Ladies who Lunch a band made from the members of Kaara, The Vestas, The Blind Poets, Super Skunks and NOMIS. They play a mix of funk, disco , reggae, rock and originals. 

The Roundy, Castle St. The Bonk / Denis As A Landlord (Live) 8.30pm, adm €10

The Bonk is a project formed out of new recordings begun in 2014 by Waterford musician Philip Christie (O Emperor). These initial recordings were mostly undertaken and captured as live performances at Big Skin studios in Cork City.

Dennis as a Landlord "jarring experimental music popular in record shops in the 12th dimension"

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Thomas McCarthy - Cork Traveller Pride 8pm, adm Free but ticketed

Thomas McCarthy is from a long line of Traveller traditional singers and musicians and was awarded Traditional Singer of the Year at the 2019 Gradam Ceoil Awards. He will be supported by Mary Frances Keenan and Helen Connors.

The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Kenny Live!

10.30pm, adm free

Kenny Live has long been a mainstay at the Welcome. A powerful vocal performance coupled with vibrant acoustic guitar proves a massive hit with locals and visitors alike. 

An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

The Lee Sessions is the umbrella term for all authentic, traditional Irish music sessions in Cork city.

Sin É, Coburg St The Lee Sessions 6.30pm, 8pm and 9.30pm adm free

The Lee Sessions is the umbrella term for all authentic, traditional Irish music sessions in Cork city.


Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Konnect Festival Launch Cork 11pm, adm €8/€10

Both Cailín & The Hanley Brothers will play the ReTech Stage at Konnect Festival 2019 alongside a variety of other big-name national and international artists.

Waterford native Cailín Power has been making waves in recent years, as a resident for Subject and District 8 she has found herself sharing line-ups with some of her heros, (such as Jeff Mills, Carl Craig, Robert Hood, Paula Temple, Neil Landstrum, Ben Klock & Levon Vincent to name a few) playing major festivals and headlining gigs around the country.

Meanwhile, The Hanley Brothers of Cork are no stranger to the Irish circuit playing big-name venues and festivals around the country, sharing lineups and stages with the likes Aeron, Boston 168, Jamie Behan, JKS, & Tommy Holohan. 

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Fiesta Latina With DJ Wilros 9pm, adm free

Latin night event playing the best in, Reggaeton, Salsa, Merengue,Bachata & Samba 

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. DJ Val 11.50pm, adm free

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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