What's on: Monday, June 10

What's on: Monday, June 10
Alan Kiely, Eddie Kelly, Andrew Kiely and Barry Walshe of Cork based Rock band The Alkove.Picture: David Keane.

LIVE MUSIC

Coughlan's, Douglas St. The Americhanics - Acoustic Monday Session 9pm, adm free

A weekly Monday night gig with The Americhanics - an intimate harmony driven trio session with members of Crazy Chester, playing all the songs of the greats in Folk, Roots and Americana music.

Charlie's, Union Quay Hank Wedel & Ray Barron 9.30pm, adm free

Hank Wedel and Ray Barron have been playing Monday nights in Charlie's on Union Quay since 1994. An acoustic guitar/vocal and mandolin duo, they host a session that has acquired legendary status in Cork, with musicians and singers from near and far joining them through the years. Hank sings and plays guitar, Ray plays mandolin and the pair play everything from Bob Dylan to Finnish waltzes.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Andy Dunne 9.30pm, adm free

Andy Dunne continues his Monday night residency in The Oliver Plunkett, playing a wide range of covers and of course his own original material. 

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Ceili By The Lee (classes) 7.30pm, adm €5

Join them every Monday at 7.30pm for Céilí by the Lee, Cork’s premier Irish dancing experience. Recreate the scenes from below decks in the Titanic, without the sinking feeling! Beginners are always welcome, no partner required.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. The Alkove & The Burma 11.50pm, adm free

The Alkove are a five-piece Cork-based band who deal in blues, soul and rock and roll. The bands original material has been likened to CCR, The Stones, Oasis, Bill Withers, Stevie Wonder, The Kinks among many others.  Having recently released their 3rd single “Wait A Minute”, and played Cork Opera House with Aslan, the band are currently combining hard gigging with additional studio work. The live shows are where the band are most at home. The Burma are an indie rock n’roll band based in Cork City. Influenced by the American Indie scene of the early 2000’s and British guitar bands of the 80s and 90s, The Burma’s jangly guitars and bouncy basslines make for refreshingly melodic songs. 

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. The Lee Sessions 7pm, adm free

Get a taste of real authentic trad music at one of Dwyers Sessions. The best of Irish musicians accompanied from time to time by talented Irish dancers.

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.

LECTURE/TALK/TOUR

Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place Cork Traveller Pride 2019 10 am, adm free

The Crawaford Art Gallery has partnered with Cork Traveller Women's Network and Cork Traveller Visibility Group Ltd for Traveller Pride. Teh gallery will host a special film screening, talk, and workshop

Film Screening: (Screening Room, Floor 2) June 10 to 13, 10am to 4.45pm - The Beady Pocket - Rosaleen McDonagh. Would You Like to Suni at our Vardo?

Talking with Travellers: (Lecture Theatre, ground floor) June 11, 12:30pm - are you interested in knowing more about the journey, history, culture and real lived experience of Irish Travellers? All Welcome!

Paper Flower-Making: Open to schools (booking essential) and individuals. For more information contact: Emma 021 4907862 emmaklemencic@crawfordartgallery.ie 

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. The New Past By Bennie Reilly 10 am, adm free

Bennie Reilly’s work has always dealt with aspects of the natural world and its peculiarities. Her latest exhibition, The New Past, is a collection of paintings and sculptural objects that present a flux of both accepted and questionable historical fact. Informed by an interest in museology, it is built upon an eclectic accumulation of curios and photographic research.

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