What's on: Wednesday, May 22

Here's our gig guide to what is on tonight, Wednesday, in Cork city
What's on: Wednesday, May 22
Ruairí de Leastar at Bru Bar


Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. Something Different with Ruairi De Leastar & Guests 9pm, adm free

Ruairí de Leastar has performed countless gigs in various forms of bands, duos or solo acts over the last 15 years. Having shared the stage with acts such as foy Vance, Duke special, Lisa hannigan & Jerry fish, he has been learning from the best and honing his own style. Ruairí has a vocal range that can swell over an audience and fill a room full of emotion and swoop with elasticity from the depths up to soaring heights.

Reardens, Washington St. Traffic 10.30pm, adm free

Traffic is a cover band based out of Limerick, Ireland. They play an energetic mix of music from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and today.

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Jerron Blind Boy Paxton 7.30pm, adm €17.50

Although still in his 20s, Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton has earned a reputation for transporting audiences back to the 1920's and making them wish they could stay there for good. Paxton’s star has been rising fast. He opened for Buddy Guy at B.B. Kings in NYC; for Robert Cray at the Reading PA Blues Festival, and performed at numerous festivals See www.blindboypaxton.net

The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Welcome Inn Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

Cork's finest Trad & Folk session in one of the city's few remaining traditional Irish pubs.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Traditional Irish Dinner and Show 6pm and 8pm, adm free

Upstairs at The Oliver Plunkett. Welcome to The Traditional Irish and Dinner Show at The Oliver Plunkett. For bookings please email info@theoliverplunkett.com We would love to hear your comments and reviews: please find us on TripAdvisor, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

The Gables, Douglas St. Traditional Irish Music Session 9.30pm, adm free

The Gables is home to the 'Trad Session' for over 30 years. 


Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Vox Lux (16) 8.30pm, adm €9.50 / €7.50 115 mins – United States 2018

Dir: Brady Corbet Starring: Natalie Portman, Jude Law and Stacy Martin. Vox Lux follows the rise of Celeste from the ashes of a major national tragedy to pop superstardom.

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile (16) 6pm, adm €9.50 / €7.50 108 mins – United States 2019

Dir: Joe Berlinger Starring: Zac Efron, Lily Collins and John Malkovich. A film about Ted Bundy murdered at least 30 women during the 1970s. 

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