What's on: Tuesday, May 28

The Comedy Cavern, a performance by LYRA and a candle-lit stove session are among the events on in Cork city tonight
What's on: Tuesday, May 28
Singer LYRA.


Live At St. Lukes Soak & Pillow Queens 7.30pm, adm €20 incl. booking fee

Derry singer-songwriter Soak will be joined by Dublin-based indie/punk band Pillow Queens for an intimate show in St Luke's on May 28.

Reardens, Washington St. The Coveralls 10pm, adm free

Live music from The Coveralls from 10pm. Food served until late.

Coughlan's, Douglas St. Comedy Cavern: John Colleary and Guests 8.30pm, adm free

The Comedy Cavern is an alternative Comedy Club, located in Coughlan's pub on Douglas Street. Some gigs are open mics, some feature the best of Cork Comedy, they also run "Fringe Interests" nights featuring the best shows from last year's Edinburgh Fringe, preview nights where acts try out this year's Edinburgh show, and they occasionally have top class professional comics like Joe Rooney and Al Lubel gracing our stage. Gigs take place every Tuesday. Most gigs are free in, and you can pay what you think the show is worth at the end. 

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

Leif comprise of Eoin O’Brien and Conor O’ Sullivan, two of Cork's finest musicians. They will take you on an eclectic journey through some of Ireland's finest tunes and ballads. A candlelit, stove side trad session that really has to be seen to be believed. 

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Lyra 8pm, adm €12 

Cork singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist LYRA releases her soaring new single 'Falling' via Polydor Records. Speaking about the single, LYRA explains: "'Falling' is about something I think most of us girls have experienced in life. You know these guys who want to have their cake and eat it? It's about one of them!" LYRA has spent the past year honing her sound, writing with the likes of Phil Cook (Birdy, Ellie Goulding), Carey Willetts (Dermot Kennedy) and Braque (Rag N Bone Man, Bastille) She recently supported Dermot Kennedy on tour and played with James Bay at the Live At The Marquee in Cork - an event she has always aspired to perform at and to call for a toast, her song 'Emerald' was synced in the latest Guinness advert - her favourite homeland drink!

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. Dwyers Traditional Irish Session 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.

Franciscan Well Brew Pub, North Mall The Lee Sessions 8.30pm, adm free

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

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

Supported by Cork City Council, this trad session series runs all year round, and features world-class musicians and singers, in Cork's most iconic bars. 

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