What's on: Saturday June 1

Soul in the City runs this weekend, check out what's on as part of that festival and other gigs around the city
What's on: Saturday June 1
Comedian Patrick Murray


Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. The Ill Winds 10.30pm, adm free

The Ill Winds are a three-piece “traditional meets contemporary” band, based in Cork city. The band has become known for combining old with new, classic with modern, all with a signature Irish twist. 

Live At St. Lukes Kieran Goss & Annie Kinsella 7.30pm, adm €25 +booking fee

Veteran Irish songwriter Kieran Goss and singer Annie Kinsella will release their debut duo album: 'Oh, the Starlings’ in early 2019. 

Goss has long been considered one of Ireland’s greatest songwriters. Together with singer and artist Annie Kinsella, who has joined him onstage on his recent tours, they have enchanted audiences with their live performances and won rave reviews. 

Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. Soul In The City Festival - Musical Brotherhood 9.30pm, adm free

Musical Brotherhood is a marriage of exquisite soul vocals, funktastic grooves, intoxicating Latin/African rhythms and improvisory flair. 

Coughlan's, Douglas St. Crazy Chester 10pm, adm free

Crazy Chester have been rocking County Cork for some time now, as all you Johnny Cash, Neil Young and Bob Dylan fans will already be well aware. The band describe their style of music as americana and country. 

The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Barefoot Gypsies 10.30pm, adm free

Hugh Dillion and Martin Ryan make up The Barefoot Gypsies. Covering the very best of The Beatles, Tom Petty, Travelling Wilburys and many more.

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Bone Machine - Tom Waits Tribute 7.30pm, adm €15

There are songs that have defined our lives through the good times and the bad. When such songs and music are discussed there is one name that is routinely referred to... Tom Waits. Bone Machine capture the character and musical genius of Tom Waits. They are a band of internationally renowned touring and recording musicians

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

Angry, inspired, ready for change... their music amplifies this energy in everyone who listens.

Charlie's, Union Quay Dr. Dec & The Side Effects 10.30pm, adm free

The band deliver an electrifying blend of blues and classic rock drawing from an ever evolving song list. Their set list delivers classics from Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Cream whilst also paying homage to blues greats Otis Rush, Freddie King, Peter Green, Tampa Red and many more. 

The Gables, Douglas St. Rob Harley 10pm, adm free

Rob Harley from Cork, spent his formative years in San Francisco’s Bay area, while there he gained his interest in music with his focus especially in Folk and Blues. Currently The Rob Harley Band are performing in and around Ireland playing the blues and classic rock covers as well as their own originals. 

Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. Soul In The City Festival 2019 Melissa Craig 11.30pm, adm free

Hailing from Moville, Co. Donegal based out of Cork, Melissa Craig is a diverse vocalist. With an extensive background in Classical and Baroque music, she is at home in Soul, Funk and Jazz genres. 

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Lee Sessions 5pm, adm free

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

An Spailpín Fánach, South Main 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. 


The Roundy, Castle St. Under A Plastic Cloud 8pm, adm free

Under a Plastic Cloud returns to Plugd for another night of non stop 60's goodness.

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. The Old School Party with Stevie G 11pm, adm €5/€8

Jam presents the Old School party! Classic hip-hop/rnb/dancehall and more from the 90s and 00s, with a few current jams thrown in aswell Stevie G on the decks and the Hot sauce dance crew on stage.


City Limits, Coburg St. Patrick Murray Plus Guests 8pm, adm €15/€18

Patrick Murray is one of the top acts around Ireland at the moment, a favourite at all the established comedy clubs. He is also an established actor appearing in television on 'Love/Hate', Primeval, 'Can't Cope Won't Cope' and movies such as "You're Ugly Too" and Intermission. Patrick has performed improvised skits with Jimmy Carr and has worked with Jason Byrne and Al Porter to name a few.

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