What's on: Saturday May 25

IE/DC return to Cork at Cyprus Avenue, for an evening of rock and roll, while Andrew Ryan is over at City Limits Comedy Club. See what else is on in Cork tonight
What's on: Saturday May 25
Comedian Andrew Ryan

LIVE MUSIC

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. She Said 10.30pm, adm free

Seven-piece Soul/Funk covers band from Cork city. Satisfying all your musical senses, with cosmic bliss from some of the biggest divas in the business!

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. IE/Dc 7.30pm, adm €12.50

IE/DC return to Cork this May for an unforgettable evening of rock and roll fun.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Paradox Single Launch 'Here Comes The Pain'. Plus 90's Grunge Classics In Memory 9pm, adm free

Cork based Alternative Rockers Paradox make a return to the Crane Lane Theatre to celebrate the launch of their new single 'Here Comes The Pain'. 

The Gables, Douglas St. Jack Ahern 10pm, adm free

Jack Ahern is no stranger to the live music scene in Cork with over seven years of solid experience playing many different musical genres, in and out of many different bands and line ups. His influences include Rory Gallagher (which he frequently pays tribute to in his live sets), The Beatles, Thin Lizzy and Radiohead. 

Charlie's, Union Quay Chicken Skin Music 10.30pm, adm free

Chicken Skin Music are Cork's newest rock 'n' soul combo, presenting a mix of 50s rock 'n' roll, classic 60s pop with the finest soul & R&B. 

Coughlan's, Douglas St. Hot Blooded Animals 10pm, adm free

Hot Blooded Animals are one of Coughlan's favourite cover bands. A real good-time classic rock group with years of experience of playing both nationally and internationally and are armed with a jukebox sized catalogue of tunes that are all performed with plenty of gusto.

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. 

DJ / NIGHTLIFE

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

Mixed and scratched by Fadd Jnr, an alternative musical take on Saturday night club music. Expect classic electro cuts, indie fused pop and a mixture of Rock 'n' Roll staples, along with plenty of new upbeat tunes for your dancing pleasure.

COMEDY

City Limits, Coburg St. Andrew Ryan, Brian Gallagher, and Guests 9pm, adm €15/€18

Award-winning Andrew Ryan is a Cork comedian making it big in England, Andrew just won the 2018 Leicester Comedy Festival Best Show Award, this is a big deal. He has also appeared on the Russell Howard show.

CINEMA

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (Nc) 8.30pm, adm €10 / €7.50

Featuring behind the scenes footage of the making of the album The Drift, and interviews with friends, collaborators and fans, this film paints an illuminating portrait of the ultimate cult artist.

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. The Childhood Of A Leader (Nc) [f-rated] 6pm, adm €10 / €7.50 [Scott Walker Tribute]

A child’s angelic face conceals a budding sociopath in the audacious, senses-shattering feature debut from actor Brady Corbet (Simon Killer). Features a thunderous score by musician Scott Walker.

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