What's on: Thursday, June 6

What's on: Thursday, June 6
Laura Duff, who will join the Angry Moms Collective Acoustic Night at The Roundy.


Charlie's, Union Quay The Last Word 9.30pm, adm free

The first Tasty Thursday of every month. The Last Word are a collective of gnarled Cork Session Musicians assembled by bass guru and aficionado of groove Noel Barrett to play an inspiring selection of lesser-known soul and R & B cuts from the 1970s to present day. 

Coughlan's, Douglas St. Bill Shanley & Band with guest Mide Houlihan 9pm, adm €15

Guitarist and record producer Bill Shanley released his second solo album "Midnight Mission" in February 2019 on the Cauldron Music label and will be playing Irish dates with his band this June to promote it. 

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. Dwyers Warehouse Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

The Guilty Judges and The Ill Winds are having a jam session! Musicians welcome to come along and jump in for a tune.

The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Ballads & Banjos 9.30pm, adm free

One of Cork's finest traditional and folk sessions. A different blend of musicians every week but always the same result; daecent music and mighty craic.

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

Upstairs at The Oliver Plunkett! Welcome to The Traditional Irish and Dinner Show at The Oliver Plunkett. Performances 6pm & 8pm sharp Sunday - Thursday. For bookings please email info@theoliverplunkett.com

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Midnight Rambles 12 am, adm free

'The Midnight Rambles' are The Oliver Plunkett's jamming sessions. Join Edel Curtin and some of Cork's finest musicians for an almighty shindig.

The Roundy, Castle St. AMC Acoustic Night 8pm, adm €7

Angry Mom Collective presents a night of acoustic music with Elaine Malone, Laura Duff and Electric Limes. A collection will be held on the night in aid of the Sexual Violence Centre.

Cork Crawford Art Gallery, Emmet Place Summer Lunchtime Concert Series | Ellen Jansson 1pm, adm €12/€8 concession

The Crawford will host a series of Summer Lunchtime Concerts this May/June in their Lecture Theatre. Founded by Sheila and Gerald Goldberg in 1963, this is the 56th Series. Enquiries to 087 4032019

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Whiplash (Metallica Tribute) 8.30pm, adm free

Get the ultimate Metallica warm-up show here at Crane Lane, two days before the mighty Metallica hit Slane Castle.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Stuart Wilde & The Birdmen 11.50pm, adm free

The Birdmen are a four-piece band playing everything from Bob Dylan to The Beastie Boys. Blues/Folk/Rock & Hip Hop.

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.

The Corner House, Coburg St. The Lee Sessions 6pm, adm free

Features giants of trad music, Eoin Ó Riabhaigh, Johnny McCarthy and Aidan Coffey with special guest musicians every week.

An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

Features some wonderful musicians and singers led by Cork’s own William Hammond!

Sin É, Coburg St The Lee Sessions 6.30pm and 8pm, adm free

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


Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Beyond The River (Nc) (Cork Harbour Festival) 6pm, adm €10 / €7.50

Set in post-Apartheid South Africa, this is the true story of two men, separated by everything except their determination to win gold in one of the world’s toughest river races: the Dusi Canoe Marathon.

The White Crow (15a) 8.30pm, adm €9.50 / €7.50

From poverty-stricken childhood in the Soviet city of Ufa, to his blossoming as a student dancer in Leningrad, to his arrival in Paris in the early 1960s and beyond, this is the story of Rudolf Nureyev. 

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. The New Past By Bennie Reilly 5pm, 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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