What's on: Tuesday, April 16

One of the longest-running improvised shows outside of Dublin takes place in Cork tonight.
What's on: Tuesday, April 16
Snatch Comedy Improv

LIVE MUSIC

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. Locals and staff have even been known to get involved and give a blast!

Reardens, Washington St. 3 Of A Kind 10.30pm, adm free

Craic agus Ceol with live music from 3 of a Kind from 10.30 pm in Reardens Bar. Food served until late.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Traditional Irish Dinner and Show 7pm, adm free

Upstairs at The Frisky Whiskey Bar - Come and experience the amazing The Oliver Plunkett Hooley and take part in the Traditional Irish Dinner and Show experience Sunday to Thursday from 7pm. 

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 Trad Session 9pm, adm free

This weekly trad session has a mix of jigs and reels and great Irish songs in both Irish and English. With a bit of gypsy jazz and hillbilly thrown in the mix it's always a lively session.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. The Watermelons 11.50pm, adm free

The Watermelons are a four piece blues band based in Cork. With a line up, consisting of drums, bass, guitar and sax, the band boasts some of Cork's finest musicians. The set journeys froChicagogo blues to blues rock containing blistering tracks from Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, The Allman Brothers, Junior Wells, Fleetwood Mac, Jimi Hendric etc. Expect many wailing guitar and sax solo’s driven by a formidable rhythm section.

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

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

Sin É, Coburg St. The Lee Sessions 6.30pm, 8pm and 9.30pm adm free

The Lee Sessions is the umbrella term for all authentic, traditional Irish music sessions in Cork city. 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. These renowned sessions, which enhance Cork's reputation as THE traditional music capital, are an absolute must-see, for locals and visitors alike! This brilliant session, featuring some of the country’s finest traditional musicians, takes place in the Sin É, one of Cork's longest established trad music houses. It’s the first of three sessions in the Sin É on Tuesdays! The Sin É is one of the only bars in Cork that hosts traditional Irish music sessions seven nights per week, all year round!!

COMEDY

The Roundy, Castle St. Snatch Comedy Improv 9pm, adm €5

Established in 2002, Snatch Comedy Improv is the longest-running improvised show outside of Dublin. Sketches and scenes are made up of the spot using audience suggestions as the inspiration. There's no such thing as a bad idea. Whatever you say, they have to work with it. On top of that, every scene has rules. We do mind-bending wordplay, interrogation, TV styles, songs and stories. It's unpredictable, chaotic and always fun. And never the same show twice! 

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