What's on: Saturday, March 30

From comedy to music, there's something for all tastes on tonight
What's on: Saturday, March 30
Joe Rooney actor headshot by Roger Kenny. www.rogerkenny.ie


Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Leonard Cohen Tribute 7pm, adm €20

It all started with a small silent wish of musician Rinus van den Boomen: to play songs from his idol Leonard Cohen. It grew gradually into a beautiful, complete act that, without any active acquisition, was invited to a variety of cultural venues. Pure, sincere love for Cohen's special music is the connecting factor. 

Live At St. Lukes Lee Scratch Perry 7.30pm, adm €25 +booking fee

Regarded with awe throughout the music world, Lee “Scratch” Perry holds status as one of the most enduring and original reggae producers and artists of all time. 

Charlie's, Union Quay Pierre Morrisey Trio 10.30pm, adm free

Pierre Morrisey Trio playing everything from early rockabilly to modern rock and roll. Drums Elliot Keane, guitar and main vocals Pierre Morrisey, bass and vocals Killian McCarthy. An energetic gig not to be missed.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Transmission 9.30pm, adm free

Meet Cork’s newest all-male pop and rock style tribute band, Transmission. Performing all your favourite hits from the 60’s, 70’s funk and right up to present day classics.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Andy Dunne 11.30pm, adm free

Andy has developed a style of Guitar playing that (although detrimental to any kind of guitar string!) is powerful, full and rhythmic yet when required it can also be tender and touching. The same can be said for his vocals.

The Gables, Douglas St. Eileen Healy & Ray Barron 10pm, adm free

Eileen Healy is a well-known singer/guitarist and fiddle player based in Cork. She hosts the very special Cosy Club nights and plays in several bands and trad sessions. A versatile musician whose abilities range from bluegrass and traditional to American roots,blues and country. 

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Binary Sunset 11.30pm, adm free

Upstairs in the Oliver Plunkett -Join us for some live music from Binary Sunset after midnight.

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.

The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Tim Mullane 10.30pm, adm free 

Tim Mullane has been wowing audiences at this venue for many years now, an energetic and very accomplished musician he has been known to cover everything from Neil Young to the Bee Gees and everything in between.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. La Bonne Heure 9pm, adm free

The group "La bonne heure" is the story of a musical encounter between Brian Holmes, Irish manorchestertre, Madalina Drouvin, Romanian baroque violinist and Hugo Cordonnier, French ukulelist. Inspired by the Bay of the Somme, they are allpassionate about the music "Country", the Irish rhythms and the "Finger Picking". Their universes evoke the enchantment of an Irish countryside, the warm atmosphere of British Pubs or the endless American roads. On stage, they communicate their good humor and energy to an ever more enthusiastic audience with each concert.

The Cotton Ball, Mayfield Roy Buckley 10pm, adm free

Roy Buckley is a singer, songwriter, musician, recording artist, Guinness World Record breaker and founder of The Song Collector Sessions . His music is passionate and real.

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. 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.


City Limits, Coburg St. Joe Rooney (Fr Damo / Fr Ted) Plus Guests, 9pm, adm €18

Joe Rooney is best known from his roles in Killinaskully & Fr Ted. After a nationwide tour with Pat Shortt , Joe Rooney embarked on his own tour culminating in a sell-out show in Vicar St. He starred in the hit RTÉ comedy series, "Killinaskully" as the character "Timmy Higgins" and also Joe is probably best known for his role as Father Damo in the "Father Ted" series. Rooney is very funny, but it is with his guitar in his hands that he becomes unmissable his impressions of seventies rockers singing nursery rhymes brings tears to the eyes.


Ionad Cultúrtha Baile Mhúirne, Co. Chorcaí Iomramh An Chamino/The Camino Voyage 7pm, adm €10

The award-winning film 'The Camino Voyage' directed by Dónal Ó Céilleachair which documents a crew including a writer, two musicians, an artist and a stonemason who embark on the Camino by sea, in a traditional boat that they built themselves on an inspiring, and dangerous, 2,500 km modern-day Celtic odyssey all the way from Ireland to Northern Spain. Booking essential.

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