What's on: Saturday, April 13

What's on: Saturday, April 13
Comedian Barry Murphy is at City Limits tonight.

LIVE MUSIC

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. CLP presents Ye Vagabonds 'The Hare's Lament' Album Launch 8pm, adm €18.50

Coughlans Live Promotions present Ye Vagabonds 'The Hare's Lament' Album Launch at Triskel Christchurch. The third release on Rough Trade’s River Lea imprint is the work of brothers Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn who grew up in the rural town of Carlow on the southeast of Ireland. The Hare’s Lament is an album of traditional songs learned from some of the greats of Irish music; from precious archive recordings of a grandfather they never met; from the unique collection of singer Róise na nAmhrán from Arranmore Island in Donegal (their mother’s birthplace) and from contemporaries in the singing communities around Dublin, of which Ye Vagabonds are a valued part.

Charlie's, Union Quay Hot Guitars 10.30pm, adm free

This five-piece bands blues, rock style is popular with young and old audiences as they play a variety of covers ranging from The Rolling Stones, The Animals, Dylan, Muddy Waters, Clapton, Van Morrison, Steely Dan and more.Fronted by lead singer Joe O’Callaghan who is also an accomplished harmonica, sax and keyboard player. 

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. The Guilty Judges 10.30pm, adm free

Sharpest dressed musical connoisseurs in Cork! Playing the best rock, pop and party music known to man and beast.

Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. Underscore Orkestra Trio 10pm, adm free

The Underscore Orkestra Trio are three musicians from The Underscore Orkestra playing a slightly scaled down version of the big band. They play a mix of original and traditional music influenced by Hot jazz, Balkan, Americana, Klezmer, Blues, Swing and bit of Irish. 

Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. The Underscore Orkestra Trio 10pm, adm free

Playing Hot Jazz n Swing, some Klezmer n Balkan, and a bit of Bluegrassy musings. Jorge playing Fiddle, Sax, Harmonica and clarinet, Brian playing the resonator guitar and Ronan rocking the drums.

The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Kenny Live! 10.30pm, adm free

Kenny Live has long been a mainstay at The Welcome. A powerful vocal performance coupled with vibrant acoustic guitar proves a massive hit with locals and visitors alike..

The Gables, Douglas St. Leif 10pm, adm free

LEIF are one of Cork's most popular and dynamic acts. Their song choices range from soft acoustic traditional and folk to rock and roll classics. Expect to hear the likes of James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens, The Everly Brothers, Bill Withers, John Denver and a few surprises.

Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. The Underscore Orkestra Trio 10pm, adm free Playing Hot Jazz n Swing, some Klezmer n Balkan, and a bit of Bluegrassy musings. Jorge playing Fiddle, Sax, Harmonica and clarinet, Brian playing the resonator guitar and Ronan rocking the drums.

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

First and foremost Andy Dunne is an Entertainer. He 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 Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Frets 7pm, adm free

The Frets are a guitar/vocals and mandolin duo based in Cork city, Ireland who play a wide variety of music, ranging from jazz swing, Country rock, bluegrass and instrumental traditional music from Ireland, America Scandinavia, Greece and Italy.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Kesh 10pm, adm free

Live upstairs in The Frisky Whiskey bar, Kesh are a four piece contemporary Irish band from Co. Cork. Comprising of members Jason (Vocals, Guitar), Aaron (Uilleann Pipes, Tin Whistle, Low Whistle & Vocals), James (Bass, Vocals) & Chris (Drums, Vocals). They play up-tempo traditional Irish music along with classic folk ballads & contemporary songs.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. The Pauly Fagan Band 8pm, adm €12

Pauly Fagan and his amazing band will play Crane Lane, Cork – with special guests Zeto Feijão Mackenzie and Dorian Bordalo. Support from: Chris Tattan, KUDOS & Up For Discussion. 

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.

Sin É, Coburg St. The Lee Sessions 6.30pm, 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. 

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

These renowned sessions, which enhance Cork's reputation as THE traditional music capital, are an absolute must-see, for locals and visitors alike!

DJ / NIGHTLIFE

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Boots & Kats Plus Mic & Fairbanks 11pm, adm €12.50/€15

Boots and Kats host their official launch party for Yurt City camping festival which is taking place at the iconic Peoples Castle, Tullamore on August 17.

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. Barry Murphy (Apres Match) Plus Guests 9pm, adm €18

Barry is easily recognised as one of the “ten kings of Irish Comedy over the last 20 years” (Hot Press Magazine). His sheer originality and overwhelming talent guarantee that there is no other performer like him. His CV is one to envy – one-third of the legendary Après Match co-founder of Mister trellis and The Comedy Cellar. Lately his Germanic alter-ego Gunther has been appearing onstage and in the brilliant political satire from the IFTAs Barry Murphy has successfully hosted events like The Irish Film Awards; two Amnesty “Best Of Irish” Showcases for Granada TV, “The Comedy Don” (The Irish Times)

WORKSHOPS

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Self-publishing & Cork’s Lifelong Learning Festival 12pm, adm Free but ticketed

Learn all about self-publishing your book from Lettertec’s Frank Kelly during Cork’s Lifelong Learning Festival. 

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