Playing live in The Frisky Whiskey Bar, upstairs in The Oliver Plunkett, Ceol Coolroe is the Traditional Irish Music Session and sure to be full of "ceol agus craic".
Hot Blooded Animals started life as the backing band for legendary American country star Dwayne Dwight. 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. They play the kind of rock ‘n’ roll cover songs we can all relate to.
Downstairs at the Oliver Plunkett 'The Light Runners' will be playing live. This Reggae Band with members from Ireland and Africa, combine fluid vocal harmonies with tight instrumentals.
The Guilty Judges are a three-piece pop covers band that are quickly making a name for themselves as one of the most coveted wedding bands in the country. With high-energy live shows the band perform a wide range of genres that is sure to keep you on the dancefloor from start to finish.
Tony Milner is another long established act here at The Welcome. Classic songs in acoustic style is the order of the day. Hits from Gilbert O’ Sullivan, Albert Hammond and Steely Dan are all performed with enthusiasm and precision.
A new band to The Oliver Plunkett, Corca will be playing upstairs and sure to make a splash.
Upstairs at The Oliver Plunkett live music session with The Hot Snakes.
The Papa Zitas are busy making a name for themselves as the most exciting new big band to have emerged on the music scene in Ireland in a long while. With an array of hits that encapsulate the very essence of the Motown era, their set ensures the dancefloor is heaving from the beginning to the end of the night! Consisting of a thundering brass section, a slick and energetic rhythm section, and smooth and sweet vocal harmonies from three soulful divas, this nine piece band delivers a show-stopping performance every time. Covering hits from The Temptations, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, and Stevie Wonder, to name but a few.
Hugh Dillion and Martin Ryan make up The Barefoot Gypsies. Covering the very best of The Beatles, Tom Petty, Travelling Wilburys and many more. Two superb musicians who will have you singing and dancing all night long.
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 weekly session takes place in one of Cork's most famous bars, An Spailpín Fánach, and features some wonderful musicians and singers. A fantastic night is guaranteed!
Following his sold out CHSq & SSE ARENA shows in Belfast, international DJ / producer sensation Ben Nicky is pleased to announce an intimate show at Cyprus Avenue this February. Over the last couple of years Ben Nicky has become one of dance music’s busiest and strongest selling DJs in the world. Racking up over half a million air miles last year alone, selling out major global iconic venues on his own plus regularly featuring on the world’s largest festival lineups including Tomorrowland, EDC, Creamfields, Paradiso, Spring Awakening plus many more.
Every Friday at City Limits /The Comedy Club is Funny Fridays, it features some of the best new acts and up and coming acts all in the safe hands of out MC. This week's other guests feature, Denis Len, Mark O'Keeffe, Roger O' Sullivan and guests.
Dir: Dónal Ó Céilleachair Featuring: Glen Hansard, Liam Holden and Danny Sheehy. A crew 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 Spain.
Starring: Vincent Romeo, Lars Brygmann and Clara Rugaard Secluded deep in the forests of Central Europe, a remote Christian community experiencing a crisis of faith finds new hope in the arrival of a mysterious young man.