What's on: Friday, April 5

From GZA, to the Hecklin' Dogs, Big Generator and more. What's on around Cork city tonight... find out here
What's on: Friday, April 5


Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. GZA 7.30pm, adm €25

The GZA performing classics from Liquid Swords and some bonus new solo material and classic Wu-Tang treats. GZA, aka the Genius, was the most cerebral MC in the Wu-Tang Clan, as well as perhaps the most acclaimed. 

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. The Old Moderns 10.30pm, adm free

The Old Moderns are a high energy five piece band who have played in many different countries in various bands, from weddings to festivals, private functions, birthday parties, college balls to pubs you name it, they have played it! 

Charlie's, Union Quay The Hecklin’ Dogs 10.30pm, adm free

The Hecklin’ Dogs are a Cork city based four piece rhythm and blues/rock and roll outfit featuring Robbie Barron and Declan Hogge on guitars and vocals, Brian Hennessy on bass and John Quirke on drums. The band covers a wide range of good time rocking hits from Muddy Waters, Neil Young, Peter Green, The Beatles and many more.

Reardens, Washington St. Big Generator 10.30pm, adm free before 11pm

Big Generator is a four-piece rock band based in Portumna, Co. Galway, Ireland. The band has toured extensively in the U.K, Sweden, Holland, Germany, Belgium, America and of course their native Ireland. 

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. She Said 9.30pm, adm free

Downstairs in The Oliver Plunkett, seven piece band She Said will be playing the best in soul.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Guilty Judges 11.30pm, adm free

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. 

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Ceol Coolroe 7pm, adm free

Upstairs at the Oliver Plunkets 'Frisky Whiskey' bar 'Ceol Coolroe' will be playing. The Traditional Irish Music Session is sure to be full of "ceol agus craic".

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

Through friendship, sessions and copious amounts of tea, Bunoscionn was created - a musical love-child, mothered by Irish folk music and fathered by dance/reggae/rock, (paternity tests pending). Vocals, Guitar/Ciaran Connaughton Vocals ,Banjo, Guitars/Michelle Lynch Vocals, Whistle, Flute/Glenda McCormack Bass/Conleth Dunne Drums/Michael Cross 

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

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


Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Jam (Hip-hop Celebration - Gza After Party) 11pm, adm €5/€7

DJs Stevie G & Jus Me Hot sauce dance crew.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Fiesta Latina with DJ Wilros 9pm, adm free

Latin night event playing the best in, Reggaeton, Salsa, Merengue,Bachata & Samba.


City Limits, Coburg St. Funny Fridays with Special Guests 9pm, adm €15

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 our MC

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