Our 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.
Jazz jam session every Tuesday, hosted by Paul Dunlea. This is the original Jazz Improv in the city and features as part of the Cork jazz festival every Oct. All players welcome.
One Horse Pony is a hard driving acoustic blues band based in Cork on the south coast of Ireland, featuring musicians from Ireland, France and the United States. Their unique line-up of guitars, harmonica, cello, bodhran and low whistle inspires their fresh take on the blues, while their original material and energetic live performances have won them fans all over the world and made them staples on the local festival circuit. OHP combine superb musicianship, five-piece harmonies and fire ‘n’ brimstone lyrics with an uncompromising drive to deliver their signature fusion of acoustic blues, Irish trad and classical styles.
Join them every Tuesday for Swing Dance classes at the Crane Lane.
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.
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 The Oliver Plunkett, one of Cork's biggest trad music venues.
If you love music and you love Bingo, then there's nowhere else to be of a Tuesday. Drinks and prizes galore and fun to be had. Bring your friends and bring a parent to the Bru Bar for our Sm;)e Music Bingo Bonanza.
The Asylum Archive is an art, activist and academic platform that examines the notion of Direct Provision Centres; the localities and sites where asylum seekers are being held while in the process of seeking refugee status. It is the continuation of Vukašin Nedeljković’s ongoing work highlighting the injustices, confinement and incarceration of asylum seekers in Ireland.