What's on: Friday, March 15

One of the country's Top U2 Tribute Bands is in Cork and a tribute night takes place at Cork School of Music in honour of one of the folk festival greats.
What's on: Friday, March 15
A Tribute to Seamus Creagh, above, will take place at CIT Cork School of Music tonight. Picture: Gerard McCarthy


Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. Crop Top 9.30pm, adm free

Crop Top is a unique and fun band combining experienced musicians from all walks, some having played metal, others reggae and pop, whilst others have been busting their chops touring Ireland and Europe, performing major festivals, and performing on the Late Late show and beyond with an eclectic mix of musicians. This tight six piece performs all those tacky 90's covers that you love to hate, but with a fun musical twist.

Charlie's, Union Quay Hot Blooded Animals 10.30pm, adm free

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.

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Zooropa 7.30pm, adm €12.50

Ireland's #1 U2 Tribute Band will perform on Friday March 15 to kick off the St. Patrick's Weekend celebrations in Rock'N'Roll style. Their two hour plus performance includes every U2 classic including songs from their brand new album. This is a night not to be missed.

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. Celtic Knights 10.30pm, adm free

Cork-based band covering a range of music with their own Celtic twist!! Guaranteed to get a crowd on the dance floor.

The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Tony Milner 10.30pm, adm free

Tony Milner is another long established act 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.

CIT Cork School Of Music, A Tribute To Seamus Creagh (Concession Ticket) 8pm, adm €10

March 15 marks the 10 anniversary of the passing of Séamus Creagh. The Cork Folk Festival and musician friends of Séamus have put together this concert to pay a tribute to this wonderful traditional musician. Featuring Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch, Greenshine, Siobhan Peoples, Beanie Odell, Amelia Baker, Eoin O Riabhaigh & Aidan Coffey, Caoimh & Eimhear Flannery Fear a'Tí - William (Hammy) Hammond. Séamus was born in Killucan in County Westmeath in 1946. In 1967 he made trip to Baltimore in West Cork, just for a weekend, this trip started his long association with Cork, it’s traditional music and musicians. In 1977.


Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Good Music Presents Glaciergang & Friends 11pm, adm €6/€8

We will be welcoming one of Ireland's hottest crews to Good Music GlacierGang (Invader Slim, Jesse Finessin, Rolliedonediddit).

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

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


Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Asylum Archive – Vukašin Nedeljković 10 am, adm free

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. 

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