What's on: Tuesday, April 9

From jazz fusion to rock musicians and Irish ballads, there's lots taking place in Cork city tonight.
What's on: Tuesday, April 9
Musician Nick Oliveri (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)


Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Nick Oliveri 7.30pm, adm €20

Nick Oliveri is one of the most infamous, legendary and controversial musicians in the history of rock music. The bass player and backbone of KYUSS and Queens Of The Stone Age.

Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. Vegan Mattie & The Tank Show 9pm, adm free

Vegan Mattie & The Tank Show are a four piece instrumental jazz-fusion band from Cork. The members have been playing consistently with each other in various projects for years so expect a free-flowing, gun-showing gig with music from artists such as Snarky Puppy, Chic Correa, George Benson and many more.

The Welcome Inn, Parnell Place Leif 9.30pm, adm free

LEIF comprise of Eoin O’Brien and Conor O’ Sullivan, two of Cork's finest musicians. They will take you on an eclectic journey through some of Ireland's finest tunes and ballads. A candlelit, stove side trad session that really has to be seen to be believed. 

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Traditional Irish Dinner and Show 7pm, adm free

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. 

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. Dwyers Traditional Irish Session 7pm, adm free

Get a taste of real authentic trad music at one of Dwyers Sessions. The best of Irish musicians accompanied from time to time by talented Irish dancers.

Franciscan Well Brew Pub, North Mall Trad Session 9pm, adm free

A 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.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Swingin In The Lane 7.30pm, adm free

Swing Dance Classes with Swing Éire, every Tuesday. Swing dancing is a great way to meet new people in a fun and friendly environment, as well as stay healthy and learn something amazing! See link for more info and booking: Website: www.swingeire.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/swingeire/

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Jazz Improv! (all players welcome) 9.30pm, adm free

Jazz jam session every Tuesday, hosted by Paul Dunlea. All players welcome.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Hot Blooded Animals 11.50pm, adm free

Hot Blooded Animals are a band of trumped-up Culchies who play the kind of Rock n’ Roll we can all relate to; the kind that shrouds crippling emotional pain and fear of inadequacy in a haze of boozy over-exaggerated machismo. Featuring the blistering guitar work of Billy Comerfield and the shirtless drumming of Bal Fennstein, this is a unique slice of ‘bogger rock’ that is not to be missed.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, 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, 8pm and 9.30pm 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.

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