What's on: Friday, April 12

Here's a low down on what gigs, comedy and exhibitions are on Friday


Luan Parle & Clive Barnes, An Seomra, Wallis Bar, Midleton, 8pm, €15

The Weir Folk Club is delighted to present Luan Parle & Clive Barnes live at An Seomra. Two of Ireland’s finest songwriters and performers, they gained an international reputation as solo performers and for the past three years have been performing together to sold-out audiences across Ireland, the U/S and Europe.

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. King K 10.30pm, adm free

Five-piece cover band that play all varieties of music specialising in good time tunes! They take pride in being able to play any style of music if requested! King K covers music of many styles from the 50’s right up to the present day, with an absolutely huge repertoire.

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Rubyhorse 7.30pm, adm €20

Rubyhorse comeback single “I Wanna Get Lost” was released on Monday August 13 2018 .The song made it No. 1 on the Irish itunes download chart. The follow-up single You Gotta Hold on was released in November also topped the charts. To coincide with new material being released in April 2019 Rubyhorse return to Cyprus Avenue Cork on Friday April 12.

Charlie's, Union Quay Pierre Morrisey Trio 10.30pm, adm free

Pierre Morrisey Trio playing everything from early rockabilly to modern rock and roll. Drums Elliot Keane, guitar and main vocals Pierre Morrisey, bass and vocals Killian McCarthy. An energetic gig not to be missed.

Reardens, Washington St. Gemma and The Jets Live 10.30pm, adm free

Gemma and the Jets comprise of five energetic accomplished musicians. They take absolute pride in their professional attitude, look, equipment and sound. Every set is tailored to each individual bar/wedding/function so that they can ensure a fun-filled full floor every time.

Reardens, Washington St. Gemma and The Jets 10.30pm, adm free before 11pm

An energetic band of five from Cork, who will be sure to have you up dancing! You will be guaranteed a great Friday night with Gemma and the Jets supplying a lively, entertaining and fun atmosphere in Reardens bar!

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Light Runners 9.30pm, adm free

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

New young band headed by lead singer Rob O'Shea playing great covers and some new music live in the Oliver Plunkett bar. Sharpest dressed musical friends in Cork.

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Standback – The Story Of Stevie Nicks & Fleetwood Mac 8pm, adm €27

Europe’s only tribute production to Stevie Nicks, this show has received rave reviews and much media coverage since its inception in May of 2016. Described by Irish media as ‘The Closest thing to Stevie Nicks and Fleetwood Mac you will ever hear”. A full-scale theatre production will transport you through the life and music of Stevie Nicks like you have never seen it before. 

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. The Kilkennys 10pm, adm free

Upstairs at The Oliver Plunkett - The Kilkennys are a four-piece traditional Irish ballad group, who have been entertaining audiences all over the country, and internationally for the past ten years, with their unique and accomplished style of playing and vocal talent.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. The Ill Winds 11.30pm, adm free

Playing upstairs in the Frisky Whiskey bar, The Ill Winds are a three piece traditional/contemporary band from the South East of Ireland featuring well-established musicians from both at home and abroad.

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

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


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. This night is becoming very popular as there seems to me many hilarious surprises.

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