What's on: Tuesday, March 12

The Paul Dunlea and Friends band, Crevena Jabuka pop group and Music Bingo are some of the events on around Cork city tonight
What's on: Tuesday, March 12
Crvena Jabuka are at Cyprus Avenue tonight


Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. Double Strum 9pm, adm free

Double Strum are two Cork Gals singin' the blues... or at a minimum twisting modern songs out of shape and giving them new vibes. The band features "Voice Of Ireland" and "KWC" finalist on lead vocals and self titled "Musical Director extraordinaire" Ciara Howard on guitar and Harmonies. A great show, not to be missed.

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Crvena Jabuka - Cork 7.30pm, adm €25

Crvena Jabuka ("Red apple") is a Bosnian rock/pop band that originated in 1985, and since then has remained very popular.

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

This 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. The Paul Dunlea & Friends 11.50pm, adm free

Although at home in a variety of musical styles, Cork Trombonist/Composer/Arranger, Paul Dunlea concentrates primarily on Jazz and Improvisation. This has furthered his reputation as one of Irelands most in-demand musicians. Dunlea has performed/toured/recorded with the likes of Cassandra Wilson, Frankie Valli, Liam O’Maonlaoi, Mick Flannery, Richard Reed Parry (Arcade Fire), Bryce Dressner (The National), Lewis Nash, Peter §Washington, Billy Drummond, David O’ Rourke’s O’ Rourkestra, Taylor Eigsti, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, The Crash Ensemble, The Dublin City Jazz Orchestra, Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Hot House Big Band, Freezeroom & Brian Deady. Dunlea is a graduate of the CIT Cork School of music holding both a bachelors degree in trombone performance and a masters degree in composition. He has held the chair of principal trombone with the Band 1 Brigade – Irish Defence Forces since 2001. 2011 saw the released his debut album ‘Bi-polAr’ to critical acclaim – reaching #1 in the iTunes chart. 2016 saw the release of his second album ‘Fraternal’ recorded at the renowned Bunker Studios, Brooklyn, NY featuring bassist Peter Washington, drummer Billy Drummond, guitarist David O’ Rourke (co-leader) & Cork’s Cormac McCarthy. In 2013 Dunlea established his own big band as a creative outlet for his own compositions. To date, the band has performed sell out shows across the country

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

LEIF comprise of Eoin O’ Brien and Conor O’ Sullivan, two of Corks finest musicians. They will take you on an eclectic journey through some of Irelands finest tunes and ballads. A candlelit, stove side trad session that really has to be seen to be believed. Locals and staff have even been known to get involved and give a blast!

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. 


Brú Bar & Hostel, 57 MacCurtain St. Sm;)e Music Bingo At The Bru 7.30pm, adm free

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.


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. It is the continuation of Vukašin Nedeljković’s ongoing work highlighting the injustices, confinement and incarceration of asylum seekers in Ireland. It is a significant work, since there is very little visual information about previous Irish carceral sites including Magdalene Laundries, Industrial Schools, Mother and Baby Homes and ‘Lunatic Asylums’.

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