What's on: Saturday, March 16

There's a Paddy's Weekend Special at City Limits comedy club, find out what else is on.
What's on: Saturday, March 16
David McSavage is at Cork City Limits Comedy Club tonight.

LIVE MUSIC

Cyprus Avenue, Caroline St. Wild Youth 7.30pm, adm €17.50

Wild Youth are a four-piece from Dublin Ireland, who enjoyed a breakthrough year with their hit “Can’t Move On”. With influences ranging from Imagine Dragons, to The XX, The Script, and The 1975, they play a melodic brand of pop-rock full of electronic touches.

Charlie's, Union Quay Bone Dog Blues 10.30pm, adm free

Formed in Summer 2010 four friends and professional musicians decided to put a band on the road playing all their favorite songs from the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rory Gallagher and Jimi Hendricks including other guitar heros. Playing Motorcycle Rallies, festivals and rock bars and clubs around the country, a must see.

The Gables, Douglas St. Jack Ahern 10pm, adm free

Jack Ahern is no stranger to the live music scene in Cork with over seven years of solid experience playing many different musical genres, in and out of many different bands and line ups. His influences include Rory Gallagher (which he frequently pays tribute to in his live sets), The Beatles, Thin Lizzy and Radiohead. He also has been composing music for as long as he has been playing it, his music has been described by Morrissey of the Smiths as "Simply Brilliant". 

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Pontious Pilate & The Naildrivers 9pm, adm free

Playing together for over 10 years to rave reviews, including sharing the stage with such luminaries as The Undertones, Bad Manners and The Selecter, The Naildrivers energise audiences with their note-perfect covers of music of the late seventies and early eighties. Bands like The Specials, The Beat, The Selector, Bad Manners, Madness , The Jam, The Clash, The Undertones and The Buzzcocks come to life at the hands of The Naildrivers.

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. Scapa Flo 7pm, adm free

Local trad band that plays the best of old and new Irish songs.

Dwyers Of Cork, 28 Washington St. Kesh 10pm, adm free

Kesh play upbeat contemporary Irish music full of energy and craic. A talented group that comprises of experienced songwriters and players that love creating good tunes and positive vibes.

DJ / NIGHTLIFE

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. DJ Fadd Jnr 11.50pm, adm free

Mixed and scratched by Fadd Jnr, an alternative musical take on Saturday night club music. Expect classic electro cuts, indie fused pop and a mixture of Rock’n’Roll staples, along with plenty of new upbeat tunes for your dancing pleasure.

The Cotton Ball, Mayfield Paddy's Eve Party 9pm, adm free

St.Patrick's Weekend celebrations start tonight at The Cotton Ball. They have invited DJ Paul back to help them get in the mood. Paul is a regular at the bar and is well liked for his great selection of music.

COMEDY

City Limits, Coburg St. Paddy's Weekend Special with David McSavage Plus Guests 9pm, adm €25

The writer and star of the hit TV show – The Savage Eye - David McSavage is one of Ireland’s most popular comedians. The Savage Eye (RTÉ), has been critically acclaimed was again nominated for an IFTA award for Best Entertainment Series and Best Director. As an actor, he featured in the film Calvary by John Michael McDonagh starring Brendan Gleeson. His other recent film roles in Gold and Our Robot Overlords. 

EXHIBITION

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. 

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