The Oliver Plunkett presents 'Andy Dunne Full Circle'. Andy Dunne is an Entertainer / Songwriter from Cork City Ireland. Though never an easy task, it’s becoming harder and harder for Andy to slip into any one genre as he continues to perform possibly the most eclectic set of songs you will hear from a solo performer and his natural onstage wit and banter add another dimension to what is already a great night’s entertainment.
Hank Wedel and Ray Barron have been playing in Charlies bar on Union Quay since 1994. An acoustic guitar/vocal and mandolin duo, they host a Sessions that’s has acquired legendary status in Cork, with musicians and singers from near and far joining them through the years. Hank sings and plays guitar, Ray plays mandolin and the pair play everything from Bob Dylan to Finnish Waltzes.
Formed as a backup band in case one of Inner City Blues were working on other projects. It features up and coming superstar guitarist Pierre Morrissey! Morrissey hails from the great musical town of Killkenny. The new outfit also features drummer Julian Costante from Rome, Italy. Bluesman Andrea Bonnino, a founder member of Inner City Blues Band Plays Harmonica, Guitar and does the occasional vocal with Bad Boy Blues. The senior Italian hails from Piza in the Tuscon Hills of Italy. The finale piece of the puzzle is Bassist Jerome Rimson. Well known for his work with the likes of Phil Lynott & Van Morrison As co-founder of Inner City Blues the Detroit Hit Man has lived in Ireland for over 33 years and brings the streets of Detroit into the music! The Bad Boy Blues Band plays a cross section of Original blues, Muddy Waters Little Walter etc. along with song by Rory Gallagher. Jimi Hendrix, the Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley. One thing is certain The Bad Boy Blues Band will have you on your feet!
The Lee Sessions is the umbrella term for all authentic, traditional Irish music sessions in Cork city.
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.
Documentary – Dir: Dónal Ó Céilleachair Featuring: Glen Hansard, Liam Holden and Danny Sheehy A crew embark on the Camino by sea in a traditional boat that they built themselves on an inspiring, and dangerous, 2,500 km modern day Celtic odyssey all the way from Ireland to Spain.
Starring: Vincent Romeo, Lars Brygmann and Clara Rugaard Secluded deep in the forests of Central Europe, a remote Christian community experiencing a crisis of faith finds new hope in the arrival of a mysterious young man.
This exhibition will contain two bodies of work by Cork based artist Sandra Hickey. The first style of work is inspired by her time working on Oscar nominated Loving Vincent, where she and 124 artists hand painted over 65,000 frames in the style of Vincent Van Gogh. The second body of work is a style Hickey has been developing for years and was making in the lead up to Loving Vincent.
Get some exercise, learn the ancient and noble art of traditional Irish dancing. Begin by covering the basic steps, and then move on to group dancing. Beginners are welcome, no partner required! For more information see www.fb.com/ceilibythelee
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.