What's on: Wednesday January 23

A chilli eating competition in aid of Cork Arc Cancer Support House heats up the city's entertainment scene tonight
What's on: Wednesday January 23
Conor Lyons and Aaron Comerford of Rock Steady Food Co, who are hosting the Hot Wans chilli eating competition at Crane Lane on Wednesday January 23.


Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Rock Steady Food Co: – Hot Wans (chilli eating comp ) 6pm, adm free  

Join Crane Lane Theatre in celebrating World Hot Sauce Day and Rock Steady Food Co one year in business, on January 23. They will have ten contestants tasting their chilli sauces. Money raised goes to Cork ARC Cancer Support House.

Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St. Christiana Underwood band 11.50pm, adm free

Soul song-stress Christiana Underwood has a new band made up of friends from Cork. Prepare for a night of silky soul jams covering the neo-soul queens and kings of the 90’s, to present and Christiana’s own works.

Reardens, Washington St. Sparkle 10.30pm, adm free

Ireland's best live Acoustic Duo featuring the amazing Caroline Bailey on Vocals and talented Jen Bowler on Vocals and Guitar.

The Oliver Plunkett, Oliver Plunkett St. Mikey O'Riordan 9.30pm, adm free

Downstairs - Join Mikey O'Riordan in some ceol agus craic in The Oliver Plunkett from 9.30pm.

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

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

The Rock Bar, Gillabbey St The Lee Sessions 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. 

The Corner House, Coburg St. The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

These renowned sessions, which enhance Cork's reputation as THE traditional music capital, are an absolute must-see, for locals and visitors alike! Features world-renowned masters of trad music - The Four Star Trio!

An Spailpín Fánach, South Main St. The Lee Sessions 9.30pm, adm free

This weekly session takes place in one of Cork's most famous bars, An Spailpín Fánach, and features some wonderful musicians and singers. A fantastic night is guaranteed.


Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Aesthetic Distance – Vera Ryklova 10 am, adm free

Exhibition continues at Triskel Gallery Space . It features a series of staged self-portraits by artist Vera Ryklova.

Triskel Arts Centre, Tobin St. Sandra Hickey – Where Two Styles Meet – Loving Vincent Inspired 10 am, adm free

This exhibition will contain two bodies of work by Cork based artist Sandra Hickey.


Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne, Co Chorcaí 'Ex-voto Naomh Ghobnatan' 10 am, adm free

Alys Tomlinson is an award-winning editorial and fine art photographer based in London. ‘Ex-Voto Naomh Ghobnatan’ is an extension of Alys’ previous work in Lourdes. Taken at the pilgrimage site of Reilig Ghobnatan, Ballyvourney.

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