Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Weekly Cork gig guide: 11th-27th August 2015

Morgan O'Kane
This week in Cork: Morgan O'Kane, Mick Flannery live at St. Luke's, David Kitt and more.

After a couple of weeks trekking through the bars of Toronto, it's back to basics here on the blog with the return of the weekly Cork gig guide. Brooklyn banjo ace Morgan O'Kane returns to Ireland with his band in tow for a trio of Cork dates including The Crane Lane Theatre on Monday. This one's free and sure to be rowdy, sweaty and downright deadly.


Another musician doing a mini-tour of Cork this weekend is David Kitt who has partnered up with Margie Lewis to take in three shows down south this weekend including Coughlan's on Sunday evening.

Also going down around town this week:
For a day-by-day breakdown of gigs taking place in both Cork city and county over the next three weeks see below.

Day-by-day
Tuesday, 11th August 
- Jazz Improv (9pm), Marty O'Reilly & Old Souls Orchestra (11.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre

Wednesday, 12th August 
- Ciaran Lavery and The Hard Ground in Coughlan's



Thursday, 13th August 
- Guy Davis in Coughlan's
- Midnight Ramble in The Oliver Plunkett
- Playground of Dreamss in The Roundy
- Live at St. Luke's: Mick Flannery & Band in St. Luke's Church SOLD OUT



Friday, 14th August 
- Russian Songwriters Night in The Roundy
- David Kitt & Margie Lewis in De Barra's (Clonakilty)
- Lambdancer in Pine Lodge (Myrtleville)

Saturday, 15th August
- Dónal Lunny & Paddy Glackin in St. Luke's Church
- Andy Dunne in The White Horse (Ballincollig)
- David Kitt & Margie Lewis in Levis' (Ballydehob)
- Morgan O'Kane & Band (8pm) in De Barra's (Clonakilty)



Sunday, 16th August
- David Kitt & Margie Lewis in Coughlan's
- Sunday Sessions (5.30pm) in The Roundy
- Equinox Jazz Trio (1pm) in Bakestone (Carrigtwohill)
- Morgan O'Kane & Band (8pm) in Pine Lodge (Myrtleville)

Monday, 17th August
- Monday Session in Coughlan's
- Light Over There in Cyprus Avenue
- Morgan O'Kane (11.30pm) in The Crane Lane Theatre

If I have forgotten a show or listed a gig incorrectly feel free to let me know! Please make sure to confirm gig details with the official site in advance.

Coming in 2015:
18th August - Deerhoof in Cyprus Avenue
11th - The G-Man presents... August Wells in Coughlan's
17th-20th Sept - Sounds From A Safe Harbour in various venues
3rd October - Girl Band and The Altered Hours in The Pav7th - Ron Sexsmith in The Pav

- For more gigs and dates see the overall gig guide here
- For those more interested in independent cinema visit the Triskel cinema listings here

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