Gig guide


Wed Apr 1

Traffic

10:00 pm, FREE

Traffic is a cover band based out of Limerick, Ireland. They play an energetic mix of music from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s & today.


Sun Apr 5

Kramer

10:00 pm, FREE

The Kieran Kramer Band provide a winning combination of talent and showmanship to make your event a resounding success! Kieran Kramer, now a well established and talented singer, started his career about fifteen years ago, entertaining in bars and clubs around Cork. Leaving the local scene, Kieran decided along with a few close friends, to set up the hugely successful 80’s cover band “Double Vision”, and travel the country attracting crowds with a great stage presence and powerful voice from Ballycastle to Waterville. As well as touring on the national scene, Kieran and the band went on to impress crowds with outstanding performances in New York, Manchester and London. After seven great and exciting years spent travelling, Kieran decided to “move home” permanently and set up what has become one of the most successful wedding & corporate bands to come out of Cork. With years of experience and an enviable talent, The Kieran Kramer Band is sure to entertain everybody


Wed Apr 8

Bandaoke

10:00 pm, FREE

Ever wanted to be the lead singer of your own rock band?????? Karaoke with the backing of a live band! Bog The Donkey. The competition starts off again looking for Cork’s best singers. All entrants get a complimentary drink with prizes given to the best singers. Cash Prizes for Winners!In association with Bulmers.


Fri Apr 10

Happy Dayz

10:00 pm, Free before 11:30pm

Happy Dayz cover a mix of Pop, Rock and everything else!! Richard Kirby – Guitar and Lead Vocals, Brian Dwyer – Keyboards and Vocals, Denis Crowley – Drums, Keith O’Sullivan – Bass and Vocals. HappyDayz , Formed in 2010, weddings, corporate and functions.


Sun Apr 12

The Papa Zitas

10:00 pm, FREE

The Papa Zitas are busy making a name for themselves as the most exciting new big band to have emerged on the music scene in IRELAND in a long while! With an array of hits that encapsulate the very essence of the Motown era, their set ensures the dancefloor is heaving from the beginning to the end of the night! Consisting of a thundering brass section, a slick and energetic rhythm section, and smooth and sweet vocal harmonies from three soulful divas, this nine piece band delivers a show-stopping performance every time. Covering hits from The Temptations, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, and Stevie Wonder, to name but a few, The Papa Zitas certainly lift their audiences Higher and Higher at every opportunity!


Wed Apr 15

Plan B

10:00 pm, FREE

Plan B are a two piece rock/pop covers band from Limerick. They have been touring for a number of years together. They have established themselves as one of the best live bands on the scene in Ireland.


Fri Apr 17

J90

10:00 pm, Free before 11:30pm

J90 is a 5 piece band based in Cork that play to thousands of people every week nationwide, at a rate of over 250 gigs per year. J90 have mesmerized audiences with their amazing performances and crowd interaction. The band is made up of 5 talented young musicians from Cork and are known to cover songs from the likes of Bruno Mars, Pharrell, Avicii, Macklemore, Queen, ACDC and even Beyoncè into their own distinctive style. J90 manage to fuse rock, hip hop, funk and pop into their show, delivering a perfect party experience to their fans. Despite J90′s hectic schedule, they always remain up to date with their gig material, instantly covering any song that they know will get people onto the dancefloor. Their original music also showcases J90′s energy and party-attitude which has been built-upon over their years in the live music scene. Their sound is so catchy and radio friendly, that J90 have had three Number 1 singles in the download charts along with huge radio play on all major stations as well as a music video that was broadcast on all major national TV stations.


Sun Apr 19

Bog The Donkey

10:00 pm, FREE

Bog The Donkey were formed in 1995. They are one of the most successful and distinctive bands currently playing out of Ireland. They play all of the major festivals and clubs throughout the country, as well as touring the UK and USA on a regular basis. With around 80 years of musical experience between them, these guys really should know their trade. And it really shows in their live performances. Their regular show is an incredible mix of every kind of music. This really shouldn’t work, but somehow every track seems to compliment the next effortlessly. It really is a beast of wild energy, with controlled musical finesse. Yet, through all the different styles and songs the guys can perform, they always manage to keep the ‘Bog The Donkey’ essence of fun and high standard. Our advice is to just go out and see Bog The Donkey live. I guarantee you haven’t heard or seen anything like them before


Wed Apr 22

Guilty Judges

10:00 pm, FREE

New young band headed by lead singer Rob O’Shea playing great covers and some new music live in Reardens bar!! Sharpest dressed musical friends in Cork!


Fri Apr 24

Big Generator

10:00 pm, Free before 11:30pm

Big Generator is a four piece rock band based in Portumna, Co. Galway, Ireland. The band consists of Paul Cantillon (vocals/bass guitar), Barry Conboy (lead guitar), Liam Martin (vocals/guitars/keyboards), Robbie Casserly (vocals/drums).The band has toured extensively in the U.K, Sweden, Holland, Germany, Belgium, America and of course their native Ireland. Big Generator has also enjoyed a considerable amount of success and all of it achieved without the backing of a major label. The guys have also shared the stage with names like Ocean Colour Scene, Big County, Whitesnake and Joe Satriani to name a few. Big Generator have released two albums “On The Line” and “The Unreleased” . The albums have received rave reviews in Holland where it has been on release. The band are signed to Green Street Records, a Dutch label.


Sun Apr 26

Roisin Dubh

10:00 pm, FREE

Roisin Dubh is a four-piece ballad group playing a mixture of Irish traditional music, contemporary songs and original compositions. Rosin Dubh are John Kelly (Guitar/vocals), Sean Byrne (Bodhran/Whistle/Hamonica/Vocals), Willie Delaney (Banjo/Mandolin/Bouzouki/Fiddle/Vocals and Mickey Miley (Bass/Vocals). Formed in ’91 they have entertained audiences at major venues and festivals in Ireland, the UK, Europe and North America and in late 2003 completed a French tour playing with the Dubliners and Ronnie Drew. Strongly influenced by ballad groups such as the Dubliners, Dublin City Ramblers and the Wolfe Tones, and more recent groups like Moving Hearts, Stocktons Wing and the Pogues. Rosin Dubh have developed a distinctive and entertaining style that is uniquely theirs.


Wed Apr 29

Bandaoke

10:00 pm, FREE

Ever wanted to be the lead singer of your own rock band?????? Karaoke with the backing of a live band! Bog The Donkey. The competition starts off again looking for Cork’s best singers. All entrants get a complimentary drink with prizes given to the best singers. Cash Prizes for Winners!In association with Bulmers.