Gig guide


Wed Jan 28

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 Jan 30

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 Feb 1

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 Feb 4

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.


Fri Feb 6

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 Feb 8

The Kilkenny’s

10:00 pm, Free

The Kilkennys are a 4-piece traditional Irish ballad group, who have been entertaining audiences all over the country, and internationally for the past ten years, with their unique and accomplished style of playing and vocal talent. Known as one of the hardest working bands in Ireland, they perform the length and breath of the country up to five nights a week. Up to now, they have been performing as Uisce Beatha, but due to various crucial reasons and the fact that a few bands with the same name have sprung up around the world, the decision was taken to change the name to The Kilkennys, as the boys are very proud of their black and amber roots! This name change coincided with the band signing up to Dolphin Records, the record company of such Irish music legends as Mary and Frances Black, Liam Clancy, Dolores Keane, Ronnie Drew, Jack L and Sonny Knowles.


Wed Feb 11

Pat Fitz From Rte’s The Voice

10:00 pm, FREE

Cork native Pat Fitz made his name on RTE Talent Search, You’re A Star. He is well known on the Irish circuit as a talented and lively performer; he injects his own personality into well known favourites, playing anything from pop to rock to metal to country and he sings and strums his trusty guitar. More recently he has become a part of Una Healy’s team on The Voice of Ireland and no doubt many exciting things are to come from him!


Fri Feb 13

Gorilla Radio

10:00 pm, Free before 11:30pm

Brand New Exciting Cover Band “GORILLA RADIO” Hit the scene with a killer set mixing commercial rock,hip hop and rap to name just a few genres which will have crowds coming back for more more more…..!!! Familiar faces to the avid Irish rock fan this brand new foursome will definitely shake you to your boots,have you dancing in the streets and bouncing off the walls with high energetic stage performances you wont forget in a hurry!!


Sun Feb 15

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 Feb 18

The Guilty Judges

10:00 pm, FREE

New young band headed by lead singer Rob O’Shea playing great covers and some new music live at Reardens Bar!


Fri Feb 20

Papa Zitas

10:00 pm, Free before 11:30pm

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!


Sun Feb 22

Hell For Leather

10:00 pm, FREE

Hell for Leather A four piece Cork Band. A mad bunch of lads, playing a variety of Irish music. No frills just hardy ceoil.


Wed Feb 25

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 Feb 27

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.

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