Gig guide

Sun Apr 20

Free Beer

Apr 20, 10:00 pm, FREE

Free Beer is a wedding band from Limerick and Cork, who are quickly becoming one of the most sought after groups fro weddings, dinner dances, parties and other private functions. Featuring mandolin, fiddle, electric guitar, bass and drums. Free Beer beer a huge repertoire of Rock, Pop, Irish and other classics. to draw on. Free Beer was quickly building a very favourable reputation with punters and bar-owners alike. Their hard work and commitment was being rewarded and when they were asked to play support to The Saw Doctors in the Dolan’s Warehouse in Limerick, the guys knew they were doing something right. Later that year, Free Beer got the crowd warmed up before Shane McGowan and The Pogues took to the stage. That night will live long in the memory of Free Beer’s band members. If you are looking for a great night out with live music, then Free Beer won’t disappoint. With an energy and stage-presence that will impress, a night with Free Beer will live with you long after the night is over . Playing venues in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Clare, Kerry and Tipperary, Free Beer will, undoubtedly, be coming to a town near you soon.

Wed Apr 23

Andy Dunne

Apr 23, 10:00 pm, FREE

Andy Dunne is an Entertainer / Songwriter from Cork City Ireland. His solo performances have been described as “Magical..” – PROC. 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.

Fri Apr 25

Big Generator

Apr 25, 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 27

The Kilkennys

Apr 27, 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. Renowned for their incredible musicianship and vocal abilities, The Kilkennys have gained a reputation for revitalising traditional Irish music and adding their own touch of youth and energy. Over the past 12 years the band have toured all over Ireland and have taken their music as far afield as Las Vegas, Germany, Holland, Switzerland and the Czech Republic. They were recently signed to Dolphin Discs, a record label long associated with Irish music boasting such names as The Clancy Brothers, Shane McGowen and The Dubliners.

Wed Apr 30


Apr 30, 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