Gig guide


Sun Sep 21

The Kilkennys

Sep 21, 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 Sep 24

Bandaoke

Sep 24, 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 Sep 26

Big Generator

Sep 26, 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 Sep 28

Kramer

Sep 28, 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.