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July and Galway Girl singer Mundy is coming to Cork to unleash his newest songs at The Pav. Play’s Eoghan McNeill chats with him about the past, the present, and the future.

“He’s said something along the lines of: ‘Thanks to Mundy, my name will go down in history. Because of him, my song is played at birthdays, weddings and funerals,’” the ‘he...

Guitarist with indie rock legends The National Bryce Dessner is to debut Wave Movements – his collaboration with Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry – at a Cork festival this autumn.  

Tickets are now on sale for Sounds from a Safe Harbour, a music, art and conversation festival curated by Dessner that is to run in Cork from Thursday, September 17th to Sunday,...

Friday, May 22nd
The Vanbrugh Quartet
Having left the RTÉ stable of orchestras to take up their new positions as artists-in-residence in UCC, The Vanbrugh Quartet present Crossings: a suite of collaborations with contemporary composers and traditional performers. Tickets for the 8.30pm show at Ionad Cultúrtha An Dochtúir...

Formerly an international rugby player, construction worker and journalist and currently a TV presenter, BBC’s Nick Knowles is about to take on a daunting challenge in west Cork…

Nick Knowles, presenter of BBC National Lottery quiz shows with audiences of seven million people, says he’s nervous about hosting a table quiz in a pub in Schull:

“I’ll...

Host of RTE’s Republic of Telly and former star of Hardy Bucks Kevin McGahern plays the City Limits Comedy Club on Saturday, May 16th.

 Christiane O’Mahony, a Mario Rosentock Show cast member who has toured with Des Bishop and played all the major Irish comedy festivals will join Kevin on the night.

The “lively and very funny,” – according to...

Ham Sandwich, Paddy Casey, Hermitage Green and Little Hours have been announced as the headline acts for this year’s Bandon Music Festival.

Acoustic outfit Hermitage Green are to headline Saturday, May 30th’s gig, fresh from sell-out tours in Ireland, the UK and Australia.

They’ll be joined on the night by the Bon Iver and Ray Lamontagne-influenced two-piece...

The Orpheus Choir are to celebrate their tenth anniversary with a gala concert in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral on Sunday, May 16th.

The Cork choir’s set will feature opera favourites such as The Chorus of Hebrew Slaves, and several scenes from Bizet's Carmen, including the Habanera and The Toreador Song.

The 8pm concert is being held in aid of Médecins sans Fronti...

Friday, May 15th
Greenshine, “a family immersed in music, tight in harmony, in love with song,” according to Christy Moore, play an 8.30pm gig in Ionad Cultúrtha An Dochtúir Ó Loingsigh, Ballyvourney. Tickets are priced €15 and €10 and can be booked by calling (026) 45733.

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A giant of a scene he now looks back on with scorn, punk legend Pierce Turner — a classical musican, a traditional musician and a composer — reminisces with Eoghan McNeill ahead of a gig in Cork.

He’s a former showband member who was banned from the epicentre of New York’s 1970s punk scene for being “too demonic.”

He’s “Ireland...

Cork band Young Wonder, feted by Pitchfork, Clash and BBC Radio One, will mark the launch of debut album Birth with a Savoy gig on Saturday, May 16th.

Birth was recorded over the last 18 months at the band’s base in Cork, and features collaborations with US producer Marce Reazon and Sacred Animals.

The album is available on download and on limited edition 12” vinyl,...

The “hilarious and uplifting” comedy Charolais comes to the Everyman, running from Wednesday, May 16th to Saturday, May 16th.

Written and performed by Noni Stapleton, the play tells the story of one woman’s fight for her farmer boyfriend’s attention, while having to share the limelight with his prying mother and prized heifer.

The “fast–paced,...

Folk Legend Martin Carthy, “arguably the greatest English folk song performer, writer, collector and editor of them all,” says Q Magazine, is to headline the Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival in Ballydehob.

Martin is to play the Ballydehob Community Hall on Saturday, June 13th at 7pm, as part of the festival celebrating shanty-singing, maritime heritage and traditional...

Cork musicians are set to support Yes Equality Cork’s campaign for a ‘Yes’ vote in this month’s marriage equality referendum with a selection of events in Cork venues this weekend.

On Friday, May 8th, Gallagher’s Pub on MacCurtain Street hosts Music for Equality, an all-day gig featuring aspiring and established musicians supporting the ‘Yes’...

Cork musician Jack O’Rourke’s haunting Silence has been taken on board by Amnesty International in their campaign for a ‘Yes’ vote on May 22nd.

O’Rourke had set the song aside for inclusion on his EP The Other Side of Now, due for release in June. However, the upcoming referendum inspired him to release it earlier.

“Silence is about my own...

Bold as Brass, a production featuring 100 musicians playing the powerful sounds of brass, saxophone and percussion, is to be staged as part of the Cork Midsummer Festival on Sunday, June 21st.

Presented by Music Generation Cork City (MGCC), UK sax player and composer Jason Yarde will lead the production’s ensemble of brass players.

“This is a first for Cork City,...

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