2018 Festival Programme

Cork Folk Festival - Cork, Ireland  3rd-7th October 2018

2018 Festival Programme

39th Cork Folk Festival Programme
Wednesday 3rd October
St Finn Barres Cathedral 8pm Máire & Mairéad Ní Chathasaigh, Nollaig Casey – Premiere of “Corcach: A Journey” with Johnny McCarthy, Eoin Ó Riabhaigh, & a String Quartet featuring Eithne Willis, Joan Scannell & others €15
An Spailpin Fánach (upstairs) 6pm ‘Barry Britton Posters’ Book launch & poster exhibition
An Spailpin Fanach (upstairs) 9.30pm Sara Corkery, Brendan Butler & Siona Knepper €10
Thursday 4th October
Crane Lane 7pm Noel Brazil Song Competition €450 in prizes, to Enter email admin@mutantspace.com
Triskel Christchurch 8pm Fadó & Sean Nós; Claudia Aurora, Máire Ni Chéileachair & Nell Ní Chróinín €25
An Spailpin Fanach (upstairs) 9.30pm Jimmy Crowley and Stokers Lodge €15
Corner House 9.30pm Lee Delta Blues Club FREE
Crane Lane 12pm Late Concert FREE
Friday 5th October
St Peters Church 1pm Concert FREE
Oliver Plunkett Bar 5.30pm Greenshine + Céilí Allstars €15
Triskel Christchurch 8pm Frankie Gavin, Dermot Byrnes & Paddy Keenan + Kevin Burke €25
CIT Cork School of Music 8pm Abegondo Pipe and Dance Band with Douglas Comhaltas €10
An Spailpin Fánach (upstairs) 9.30pm Desi Wilkinson & Patrick Moulard, Rowan Piggott + Pete Coe (UK) €15
The Roundy Bar 9.30pm John Blek + Erika Kulny €15
Saturday 6th October
Emmett Place 11-5pm Food & Folk Food market with Abegondo Pipe & Dance Band (Galicia), Douglas Comhaltas Adult Group & more Free
CIT Cork School of Music 11am Classes Kevin Burke, Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly €15 Adults & €10 Students
Cork City Children’s Library 11.30-12.30pm Tall Tales for Children with Pete Coe FREE
St Peters Church 12pm Karen Casey speakers about FairPlé and its aims to achieve gender balance in Irish traditional and folk music. FREE
An Spailpin Fánach 1pm Flute Concert; Conal O Grada, Joanne Quirke, Aiofe Granville, Brendan Ring €10
The Long Valley 2pm BALLADS,BROADSIDES & BAWLING HAWKERS; Pete Coe & Jimmy Crowley
Counihans Bar 2pm Bodhran/Percussion Workshop with Johnny Bongos FREE
Rory Gallagher Music Library 3.00pm Tribute to singer Delia Murphy with Carmen Cullen FREE
An Spailpin Fánach 3.30pm Concertina Concert;Eimear Flannery, Paul Clesham, Maura O’ Connor, Ann Kirrane Droney €10
The Oliver Plunkett 5pm Ye Vagabonds & Blind Poets €15
The Corner House Songs @6
Spailpin Fánach 6.30pm ‘Gals at Play’; Mary Green, Liz Kane, Lynda Cullen, Ellie Shine & Emma Langford €15
CIT Cork School of Music 8pm Dave Flynn’s Irish Memory Orchestra, Special Guest Mairtín Ó Connor €20
St Finbarr’s GAA CEILI MOR 9.30pm Striolán Céilí Band €10
An Spailpin Fánach (upstairs) 10.00pm Seamus Begley & Co, Manus McGuire & Emily Flack , Rowan Piggott, Ann Kirrane Droney, Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly €15
Oliver Plunkett 11pm late gig, Two Time Polka FREE
Sunday 7th October
An Spailpin Fánach (upstairs) 12.30pm Lee Valley String Band with Mick Daly, Brendan Butler, Mick ‘Tana’ O Brien, Hal O’Neill & Siona Knepper €10
Oliver Plunkett 12.30pm Fiddle Concert; Matt Cranitch, Niamh Varian-Barry, Leah Murphy, Manus McGuire,Caoimhe Flannery, Seamus Sands, Liz Kane, Garry Cronin €10
Deerpark CBS 2pm Céilí Mór with ARUNDO, CLUB CEOIL & Abegondo Pipe & Dance Band FREE
(Venue TBA) 3pm Cork Pipers Club Concert with Brendan Ring & others €10
An Spailpin Fánach (upstairs) 3.30pm Box/Concertina Concert; Jackie Daly, Jack Talty & More €10
The Oliver Plunkett 4pm John Spillane + Hanora George + Ger Wolfe €15
The Corner House 7pm Bluegrass Free
Cork Opera House 8pm Kate Rusby & Band plus Séamus Begley & Jim Murray €32
An Spailpin Fánach (upstairs) 9.00pm Cork Singers Club Special Guest Seán Ó Sé FREE
Crane Lane 11pm late gig- FREE

NB ***** Some details can change over the next few months so keep in touch with the website for additions or changes******.

Season Ticket €89 covering all events (include Kate Rusby Concert) Booking www.proc.ie or www.tickets.ie
Cork Opera House Box Office 021 4270022, Triskel Arts Centre 021 427 2022

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