Cork Folk Festival 10th-13th Oct 2013


Book online & Triskel/Christchurch


Thursday 10th Oct

Cork City Music Library 1pm John Nyhan- Doc Watson remembered. Free


An Spailpín Fánach 9pm Lumiere, Nell Ní Chróinín & Máire Ní Chéilleachair, Haddo (UK) €15


The Pavilion 9pm: FRED (does folk) + Cormac O’Caoimh €20


The Corner House 9.30pm The Lee Delta Blues Club. Free


Crane Lane 11pm The Lynch Mob and Hank Wedel & Ray Barron. Free


Friday 11th

Cork City Music Library 1pm Ricky & Reuben Lynch launch ‘The Lynch Men’ painting by John Adams. Free


CIT Cork School of Music 3pm Nicholas Carolan Director of The Irish Traditional Music Archive; Illustrated presentation‘Come West along the Road’:20 Years On.

Reflections on an Archival Television Series, Free


The Pavilion 7.30pm: ALTAN + Céilí Allstars €25


Bradley’s 8pm Noel Brazil Song Competition €450 in prizes, send your entry to Free


Triskel Christchurch: Paddy Casey €18


An Spailpín Fánach: 10pm: Warwick & Cork Concert with Haddo (Nicky & Will Pound UK), Keith Donnelly(UK), AIDAN (Texas), John Mitchell, Gary Cronin, Padraig Buckley, William (Hammy) Hammond, Tom Long & Helen O Donovan €10


Saturday 12th

Grand Parade: Food & Folk 11am-5pm Cork City Samba Band & Boat Band (UK) Free


CIT Cork School of Music11am World’s Largest Céilí Band, meeting & practice.


Cork City Music Library 3pm Percussion Workshop with Johnny Bongos. Free


Cork City Children’s Library 3pm Songs & Stories for Children, Keith Donnelly (UK) & Pat Speight. Free


An Spailpín Fánach 12.30pm Deaglán Tallon Traditional Song Competition €450 in prizes, send your entry to  Free


An Spailpín Fánach 2pm Cork Pipers Club concert with Shannon Kearney, Diarmuid Grainger, Ciarán Ryan €10


The Pavilion 4pm The Heartstrings Quartet: Nollaig Casey, Arty McGlynn, Chris Newman and Máire Ní Chathasaigh + AIDAN (Texas) €15


Triskel Christchurch 8pm Scullion in Concert €20


City Hall 8pm Gathering Concert; John Spillane, Frankie Gavin & Aidan Coffey, Jimmy Crowley & Stokers Lodge, Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch, The Heartstrings Quartet: (Nollaig Casey, Arty McGlynn, Chris Newman and Máire Ní Chathasaigh), Matthew (Mattu) Noone & Tommy Hayes, Pamela Morgan (Newfoundland), Haddo(UK)  €20

Tickets at Promusica


An Spailpín Fánach: 9.30pm: I Draw Slow + Stompin’ Dave Allen (UK) €15


Imperial Hotel 10pm-2am Festival Club featuring Seamus Begley & Jim Murray, Matthew (Mattu) Noone & Tommy Hayes (From Reels to Ragas), Arundo, The Boat Band,  Cuas with (Méabh Ní Bheaglaoich, Liam Stapleton & Matt Griffin ), Stompin’ Dave Allen (UK),  Haddo & Keith Donnelly €10


Sunday 13th

An Spailpín Fánach 12.30pm Seamus Creagh Fiddle Concert

Featuring; Johnny McCarthy, Lucia Mac Partlin, Matt Cranitch, James Duggan & Geraldine O Callaghan €10


City Hall 3pm World’s Largest Céilí Band with + AIDAN (Texas), Ger Murphy, Seán Ó Sé & 150 Musicians with callers Timmy McCarthy & Bertie & Annie. Sign up at (Seat Reservation available @ Free entry


L’ATITUDE51 ((old Lobby Bar) 5pm Pamela Morgan, Keith Donnelly (UK), Sara Corkery & Brendan Butler, €10


An Spailpín Fánach 6pm: Duo Concert Aoife Granville & Johnny Neville, Daithí  Kearney & John Cronin, Toner Quinn & Malachy Bourke €10


The Corner House 7pm Rough Deal String Band and more, Free


Triskel/Christchurch: 8pm Scullion in Concert €20


The Pavilion 9pm RYNNE / BAROU / LUNNY + Toner Quinn & Malachy Bourke €20


An Spailpín Fánach: 9.30pm: Cork Singers Club- Launch of Album An Móinfhéar Garbh


Crane Lane 12am Wrap party with Hot Guitars+ Stompin’ Dave Allen (UK). Free