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


Cork Folk Festival 36th 1st-4th October

Wednesday 30th Sept
The Lord Kinsale 9pm: Songs by the Fireside featuring Barry Tierney plus traditional musicians and singers from Kinsale and Cork.

Thursday 1st Oct
Cork City Library: 1pm Jimmy Crowley “Songs from the Beautiful City” The Cork Urban Ballads
Cork Opera House Bar 6pm Book launch “An Poc Ar Buile” by Seán Ó Sé, (by invite)
Cork Opera House 8pm “Mo Ghille Mear “Peadar Ó Riada with Cór Chúil Aodha, Camerata Chorcaí Orchestra, Musical Director John O’Connor, Seán Ó Sé & Mick O’ Brien €26
The PAV 9pm DERVISH + Arundo €20
Douglas GAA: 9.30pm Francis O Neill Comhaltas Céilí with Ger Murphy & Ken Cotter €8
The Corner House 9.30pm: Lee Delta Blues Club- Dizzy Blue Band Free
The Oliver Plunkett 10.30pm: BALKAN ALIEN SOUND + BUILLE €15

Friday 2nd October
Cork City Library: 1pm Musical Tribute to Joe Hill- John Nyhan. Free
The Corner House: 6pm 1st Friday Session Free
Crane Lane 7pm: Noel Brazil Contemporary Song Contest Prizes €400
Cork Opera House 8pm: JIMMY Mac CARTHY €31
Cork School of Music 8pm: DANÚ + The Céilí Allstars €20
Cyprus Avenue 8pm: Christy Dignam & Joe Jewell €20
The Roundy Bar 9pm: Lynda Cullen €5
The Oliver Plunkett 10.30pm-2am: New Rope String Band + Frankie Lane & Paul Kelly, Dan & Sarah Bennett €20
An Spailpín Fánach 9.30pm: BAYRISCH IRISH + Timmy the Brit, McCarthy, Tony MacCarthy, Eoin O Riabhaigh €10

Saturday 3rd October
Cork School of Music 11am-1pm: Workshops Flute with Hammy Hamilton & Fiddle Geraldine O Callaghan €10/€15 Book your place at infocorkfolk@gmail
Grand Parade 11am-5.30pm: Food & Folk with BAYRISCH IRISH, Dan & Sarah Bennett
Cork School of Music 1pm: Douglas Comhaltas Concert Free
An Spailpín Fánach 12pm: Déaglán Tallon Traditional Song Contest €400 in Prizes
Cork City Children’s Library 3pm: Song and Stories for children with Pat Speight & friends. Free
Cork City Music Library 3pm: Percussion Workshop with Johnny Bongos. Free
An Spailpín Fánach 3pm: Cork Pipers’ Club Concert:Mícheál Ó Riabhaigh, Dan O Callaghan, Rose O Leary, Desi McCabe, Kieran Ryan & guests €10
The Oliver Plunkett 4pm: MARTIN SIMPSON + Greeneshine, Dan & Sarah Bennett €15
Quaker Meeting House 4-7pm: The Sacred Harp Singers of Cork, (donation at door)
Cork School of Music 8pm: A Tribute to Seamus Creagh: Jimmy Crowley, Hammy Hamilton, Four Star Trio, Máire Ni Chéileachair, Aidan Coffee & Geraldine O’ Callaghan, Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly plus special guests Donal Lunny & Paddy Glackin €20
On The Pig’s Back 8.30pm: Soiree Concert with Rue du Canal €15 -Booking 4617832
The Crane Lane 8.30pm: MOXIE in Concert €15
Cyprus Avenue 9pm: JOHN SPILLANE €15
An Spailpín Fánach 10pm: ‘Down from the Mountain’ Richie Foley & Paddy Kiernan, Sara Corkery & Brendan Butler, Eileen Healy & Dan Linehan €10
The Oliver Plunkett 10.30pm: Paddy Keenan & Daoirí Farrell, New Rope String Band, Barry Tierney €20

Sunday 4th October
An Spailpín Fánach 12.30pm: Fiddle Concert, Matt Cranitch, Seamus Sands, Geraldine O Callaghan, Paddy Glackin, Johnny MacCarthy & Lucia McPartlin €10
The Courtyard on Sober Lane 2-5pm: Céili Mór BAYRISCH IRISH with Timmy the Brit McCarthy, Tony MacCarthy, Eoin O Riabhaigh, Seven Glens Band (5 piece group from Sliabh Luachra) Free
The Oliver Plunkett 3pm: THE VOICE SQUAD + Colm Murphy & Harry Bradley €15
An Spailpín Fánach 3pm: OPEN MIC (acoustic open mic) Free
The Corner House 6pm: Bluegrass Sunday, Lee Valley, Rough Deal Duo & Kevin & Geraldine Gill with DaveO’. Free
An Spailpín Fánach 6pm Concertina concert with Paul Clesham, Dónal Savage, Cliona Halley, Seán Ó Fearghaíl & Caoimhín Ó Fearghaíl €10
THE PAV 9pm: CHERISH THE LADIES +Mother Jones Band, Dan & Sarah Bennett €15
An Spailpín Fánach 9.30pm: Cork Singers Club + surprise Guest.
The Oliver Plunkett 10.30pm TREELAN: Niwel Tsumbu, Martin Tourish & Eamonn Cagney, (12pm) TWO TIME POLKA €15

Season Ticket available for €98 (Except Cork Opera House & Friday at Cyprus Avenue events)

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Just finished our 2015 poster designed by Colm murphy.

Just finished our 2015 poster designed by Colm murphy.

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