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The Dirty Circus :: Friday 23rd August 
Doors 8pm Tickets €15  
The Dirty Circus is a spectacular live show of Burlesque and Cabaret. Each audience member is truly welcomed into our world of appreciation !. .

Jive :: Saturday 24th August 
Doors 11pm Tickets €5/7  
Techno Djs . . .

Gerald Ahern :: Friday 30th Aug 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €10  
Gerald Ahern is an 19-year-old singer/songwriter from Cork City. .

The Prodigy Sons :: Saturday 31st Aug 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €12:50  
A Prodigy Tribute Band originally formed back in the late 90's - reunited in 2019 to bring the unique sound of the Prodigy to the masses. .

BEATS - Late Saturday Nights :: Saturday 31st August 
Doors 11pm Tickets €3/5  
Late Saturday Nights in Cyprus Avenue, Get on the floor with the latest dance tunes. .

Kerri Chandler :: Friday 6th September 
Doors 10pm Tickets €22.50  
Kerri 'Kaoz' Chandler has been injecting soul into music since the early 90s, making him one of house music’s originators. Kerri Chandler is a house legend, icon, inspiration, key figure, and a true house music purveyor. An ambassador of the natural and instinctive 4/4 beat, Kerri’s influences can be traced back to New Jersey growing up in a family of jazz musicians. His father, a respected deejay, provided Kerri with a rich background in the origins of soul, disco and the New York Underground Sound (known also as “Garage” music) .

Wired Deep :: Sunday 8th September 
Doors 10pm Tickets €5/8  
Wired Deep is a Techno/ Tech house collective based in Cork city in Ireland. Wired deep is made up of three friends, Steven, Joe and Daniel. With a residency in one of Corks most renowned venues "Cyprus avenue" the three have been working side by side since early 2015 putting on sell out shows and have played a massive part in reviving the Cork underground scene in the last number of years. . .

Ejeca :: Monday 9th September 
Doors 10pm Tickets €15  
Ejeca aka Garry McCartney is one of Belfast’s best musical exports in recent years from the growing scene in Northern Ireland. His down-to-earth attitude has allowed him to gain recognition from his musical peers and with constant solid releases it’s always been music first, hype later. .

BOOTS & Kats plus MIX & FAIRBANKS :: Tuesday 10th Sept 
Doors 11pm Tickets €12.50/15  
Boots & Kats are a duo that specialize in making crowds move through their eclectic sets that have distinctive disco and funk influences. They made their mark on the Dublin scene with their residency for Toast, one of Dublin's most established collectives known for its consistent party vibes. Their innate ability to connect with any crowd and provide a feel good atmosphere and energy regardless of the venue has led the lads to play across a wide variety of events around Europe. They have supported a number of the industries biggest names such as Joey Negro, Annie Mac, and Kölsch but are most well known for their stand-out sets on the festival circuit. After headlining the Toast Stage at Life Festival the past two years, they have also been on the lineup of most major Irish festivals where their crowds seem to grow bigger and more receptive every time..

JyellowL :: Wednesday 11th September 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €12.50  
JyellowL, one of Ireland's most intricate lyricists and captivating performers emerging from the new wave of Irish Hip Hop takes the stage at Cork's Cyprus Avenue on September 11th for a headline show. . .

Hanley Brothers :: Wednesday 11th September 
Doors 11pm Tickets €5/8  
The Hanley Brothers are a Cork based DJ’s/Producers with an eclectic taste and blend of driving and dynamic techno. Over recent years The Hanley Brothers have become a well-established name in Cork playing in regularly in some of the county’s best venues. .

Happy Alone :: Thursday 12thh September 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €8  
HappyAlone, a Cork band whose sound has been compared to Massive Attack and DJ Shadow, exploded on the Irish music scene in 2018; their first single "colours" being championed by Spotify and going to number 1 on the Irish Viral 50. They have since been nominated as Irish Times' "New Artist Of The Week".. .

Fish Go Deep :: Saturday 14th September  
Doors 11pm Tickets €10/12  
The dons of house music in Cork return to Cyprus Avenue with their monthly residency. Greg and Shane at the controls all night long. .

George Fitzgerald :: Friday 20th September  
Doors 11pm Tickets €8/10/15  
One of the standouts from a generation of UK artists, George Fitzgerald is no stranger to Irish shores, following on from amazing performances at Forbidden Fruit last year, a sold out Button Factory live show & countless standout DJ sets in Ireland over the years. .

Kneecap :: Saturday 21st September 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €15  
KNEECAP, West Belfast’s infamous rap group are back again for their biggest national tour yet after their sell-out tour back in February. 'Your Ma Hates Ya Tour' will see Móglaí Bap, Mo Chara and DJ Provaí take to the stage in some of the biggest venues across Ireland. There is no doubt that you'll be leaving the KNEECAP gigs as sweaty as DJ Próvaí's chin under his designer balaclava, and we have no doubt you'll leave wanting more.. .

Inhaler :: Wednesday 25th September 
Doors 8pm Tickets €8  
Meeting at school in 2012, and assuming their current line up in 2016, INHALER is a Dublin four piece rock and roll band. Finally finished school in Summer 2018, the guys spent their time writing and rehearsing and gigging around Ireland, with occasional slots in the UK..

Little Hours :: Friday 27th September 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €18.50  
Donegal songwriter / multi-instrumentalist / vocalist Little Hours releases his brand new single ‘Dream, Girl’ today, Friday 12th July, and is delighted to confirm the title and release date for his long-awaited debut album. ‘Now The Lights Have Changed’ will be released on vinyl, CD and digital platforms on Friday 20th September. .

Boiler Room :: Friday 27th September 
Doors 11pm Tickets €15  
Boiler Room stops off at Cyprus Avenue for the Cork leg of their upcoming UK & Ireland tour. One for the ravers, expect a cast of burgeoning artists from all corners of the techno realm. Hold tight for the lineup drop .

Kult :: Saturday 28th Semptember 
Doors 6pm Tickets €40  
Kult is a Polish rock band formed in 1982 in Warsaw, originally consisting of Kazik Staszewski, Piotr Wieteska, Tadeusz Bagan and Dariusz Gierszewski.. .

All Tvvins :: Thursday 3rd October 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €25  
All Tvvins duo Conor Adams and Lar Kaye enjoyed a phenomenal start to their career. Their debut album ‘IIVV’ shot into the Irish charts at #2, earned a Choice Music Prize nomination for Irish Album of the Year and smashed the 15 million streams landmark. Meanwhile, gigs in the UK and Ireland included a life-affirming sold-out show at Dublin’s historic Olympia Theatre as well as a tour as guests to Metric. . .

The White Horse Guitar Club :: Saturday 5th October 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €22.50  
Storytelling. Gathering. Celebrating. These are the central pillars of The White Horse Guitar Club, an 11 piece band born in the music venue Upstairs at The White Horse. Stories through songs that are sepia toned and earthy hued. Stories that are familiar because they have always been told, passed on at firesides and funerals, shared amongst friend and stranger alike, telling tales of love, loss and life. Stories that hang off melodies and music that are carried on the pulse and the life beat of rhythm. .

Hunk Papa :: Thursday 10th October 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €12.50  
Alt rock quartet Hunkpapa bring you 'The Cappuccino Tour' following the release of their explosive new single 'Cappuccino' mixed by Mark Needham (Imagine dragons, The Killers). Hunkpapa inject an infectious and wild edge into their songs that will take you somewhere liberating .

Bret Hart Dublin/Cork :: Thursday 10th/Friday 11th October 
Doors 5:30/7:30pm Tickets €30/75  
We are very excited to bring you the DEFINITIVE spoken word event with The Best There Is, The Best There Was and The Best There Ever Will Be…. BRET “THE HITMAN” HART! Fans across the UK and Ireland grew up with The Hitman ruling the World Wrestling Federation throughout the 90’s. He had one of the most epic runs as 5 Time WWF Champion, Intercontinental Champion, Tag Team Champion, King of the Ring, Royal Rumble winner and countless other achievements. .

It Galz Live :: Friday 11th October 
Doors 11pm Tickets €15  
IT GALZ Podcast is a dose of cultural commentary by Jenny Claffey and Lindsay Hamilton. The ladies give their personal takes on a variety of topics from pop culture to women's issues, through their often comedic and sometimes satirical lens. .

Le Boom :: Saturday 12th October 
Doors 7:30 Tickets €15  
Le Boom are one of Ireland’s new music success stories having garnered 2.1 million track streams for their five single releases so far. Christy Leech and Aimie Mallon have quickly become one of the most sought-after new acts thanks to their energetic live show at festivals at home in Ireland and since forming in 2016 have played The Great Escape, Primavera Sound Pro, Electric Picnic and cities such as New York, Reykjavik, and Bilbao. Last November, they sold out the 1000-capacity District 8 venue in Dublin with much bigger shows to come in 2019. .

SAARLOOS :: Sunday 13th October 
Doors 8pm Tickets €12.50  
SAARLOOS are a new Rock/Pop trio from Dublin. The band consists of Brian McGovern, Craig Gallagher and Andy Kavanagh. Both Craig and Brian had made a considerable name for themselves as solo singer/songwriters. Prior to the inception of SAARLOOS, the two Dubliners headlined numerous gigs in their native Ireland as well as further afield and have amassed over 5 million plays on Spotify combined. Both have travelled the world and been fortunate enough to support household names including Bon Jovi, Daniel Bedingfield and Picture This. .

Jools Holland with his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra :: Thursday 17th October 
Doors 8pm Tickets €69  
Following a triumphant show at 3Arena last year, Jools Holland has announced an intimate Cork date with his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra where he will be joined by some very special guests Eddi Reader and Gilson Lavis, and guest vocalists Ruby Turner and Louise Marshall. .

Brave Giant :: Thursday 17th October 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €15  
In just three years, Brave Giant has gone from selling out two nights Upstairs at Whelans in Dublin to the band’s biggest headline show to date at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin on Saturday November 9th, being on the cusp of selling out almost five months out from show day. An additional allocation of tickets has been released this week and now on sale via ticketmaster.ie. .

Jake Clemons :: Friday 18th Oct 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €17.50  
On March 22, 2019, gifted singer and multi-instrumentalist Jake Clemons will release the timely and important single “Democracy”, his interpretation of the Leonard Cohen classic that was originally released in 1992. The song (which is the first from Clemons’ forthcoming May 2019 album), was co-produced by Jake Clemons and Jake Hull and mixed by legendary Grammy winning engineer and producer Eddie Kramer. “Democracy” will be distributed through The Orchard/Sony Music on BFD and Sea Lemons. .

Cry Monster Cry :: Friday 18th October  
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €12.50  
Change is inevitable. It’s the very essence of music. Tempos, rhythms, dynamics. Rising, falling, swelling and settling like the tide. Following on from the success of their debut album, Rhythm of Dawn, released to critical acclaim, Cry Monster Cry is embracing change. With a new album due later this year, the band have teased fans with new music within their live shows across Ireland, Germany and Switzerland this summer. .

Wild Youth :: Thursday 24th October 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €20  
Ireland’s rising stars Wild Youth have announced a series of new live dates for the upcoming, October bank holiday weekend. Fresh from an incredibly busy summer the band are set to play Cork this October. Following the massive success of Wild Youth’s EP ‘The Last Goodbye, which debuted at #5 in the Irish Albums Charts, the Dublin pop-rock superstars went on to sell-out their first ever headline show in The Olympia Theatre, support The Script in London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall and perform to a packed-out house in London’s OMEARA, run by Mumford & Sons member Ben Lovett.. .

Damien Dempsey :: Friday 25th October 2019 
Doors 7pm Tickets €22.50  
Damien Dempsey’s new collaborations album ‘Union’ was released in November 2018 and in the UK in early 2019. It features new recordings with friends including John Grant, Kate Tempest, Imelda May, Finbar Furey and Sinead O Connor.With 5 Top 10 albums under his belt Damien is able to boast an immense back catalogue and undeniable staying power. Renowned also for his searing live shows, 2019 was one of Damien's most successful to date with performances in Cork's Live at the Marquee and Dublin's Iveagh Gardens .

Hynotic Brass Ensemble :: Saturday 26th October 
Doors 2/7pm Tickets €20/22.50  
Hypnotic (also known as HBE, or Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, or The Bros) is an eight-piece, Chicago-based brass ensemble consisting of eight sons of the jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran. With only horns and a drum set, "Hypnotic" has traveled the world. Their musical style ranges from hip-hop to jazz to funk and rock, including calypso and gypsy music. .

Leftfield :: Saturday 26th October 
Doors 11pm Tickets €20  
Leftfield (originally comprised of Neil Barnes and Paul Daley), have been at the cutting edge of dance music since the 1990s, releasing albums that have become some of the most influential electronic records of all time around the world with their debut LP Leftism being widely regarded as one of the most boundary-pushing electronic LPs ever released.. .

Mack Fleetwood :: Friday 1st November 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €15  
Europe’s premier tribute to the supergroup FLEETWOOD MAC, bring you on a magical musical journey from the Peter Green blues era to the multi-platinum selling band that still tour today. MACK FLEETWOOD bewitch their audience with authentic renditions of all your favourite classic FLEETWOOD MAC hits. Their love of the material and musical prowess shines through each song. .
 

Fist Of Pure Emotion :: Saturday 2nd November 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €15  
Fist of Pure Emotion celebrates the finest rock anthems and guilty pleasures of the 80s and 90s in a spectacular night full of classic hits and forgotten gems!.

whenyoung :: Friday 8th November 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €15  
Whenyoung are a new London-based pop punks made up of Irish musicians Aoife Power (Vocals/ Bass), Niall Burns (Guitar), Andrew Flood (Drums). They are all from Limerick and met when sneaking into Costello’s Tavern early on. .

A Star Is Born (live show with full band) :: Sunday 10th November 
Doors 8pm Tickets €15  
From the people who brought you the highly successful Clapton Unplugged, A Star Is Born live is coming to Cyprus Avenue, Cork! International touring artists, Pat Fitz and Ashley Neff, recreate the award winning soundtrack to the smash hit movie live on stage with their amazing band. Performing favourites like 'Shallow' and 'Always Remember Us' as well as fan favourites like 'Diggin' My Grave' and every song in between, this is a production not to be missed!!! .

Lucy Spraggan :: Tuesday 12th November 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €15  
Lucy Spraggan plays Cork as part of an extensive UK and Ireland tour in support of recent album Today Was A Good Day. It entered the chart at number 12 and is her fifth consecutive charting album. Lucy appeared on the X Factor in 2012, since then her audition video has been viewed more than 40 million times. She achieved the unprecedented success of securing a top 20 single (Last Night) and top 40 album (Top Room at the Zoo) while still competing on the TV show. .

The Slow Readers Club :: Thursday 14th November  
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €15  
The shows follow a huge 32-date UK tour and a 16-date European tour earlier in the year, both of which saw the band play numerous sold-out shows, and a slew of festivals over the summer including Rock Werchter, Metropolis Festival and Mad Cool Festival. Later in the year, the band will be releasing their upcoming ‘Live At The Apollo Manchester’ LP/CD/DVD, with release date TBC. The album celebrates their momentous headline show at the iconic venue ahead of the release of their fourth studio album, which the band are currently writing, next year. .

Thanks Brother :: Friday 15th November 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €10  
Thanks Brother is comprised of Róisín O, who has enjoyed great success as a solo act since her debut album ‘The Secret Life of Blue’, and John Broe, formerly the writer and singer with Irish band Miracle Bell. They began writing songs together in 2014, originally for a Róisín O solo album, however realising that there was an undeniable creative chemistry when writing, they embarked on the collaborative project Thanks Brother at the beginning of 2018 .

The Riptide Movement :: Saturday 16th November 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €20  
Dublin four-piece The Riptide Movement are back with the release of their eagerly anticipated new single “Something Special” on August 9 2019. Having released ‘I’ll Be There’ to rave reviews in May accompanied by an equally impressive 2D live action, animated music video, made by BAFTA award winning Jam Media, ‘Something Special’ is the 2nd single to be released from the band’s upcoming EP, the song is exactly what the title suggests, it’s an uplifting, energising, guitar driven anthem with a massive chorus, it’s a huge sound from an even bigger band. Co-produced in Attica Studios with the legendary Tommy McLoughlin (Villagers, SOAK) “Something Special” is an absolute banger of a tune.. .

Lucky Chops :: Saturday 23rd November 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €20  
Lucky Chops has been unleashing high-energy brassy funk on the world since forming in NYC in 2006. The intensity of the band’s energy is fueled by their desire to share the healing and inspirational power of music with others. That power has resonated with audiences around the globe, giving the band hundreds of millions of views on their online videos and leading to live performances in more than twenty five countries. Lucky Chops maintains a busy schedule touring across several continents. The band members are also committed to music education, regularly performing clinics and educational outreaches to help train and inspire the next generation of musicians..

The Darkness :: Monday 25th November 
Doors 8pm Tickets €30  
UK rock band The Darkness are pleased to announce a headline Cork show at Cyprus Avenue on 25th November 2019. The Darkness have announced that they’ll release a new album later this year. It’s titled Easter Is Cancelled, and it’s set to arrive on October 4 via Cooking Vinyl. It’ll be the UK outfit’s first studio album since 2017’s Pinewood Smile..

Mella Dee :: Thursday 28th November 
Doors 11pm Tickets €15  
Ryan Aitchison, known professionally as Mella Dee, is an English DJ and record producer, best known for his 2017 single "Techno Disco Tool". .

Happy Mondays :: Tuesday 3rd December 
Doors 8pm Tickets €43.50  
Legendary Manchester band Happy Mondays have announced a marathon thirty date Greatest Hits Tour for October, November and December 2019 including an intimate show at Cork's Cyprus Avenue! The Happy Mondays’ classic line-up of front man Shaun Ryder, Bez (freaky dancing and percussion), Rowetta (vocals), Gary Whelan (drums), Paul Ryder (bass), Mark Day (guitar) and and Dan Broad (MD/guitar/keys)will perform timeless hits such as Step On, Kinky Afro, Hallelujah, W.F.L., Loose Fit, Judge Fudge and 24 Hour Party People, amongst many others. support on the night will be Jon Da Silva, former resident of Manchester's Hacienda club and one of the most influential figures in the early UK house scene .

The Seattle Grunge Experience :: Saturday 7th December 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €12.50  
The Seattle Grunge Experience is the only tribute act to authentically recreate the live sound of the four biggest Grunge bands in history: Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and Alice in Chains. .

Villagers :: Tuesday 10th December 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €30  
Villagers are returning once again to the Cyprus Avenue stage, following there sell out show in July. Villagers’ acclaimed new album "The Art of Pretending to Swim”, released in September was written, produced, mixed and primarily performed by Conor O’Brien in his Dublin studio. .

Live Forever Oasis Tribute Band :: Saturday 21st December  
Doors 8:30pm Tickets €18.50  
Live Forever are the definitive tribute to Manchester's five piece super group Oasis! They recreate songs from every era of oasis from the timeless hits of the 90’s when Brit Pop was at its height, to the hits off their final album! .

The Stunning :: Saturday 28th December 
Doors 7pm Tickets €30  
The Stunning formed in 1987 in Galway, Ireland and had their first top twenty single just a year later followed by two more top ten hits before their debut album 'Paradise in the Picturehouse' hit the number one spot in 1990 staying there for 5 weeks. The band was now a household name and became the soundtrack to the lives of a whole generation of people brought up in Ireland during the 80's and 90's...

Cory Wong - of Vulfpeck :: Thursday 27th February 
Doors 7:30pm Tickets €20  
You instinctually hum a tune in order to get pumped up in the morning, for fuel on the treadmill, to soundtrack your commute, or as the pre-game to a big night out. As much as he treasures his roles as a guitarist, composer, and producer, Cory Wong fashions himself “a hype man,” first and foremost .

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