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Skatalites :: Wednesday 17th July 
Doors 8pm Tickets €27.50  
2019 marks the 55th Anniversary of The Skatalites. The original members had played on hundreds of recording sessions before forming the band in 1964. They backed most of the vocalists in Jamaica at that time, including Bob Marley, Toots and The Maytals, Jimmy Cliff, Alton Ellis,Ken Boothe and many more. After disbanding in 1965 the individual members continued playing in various groups as the music evolved from ska to rocksteady to reggae. .

Villagers :: Friday 19th July 
Doors 8pm SOLD OUT  
As well as playing outdoors shows in Iveagh Gardens & Big Top, Villagers announce an intimate performance at Cyprus Avenue this 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. O’Brien has a string of accolades under his belt including two Ivor Novello Awards (the most recent being 2016’s Album Award for "Darling Arithmetic"), two Mercury Music Prize nominations and is also a previous winner of Ireland’s Choice Music Prize. .

Friday Night Live :: Friday 19th July 
Doors 11.30pm Tickets €3  
DJ RONAN is a multi-purpose DJ with years of professional experience under his belt, packing out clubs and venues. . .

Emma Cotter :: Saturday 20th July 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €8  
Emma Cotter is a 23 year old singer/songwriter, originally from Cork. She has been performing on an international level for just over 4 years, in different locations around Europe and Asia. She began performing as a busker around Grafton Street and has since gone on to perform for the Royal Family of Abu Dhabi, as well as having tracks featured in film soundtracks and getting to work with some global-scale artists on upcoming tracks. . .

La Fiesta :: Saturday 20th July 
Doors 11pm Tickets €7/10  
Are you ready to hit the dancefloor? LA FIESTA comes back to play the best latino, dance and spanish hits. LA FIESTA won´t let you down. Come and enjoy a different night in Cork. Best party ever. Save water, drink sangria!!! One free drink with your ticket .

Ezra Furman :: Tuesday 23rd July 
Doors 8pm Tickets €20  
Crossing between love, gender, sexuality and religion, and singing in solidarity with the innocent, persecuted, oppressed and threatened; Ezra Furman provides a soundtrack for the current fear and loathing in America like no other. .

The Wailers :: Wednesday 24th July 
Doors 8pm Tickets €30  
The legendary Wailers continue their quest to bring reggae to the forefront of the world's stage. Led by renowned bassist and founder Aston "Familyman" Barrett, and joined by original Wailers guitarist Donald Kinsey, The Wailers give audiences around the globe the opportunity to experience their unique and innovative sound. From 1972 to 1980, Bob Marley & The Wailers recorded, toured, and performed before countless millions worldwide. Since 1981, Familyman has carried on the mission to "keep The Wailers together" - just as Bob requested. .

The Last Waltz LIVE :: Friday 26th July 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €22.50  
A spectacular live 2 hour celebration of one of the most iconic concerts in rock history, THE BAND’S “THE LAST WALTZ”, as filmed by Martin Scorsese. with ten piece band, full brass section, and all the special guests. .

Good Music with Stevie G :: Friday 26th July 
Doors 11pm Tickets €8/10  
GOOD music presents Trenchtown Irieland Pre Electric Picnic Party. DJ Wax (RTÉ 2fm) Outsider Yp Stevie G & GOOD Music residents Hot sauce dancers .

The Hanley Brothers :: Saturday 27th July 
Doors 11pm Tickets €5/8  
The boys are back with more house & techno....all night long .

Hausu :: Thursday 1st August 
Doors 8pm Tickets €5/8
Hausu, a Cork-area collective of artists, writing, recording, mixing, releasing and promoting own work between them, They will present a full lineup of their work. .

Wired Deep :: Friday 2nd August 
Doors 11pm Tickets €5/8  
The boys are back with more house & techno....all night long. .

Monolith 2019 :: Saturday 3rd Aug 
Doors 1pm Tickets €40  
All day metal festival. Acts include: Desecration, Terzij de Horde, Malthusian, Hundred Year Old Man, King Witch, From The Bogs Of Aughiska, zhOra & more .

 Mockie Ah:: Sunday 4th Augest 
Doors 10pm Tickets €10  
Join Ireland's biggest drag family 'Mockie Ah' for the ultimate pride party! Expect plenty of disco, pop and house from Cork's finest DJs with performances from the Haus of Mockie Ah and very special guests!. .

Troubadours :: Thursday 8th Aug 
Doors 8pm Tickets €15  
In Bloom Agency & Coughlans Live Promotions present 'Troubadours' A night of sharing songs and collaborations Anna Mitchell // John Blek // Malojian // Marlene Enright // Paddy Dennehy .
 

Leaving Cert Results :: Tuesday 13th Aug 
Doors 10pm Tickets €10  
Celebrate your results! 2 Floors...2 DJ's. Access all areas between Old Oak and Cyprus Avenue Great drinks deals & promotions. .

Qween - the Definitive Tribute to Freddie Mercury and Queen :: Saturday 17th Aug 
Doors 7.30pm Tickets €15  
Qween are Europe’s most authentic Queen Tribute. Qween’s live two hour production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage personas of classic Queen. We will, we will, ROCK YOU! .

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. .

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 back this freshers week! .

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. .

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. .

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. .

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. .

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!.

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. .

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..

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. .

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...

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