Sorry, tickets for this gig are currently unavailable. They may be sold out, temporarily unavailable or on sale at a later date.

You can contact the ticket seller on +353214961751 or at coughlanslivebookings@gmail.com

Back to event guide

#CLMF'17 - Marlene Enright & Band with Brian Casey

Wed 27th Sep, 9:00 pm

€10

Marlene Enright & Band play Coughlans Music Festival '17 in support of her remarkable and beautiful new album 'Placemats and Second Cuts' with special guest Brian Casey. "brilliantly played and superbly produced...ambitious, free-flowing alternative pop songs….a seriously accomplished debut album” ****The Irish Times “Enright’s solo album Placemats And Second Cuts is a rich release...harmonies, organ-lines, spacious arrangements, rolling rhythms and Enright.....more info

#CLMF'17 - Marc O' Reilly & Jasper Høiby with guest David Hope

Thu 28th Sep, 9:00 pm

€10

Guaranteed to be a stunning show at Coughlans Live Music Festival '17 with the magical pairing of Irish Blues Roots troubadour Marc' O Reilly and sensational Danish Jazz Double Bass player Jasper Høiby. With special guest David Hope. Sensational, Irish roots music has a new star – Roots & Fusion UK A most assured and confident set of tunes – **** R2 UK A scintillating album – Folkwords UK .....more info

38th Folk Fest Season Ticket

Thu 28th Sep, 1:00 pm

€85

38th Cork Folk Festival Season Ticket (Wrist band to collected at door & Promusica) Ticket covers 38 selected events over 4 days at School of Music, Spailpin Fanach, Everyman Palace, Oliver Plunkett, Cyprus Avenue. Thur 28th Sept- 1st Oct 2017 Please be seated 15 minutes before concerts, seating is not guaranteed DONOVAN, Andy Irvine, Na Mooneys, Steve Cooney, Brendan Begley, Karan Casey,Cathy Jordan, Tríona & Mai.....more info

#CLMF17- Niall Connolly + All Night Chemists

Fri 29th Sep, 7:30 pm

€15

Coughlans Live Music Festival '17. Niall Connolly and Band 'Dream Your Way Out Of This One' Album Release with special guests All Night Chemists EARLY GIG 7.30pm Niall Connolly returns to Coughlan's as part of a worldwide tour celebrating the release of his 8th studio album 'Dream Your Way Out of This One'. A highly engaging and entertaining storyteller and performer, Connolly has played sever.....more info

38th Folk Fest Granny's Attic & Torcán

Fri 29th Sep, 6:00 pm

€10

Granny’s Attic Granny’s Attic formed in 2009 as three students at secondary school with no better way to spend our lunchtimes than scrape a tune or two. Gradually the band became less about avoiding socialising with our peers and more about actually playing music, and so Granny’s Attic premiered in 2010 at the prestigious Claines Church Fete. 2011 saw us release our debut EP Mind the Gap featuring a mix of traditional and original tunes. Around this time, we took our first .....more info

38th Folk Fest The Casey Sisters

Fri 29th Sep, 9:30 pm

€15

The Casey Sisters Friday 29th Sept 9.30pm An Spailpin Fanach Sisters Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Nollaig Casey and Mairéad Ní Chathasaigh grew up in a West Cork household steeped in traditional music and song. Having carved very different careers, they come together for a very special concert featuring music from their first CD, ‘Sibling Revelry’. Nollaig is one of Ireland's most gifted musicians, with her own unique way of playing traditional Irish music on the fiddle wit.....more info

38th Folk Fest Season Ticket

Fri 29th Sep, 1:00 pm

€85

38th Cork Folk Festival Season Ticket (Wrist band to collected at door & Promusica) Ticket covers 38 selected events over 4 days at School of Music, Spailpin Fanach, Everyman Palace, Oliver Plunkett, Cyprus Avenue. Thur 28th Sept- 1st Oct 2017 Please be seated 15 minutes before concerts, seating is not guaranteed DONOVAN, Andy Irvine, Na Mooneys, Steve Cooney, Brendan Begley, Karan Casey,Cathy Jordan, Tríona & Mai.....more info

#CLMF'17- Mick Flannery + Low Mountain (Sold Out)

Sat 30th Sep, 3:30 pm

€20

Mick Flannery returns to perform art Coughlans Live Music Festival '17. (SOLD OUT) In the end of the day and the heel of the hunt, you’re left with the songs. Everything else comes and goes – the shows and the tours and the applause and the acclaim which goes with them, the prattle and the palaver which accompany an album release. Everything else fades out of view. Everything else doesn’t matter in the long run. ..more info

#CLMF'17 - John Smith + Anna Mitchell (Sold Out)

Sat 30th Sep, 7:30 pm

€15

On Sale this Friday from 9am. John Smith is told almost every day that he has the most common name in the world. However, other than the name, there is nothing commonplace about him. John has played to audiences all over the world, in living rooms, festival tents and sold-out concert halls. He tours relentlessly with a guitar and a suitcase, sometimes with a small band, always looking to communicate through a song and to share something intangible with those willing to list.....more info

38th Folk Fest Steve Cooney Guitar Master Class

Sat 30th Sep, 11:00 am

€15

Guitar Master Class with the amazing Steve Cooney Australian born guitarist, bassist, producer and didgeridoo player Steve Cooney is one of the most dynamic modern performers in traditional music. He's also a fine composer, known mainly for the reel Skidoo which was originally recorded by Stockton's Wing and since recorded by Sharon Shannon amongst others. He's a noted songwriter too and his songs have been recorded by artists including Alta.....more info

38th Folk Fest Mary Macnamara, Concertina Master Class

Sat 30th Sep, 11:00 am

€15

Concertina Master Class with Mary MacNamara, Musician, Tulla County Clare Music was a way of life when Mary was growing up in East Clare. Born in the townland of Clondanagh between Tulla and Feakle, she was from an early age in the company of the great masters of Irish Traditional Music of the region such as John Naughton, Martin Rochford, P. Joe Hayes, Francie Donnellan, Joe Bane and Bill Malley. And there was plenty of musical guidance and inheritance from her parents who .....more info

38th Folk Fest Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly, Sliabh Luachra Tunes Workshop

Sat 30th Sep, 11:00 am

€15

Sliabh Luachra Tunes with Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly In this special presentation, Jackie and Matt talk about their formative musical influences with particular reference to the Sliabh Luachra tradition, and also teach some tunes, particularly from its rich repertoire of slides and polkas. This workshop is not instrument-specific, and so participants who play any of the traditional melody instruments are welcome to attend. Also, anyone else who wishes to sit and listen is e.....more info

38th Folk Fest Flute Concert; Sean Ryan, Aoife Granville, Mike Walsh, Joanne Qui

Sat 30th Sep, 2:00 pm

€10

Flute Concert; Sean Ryan, Aoife Granville, Mike Walsh, Joanne Quirke Sean Ryan Best Known for his distinctive style of whistle playing, Seán Ryan has performed on National and international stages for many years. he has played and taught at all the Major Irish festivals,as well as festivals in France,Japan and USA, tutors regurlary at the Irish World Acadedy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick.Sean holds a senior All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil whistle title and has .....more info

38th Folk Fest Colm Murphy, Alec Finn, Sean Ryan, Brendan Begley & Geanntraí

Sat 30th Sep, 5:00 pm

€15

The Oliver Plunkett 5pm Colm Murphy, Alec Finn, Sean Ryan & Brendan Begley (on stage at 5pm) + Geanntraí Colm Murphy is the bodhrán tutor at the school of music, University College Cork, Ireland, and has been involved in teaching the instrument for over thirty years from beginners to advanced levels. His recording An Bodhrán - the Irish Drum is considered the benchmark album of traditional playing. A member of seminal band De Dannan for almost twenty years, Colm Mur.....more info

38th Folk Fest Mary Green, Josephine Marsh, Lynda Cullen, Áine Whelan, Karrie

Sat 30th Sep, 6:00 pm

€15

An Spailpin Fánach 6pm ‘Gals at Play’ Mary Green, Josephine Marsh, Clare Sands, Áine Whelan, Karrie Sullivan & The Hayes Sisters. Gals at Play, hosted by Mary Greene, is a celebration of original song and tune writing by women. The concert will be 'In the Round' for maximum fun and features Karrie, Áine Whelan, Lynda Cullen, Josephine Marsh, The Hayes Sisters and your hostess, Mary. Expect major cross pollination! Mary Greene has long been an important element of the.....more info

38th Folk Fest, A Tribute To Seamus Creagh

Sat 30th Sep, 8:00 pm

€20

A Tribute to Seamus Creagh; Na Mooneys; Mairéad & Anna Ní Mhaonaigh, Gearóid & Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, Nia Byrne & Manus Lunny, Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly, Aiden Coffey, Alec Finn & Eoin O Riabhaigh & Mary MacNamara & Sorcha Costello This is a family group comprising of sisters Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (fiddle and vocals) and Anna Ní Mhaonaigh (whistle and vocals), their brother Gearóid Ó Maonaigh (guitar) and his son Ciarán Ó Maonaigh (fiddle). We have always played music togethe.....more info

38th Folk Fest Steve Cooney, Dermot Byrnes & Bríd Harper

Sat 30th Sep, 10:00 pm

€15

An Spailpin Fánach 10.00pm Steve Cooney, Dermot Byrnes & Bríd Harper + Granny's Attic Dermot Byrne Dermot hails from Buncrana in the Inishowen peninsula, the most northerly part of Donegal, and has played accordion since a very young age, having learned from his father Tomás O’Beirn, who comes from Teileann area of South West Donegal, and is an enthusiastic promoter of the tradition. Dermot had the good fortune to meet all the greats of Donegal music, including Johnny Dohert.....more info

38th Folk Fest Season Ticket

Sat 30th Sep, 1:00 pm

€85

38th Cork Folk Festival Season Ticket (Wrist band to collected at door & Promusica) Ticket covers 38 selected events over 4 days at School of Music, Spailpin Fanach, Everyman Palace, Oliver Plunkett, Cyprus Avenue. Thur 28th Sept- 1st Oct 2017 Please be seated 15 minutes before concerts, seating is not guaranteed DONOVAN, Andy Irvine, Na Mooneys, Steve Cooney, Brendan Begley, Karan Casey,Cathy Jordan, Tríona & Mai.....more info

#CLMF'17- Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh + Shane Hennessy

Sun 1st Oct, 7:30 pm

€15

Coughlans Live Music Festival '17. Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh makes music on a 10- string fiddle called the hardanger d'amore, and travels the world as a solo musician, in duos with Dan Trueman, Mick O'Brien and Brendan Begley, and as a member of The Gloaming and This is How we Fly. He has performed on some of the most beautiful stages in the world, including the Sydney Opera House, the Royal Albert Hall and the Lincoln.....more info

#CLMF'17- Scullion + Karrie (Sold Out)

Sun 1st Oct, 3:30 pm

€20

Coughlans Live Music Festival '17 - Scullion In the summer of 1979 Sonny Condell was sharing a flat in Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin with Greg Boland who had played guitar on the recording of Camouflage, Sonny’s debut solo album on the Mulligan label. They were joined around this time by singer and harmonica player, Philip King who, having decided to quit teaching for a career in music, and had also become their flat mate. Boland had just left Irish band 'Stagalee' and.....more info

38th Folk Fest Fiddle Concert Bríd Harper, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh , Kieran Fahy

Sun 1st Oct, 12:30 pm

€10

An Spailpin Fánach 3pm Stíleanna (Styles) Concertina/Box Concert; Josephine Marsh (Clare), Mary MacNamara (East Clare), Cliona Halley (Cork), Paul Clesham (Mayo), Maura O’Connor (Sliabh Luachra), Jackie Daly (Kanturk) €10 Stíleanna (Styles) Fiddle Concert Sunday 1st Oct Sept 12.30pm An Spailpin Fanach Bríd Harper (Tyrone), Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh (Donegal), Kieran Fahy (Galway), Sorcha Costello (Clare), Caoimhe Flannery (Rockchapel), Garry Cronin (Cor.....more info

38th Folk Fest Josephine Marsh, Mary Macnamara, Cliona Halley

Sun 1st Oct, 3:00 pm

€10

Stíleanna (Styles) Concertina/Box Concert Sunday 1st Oct Sept 3pm An Spailpin Fanach Josephine Marsh (Clare), Mary MacNamara (East Clare), Cliona Halley (Cork), Maura O’Connor (Limerick), Jackie Daly (Kanturk), Paul Clesham (Mayo). Cliona Halley is a concertina player and teacher from Castlemartyr. She performed with Comhaltas on a tour of Britain 2014 and in 2015 she was shortlisted as Sliabh Luachra musician of the year at the Heritage Centre in Scartaglen.....more info

38th Folk Fest Frankie Gavin, Alec Finn, Aidan Coffey, Colm Murphy, C Piggott

Sun 1st Oct, 5:00 pm

€20

The Oliver Plunkett 5pm The Corner House Set;Frankie Gavin, Aidan Coffee, Colm Murphy, Charlie Pickett, €20 The Corner House Set, (De Cork De Dannan Connection) Celebrating the launch of Aidan Coffey’s CD, ‘The Corner House Set’, this concert features Aidan Coffey combined with Frankie Gavin, Alec Finn and Colm Murphy who all feature on the album and have played with De Dannan. This is Frankie’s and Alec first stage appearance since their widely publicised break up in 2003.....more info

38th Folk Fest Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla -gaodhal’s Vision

Sun 1st Oct, 8:00 pm

€15

Cyprus Avenue 8pm Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla -Gaodhal’s Vision, (The Diviners – Eoin Jordan, Anthony Ruby & Mick Pierce) €15 Joe O’Donnell Celebrates 40 years of Gaodhal’s Vision Cork Folk Festival is delighted to present the first return to Ireland in many years of one of its ‘prodigal sons’, Limerick-born violinist and composer Joe O’Donnell. Joe worked in many top bands in the 1960s and 1970s including Granny’s Intentions, East of Eden, Headstone, the Woods .....more info

38th Folk Fest Season Ticket

Sun 1st Oct, 1:00 pm

€85

38th Cork Folk Festival Season Ticket (Wrist band to collected at door & Promusica) Ticket covers 38 selected events over 4 days at School of Music, Spailpin Fanach, Everyman Palace, Oliver Plunkett, Cyprus Avenue. Thur 28th Sept- 1st Oct 2017 Please be seated 15 minutes before concerts, seating is not guaranteed DONOVAN, Andy Irvine, Na Mooneys, Steve Cooney, Brendan Begley, Karan Casey,Cathy Jordan, Tríona & Mai.....more info

38th Folk Fest Season Ticket

Mon 2nd Oct, 1:00 pm

€85

38th Cork Folk Festival Season Ticket (Wrist band to collected at door & Promusica) Ticket covers 38 selected events over 4 days at School of Music, Spailpin Fanach, Everyman Palace, Oliver Plunkett, Cyprus Avenue. Thur 28th Sept- 1st Oct 2017 Please be seated 15 minutes before concerts, seating is not guaranteed DONOVAN, Andy Irvine, Na Mooneys, Steve Cooney, Brendan Begley, Karan Casey,Cathy Jordan, Tríona & Mai.....more info

Comedy Cavern : Joe Rooney & guests

Tue 3rd Oct, 8:30 pm

€10

Comedy Cavern Headliner: Joe Rooney Support: Cornelius Patrick O'Sullivan, Roger O'Sullivan, Denis Len MC: Christopher E. O'Leary 30 Tickets available in advance with each of these ticket holders will receive a Free pint of Hop House on the night! There will also be 30 tickets available on the door on the night though the free pint is only for the advance ticket holders! Rooney is very funny, but it is with his guit.....more info

Lisa O' Neill + guests Landless

Fri 13th Oct, 9:00 pm

€16:50

Lisa spent a few months last year and again this year as special guest touring with The Divine Comedy throughout Europe. Last April Lisa took part in the 1916 commemorations at the National Concert Hall. She has shared the stage over the years with Martin Hayes, Paul Brady, Glen Hansard, Peggy Seeger, Kevin Rowland and many more. Lisa will headline the Old Queen’s Head, London in October. “…Lisa O’ Neill is the purest music artist I have come across in a long time. She is a .....more info

Cry Monster Cry & guest Sara Ryan

Sun 15th Oct, 9:00 pm

€10

Change is inevitable. It’s the very essence of music. Times, tempos, rhythms, energies, moods, feelings. Music can present the exciting, the profound, the known and the new through these changes. Following on from the success of their debut album, “Rhythm of Dawn”, released to critical acclaim in 2015, Cry Monster Cry return with a sound that has changed. The music still contains the tight fraternal harmonies, evocative lyrics and dynamic instrumentation that brothers Richie.....more info

Catfish Keith

Fri 27th Oct, 8:00 pm

€15

Cutting-edge blues singer, songwriter and bottleneck slide guitarist Catfish Keith has established himself as one of the most exciting country blues performers of our time. Catfish's innovative style of foot-stomping, deep delta blues and American roots music has spellbound audiences the world over. He has reinvented the guitar with great power and artistry, and brings a rare beauty and vitality to his music. Handing down the tradition, Catfish continues his lifelong journey as one of the br.....more info

Mary Coughlan

Sat 28th Oct, 4:00 pm

€16.50

For Mary there will always be two falls. The first happened in Mesopotamia about 5000 years ago, we are told. The second happened in a sea-front house in Bray, near Dublin, around 1994. In the first, Eve was expelled from Eden for her sins and women have borne the brunt of it ever since. In the second, a heavily pregnant and very drunk Mary Coughlan fell onto her kitchen floor in a stupor, a piece of bread and butter plastered to her unconscious face. That was how her husband and three child.....more info

Mark Geary 'The Fool' album launch show

Fri 3rd Nov, 9:00 pm

€10

One of the finest song-smiths of his generation, Dublin-born Mark Geary is an intoxicating mix of spontaneous wit, charismatic storytelling and finely crafted songs reminiscent of those penned during the halcyon days of Dylan. Having spent the last 20 years between his native Ireland and NYC, where he cut his teeth on the music circuit, playing alongside the likes of Jeff Buckley at the renowned Sin-e cafe, he has garnered respect and attention from both audiences and fellow artists. Of Mark.....more info

John Blek 'Catharsis Vol.1' Album Launch

Fri 17th Nov, 9:00 pm

€12

“I spent much of the early part of 2017 in and out of hospital with some mysterious illness that was intent on wasting my now 30-year-old body. My energy was at an all time low and all that gave me joy had been stripped or put on hold. All but my guitar and what was left of my feeble voice. So to fill the days and occupy my mind, I wrote. I wrote of resilience, of pain and uncertainty. Of new love through fevered dreams, of strength, hope, distance, sedation and the cure. I did it every da.....more info

The Shaker Hymn & Patrick Freeman & Band

Thu 30th Nov, 9:00 pm

€12

THE SHAKER HYMN The Shaker Hymn are a five-piece alternative rock band from Cork, Ireland. Having known each other since childhood, the catalyst for what would become The Shaker Hymn was a two- month American excursion early in 2012. A remarkable road trip ensued, involving acoustic support slots to Chelsea Crowell (daughter of Rodney). It was on this trek that brand new, future-embracing songs were crafted; songs that would shortly enter the repertoire of the fledgling Sha.....more info

Malojian & Mark Mckowski (The Lost Brothers)

Fri 1st Dec, 9:00 pm

€12

Malojian ' Let Your Weirdness Carry You Home' album launch tour with Mark Mckowski ( The Lost Brothers) “A few months ago the British Film Institute & Northern Ireland Screen contacted me to see if I’d be interested in playing a gig at a coastal location, with coastal-themed visuals from their archive to be used as a backdrop. This sounded very cool to me and the more I thought about it, I began to get really into the idea of recording some new material to.....more info

The Eskies

Fri 8th Dec, 9:00 pm

€10

Having been cast out, blacklisted, rejected and ejected from gentlemen’s clubs far and wide, five dejected cast asides joined forces in what was to be their own celebration of commonality. Purveyors of music that meanders from sea soaked waltz to Italian tarantella, from Brassy funeral march-esque lament to weep along Klezmar knees up, from chain gang holler to rag time finger snap. Skipping through the dark side of anything that makes you want to dance, steeped in .....more info