Live Music | Triskel Arts Centre
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  • Thu 29 July
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    Lee Valley String Band
    In association with Cork Folk Festival

    The Lee Valley String Band, Ireland’s longest-lived bluegrass and old-time group, perform to huge audiences annually through their regular gigs with the Lee Sessions.

  • Fri 30 July
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    Siciliana Quartet and Quay Quartet
    In association with the National String Quartet Foundation

    Join the Siciliana and Quay Quartets in Triskel Courtyard for music by Mozart and Mendelssohn.

  • Sat 31 July
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    6 Summertime Concerts Series – III

    For the third of the 6 Summertime Concerts at Triskel, pianist Fiachra Garvey presents an all-Rachmaninoff solo piano recital.

  • Sun 1 August
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    Mike Hanrahan
    Stockton's Wing

    In 1977, Mike Hanrahan began his professional career with Maura O’Connell in a duo called TUMBLEWEED. In 1980 he joined Stockton’s Wing as guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

  • Thu 5 August
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    David Power

    David Power is an uilleann pipes soloist, who also plays in duos with fiddlers Willie Kelly and Martin Hayes, with harpist Triona Marshall and in collaborations with many others including Edges of Light, Masters of Tradition, Pipers Union, baroque ensemble Camerata Kilkenny, the ConTempo Quartet and organist/harpsichordist Malcolm Proud.

  • Thu 5 August
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    Greenshine
    In association with Cork Folk Festival

    The songs of Cork based family trio Greenshine consistently feature in the Top 3 on RTÉ Radio 1’s Airplay Chart with several, including ‘The Girl In the Lavender Dress’, reaching top position.

  • Fri 6 August
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    Ficino String Trio
    In association with the National String Quartet Foundation

    Formed in 2013, the Ficino Ensemble has been committed to exploring the vast chamber music repertoire and presenting thoughtfully programmed concerts.

  • Sat 7 August
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    6 Summertime Concerts Series – IV

    For the fourth of the 6 Summertime Concerts at Triskel, cellist Aoife Burke and pianist Alexander Bernstein present a programme of staple cello and piano repertoire, comprising the last of Beethoven’s five cello sonatas and Rachmaninoff’s mystic and passionate work for the same combination.

  • Sat 7 August
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    Lorraine Nash

    The independent release of her debut EP Wildflower in 2020 saw stunning newcomer and multi-instrumentalist Lorraine Nash quickly become one of the most played female artists on Irish radio regularly featuring on RTÉ Radio 1 playlists.

  • Sun 8 August
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    Mike Hanrahan
    Stockton's Wing

    In 1977, Mike Hanrahan began his professional career with Maura O’Connell in a duo called TUMBLEWEED. In 1980 he joined Stockton’s Wing as guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

  • Thu 12 August
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    Torcán
    In association with Cork Folk Festival

    Torcán is a new-style trad band led by multiple All-Ireland Fleadh and Munster Fleadh medallist Jason Turk, who have been playing regularly on the Cork City and county scene for the past 10 years.

  • Fri 13 August
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    Cork Cello Quartet
    In association with the National String Quartet Foundation

    Join the Cork Cello Quartet for arrangements of popular favourites by Gershwin, Shostakovich, Popper and more.

  • Sat 14 August
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    6 Summertime Concerts Series – V

    The penultimate concert in the 6 Summertime Concerts Series will present two inimitable and formidable jazz musicians, Corkonians Paul Dunlea and Cormac McCarthy, joining forces in a set to include both standards and original compositions.

  • Sun 15 August
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    Little Hours

    Little Hours is the musical moniker for Killybegs multi-instrumentalist and songwriter John Doherty.

  • Sat 28 August
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    6 Summertime Concerts Series – VI

    The Hifilutin Flute Quartet will give the final concert in the 6 Summertime Concerts Series at Triskel, showcasing the flute, alto flute, bass flute, contrabass flute and piccolo. They present a selection from their very wide-ranging and varied repertoire which is guaranteed to delight.

  • Fri 10 September
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    Iarla Ó Lionáird, Úna Monaghan & Kevin Murphy

    You won’t want to miss this much-anticipated new Music Network collaboration featuring vocalist Iarla Ó Lionáird, harpist and sound artist Úna Monaghan, and cellist Kevin Murphy.

  • Sat 16 October
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    John Blek

    On Ether & Air is the final part of Blek’s Catharsis Project, a four-album exploration into themes of the sea, the earth, the embers and the air.