What’s on: Top 10 live events in Cork this February

Don’t miss a beat of what the Rebel County has on show this February as we list the top 10 live events in Cork that you won’t want to miss!

While there may not be as much of the glamour that comes with the shows in Belfast and Dublin, the Rebel County has some incredible events throughout the month of February that are not to be missed.

Watch the up-and-coming talent and listen to some of Ireland’s most underrated music when you go to see any of the top 10 live events in Cork this February. 

10. A Celebration of Queen Live – Flash Harry – relive the magic of Queen

Live events in Cork this February include a Queen tribute
Credit: https://www.corkoperahouse.ie/

Kick off the month of February right with the incredible tribute to Queen by Flash Harry in the Cork Opera House.

Relive the legendary music of one of the best bands of the past few decades as you sing along to ‘Champions’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’.

When: Saturday 1 February

Address: Cork Opera House, Emmett Pl, Centre, Cork, Ireland

How much: €33.20

Link: HERE

9. Gift Grub 2020 featuring Mario Rosenstock – the Cork craic

Live events in Cork this February include Gift Grub 2020
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One of Cork’s top live events is so highly regarded that it has booked five shows for the end of February. Act fast as few tickets are remaining to see the highly regarded comedian Mario Rosenstock in action!

When: 25 – 29 February 2020

Address: Cork Opera House, Emmett Pl, Centre, Cork, Ireland

How much: N/A

Link: HERE

8. Keith Barry – blow your mind

Live events in Cork this February include Keith Barry
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Dubbed the ‘Mind Magician’, the Waterford native takes the short trip to Cork for what will be a superb show as part of his ‘Insanity’ tour.

Barry has shot to worldwide prominence appearing on shows such as ‘The Jimmy Kimmel Show’ making his live event one not to pass up.

When: Saturday 15 February 2020

Address: The Everyman, 15 MacCurtain Street, Victorian Quarter, Cork, Ireland

How much: €34

Link: HERE

7. Barry McCormack – appreciate the underrated

Live events in Cork this February include Barry McCormack
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Dubbed as “criminally underrated” by The Irish Times, Barry McCormack has released six critically acclaimed albums.

He released his new album ‘Mean Time’ in November and will be raring to go to wow the Cork crowd with an excellent live performance. 

When: Saturday 15 February 2020

Address: Coughlan’s Bar, 7 Douglas St, Ballintemple, Cork, T12 DX39, Ireland

How much: €10.85

Link: HERE

6. Harvest – A Tribute to Neil Young – a tribute to a music legend

Live events in Cork this February include a tribute to Neil Young
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One of the top live events in Cork this February is Harvest, Ireland’s premier tribute band to the legend that is American singer Neil Young.

Named after Young’s fourth studio album, Harvest have paid the ultimate tribute to him for years with renditions of songs such as ‘Heart of Gold’.

When: Saturday 15 February 2020

Address: The Crane Lane Theatre, Phoenix St, Centre, Cork, Ireland

How much: €15

Link: HERE

5. Artificial Intelligence: Less or Greater than Human Intelligence? – debate humanity’s future

Live events in Cork this February include an artificial intelligence debate
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One of the most interesting live events in Cork this year is the debate around the battle between Artificial and Human Intelligence.

Go and add your voice to one of the most insightful, controversial but all too relevant topics of our time.

When: Tuesday 18 February 2020

Address: Maryborough House Hotel, Maryborough Hill, Douglas, Cork, Ireland

How much: Free event

Link: HERE

4. Six Nations: Ireland Under 20s v Wales Under 20s – Ireland’s upcoming talent

Ireland and Wales under 20s will play in Cork
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The Under 20 Six Nations Championship is an extremely competitive competition, with some of Ireland’s brightest talent battling it out with the best underage players across the water.

The Irish players will be geared up for this clash with Wales in the hope that they can win their second consecutive Grand Slam title.

When: Friday 7 February 2020

Address: Irish Independent Park, Tramore Rd, Ballyphehane, Cork, Ireland

How much: €15-20

Link: HERE

3. The Fureys – Irish legends

The Fureys will play in Cork

The Fureys are one of Ireland’s most traditional bands, having been on the road since the 1970s and still going strong.

The Celtic Ross Hotel is the perfect intimate venue for renditions of ‘When You Were Sweet Sixteen’ amongst a range of other incredible songs.

When: Thursday 13 February 2020

Address: Celtic Ross Hotel, Englishisland, Rosscarbery, Co. Cork, P85 WF86, Ireland

How much: €33.20

Link: HERE

2. Sharon Shannon, Mary Coughlan & Frances Black in Concert – a top event not to be missed

Sharon Shannon, Mary Coughlan and Frances Black will perform in concert
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The incredible trio unites again, starting off playing a set with their own musicians before coming together to play collectively.

The trio stops off in the Rebel County during their Irish tour, and as some of the most successful Irish female artists, this is certainly a top event not to be missed.

When: Thursday 13 February 2020

Address: Cork Opera House, Emmett Pl, Centre, Cork, Ireland

How much: €39

Link: HERE

1. Guinness Pro 14 – Munster v Southern Kings – match of the month

Munster will play Southern Kings in Cork
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Southern Kings travel to the South of Ireland in search of a much-needed win against a high-flying Munster side challenging for the league title.

With Munster’s main talent on international duty, keep an eye out for the remaining players looking to nail down their spot in front of the roaring Cork crowd.

When: Friday 14 February 2020

Address: Irish Independent Park, Tramore Rd, Ballyphehane, Cork, Ireland

Link: HERE

How much: €20-30

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