Blink and you’ll miss one.
There are tons of exciting changes happening around town at the moment.
Cork City Council is in the midst of transforming the rest of our pedestrianised streets into eye-catching outdoor dining spaces (and top notch Instagram fodder). In the meantime, several bars, restaurants, and pubs are also making updates to their spaces and getting the city dining, drinking and dancing once more.
The Crane Lane Theatre has been at the centre of Cork live music for decades (we’ve all been tempted in for ‘just one more’ of a Thursday night only to be dancing until the early hours when we were meant to be tucked up in bed ready for work in the morning).
And now you can get ready to be tempted back to this atmospheric Cork Heritage Pub once again as they continue to bring back live gigs this week.
In preparation, the Crane Lane crew has made some changes to the interior so that patrons of the pub can enjoy gigs and grab a coveted theatre seat.
“COVID prompted us out of our comfort zone and we have ended up with a more versatile venue which is great coming up to reopening,” said publican Benny McCabe, the owner of Crane Lane Theatre.
“I nearly wept when I heard the first band soundchecking.”
“I think for the Crane and the city, the best is yet to come and I’d have to praise the City Council and Minister Catherine Martin for creating positive vibes in the worst of times.”
They’ve already got back-to-back gigs lined up for this weekend (sports in the afternoons too). Check out their website here.