Culture Night returns to Cork

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The return of Cork’s Culture Night on Friday 23rd September sees venues across the city reopen to offer music, art, comedy, fashion and literature.

Cork City’s own Culture Night program features a range of over 150 events, taking place in 85 venues.

Cork City Council and The Good Room present Magic Nights by the Lee at Cork Town Hall, a free late night event which will run from 9pm to midnight.

Bringing together some of the city and county Cork’s most legendary contemporary artists and musicians, this audiovisual party will celebrate Leeside’s music and arts history and culture.

FishGoDeep is joined by Conal Creedon for a special order for The Lee’s Magic Nights as they showcase the music they’ve created over the past 25 years.

John Spillane, Cork’s top minstrel, has teamed up with poet and novelist Doireann Ní Ghríofa for a special exclusively for Culture Night.

Cork City’s own Culture Night program features a range of over 150 events, taking place in 85 venues. Photo Darragh Kane

Brian Deady joins the show with alternate versions of some of his greatest hits while unleashing new creations on the night.

Stevie G, along with Minnie Marley and Kestine, will bring hip-hop and urban flavors to proceedings featuring two of Cork’s freshest rising stars.

Also based at the Town Hall, this year sees the return of Culture Buses supplied by Bus Eireann.

Featuring Words in Motion spoken word performances by poets and writers from Cork, organized by the Munster Literature Center and supported by the Local Live Performance Programming Scheme.

The special bus service will begin at 7:00 p.m. and continue until 10:00 p.m. at night, with buses leaving approximately every 20 minutes from the three Culture stops at City Hall.

All Culture Night events are free, including the culture buses, although some require reservations and operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information on Cork City Culture Night 2022 visit Corkcity.ie. Keep up to date with additions to the program by following the #CultureNight / #OícheChultúir and #CorkCultureNight online conversation. Check out Facebook and Twitter @corkcityarts, or Instagram @culturenightcorkcity

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