Magic Nights by the Lee

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Magic Nights By The Lee - Winter Solstice Edition

Fitzgerald’s Park December 21st - 23rd

The Good Room in association with Cork City Council present a series ofopen air, live music and entertainment events set to take place in Cork City in the run up to Christmas as part of the festive celebrations. 

Following the success of the inaugural ‘Magic Nights By the Lee’ series last summer, ‘Magic Nights By The Lee - A Winter Solstice’, is a seasonal series running over three nights in Cork’s Fitzgerald’s Park. Three nights of outdoor music, comedy and entertainment, all hosted by the hilariously irreverent Cian Austin Jesus, half of RTE Junior’s ‘The Body Brothers’ and acrobatic comic duo, The Lords of Strut.

  • True Tides
  • Candy Warhol
  • Stevie G
  • Yves Solo
  • Minnie Marley
  • Clare Sands
  • Code of Behaviour
  • Fish Go Deep
  • Eddie Kay
  • Sinead Quinlan
  • Cornelius P. O’Sullivan

Announcing the series, Lord Mayor of Cork, Cllr. Colm Kelleher said, “Cork City Council is delighted to support ‘Magic Nights By The Lee - A Winter Solstice’, funded through the Government’s Local Live Performance Programming Scheme. We’re thrilled to be able to stage some of Cork’s most talented artists, right here in the heart of the city, and for the citizens of Cork to be able to see and hear them perform at the most festive time of year.”


Performing artists include one of Ireland’s most talked about, chart topping pop acts, True Tides; the brilliantly talented drag queen, Candy Warhol with the raucous Haus of Mockie Ah; the feisty boundary-pushing folk fiddler, Clare Sands; up and coming Afrobeat artists, Yves Solo and Minnie Marley; joyous jazz pop brass act Code of Behaviour; legendary Cork DJs, Stevie G, Eddie Kay and Fish Go Deep; and stand-up comedians Sinead Quinlan and Cornelius P. O’Sullivan.


The shows take place each night from 6pm - 8.30pm.

Tickets costing just €3 per person, or €10 for a group of four.

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All proceeds from the events will be donated to a local charity, to be nominated by the Lord Mayor of Cork, Colm Kelleher.

Booking agent has waived all fees for the series, to furher support the nominated charity.

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