G4 – 20th Anniversary Tour

G4 have been wowing audiences with their incredible harmonies and stunning vocals ever since appearing on the first series of the X Factor in 2004. Their unique blend of classical training alongside a pioneering approach to popular classics has seen them hailed as the ‘Kings of Popera’ and earned them a legion of loyal fans all over the world.

This is their most extensive tour to date, which will see them fondly look back upon their journey, whilst also propel them into the next chapter of their groundbreaking career.

As well as breathtaking new tracks from their hotly-anticipated 20th Anniversary studio album (due for release in Autumn 2024), it will also feature the most popular G4 hits, such as their exhilarating rendition of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, haunting version of ‘Creep’ as well as the heart-stopping ‘Nessun Dorma’.

The band’s incredible vocals, stage presence and infectious energy will undoubtedly leave you wishing the curtain never has to finally fall.

As part of the group’s new chapter they are delighted to welcome the exceptionally talented ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ winner – Jai McDowall into the fold.

Cork Heritage Open Day Tour

Cork Opera House has a long and glorious history of culture and architecture.

Now as part of Cork Heritage Open Day you have the opportunity to learn a little bit more about us with a free guided tour! Learn all about our history, our building, and our very own Opera ghost as part of this wonderful day of learning, fun, and exploration.

Cork Heritage Open Day is organised by Cork City Council in partnership with the Heritage Council and marks the start of National Heritage Week in Cork City.

National Heritage Week will take place from August 12-20th 2023.

Red Hurley & Friends

Red Hurley is considered to be one of the finest performers Ireland has ever produced. His signature rich powerful voice, relaxed charm and energetic stage shows have captured the hearts of audience’s everywhere. Performances throughout Europe and the United States have firmly established him as a truly exceptional entertainer.

Red’s guests on the night will be the Sea of Change Choir and Stephanie Hurley.

Josh Ritter and The Royal City Band

Josh Ritter & The Royal City Band come to Cork Opera House as part of their Hello Starling 20th Anniversary Tour.

Renowned singer, songwriter, musician, artist and best-selling author Josh Ritter, along with The Royal City Band, are coming to Cork Opera House on Monday October 23rd as part of their national tour celebrating the 20th Anniversary of his album Hello Starling.

One of today’s most thoughtful and prolific voices, Ritter will be performing the full album live alongside some of his live favourites.

George Murphy and The Rising Sons

After a memorable run of sold out shows around the country in 2023, George and The Rising
Sons have decided that they want to tackle the biggest and best venues in the country for
their 2024 tour.

Combining stellar vocals with traditional Irish instrumentation and the classic rock n roll
sound, George and The Rising Sons treat their audience to some revamped old classics as well as
their much loved original material in a show that has everyone the length and breadth of
the country talking. You don’t want to miss their first show at Cork Opera House.

Hilary Rose presents the Live Wild Podcast – In Conversation with the cast of The Young Offenders

The Live Wild podcast hosted by Hilary Rose is proud to present a conversation with the cast of The Young Offenders.

This live podcast offers a peek behind the curtain of the multi-award winning TV series and movie that gave birth to some of the nation’s favourite TV moments and characters.

In this live show, Hilary Rose who plays Mairead in The Young Offenders, chats to her co-stars about the making of the series, their favourite funny moments and the ups and downs of life on Cork’s favourite TV show!


David McSavage

David McSavage returns to Cork Opera House with his hilarious brand of stand-up comedy. Best known for his RTE series, The Savage Eye, David presents a brand new show, Lazy Bastard . . .  featuring some old favourites.

David has performed in many national and international comedy festivals, and his street performances of improvised songs are loved by audiences up and down the country.

Seanie Buttons Presents… Bar Italia + Pebbledash

Bar Italia, is a London-based band composed of Nina Cristante, Sam Fenton and Jezmi Fehmi.

Since 2020 the band have released multiple albums, EPs and singles through World Music. 

They have been noted as a “new act to watch” by The Face magazine and the #1 “rising star to look out for in 2023” by The Times. As well their 2022 EP CDR was placed at #1 on Gorilla vs. Bear‘s list of the best EPs of 2022, and their track “Miracle Crush” was placed at #13 on Crack‘s list of the 25 best songs of 2022.