WEXFORD GIGS, SHOWS ... LATEST
News
Billy Roche brings his 'Red Guitar Tour' to Wexford Arts Centre this evening (Fri).

Chapter House Theatre presents Great Expectations at Wells House & Gardens this Saturday evening.

Also on Saturday: Declan Sinnott & Vickie Keating perform at Wexford Arts Centre on Saturday; ska merchants Skazoo will raising the roof at The Halfway House, Ballycogley.

On Sunday Fusion Café Hootenanny, a FREE brunch-time trad/folk music session, takes place at Fusion Café, Wexford. If you play an instrument, bring it!

On Sunday evening the house full sings are sure to be up at the National Opera House for David Gray, A Solo Acoustic Evening.

Comhaltas Summer Seisiúns, take place at centres around the county, from Gorey's Loch Garman Arms Hotel right down to The Horse & Hound in Ballinaboola, through July and August. Great opportunity to see the best of Wexford's traditional musicians in action.

Tuesday nights through July and August Celtic Roots presents The Full Irish at the Community Centre, Bree. Tea & Scones served from 8.30pm each night. Show starts at 9pm. Enjoy a great night's entertainment with Irish Music, Song, Dance & Storytelling. Adm €10.

Happening Wednesdays (8-10pm) in July and August is the Summer Trad Sessions Series @ the Heritage Park, National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig. Featuring musicians from Craobh Loch Garman Comhaltas plus special guests. No admission fee. Refreshments served.

A brand new Summer Trad Session has started at Cullen's Pub, Adamstown on Tuesdays. Featuring musicians from Comhaltas Craobh Loch Garman the session takes place every 2nd Tuesday over the Summer with next one being on July 25. Rookie players are encouraged to get there early as the first hour is devoted to you!

It's the height of Summer in the southeast and that means the return of a perennial fav on the Gorey entertainments calendar: Summer theatre @ Gorey Little Theatre. Throughout July they have A Life by Hugh Leonard. August it's Neil Simon's The Odd Couple. Runs Tuesdays and Thursdays through July.

The Music for Wexford Summer Wednesday Lunchtime Series is packing 'em in at St Iberius Church. The concert on Wed, July 26 features singers from RIAM with accompanist Dearbhla Collins.

Next weekend the annual Phil Murphy Weekend of traditional/roots music takes place in Carrig-on-Bannow. Featuring Seán Ó Sé, Sharon Shannon, New Road, Two Time Polka, Johnny Duhan, Daoire Farrell, Raw Bar Collective, Amala, Donal Clancy and others. Usual sessions and workshops.

Film
Gorey Cinema - showing a regular stream of top notch opera, ballet, musicals, etc.
Wexford Omniplex
Movies at St Michael's Theatre, New Ross

Art
"And Creatures Dream....A New Language" is the title of a two-venue exhibition at Wexford County Council Buildings, Carricklawn and Wexford Arts Centre.
The Blue Egg has an exhibition entitled About The House - with you in it!.
The Pigyard Gallery, Wexford has an exhibition entitled Amhrán Na Farraige by Esther O’Kelly.
Greenacres Gallery on Trimmers Lane has its Summer Exhibition in place.
The Collins-Grant Gallery can be found at Rowe Street, Wexford.
The Gaslamp Gallery is at Esmonde St, Gorey. From Aug 1 to 15 it hosts an exhibition of works by Kate Kos. www.thegaslampgallery.com
The Artbank Gallery, Bunclody is run by an artists' collective. Open 2-5.30pm, Tues - Sat. Summer exhibition now on.
The Cockleshell Art Gallery is at Main Street, Duncannon, Co Wexford. Now open 6 days (not Wednesday), 11.a.m. to 6.p.m. Cockleshell Art Gallery on Facebook

Co Wexford Libraries
There's a busy programme of lectures/workshops at our libraries. All events are FREE although pre-booking is recommended. For full details of events happening see https://www.wexfordcoco.ie/libraries for goings-on at all the libraries around the county.
Wexford Library monthly newsletter.

For latest info on upcoming shows, events and other attractions check out the following sites:
www.wexfordartscentre.ie
www.wexfordoperahouse.ie
www.visitwexford.ie
https://hookpeninsula.com/event/hook-peninsula-gig-guide
www.wexlive.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Slaney-News
Read Slaney News Online: www.issuu.com/slaneynews

Listings
(Residency gigs listed at end.)
July 21 (8.30pm) Billy Roche's 'Red Guitar Tour', Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. With Pete McCamley (drums), Mike Odlum (bass, keyboards). Tickets €16/18. Tel 053 9123764.
July 21 (9.30pm) Social Dancing with Teresa & The Stars, St Mary's Hall, Fethard on Sea, Co Wexford. Adm €8.
July 21 (9.30pm) The Backbeats, Hotel Rosslare, Rosslare Harbour, Co Wexford. Adm €5.
July 21 Larry Carter, Katie Daly's Bar, Main St, Gorey.
July 21 Wicker House, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
July 22 (7.30pm) Chapter House Theatre presents Great Expectations at Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Co Wexford. www.wellshouse.ie
July 22 (8.30pm) Declan Sinnott with Vickie Keating, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €18/16. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
July 22 Skazoo, Halfway House, Ballycogley, Co Wexford.
July 23 (12.30-2pm) Fusion Café Hootenanny: Alice and James McIntyre host a FREE trad/folk music session for all-comers at Fusion Café, Monck St, Wexford. Brilliant opportunity for novices to cut their teeth! Tea, coffee, brunch served. Note: the music session runs every Sunday through the Summer months. Every 2 weeks the focus is on trad/folk.
July 23 (8pm) David Gray, A Solo Acoustic Evening, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €51.45. Tel 053 9122144.
July 24 (8pm) Comhaltas Summer Seisiún with Gorey Ballygarrett CCÉ, Loch Garman Arms Hotel, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford. Music, song and dance. Mondays through July, August.
July 25 (8pm) Ár mBreacha House of Stories, Raheen, Ballyduff, Camolin, Co Wexford. All welcome. Refreshments.
July 25 (8.30pm) A Life by Hugh Leonard, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Opening night wine reception. Adm €12. Start of Summer run: every Tue & Thurs for month of July. For month of August it's The Odd Couple by Neil Simon.
July 25 (8.30pm) Celtic Roots presents The Full Irish at the Community Centre, Bree, Co Wexford. Tea & Scones served from 8.30pm each night. Adm €10. Tel 087 7535354.
July 25 (9pm) Summer Trad Session, Cullen's Pub, Adamstown, Co Wexford. With musicians from Comhaltas Craobh Loch Garman. Rookie players are encouraged to get there early as the first hour is devoted to you! Session takes place every 2nd Tuesday over the Summer.
July 26 (1.05pm) Music for Wexford presents singers from RIAM with accompanist Dearbhla Collins, St Iberius Church, North Main St, Wexford. Part of the Summer lunchtime series. Admission €12/10 and €5 (student).
July 26 (8-10pm) Summer Trad Sessions @ the Heritage Park, National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Start of Summer series featuring musicians from Craobh Loch Garman Comhaltas plus special guests. No adm fee (donations at your own discretion).
July 27-30 Annual Phil Murphy Weekend, Carrig-on-Bannow, Co Wexford. Featuring Seán Ó Sé, Sharon Shannon, New Road (Leonard Barry, Andy Morrow, Seamie O'Dowd, Cathy Jordan), Two Time Polka, Johnny Duhan, Daoire Farrell, Raw Bar Collective, Amala (Reidun Schlesinger and Paul de Grae), Donal Clancy, John & Pip Murphy and others. Usual sessions and workshops. http://www.philmurphyweekend.com
July 28 (8pm) Seed to Stage Performance, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. The show follows a day of mentoring. It features eight individual graduation performances. The evening is curated by spoken-word performer Peter Murphy, who will perform a piece or two under his alias Cursed Murphy. Guest mentors Colm Keegan and Temper-Mental MissElayneous will also perform. Expect a stimulating and entertaining feast of stand-up poetry, slam poetry, storytelling, prose. Tickets only €5. Tel 053 9123764.
July 28 Point Blank, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
July 28 Gorey Details Comedy Club, Katie Daly's Bar, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford. No cc.
July 29 (8pm) The High Kings: "Grace & Glory", Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 053 9480500.
July 29 Suzi Q, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
July 30 - Aug 7 South East Plein Air, Art In The Open Weekend, Co Wexford (various locations). Wexford's "Art In The Open" brings artists from all over to the county for Europe's largest annual plein air painting festival. Demonstrations, workshops, master classes, paint-outs all around the county.
July 30 (1.30pm) Carroreigh Field Day, Carroreigh, Co Wexford.
July 30 (12.30pm) Fusion Café Hootenanny, Fusion Café, Monck St, Wexford. Songwriter session. All welcome both to perform and/or listen. Tea, coffee, brunch served. Note: the music session runs every Sunday through the Summer months. Next week the focus is on trad/folk.
July 30 (2pm) Summer Festival at Ár mBreacha House of Stories, Raheen, Ballyduff, Camolin, Co Wexford. The play A Clash Of Wills by Phil Carton is performed by the Ár mBreacha Players. Adm €5. The festival also has bread making, children's games, music, dancing, road race and more.
July 30 (1,2,3,4pm) Open air theatre with Princess Fiddlesticks and Lord Dweeb, Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Co Wexford. www.wellshouse.ie
July 30 (1.30pm) Field Day, Paddy O'Gorman's field, Carroreigh, Co Wexford.
July 30 Southeast Country Music Festival, Bannow Rathangan Showgrounds, Killag,Co Wexford. Featuring Nathan Carter, Mike Denver, Jimmy Buckley, Cliona Hagan & Lee Matthews. Full food and bar service, picnic area, FREE childrens' entertainment and FREE parking. Accompanied children under 12 go FREE! www.SoutheastCountryMusicFestival.com
July 30 - Aug 3 (nightly 8pm) Buddy Holly Story, Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. This is an amateur production featuring some of the finest musicians and actors in the South East our Buddy Holly is old school rock n' roll sharp shooter Cado who hails from Kildare and has released his first song 'Could you Dance'. Director James Power Musical Director Pat Murphy. In aid of Pieta House. Tickets €15 from Wexford Arts Centre. Tel 053 9123764. There is also a 2pm matinée performance on Sun, Aug 6.
July 31 (8pm) Comhaltas Summer Seisiún with Gorey Ballygarrett CCÉ, Loch Garman Arms Hotel, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford. Music, song and dance. Mondays through July, August.
Aug 1 (8pm) Ár mBreacha House of Stories, Raheen, Ballyduff, Camolin, Co Wexford. Stories, songs and music.
Aug 1 (8.30pm) The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Opening night wine reception. Adm €12. Start of Summer run: every Tue & Thurs for month of August.
Aug 1 (8.30pm) Celtic Roots presents The Full Irish at the Community Centre, Bree, Co Wexford. Tea & Scones served from 8.30pm each night. Adm €10. Tel 087 7535354.
Aug 2 (1.05pm) Music for Wexford presents 'Early Enchantresses', a show by Ensemble Dagda, St Iberius Church, North Main St, Wexford. Part of the Summer lunchtime series. The show profiles works by female composers of the 17th century. Admission €12/10 and €5 (student).
Aug 2 (12noon and 2pm) Jeff and Elvis (children's drama/comedy), Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford.
Aug 3 (8-9.30pm) Crannóg Seisiún - series of lively Summer trad sessions, National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Featuring top local musicians from Craobh Loch Garman Comhaltas plus special guests. No adm fee (donations at your own discretion).
Aug 4-7 Enniscorthy Rockin' Food Festival - www.rockinfoodfestival.com
Aug 4-6 Gorey Market House Festival, Gorey, Co Wexford. The Academic headline Friday night, Rattle & Hum on Saturday night and on Sunday from 12 noon Mundy supported by KOBI, Thunderbird and The Mistakes. Saturday is the Big Family Fun Day. https://www.facebook.com/goreymarkethousefestival
Aug 6 Kiltealy Annual Field Day, Kiltealy, Co Wexford
Aug 6 (8pm) Chamber Philharmonia Cologne, Christ Church, Gorey, Co Wexford. Performing Vivaldi's Concertino Famoso along with works by Handel, Tchaikovsky, Paganini, Boccherini. Tickets from Tourist Office, Market House. Tel 053 9421248.
Aug 6 Talent Show, St Mary's Hall, Fethard on Sea, Co Wexford.
Aug 7 Family Fun Day, Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Co Wexford. Adm per car €8. Gates open 10am. Activities commence 1pm.
Aug 7 (2pm) Comhaltas Craobh Loch Garman Summer BBQ, Murphy's Barn, Skeeterstown, Cleariestown, Wexford. This is one for trad music enthusiasts. Donation requested (suggested €5 per adult).
Aug 7 (8pm) Comhaltas Summer Seisiún with Gorey Ballygarrett CCÉ, Loch Garman Arms Hotel, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford. Music, song and dance. Mondays through July, August.
Aug 8 (8.30pm) The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Opening night wine reception. Adm €12. Start of Summer run: every Tue & Thurs for month of August.
Aug 8 (8.30pm) Celtic Roots presents The Full Irish at the Community Centre, Bree, Co Wexford. Tea & Scones served from 8.30pm each night. Adm €10. Tel 087 7535354.
Aug 8 (9pm) Summer Trad Session, Cullen's Pub, Adamstown, Co Wexford. With musicians from Comhaltas Craobh Loch Garman. Rookie players are encouraged to get there early as the first hour is devoted to you! Session takes place every 2nd Tuesday over the Summer.
Aug 10 (8-9.30pm) Crannóg Seisiún - series of lively Summer trad sessions, National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Featuring top local musicians from Craobh Loch Garman Comhaltas plus special guests. No adm fee (donations at your own discretion).
Aug 11-13 Gap Arts Festival, Ballythomas, Co Wexford. Classical music, poetry, theatre, outdoor cinema.
Aug 12 Little Festival at the Big House, Wells House & Gardens, Ballyedmond, Co Wexford.
Aug 12 (12.30pm) Cahore Regatta, Cahore, Co Wexford. Loads of fun activities for all the family.
Aug 12,13 (8.30pm) Freddie White, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764. BBQ, live music, circus acts, puppetry, outdoor Shakespeare and more. Adm €10 per car. Gates open 10am. Activities from 1pm.
Aug 13 Castlebridge Annual Show, Castlebridge, Wexford
Aug 14 (8pm) Comhaltas Summer Seisiún with Gorey Ballygarrett CCÉ, Loch Garman Arms Hotel, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford. Music, song and dance. Mondays through July, August.
Aug 15 (8.30pm) The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Opening night wine reception. Adm €12. Start of Summer run: every Tue & Thurs for month of August.
Aug 15 (8.30pm) Celtic Roots presents The Full Irish at the Community Centre, Bree, Co Wexford. Tea & Scones served from 8.30pm each night. Adm €10. Tel 087 7535354.
Aug 16 (8-9.30pm) Crannóg Seisiún - series of lively Summer trad sessions, National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Featuring top local musicians from Craobh Loch Garman Comhaltas plus special guests. No adm fee (donations at your own discretion).
Aug 20 (4pm) 'Organ Works - Listen and Learn': Music Recital by celebrated organist Ronan Murray, St Mary's Church, New Ross. Ronan will also speak about the organ and its workings. This is a free event. There will, however, be a voluntary retiring collection for on-going church upkeep. No booking necessary.
Aug 20,21 (nightly 8pm) Daniel O’Donnell Back Home Again Tour 2017, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets: €42.50 - €47.50. Tel 053 9122144.
Aug 21 (8pm) Comhaltas Summer Seisiún with Gorey Ballygarrett CCÉ, Loch Garman Arms Hotel, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford. Music, song and dance. Mondays through July, August.
Aug 22 (8.30pm) The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Opening night wine reception. Adm €12. Start of Summer run: every Tue & Thurs for month of August.
Aug 22 (8.30pm) Celtic Roots presents The Full Irish at the Community Centre, Bree, Co Wexford. Tea & Scones served from 8.30pm each night. Adm €10. Tel 087 7535354.
Aug 22 (9pm) Summer Trad Session, Cullen's Pub, Adamstown, Co Wexford. With musicians from Comhaltas Craobh Loch Garman. Rookie players are encouraged to get there early as the first hour is devoted to you! Session takes place every 2nd Tuesday over the Summer.
Aug 23 (8-9.30pm) Crannóg Seisiún - series of lively Summer trad sessions, National Heritage Park, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Featuring top local musicians from Craobh Loch Garman Comhaltas plus special guests. No adm fee (donations at your own discretion).
Aug 26 Bree Barndance, Byrne's of Bree Grainstore, Bree, Co Wexford.
Aug 26 Waves Festival CANCELLED! The festival scheduled to take place at Loftus Hall, Hook Peninsula, Co Wexford has been pulled. http://www.wavesfestival.ie
Aug 29 (8.30pm) The Odd Couple by Neil Simon, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Opening night wine reception. Adm €12. Start of Summer run: every Tue & Thurs for month of August.
Aug 29 (8.30pm) Celtic Roots presents The Full Irish at the Community Centre, Bree, Co Wexford. Tea & Scones served from 8.30pm each night. Adm €10. Tel 087 7535354.

Sept 9,10 Annual Gardening Show, Johnstown Castle, Wexford.
September 16 (8.30pm) Best of Comhaltas Concert, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764.
Sept 22 Culture Night, Wexford Town. https://culturenight.ie

Oct 13-29 Wexford Spiegeltent Festival - http://wexfordspiegeltent.com
Oct 19 - Nov 5 Wexford Fringe Festival, Wexford Town. http://www.wexfordfringe.ie
Oct 19 - Nov 5 66th Wexford Festival Opera - www.wexfordopera.com
)ct 13 Smokie, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €29. http://wexfordspiegeltent.com
Oct 21 Reginald D Hunter: "Some People VS Reg D Hunter", Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25. http://wexfordspiegeltent.com
Oct 22 Cry Before Dawn, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €23. http://wexfordspiegeltent.com
Oct 28 Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €28 on sale Friday, July 7. http://wexfordspiegeltent.com
Oct 28 Dermot & Dave, Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €29. http://wexfordspiegeltent.com

Regular "Residency" Gigs in Co. Wexford
(Please contact all venues in advance in case of change in schedule.)
Mondays
St Brigid's Hall, Clonegal hosts House of Song and Story 3rd Monday of the month (8pm)..
The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm)
T. Morris, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm)
Maggie May's, Monck St, Wexford - folk, trad (9.30pm)
The Loch & Quay Pub, Monck St, Wexford - folk, trad
White's Hotel (bar), Wexford - trad, folk (8.30pm) (9.30pm)
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - live music
Donohoe's, Duffry Hill, Enniscorthy - live music (9.30pm)
Katie Daly's, Gorey, Co Wexford - acoustic session (9.30pm). No cc. Tel 053 9483920.
Tuesdays
Ár mBreacha House of Stories, Raheen, Ballyduff, Co Wexford. Happens the first Tuesday every month.
Social dancing with Eddie O'Hanlon, Askamore Activity Centre at 8.30pm. Adm €5.
Adult Ceili dancing (8-9pm), Screen Hall, Screen, Co Wexford
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - trad/folk music (9.30pm) - Tel 053 9174688
The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford - Candlelight Sessions (not every Tues - always check beforehand!)
Katie Daly's, Gorey, Co Wexford - Americana music session (9.30pm). No cc. Tel 053 9483920.
Wednesdays
The Bailey, Enniscorthy - 50s Jive Dancing class / social dancing (7.30pm beginners, 8.45pm advanced, followed by general dancing). Music by DJ Lew Boogie. Adm €5.
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - live music
The Porter House, Castlebridge - live music
T. Morris, Monck St, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm) - ph 053 9144083
The Sky & The Ground, Wexford - trad, folk
Talbot Hotel, Wexford - folk, pop (9.30pm).
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - trad session (10pm)
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - ballad session
Thursdays
Seán Óg's, Kilmuckridge - social and country dancing (10pm) €6
Tír na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge - social dance. Adm €5.
Corcoran's, Irishtown, New Ross - trad session
White's Hotel, Wexford - folk, trad (8.30pm)
Mackens, The Bullring, Wexford - acoustic session - ph 053 9122949
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - ballad session - ph 053 9123692
Maggie May's, Wexford - rock/pop covers
Fridays
The Oak Tree, Foulksmills - TRAD session - 1st Friday of the month
Ryan's of Galbally - TRAD session - 2nd Friday of the month
Cushion's, Tagoat - TRAD session - 3rd Friday of the month
The Anvil, Ballymurn - TRAD session - last Friday of the month
Bolg Buì, New Ross, Co Wexford - The Last Friday Sessions (last fri of month)
Clonevan Old School House, Kilmuckridge/Ballygarrett - Tunes & Yarns on first Friday of the month. Adm €7/3 (incl refreshments)
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music (Summer only)
Bugler Doyle's, South Main St, Wexford - folk, trad (9.30pm)
Talbot Hotel (bar), Wexford - live music (9.30pm)
John Barry Pub, The Quays, Wexford - acoustic/covers (10pm)
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - live music in bar
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - rock
Dbar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Wilson's Pub, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Katie Daly's, Gorey, Co Wexford - blues session. No cc. Tel 053 9483920.
The Anvil, Ballymurn - Irish Night (first friday monthly)
Saturdays
The Forge, Hilltown, Ballymitty - Session of music, song and story - last Saturday of each month. Starts 9pm.
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music (Summer only)
The Sky & The Ground, Wexford - some interesting (late notice!) gigs happening there. Always check beforehand.
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - live music (9.30pm) - Tel 053 9174688
Macken's, The Bullring, Wexford - Acoustic folk/rock - ph 053 9122949
Bugler Doyle's, South Main St, Wexford - folk, trad (9.30pm)
Mary's Bar, John's Gate Street, Wexford - folk, old-time (9.30pm)
Talbot Hotel (bar), Wexford - live music (9.30pm)
John Barry, The Quays, Wexford - acoustic/covers (10pm)
Farmer's Kitchen Hotel, Drinagh - live music (9.30pm)
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - pop/rock covers
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - rock
Dbar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Wilson's Pub, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Donohoe's, Duffry Hill, Enniscorthy - live music (10.30pm)
Corcoran's, Irishtown, New Ross - live music
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - live music in bar
Sundays
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music (Summer only)
Centenary Stores, Charlotte St, Wexford - trad, folk session (12.45pm)
Maggie May's, Monck St, Wexford - ballads, trad (9pm)
T. Morris Pub, Monck St, Wexford - evening blues session
Macken's, The Bullring, Wexford - pop, acoustic - ph 053 9122949
The Sky & The Ground Pub, Wexford - live music (8pm)
Talbot Hotel, Wexford - jazz session (2.30-4.30pm)
John Barry, The Quays, Wexford - acoustic folk (6pm)
Culleton's, Kilrane - trad session
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - pop/rock covers
Katie Daly's Bar, Gorey, Co Wexford - jazz session (6.30pm). No cc.
Temple Bar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - live music in bar (6-8pm)
Dbar, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - Trad session
The Bailey, Enniscorthy - Sunday Session (5pm)
Donohoe's, Duffry Hill, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - acoustic session (6pm & 9pm)
Benedict's Nightclub, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock/pop covers + DJ (11pm)

There is also live music at weekends at the following venues. (Phone in advance to check/confirm.)
Slaney Inn, Oylegate - occasional trad music sessions.
64, Nell Sweeney's & O2 Nightclub, Gorey, Djs at weekends. Tel 053 9421260.
Harney's Pub, Ballyedmond. 053 9389249. Irish Nights, line Dancing, salsa dancing and C'n'W dancing.
Askamore Activity Centre has social dancing.
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - ph 053 9480500 (weekends including Sun, 6-8pm jazz. Also dancing midweek).
Talbot Hotel, Wexford - ph 053 22566 (Wed, Th, Fri, Sat).
Amber Springs Hotel, Wexford Road, Gorey - Tel 053 9484000.
Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy - Ph 053 9237800.
Millrace Hotel, Bunclody - ph 053 9375400.
Orphan Girl, Ballymoney, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9425308.
Courtown Hotel, Courtown - ph 053 9425210.
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LIST OF WEXFORD VENUES

Thomas Moore Tavern, Cornmarket, Wexford
Regular gigs featuring local acts - trad/folk, contemporary, jazz.

Maggie May's, Monck St, Wexford
Regular gigs featuring local acts - folk/trad, contemporary, rock.
www.facebook.com/pages/Maggie-Mays-Bar-Wexford

Katie Daly's Bar and Restaurant, Gorey, Co Wexford
Lively spot with fairly regular gigs featuring both local and visiting acts.
www.facebook.com/katiedalys

The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
New multi-purpose arts centre with a 160 seat theatre ... which now appears to be closed! What's going on Enniscorthy??
www.facebook.com/pages/The-Presentation-Centre

Wilson's Bar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
Find them on Facebook.

Dbar, Templehannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9237798
www.facebook.com/dbar.enniscorthy

Neville's Bar, Fethard-on-Sea. Tel 051-397160.
www.nevilles.ie.

Metro17, The Quays, Wexford
www.metro17.com

The Vine Restaurant, North Main St, Wexford
Occasional gigs. Great food.

The John Barry, The Quays, Wexford
Nice little pub on the south end of The Quays, Wexford. Does not appear to be hosting its music sessions any more.

The Bailey, Enniscorthy
The county's newest bar and music venue. Details under "Wexford Gigs ... latest" in "News" section.

Chocolate/Renaissance, Bullring, Wexford
Does not appear to be hosting live gigs any more.

Wexford Opera House, Wexford, ph 053 9122144
Click here for Wexford Opera House

St Iberius Church, Wexford
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Horse & Hound, Ballinaboola
Occasional gigs. Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey. Tel 055 80500
Music in bar Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun.

St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. Tel 051 421255
St Michael's Theatre hosts top class concerts, theatre, exhibitions, film.
For upcoming music and theatre see "Wexford gigs - Latest".

Talbot Hotel, Wexford. Tel 053 9122566
Live music in bar Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat.
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Benedict's Nightclub, Treacy's Hotel, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy. Tel 053 9237798
Benedict's nightclub every weekend. Live acts Sundays.
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Ferrycarrig Hotel, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Tel 053 9120999
Music in the Dry Dock bar weekends.

Macken's, The Bullring, Wexford. Tel 053 22949
Thurs, Fri, Sat: live acoustic music
Sundays: Joe Keeling
For latest check "Wexford gigs - Latest".

Riverbank Hotel, Wexford. Tel 053 9123611
Occasional visits by top bands.
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Riverside Park, Enniscorthy, Tel 053 9237800
Music in bar Sundays, Wednesdays.
Occasional visits by big names.
See "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Colfer's, Carrig-on-Bannow. Tel 051-561159
Good spot for live original music, especially Americana. Not hosting so much live music of late. Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764
A very busy programme of music, theatre, art. See "Wexford gigs - Latest" or go direct to
Wexford Arts Centre.

The Sky & The Ground, South Main Street, Wexford. 053 9121273)
Consistently Wexford's top pub for original music (aned craft beers!) with the Tuesday night Candlelight Sessions being particularly worthy of mention.

WEXFORD GIGS, SHOWS ... LATEST
Listen while you browse: Paul Burch & WPA Ballclub
Download (free if you like!): One Night on Earth: Music from the Strings of Mali by Derek Gripper
Wexford Walking Tours
Trax Music Store ... Now Online
Storytelling in Co Wexford
Beautiful zychadelic pop from Wales? Listen to Jonny now!
Listen to Villagers now!
Listen to James V. McMorrow now!
One for lovers of old classical music records
freealbums.blogsome
Read books online for free!
Visit www.avidgroup.co.uk for budget price jazz cds
Discovering Drama
Wexford Hillwalkers
Visit pitchfork.com for latest music reviews
The Ballet Academy, Wexford
Irish Music Blog - www.nialler9.com
http://folkmusicsmb.blogspot.com
The Story of Roky Erickson
Get on the South Wexford Craft Trail
SXSW - Intro/Promo pack with hundreds of tracks
Good English website dealing in Americana
NY Times "Annual Year in Ideas"
Listen to connected.ie's online radio.
Treasure trove of old African music (RSS - streaming)
Blog with some tasty African tracks from the vaults.
Bluegrass Sessions in Dublin
saggyrecordcabinet.blogspot - another one for lovers of old time American country and bluegrass
Rural TV on Sky 279
Wexford Libraries - loads going on!
Listen online to some classy flat-pickin'
grapewrath.blogspot.com - great for folk/bluegrass/old time
croz.fm - one for music completists
Rainy day online activities for kids with weansworld.org
See Wexford in 2min 55secs with music by the Submersibles
Neil Young Live in Concert 1968
The latest happenings on the Irish music scene ... Hotpress
Skip James sings Worried Blues (YouTube)
Kristin Hersh, LIVE - free downloads
check out www.bluehighwaystv.com
Listen! Music while you work - Josh Ritter
Listen! Music while you work - IMC
Wonderful slide show from The New York Times
SOUTH EAST LIVE ... KILKENNY, WATERFORD, TIPP, CARLOW, WICKLOW
1965 Fincastle Bluegrass Festival Video
See old-time music film footage on the web
Fantastic Bluegrass Documentary with Music
Alan Lomax Archive Launched on the Web
Great American Festivals - Great Holiday Idea!
Join the Music Maker Association!
Links...Links...Links...Links...Links...

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