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The Phil Murphy Weekend takes place in Carrig on Bannow this weekend. This is Co Wexford's premier weekend of traditional music and song. Details below.
www.philmurphyweekend.com

KRH Community Weekend brings a buzz to Kilrane and Rosslare Harbour this weekend. KRH Community Weekend

On Saturday evening the National Youth Orchestra of Ireland Summer Proms comes to the National Opera House, Wexford. Hear some of the best young players on the island.

Also on Saturday, the Stop Making Sense Party & Wexford LGBT Youth Support turns Wexford Arts Centre into party central.

Rosslare has a weekly farmers' markets at the Community & Sports Centre Sundays through July and half of August. On Sunday evening the village comes together for the annual Rosslare Field Day.

Wexford Town Summer 5k Run happens Thursday 28th July (7.30pm). Hosted by local athletics club Menapians AC which is celebrating its 15 Year Anniversary. The start is at the Sarsfield GAA Complex at Parc Carman. The route heads out of town towards Ferrycarrig, turns left at the railway bridge, come back in the old hospital road to Spawell Road, turns left towards Carcur and finishes back at the roundabout at Park. The race has an AAI permit and is over an accurately measured course. Registration from 6pm at Sarsfield Complex Parc Carman. €5 for AAI members, €10 non members.
This is a race organised by people who love running for people who love running. And walking! Loadsa hot tea and buns afterwards.

Film
July 16 (8pm) Outdoor Movie Night: THE COMMITMENTS - Rosslare Community & Sports Centre. Love music and family fun from 8pm. Movies starts 9pm. Tickets €10/15 (VIP).
Gorey Cinema
Wexford Omniplex
Movies at St Michael's Theatre, New Ross
For details of movies at The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy head to https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com

Art
Locorum, a group exhibition opens at Gorey Library, July 28 (7pm) and runs until Aug 11.
Sur La Mer Gallery Rosslare has a Summer exhibition of art and crafts.

What If We Got It Wrong?' is the title of a group exhibition on climate change at Wexford County Buildings, Carricklawn, Wexford. Curated by Nora Hickey M’Sichili, Director of the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris. Presented in partnership with Wexford Arts Centre and the Centre Cultural Irlandais this show is a must-see.
'Postcards' is the title of an exhibition of small but beautiful works by artist Dave West at The Pigyard Gallery, Wexford.
Newtownbarry House Summer Show is now running in Bunclody.
Staying in Bunclody, "The Turning Of The Sun" is the title of a Summer Solstice group exhibition at the Artbank Gallery.
Blue Egg Gallery has an exhibition entitled SHORELINE running July 2-30. To celebrate summer, Mary Gallagher and Etain Hickey are curating this exhibition featuring the work of ten makers working in various media. It moves on to Etain Hickey Collections in Clonakilty for the month of August.
Tread Softly is the title of an exhibition of works by Yvonne Coomber at The Gaslamp Gallery, Esmonde St, Gorey. Runs July 14-24.
The Cockleshell Art Gallery is now open Main Street, Duncannon, Co Wexford. Cockleshell Art Gallery on Facebook
The Greenacres Gallery has usual nice range of fine art.
Also worth visiting is theCollins-Grant Gallery, Rowe Street, Wexford.
The Tate Guerin Gallery is at Well’s House, Ballyedmond. www.facebook.com/TateGuerinGallery

Co Wexford Libraries
There are great lectures/workshops happening throughout the year at our libraries (although you can expect it to be a bit slack over the Summer months). All events are FREE although pre-booking is recommended. Tel 053 9196760.
See www.wexford.ie/wex/Departments/Library/WhatsOn for goings-on at all the libraries around the county.

For latest info on upcoming shows, events and other attractions check out the following sites:
www.wexfordartscentre.ie
www.wexfordoperahouse.ie
www.visitwexford.ie
www.wexlive.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Slaney-News
Read Slaney News Online: www.issuu.com/slaneynews
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Listings
(Residency gigs listed at end.)
July 23,24 Phil Murphy Weekend, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Wexford's premier weekend of traditional music and song. This year's festival is jam-packed full of great music including Aussie guitar maestro Tommy Emmanuel, national icon and Queen of the Bosca Ceoil Sharon Shannon, legends of traditional music Noel Hill, Frankie Gavin and Brian McGrath, "Celtic super-group" Lúnasa, sweet-voiced troubadour Dónal Clancy and, from Tennessee, The Hamilton County Ramblers. Then there are the sessions, the workshops (ideal for young musicians), the céilí, open-air gigs, the Ó Riada Mass. There's a purgatorial 6k run on the Sunday morning to sweat out the porter of the night before! Box Office: Tel 085 7740751. www.philmurphyweekend.com
July 23,24 KRH Community Weekend, Kilrane and Rosslare Harbour, Co Wexford. Blessing of boats, marching bands, street theatre, live music, rescue helicopter, children's entertainment, athletics, fishing, stalls, Monster Field Day (Sunday). KRH Community Weekend, Kilrane and Rosslare Harbour, Co Wexford. Blessing of boats, marching bands, street theatre, live music, rescue helicopter, children's entertainment, athletics, fishing, stalls, Monster Field Day (Sunday). https://www.facebook.com/KRHcommunityweekend
July 23 (8pm) National Youth Orchestra of Ireland Summer Proms, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. The National Youth Orchestra of Ireland, conducted by Gearóid Grant, comprises Ireland’s most talented 12-18 year olds. Composer, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, joins the orchestra as piano soloist for a performance of his best-loved works. Guest musician is traditional flute player, Niall Keegan. Tickets Prices: €22 (Concessions: €16), Children Under 18: €10, 30% discount for Friends of Wexford Opera Festival. Tel 053 9122144.
July 23 (8pm) Phil Murphy Weekend presents trad super-group Lúnasa and The Hamilton County Ramblers, Festival Marquee, Colfer's, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 085 7740751. www.philmurphyweekend.com
July 23 (8.30pm) Stop Making Sense Party & Wexford LGBT Youth Support, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. €1 from each ticket donated to Wexford LGBT Youth Support Group. DJs Johnny Moy and Thomas Taste. Expect to hear everything from Disco and House to Punk and Funk. Adm €10. Tel 053 9123764.
July 23 (9.30pm) 9-piece Ska band, The little Beauties, The Halfway House, Ballycogley, Co Wexford.
July 24-Aug 1 South East Plein Air, Art In The Open Weekend, Wexford (various locations). "Art In The Open" is even more ambitious and wide-reaching than before. Over 150 artists from USA, Europe and Ireland converge on scenic locations around Co Wexford for Europe's largest annual plein air painting festival. Demonstrations, workshops, master classes, paint-outs all around the county.
July 24 (1.30pm) Courtnacuddy Vintage Day, Beaufield on Enniscorthy/Clonroche Road, Co Wexford.
July 24 (2pm) Phil Murphy Weekend Annual Singing Gathering, The School, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Featuring Paddy & Phil Berry, Donal Clancy and others. Adm €5. At the same time the Festival Céilí rattles the floorboards of the Community Centre. Adm €10.
July 24 Askamore Vintage Run (12.30pm), The Hall, Askamore, Co Wexford.
July 24 (2pm) St Leonard's Choral Concert, Colclough Walled Garden, Tintern Abbey, Saltmills, Co Wexford.
July 24 (2.30pm) Phil Murphy Weekend FREE Afternoon Concert with Squawkabout, Seven Glens, The Viking Raiders, Festival Marquee, Colfer's, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford.
July 24 (3pm) Nature Walk & Talk with Seamus O'Brien, Huntington Castle, Clonegal, Co Wexford. Opportunity to get up close to some wonderful olf trees. Fee €5.
July 24 (5pm) Rosslare Field Day, Community Centre, Rosslare, Co Wexford. Dog Show, Bouncy Castles, Wheel of Fortune, Exciting Stalls, Cheese & Wine, Hair & Manicure Stall, Climbing Wall, Entertainment and lots more.
July 24 (8pm) Phil Murphy Weekend presents Sharon Shannon and band with guests Temple Michael Céilí Band, Festival Marquee, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 085 7740751. www.philmurphyweekend.com
July 24 (7.30pm) HYMNS IN HARMONY, St Mary's Church, New Ross, Co Wexford. Ok it's not rock 'n' roll but when did you last get a chance to sing some of your favourite hymns? Everybody is welcome and its free, though there will be a voluntary retiring collection for church funds.
July 24 (9pm) Dungeer Mummers Celebration, Rochfords' Pub, Camross, Co Wexford. Trad/folk music gathering celebrating the 50th anniversary of their win at the World Folk Dance Championships. Free. All welcome.
July 25 (8pm) Weekly "Seisiún" presented by Gorey-Ballycanew branch of Comhaltas (this and every Monday in July and August), Loch gCarman Arms Hotel, Main St, Gorey. What to expect? "Siamsaíocht Ghaelach Náisiúnta agus Ceol na nGael". Nominal admission fee (usually a fiver). All welcome.
July 26 (8.30pm) Gorey Little Theatre Group presents Family Plot (comic drama) by Daragh Carville, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tuesdays and Thursdays in July. Adm €12 adult /€6 child.
July 26 (8.30pm) Weekly "Seisiún" presented by Danescastle branch of Comhaltas (this and every Tuesday in July and August), Loftus Hall, Hook Head, Co Wexford. What to expect? "Siamsaíocht Ghaelach Náisiúnta agus Ceol na nGael". Nominal admission fee (usually a fiver). All welcome.
July 27 (1.05pm) Jane Hackett (violin), Adam McDonagh (piano), St Iberius Church, North Main St, Wexford. Playing music by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Kreisler. Adm €12/10/5. Presented by Music For Wexford.
July 27 (8pm) New High School Musical, Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tickets tel 089 2553065
July 28-31 Gorey Market House Festival, Gorey, Co Wexford. This has become one of the leading family festivals in the Southeast. Events in the past have included Boutique Boulevard, Ireland's favourite open air Fashion Show; open-air Farmers Market, food demonstrations
July 28 (8.30pm) Gorey Little Theatre Group presents Family Plot (comic drama) by Daragh Carville, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tuesdays and Thursdays in July. Adm €12 adult /€6 child.
July 28-31 (& Aug 3-6) Philadelphia, Here I Come by Brian Friel presented by Wexford Drama Group, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €14/12. Tel 053 9123764.
July 29-31 Enniscorthy Rockin' Food Festival, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Two fantastic festivals rolled into one weekend: The Food Festival showcases amazing local produce and crafts from Wexford and beyond; the music side of the weekend is a celebration of Rock 'n Roll, Rhythm & Blues, and Rockabilly music.
July 29 Rock 'n' Roll Town Gig Trail, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford: Livestock Davies & Lowdown Snakes @ Toss Kavanagh's (8pm), Riley & The Moonrockers @ Wilson's Bar (10pm), The Deville Rebels @ Treacy's Hotel (12).
July 29-31 Gorey Market House Festival, Gorey, Co Wexford. https://www.facebook.com/goreymarkethousefestival
July 29 The Remedy Club (formerly B & The Honeyboy), Katie Daly's Cellar Bar, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford.
July 29 (9pm) Seisiún Round The Fire at the Forge, Hilltown, Ballymitty, Co Wexford. All the regular musicians and special guests - wide range of acoustic music and songs including trad, folk, ballads. Free entry - bring your own drop o' the divil, boxty, wood for the fire, etc. Note that, while the seisiún usually happens the last Saturday of the month, there is no show in July.
July 29 Wicker House, Crown Bar, Monck St, Wexford.
July 30 (2-5pm) Gorey Market House Festival Family Fun Day, Town Park, Gorey, Co Wexford.
July 30 Rock 'n' Roll Town Gig Trail, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford: The Backbeats + Riley & The Moonrockers @ Market Square Stage (2-6pm). Evening/night gigs in local hostelries by Highway 51, The Rhythm Slicks, The Backbeats, The Screamin' Bluecats, Riley & The Moonrockers, The Jivecats, Tom Cat & The Zodiacs, Kav Kavanagh & The Lowdown Snakes, Belle & The Bombs.
July 30 (7-10pm) Summer Beach Party, The Watersports Centre, Rosslare, Co Wexford. BBQ, Music form D.J Kaen & Bonfire. Adm €2.
July 30 Gorey Market House Festival FREE Open Air Gig with Cry Before Dawn and The Wild Turkeys, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford. https://www.facebook.com/goreymarkethousefestival
July 31 Ballycanew Field Day, Parish Hall, Ballycanew, Co Wexford.
July 31 (12 noon) Art In The Open Festival Lecture with David Daly, JH Theatre, National Opera House, Wexford. Wildlife art and a consuming interest in wild birds and their environment have always been central to David's work as a wildlife artist. He will speak about sketching and painting directly from life and the process behind it. Admission: FREE
July 31 (2pm) Castletown Field Day, Castletown, Co Wexford.
July 31 (6pm) The Railway Children presented by Chapterhouse Theatre, Kilmokea House & Gardens, Great Island, Campile, Co Wexford. Adult €18 / Child €14 / Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) €56. Bring your own rugs or low-backed seating. Limited places. Booking essential and early reservations advised. Call 051 388109.
July 31 Rock 'n' Roll Town Gig Trail, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford: Killer Dillers, The Spunyboys @ Market Square Stage (2-6pm). Evening/night gigs in local hostelries by Jivecats, Riley & The Moonrockers, Tom Cat & The Zodiacs, The Rhythm Slicks, The Spunyboys.
July 31 Gorey Market House Festival FREE Open Air Gig with Paddy Casey and Crow Black Chicken, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford. https://www.facebook.com/goreymarkethousefestival
July 31 Bad Bax, Katie Daly's Pub, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford.
Aug 1 (from 2pm) St Iberius Church Field Day, Johnstown Castle, Wexford.
Aug 1 (2pm) Rock 'n' Roll Town Festival Closing Party & Jam: Toss Kavanagh's, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
Aug 1 (2-5pm) Wexford Comhaltas Seisiún Mór agus BBQ, Murphy's Barn, Skeeter Park, Cleariestown, Co. Wexford. With live trad music sessions, workshops, singing, sean nós dancing. Fáilte roimh gach duine. No adm charge. Donations welcome.
Aug 3-6 Philadelphia, Here I Come by Brian Friel presented by Wexford Drama Group, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €14/12. Tel 053 9123764.
Aug 4 (8.30pm) Quayside Sessions Open Mic Night, Bean 'n' Berry Café, KeyWest, Wexford. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, wine, food served. No cc. Happens first Thursday each month.
Aug 5,6,7 Duncannon Sand Sculpting Festival, Duncannon, Co Wexford. An action packed festival with fun events on beautiful Duncannon beach, fantastic fireworks, beach party, magic and puppet shows, beach games, street theatre and awesome Sand Sculptures.
https://hookpeninsula.com/event/sand-sculpting-festival
Aug 5 Larry Carter, Katie Daly's Pub, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford.
Aug 6 (9pm) Seisiún Round The Fire at the Forge, Hilltown, Ballymitty, Co Wexford. All the regular musicians and special guests - wide range of acoustic music and songs including trad, folk, ballads. Free entry - bring your own drop o' the divil, boxty, wood for the fire, etc.
Aug 11 (8.30pm) Líosa Murphy and band, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. This Celtic Pop Folk Singer " ... will stir your emotions ... leave you wanting more." Holy God! Tickets €18/16. Tel 053 9123764.
Aug 13,14 Hooked Kitefest, Duncannon, Co Wexford. Not only does this festival involve exciting events on water, they also have live outdoor music and DJ on the beach and kids activities. http://hookedkitesurfing.ie/hooked-kitefest
Aug 13,14 Wells House and Gardens Festival, Ballyedmond, Gorey, Co Wexford.
Aug 13 (7.30pm) Project West, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. The group is made up of seven sensational young performers who have Irish traditional music, song and dance running through their veins. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9122144. (Note: anyone attending the concert is invited to attend free workshops with members of the group earlier in the day. Email office@IrishCulturalAcademy.com)
Aug 13 (8.30pm) Luan Parle and Clive Barnes, Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Tickets €15/12. Tel 053 9233000. www.presentationcentre.ie
Aug 13 Bad Bax, Katie Daly's Pub, Main St, Gorey, Co Wexford.
Aug 14 76th Annual Castlebridge Show, Castlebridge, Wexford. https://www.facebook.com/castlebridge.show
Aug 19 (8pm) Brendan Grace Summer Show, Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge, Co Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 053 9130128.
Aug 24 (8pm) Lloyd Cole: Solo Songbook 1983-1996, Greenacres Gallery, Selskar Street, Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 053 9123764.
Aug 27 Walled Towns Day, Abbey Street Green, Wexford Town.
Aug 27 (8.30pm) Kieran Goss, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. With harmony singer Annie Kinsella. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9123764.
Aug 27 (9pm) Seisiún Round The Fire at the Forge, Hilltown, Ballymitty, Co Wexford. All the regular musicians and special guests - wide range of acoustic music and songs including trad, folk, ballads. Free entry - bring your own drop o' the divil, boxty, wood for the fire, etc.
Aug 28 Picnic in the Park @ Redmond Park, Wexford
Aug 28 Waves Music Festival, Loftus Hall, Hook Peninsula, Co Wexford. Acts confirmed to date are Nathan Carter, Cornerboy, Elmore. Fundraiser for Fethard RNLI to help towards buying a new inshore lifeboat. Tickets €25, €85 for family of 4. http://www.wavesfestival.ie
Sept 1 (8.30pm) Quayside Sessions Open Mic Night, Bean 'n' Berry Café, KeyWest, Wexford. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, wine, food served. No cc. Happens first Thursday each month.
Sept 9-11 Blackstairs Blues Festival, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. http://blackstairsblues.com
Sept 11 (8pm) Loreto 150th Anniversary Concert, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €10. Tel 053 9122144. All proceeds from this concert will be donated to Wexford Hospice Homecare.
Sept 22-25 New Ross Piano Festival, New Ross, Co Wexford. New Ross Piano Festival. Not just one classical concert, but a weekend crammed with them. This year's festival features pianists Nicholas Angelich and Piers Lane who will join Artistic Director Finghin Collins for the three main concerts. There will be piano quintets with the Ebène Quartet from France. The coffee concerts will be given by two distinguished younger pianists: the French Nathalia Milstein, the first female winner of the Dublin International Piano Competition (2015) and New Ross rising star Jonathan Morris.

Oct 18-31 Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford. http://wexfordspiegeltent.com
Oct 26 - Nov 6 Wexford Festival Opera, Wexford Town. www.wexfordopera.com
Nov 19 The 4 Of Us, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.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.
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!
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