WEXFORD GIGS, SHOWS ... LATEST
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Art
Kamera8, Rowe St, Wexford.
The Creative Hub is at the Bull Ring Mall, Wexford.
The eclectic Blue Egg Gallery is on John's Gate St, Wexford.
Greenacres Gallery is Wexford's biggest gallery space.
Jonathan Murphy's gallery Light and Shadow is at 24 Selskar St, Wexford (opposite Spectrum). Those light boxes ...
The Pigyard Gallery is in Selskar, Wexford.
The Artbank Gallery, Bunclody is run by an artists' collective. Open 2-5.30pm, Tues - Sat. Thurs evenings are Open Studio Evenings for creatives to work on their own pieces in a gallery environment and with the collaboration of resident artist, John Renwick.
The Gaslamp Gallery is on Esmonde St, Gorey.

Film
The Arc Cinema in Wexford town is now open for business.
Gorey Cinema - showing a regular stream of top notch opera, ballet, musicals, etc.
Wexford Omniplex
Movies at St Michael's Theatre, New Ross

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.
Monthly programme of events at Wexford town library.

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
June 14 (8pm) Eric Lalor (comedy), Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets from www.lantern.ie
June 14 (8.30pm) Noel Quaid & The Low Pressure Systems, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. Tickets €10. Tel 053 9123764.
June 14 George Murphy & The Rising Sons, Sinnott's Bar, Distillery Road, Wexford. The group is made up of 14 musicians, singers and instrumentalists. The music is a lively mix of Irish folk and ballads ... with cojones. Adm €10.
June 14 The Renegades, T Morris Pub, Monck St, Wexford
June 15 Cruinniú na nÓg, Wexford, New Ross, Gorey, Enniscorthy and Bunclody.
June 15 (6pm) Kevin Lawlor's APK Trio, The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford. Featuring music by the likes of Kurt Rosenwinkel, Stevie Wonder, Joshua Redman, Billie Eilish, John Coltrane. Adm €10. Tickets from Wexford Arts Centre. Tel 053 9123764.
June 15 (8.30pm) Don Baker, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €22/20. Tel 053 9123764.
June 15 Basciville + The Man Whom, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. Definitely the gig of the weekend.
June 16 (12 noon) Classic Car Show, Wells House, Ballyedmond, Gorey, Co Wexford.
June 20-22 (nightly 8pm) Blackstairs Mountain Theatre - Woman in Black by Nic Furlong, Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy. Tickets €10. Tel 053 9233000.
June 21 The Strolling Homes - tribute to The Rolling Stones, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford.
June 22 (8pm) ShedFest, Buffer's Alley Arena, Co Wexford. Featuring chart topping DJ Mark McCabe, The Frisky Gypsys, Luke Cosgrave and DJ Dan Quaid. Tickets €20-30.
June 22 (8.30pm) Billy Roche Red Guitar Tour, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. Tickets €18. Tel 053 9123764. "Billy is joined by his two comrades-in-arms, Mike Odlum (vocals/bass/ piano/ harmonium/ harmonica) and Pete McCamley (vocals/ drums/ percussion/ flute/ glockenspiel/ mouth organ etc.) Together they make a fascinating, eastern psychedelic sound.
June 27 (6.30pm) Wexford Arts Centre 45th Anniversary Fundraiser Gala Dinner, Greenacres, Selskar, Wexford. With Cáca Milis Cabaret and guests. Tel 053 9123764.
June 28 The Celtic Tenors, St Peter's College, Wexford. Tickets €30. Tel 053-9142071.
June 28 (doors 8pm) Forlorn, Halfway House, Ballycogley, Co Wexford. This one is for those with a grá for 90s rock/grunge/metal. Featuring Footzy Byrne lead guitar, Kris Tierney on bass, Tommy Bates on drums and Stephen Banville on vocals and guitar. And there's word that the Basciville boys might make an appearance. No cc but if the hat does come around you know what to do.
June 28 (9pm) Fundraiser for Reville Collectibles Rebuilding Fund, The Oak Tree Bar, Foulksmills, Co Wexford. Join Paddy Reville and friends for a night of music, dancing, chat and craic. Free finger food, raffle, auction and DJ John Murphy. Adm €10.
June 29-30 Wexford Maritime Festival, Wexford town. Family friendly festival based mainly on Wexford quays.
July 2 & 4 (8.30pm nightly and happening every Tues and Thurs through July) Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. A hilarious comedy for the entire family. Tickets €13.
July 4-6 (nightly 8pm) The Diary of Maynard Perdu, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. Written and directed by the award winning playwright Billy Roche and starring the acclaimed actor/musician Peter McCamley. Tickets €18/16. Tel 053 9123764.
July 4-7 Wexford Literary Festival, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
July 6 (9.30pm) Cursed Murphy Versus the Resistance, Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. A mash-up of spoken word performance, cinematic guitar soundscapes and big beats, featuring Cursed Murphy, aka spoken word performer and novelist Peter Murphy, Dan Comerford (Frankenstein Bolts), the Gangnus sisters and Kevin Dillon (all members of street drum crew Bloco Garman). Adm €10.
July 6 Parklife - tribute to Blur, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford.
July 7 (6pm) Mick Flannery, The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford. Album launch event. "Get access to this show by pre-ordering Mick's brand new album at Golden Discs on Main Street, they'll give you a wristband, and BOOM you're in..."
July 7 (8pm) Dylan Moran: Dr Cosmos, National Opera House, Wexford. ‘His comedy takes on an existential dimension, as tubby, nicotine-starved, emasculated Moran comes to represent the struggles we ’ - The Guardian. Presented by Aiken Promotions and Lantern. Tickets €32 from lantern.ie.
July 13 (7pm) Wuthering Heights presented by Chapterhouse Theatre, Wells House, Ballyedmond, Gorey, Co Wexford. Bring your picnic, chairs and blankets.
July 13 These Charming Men - tribute to The Smiths, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford.
July 19-21 Streams of Bunclody Festival, Bunclody, Co Wexford
July 19 (8.30pm) Pierce Turner, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. “Ray Davies meets Brian Wilson with a little pinch of James Joyce and you have it - the sublime taste of Turner!” - Billy Roche. Tickets €20/18. Tel 053 90123764.
July 19 (8pm) Aslan: Goodbye Charlie Moonhead, Amber Springs Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tickets €27. www.lantern.ie
July 19 (8.30pm) Culchie Warriors (comedy), Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Featuring Joe Rooney and Patrick McDonnell. Adm €15.
July 21 WellWex Fest, Wexford Racecourse, Wexford. This full day, interactive programme boasts diverse, fun workouts, inspiring talks, motivational panel discussions, delicious local food, creativity workshops and a chill out zone featuring local and national wellbeing experts.
July 25 (8pm) Clancy's Kitchen, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. The Clancy Family regale stories, songs and tunes. Featuring Donal Clancy (son of Liam), Róisín Clancy (daughter of Bobby), musician cousin Evan Grace and Welsh singer/actor Ryland Teifi. Tickets €16/14/10. Tel 053 9123764.
July 26 (8.30pm) JMA Performing the Classic songs of Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Wexford Arts Centres, Wexford. Adm €12. Tel 053 9123764.
July 26 - Aug 8 Art in the Open, various locations, Wexford. the largest and most prestigious plein air painting festival in Europe. Now in its 12th year, the festival has grown to a 10-day internationally recognised event with 200 artists taking part. It attracts some of the best outdoor painters from around the globe. www.artintheopen.org
July 28 Southeast Country Music Festival, Killag, Co Wexford. Featuring performances by Derek Ryan & Band, Michael English & Band, Jimmy Buckley, Cliona Hagan & The Conquerors. Starts 1pm.
Aug 1 (8.30pm and every Tues and Thurs through August) Don’t Dress for Dinner by Marc Camoletti and directed by Stephen Acton, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey, Co Wexford. Tickets €13.
Aug 1 (8.30pm) London Astrobeats Orchestra Performs The Police, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9123764.
Aug 2-5 Enniscorthy Rockin' Food Festival, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
Aug 2 Red Hot Copy Peppers - tribute band, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford.
Aug 4 Mad Hatters Tea Party, Wells House, Ballyedmond, Gorey, Co Wexford.
Aug 8 (8pm) Chamber Philharmonia Cologne concert, Christ Church, Gorey, Co Wexford. Prog includes Vivaldi Concerti Virtuosi along with music by Mozart, Bach Saint-Saens and Borne. Tickets from Tourist Office Gorey. Tel 053 9421248.
Aug 9-11 Gap Arts Festival, Ballythomas, Co Wexford.
Aug 10 (8.30pm) Aja - Steely Dan tribute, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764.
Aug 10 (7.30pm) The Stunning and Corner Boy: Live at the Castle Marquee, St Martin's GAA, Piercestown, Wexford. Tickets €29.50 from lantern.ie
Aug 11 (7.30pm)Nathan Carter: Live at the Castle Marquee, St Martin's GAA, Piercestown, Wexford. Tickets €32.50 from lantern.ie.
Aug 11,12 (nightly 8pm) Daniel O Donnell, National Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €49.50. Tel 053 9122144.

Sept 13-15 Blackstairs Blues Festival, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
Sept 27-29 Write By The Sea Festival, Kilmore Quay, Co Wexford
Oct 4 John Power from Cast/the La's Acoustic, Crown Live, Commercial Quay, Wexford.
Oct 9-13 The Eugene O'Neill International Festival of Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford.
Oct 11-28 Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford.
Oct 22-Nov 1 Wexford Festival Opera, various venues, Wexford town. Tel 053 9122144.

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).
Maggie May's, Monck St, Wexford - folk, trad (9.30pm)
Katie Daly's, Gorey, Co Wexford - acoustic session (9.30pm). No cc. Tel 053 9483920.
Tuesdays
Spooner's Irish Trad Session, Riley's Tavern, Monck St, Wexford.
Sean Óg's, Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge - Traditional Irish Night.
Ár mBreacha House of Stories, Raheen, Ballyduff, Co Wexford. Happens the first Tuesday every month.
Adult Ceili dancing (8-9pm), Screen Hall, Screen, Co Wexford
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - trad/folk music (9.30pm) - Tel 053 9174688
Wednesdays
Holohan's Pub, Enniscorthy - acoustic session
T. Morris, Monck St, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm) - ph 053 9144083
Thursdays
Weekly Bingo, Dun Mhuire Theatre, Wexford.
Mary's Bar, John's Gate St, Wexford - Traditional Singing Session first Thurs each month
Tír na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge - social dance. Adm charge
Corcoran's, Irishtown, New Ross - trad session
White's Hotel, Wexford
Stamps Pub, Market Sq, Enniscorthy - acoustic session
Fridays
Katie Daly's Bar, Gorey - live music
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
Clonevan Old School House, Kilmuckridge/Ballygarrett - Tunes & Yarns on first Friday of the month. Nominal adm charge covers refreshments.
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 Anvil, Ballymurn - Irish Night (first friday monthly)
Stamp's Pub, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - Trad session
Treacy's Hotel, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy - live music
Saturdays
Sean Óg’s bar, Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge
The Forge, Hilltown, Ballymitty - Session of music, song and story - last Saturday of each month. Starts 9pm.
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)
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - live music in bar
Seán Óg's, Kilmuckridge - live music
Treacy's Hotel, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy - live music
Sundays
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 session
Macken's, The Bullring, Wexford - pop, acoustic - ph 053 9122949
John Barry, The Quays, Wexford
Culleton's, Kilrane - trad session
The Sawdust Inn, The Ballagh, Co Wexford - trad session with Padráig and the lads every 2nd Sunday.
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - live music in bar (6-8pm)
Treacy's Hotel, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy - live music
Benedict's Nightclub, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - rock/pop covers + DJ (11pm)
The Oak Tree, Foulkesmills - social dancing

There is live music at the following venues (some of which have already been listed.). Phone in advance to check/confirm.
Temple Bar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy
The Bailey, Enniscorthy
Dbar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy
Donohoe's, Duffry Hill, Enniscorthy
Kavanagh's Pub, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy
Alba Restaurant, Enniscorthy
Riverside Park Hotel, Enniscorthy - Ph 053 9237800.
Bolg Buí, New Ross
Corcoran's, Irishtown, New Ross
Brandon House Hotel, New Ross
Slaney Inn, Oylegate - occasional trad music sessions.
64, Nell Sweeney's & O2 Nightclub, Gorey. Djs at weekends. Tel 053 9421260.
Katie Daly's Bar, Gorey
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).
Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford
Farmer's Kitchen Hotel, Drinagh, Wexford
The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford
Maggie May's, Monck St, Wexford
Mackens, The Bullring, Wexford
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford
Amber Springs Hotel, Wexford Road, Gorey - Tel 053 9484000.
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, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9237798
www.facebook.com/dbar.enniscorthy

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

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.

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