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Wexford Arts Centre is happy to report that its WexFour Fundit campaign has successfully reached its €8k target. This Fringe Festival event features short plays from four of our top writers: Tóibín, Banville, Colfer and Roche. Tickets are flying out so get the finger out! Tel 53 9123764.
Wexford Opera Festival is bearing down fast. See what's what at
www.wexfordopera.ie. Of course the festival now has a whole other side to it with the Fringe Festival and the Spiegeltent Festival. The latter's programme is even bigger and more diverse this year and no less full of quality. Tickets are flying out. Get yours at Wexford Arts Centre.

Art News
Wexford Arts Centre in collaboration with Cow House Studios hosts FOREST, a three-person exhibition of recent artists-in-residence at Cow House, Ian Clarke, Seulki Ki and Corinne Schulze. Runs until Oct 4.
The Cockleshell Gallery launches a new group exhibition this Friday. Includes artists Cathal Caulfield, Jane Doran, Suzanne Gaughan and others.
Peter Pearson - Of Sea & Stone: Paintings 1974-2014 exhibition at Greenacres Gallery, Selskar, Wexford. Book of the same title is available to buy.
The Pigyard Gallery hosts an exhibition of paintings by Wexford artist Liam O'Rourke from September 19 (launch is at 7pm).

Film
Gorey Cinema
Wexford Omniplex

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
There is so much happening at Wexford's libraries and it's pretty much all free.

Listings
(residency gigs at end)
Oct 2 (7pm) Launch of "Turn Now The Tide", a new collection of poems by Joe Neal, Wexford Library, Mallin St, Wexford. All welcome. www.joenealtellingitataslant.com
Oct 2 (9.30pm) Social Dancing, Tir na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge, Co Wexford. Adm €5. (Happens every Thursday)
Oct 3 (8pm) Poetry @ Fusion, Fusion Café, Monck St, Wexford. Celebrating National Poetry Day with the launch of Paddy Kehoe's new book "The Cask of Moonlight". First half of the evening is open mic. No cc.
Oct 3 (9.30pm) WEXROX Launch Night, Mooney's, The Quays, Wexford. An opportunity for local bands to play live and loud! Featuring JMA, The Gentlemen Callers and Shane Kenny & Brownstone Station.
Oct 4 (1pm) Vintage Threshing Day, Blackwater, Co Wexford. Apart from threshing there will be butter making, horse shoes, stalls, music and dancing.
Oct 4 (8.30pm) 1974: Classic Artist Night, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Adm €5. Tel 053 9123764
Oct 7 (7.30pm) The Blue Light Ball in association with Wexford Garda Social Club & County Wexford Hospice Homecare, White's Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. Black-tie Champagne reception from 7pm followed by Gala Dinner. Dancing with Divine Invention. Tickets €45 from Wexford Garda Station. Tel 053 9165233.
Oct 9 (9.30pm) Social Dancing, Tir na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge, Co Wexford. Adm €5. (Happens every Thursday)
Oct 10 (11.20AM) Ger Carey Live – a comic journey inside the teenage mind, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Hilarious stand-up comedy show for transition year students. Tickets €10 (teachers go free!). wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 10,11,12 Wexford Country Music Weekend, White's Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. With Michael English, Declan Nerney, Robert Mizzell, Paddy O'Brien, Gerry Guthrie, Shawn Cuddy. Dancing each night from 9.30pm (€20 admission). Afternoon concerts Sat and Sun (adm €10).
Oct 10 (8.30pm) Garth Brooks Experience, Tir na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge, Co Wexford. Presented by Corach Ramblers FC. Adm €10.
Oct 11 (8.30pm) "Two Brothers" Vladimir and Anton Jablokov
Vladimir, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €15/12. Tel 053 9123764. Hear music from Johannes Brahms, J.S. Bach, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Strauss and themes from movies and musicals including The Godfather, Dr. Zhivago. Selling like hot bryndzové halušky! wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 17 - Nov 2 Wexford Fringe Festival, Wexford town. The Fringe is growing all the time in lots of different directions. All goes to making this the most exciting couple of weeks in Wexford's cultural calendar. www.wexfordfringe.ie
Oct 17 (8.30pm) Eleanor McEvoy, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Hear songs from the latest album 'Snuff'. Tickets €18/16. Tel 053 9123764. wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 19 (8pm) Heidi McCaffrey with “Dolly Parton – The Songs – The Story”, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9123764. wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 19 Tea Dance with Catherine and the Images, Community Hall, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Adm €8. Refreshments.
Oct 22 - Nov 2 Wexford Festival Opera, Wexford town. Officially opens with quayside entertainment and fireworks on Wed, Oct 22 (7pm). Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com
Oct 22 - Nov 2 Wexford Spiegeltent Festival, The Quays, Wexford town. Launching tonight with the incomparably hilarious Michelle Dooley Mahon (8pm). Her one woman show has been hailed as a tour de farce. You'll laugh, you'll cry, then return to helpless hoots of snot-propelling laughter as she talks dementia, dogs and the Dalai Lama. If you go to just one show this festival let this be the one. Tickets €15 from the Arts Centre. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 22-27 (8pm nightly) Wexfour (theatre), Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. A literary first for Wexford: world premiére of specially commissioned short plays by John Banville, Eoin Colfer, Billy Roche & Colm Tóibín. Stories of love, loss and humour in the face of adversity, all set in a Wexford landscape, to be staged in one evening to celebrate Wexford Arts Centre's 40th anniversary. Directed by Ben Barnes. Tickets €20/18. Tel 053 9123764. This will sell out!
Oct 22 (8pm) Salomé by Antoine Mariotte (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A rarely performed operatic version of Oscar Wilde’s perceptive play about Hérode’s dysfunctional family and the unhappy relationships between Hérode, his second wife Hérodias and his stepdaughter Salomé. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 22 (8pm) Pvt. Wars (comic drama) presented by Enniscorthy Drama Group, Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Adm €5. Pvt. Wars by James McLure charts three G.I.s recovering from Vietnam war injuries while away their time on the terrace of an Army hospital. Gately (Fintan Kelly) is a hillbilly, fiddles compulsively with a disemboweled radio, Silvio, (Jamie T Murphy) streetwise, big-city type, is addicted to "flashing" (even though his sex organs have suffered irremediable battle damage) and Natwick a prissy "rich kid" from Long Island, writes letters to his mother telling her how much he wants to become a close friend of Gately. Directed by Colum Coomey
Oct 22 (9.30pm) Mick Flannery, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25.50 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 23 (3.30pm) The Wandering Scholar (Gustav Holst) & Trial by Jury (Gilbert & Sullivan), White's Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. The Wandering Scholar is a witty one-act chamber opera, Holst’s last one. was written in 1929/30 and first performed in Liverpool shortly before his death. The libretto, by Clifford Bax, is based on one of the tales from The Wandering Scholars by Helen Waddell. Trial by Jury was commissioned as a short work to be played after an Offenbach comic opera. A dramatic cantata, it is Gilbert and Sullivan's only opera that contains no spoken dialogue.Tickets €25. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 23 (7pm) Mike Denver, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25.50 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 23 (8pm) Don Bucefalo by Antonio Cagnoni (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A delightfully good-humoured and melodious comic opera. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 23 (8.30pm) "Man 1, Bank 0" with Patrick Combs, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €22 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
The amazing-but-true story of how Combs deposited a $95,093.35 junk-mail cheque into his own bank account and about what happens after his bank clears it. He’s rich – or is he?? Outrageously funny the story quickly turns into an off-the-wall David vs Goliath adventure. “... the comedy value of watching a bank beg for its cash back is priceless." -Time Out NY
Ocy 23 (10pm) We Banjo 3, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €28 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Firstly there are 4 of them. Secondly, they don't all play banjo. Thirdly it is not all about sciddly-diddly trad. These bucks wander further afield taking in Bluegrass and Old Time American. So, expect a seamless merging of the old and the new, shaken AND stirred and delivered with panache.
Oct 24 (3.30pm) Il Tabarro by Giacomo Puccini, White's Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. Il Tabarro – 'The Cloak' – is the first work in Il Trittico, Puccini’s trio of one-act operas. Set among the barges of the River Seine in 1910, it is a dark, passionate opera about a marriage that has gone sour, a love triangle, economic anxieties, unemployment and a lovers’ assignation that goes tragically wrong. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 24 (7pm) Tommy Tiernan – Out of the Whirlwind, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €28 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 24 (8pm) Silent Night by Kevin Puts (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. European premiere of this Pulitzer Prize-winning opera. Deals with the spontaneous Christmas truce between enemy combatants during the First World War. Joyeux Noël, the 2005 film that inspired Silent Night, will be screened in the Jerome Hynes Theatre at 10:30 am. No charge but pre-booking required. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 24 (8.30pm) Panti: High Heels in Low Places, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
National Treasure, Performance Legend, Accidental Activist – join Panti for her first ever visit to Wexford with her brand new stand-up show. Expect a wicked evening of outrageously fun and naughty tales.
Oct 24 (10pm) The Riptide Movement, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. 'Voted Ireland's best live act 2013.' Tickets €22 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 24 (11pm) Cáca Milis – The Samhain Spiegeltent Cabaret, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Hostess Helena Mulkerns presents an irreverent, fast-paced cornucopia of performers in the joyous spirit of old time Music Hall – with new music, dance, spoken word, comedy, circus arts, classic cabaret and short film. Tickets €10 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 25 (2.30pm) Focal: Wexford Literary Festival presents the launch of Paul O'Brien's Blood Red Turns Dollar Green, Vol. 3 at the Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Followed by entertaining contributions from Paul Guay (Hollywood screenwriter), Eoin Colfer, Paul O'Brien and Billy Roche. Free event.
Oct 25 (8pm) Salomé by Antoine Mariotte (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A rarely performed operatic version of Oscar Wilde’s perceptive play about Hérode’s dysfunctional family and the unhappy relationships between Hérode, his second wife Hérodias and his stepdaughter Salomé. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 25 (8.30pm) Hermitage Green, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford (standing event). Expect hard-hitting rhythm sections driven by the tribal combination of bodhrán and djembe, rhythmic guitar lines with dobro melodies and soaring four-part vocal harmonies. Tickets €22 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 25 (10pm) Jack L - Phantasmagoria, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25.50 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 26 (5pm) Don Bucefalo by Antonio Cagnoni (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A delightfully good-humoured and melodious comic opera. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 26 (7pm) Bridge Drama presents A Night of Comedy and Drama @ The Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. The programme: Noel Coward’s Still Life (drama) and Fawlty Towers by John Cleese and Connie Booth (comedy). Tickets €12.50 from Wexford Arts Centre. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 26 (8.30pm) Cousin Bill, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €15 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 26 (9pm) Gala Concert, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A relaxed and fun evening with members of the Festival company singing their favourite party pieces. Tickets €50. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 27 (11am) Composers on Film – The Sequel, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Dan Newell performs a selection of popular film scores with accompaniment from members of the Orchestra of Wexford Festival Opera. Tickets €15 and @5 (child). Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 27 (12noon-5pm) "It's Your Festival" - a selection of top local acts, The Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. The plan is to present a showcase of Wexford's best artistes in all departments – dance, theatre, music, open rehearsal, craft, debate, film. If you are interested - http://wexfordspiegeltent.com. FREE EVENT!
Oct 27 (3pm) Musici Ireland Chamber Concert, Rowe Street Church, Wexford. Featuring guest leader Mia Cooper, leader of the RTE concert orchestra, in a beautiful programme of Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven. Tickets €15/10 from Wexford Arts Centre. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 27 (3.30pm) Il Tabarro by Giacomo Puccini, White's Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. Il Tabarro – 'The Cloak' – is the first work in Il Trittico, Puccini’s trio of one-act operas. Set among the barges of the River Seine in 1910, it is a dark, passionate opera about a marriage that has gone sour, a love triangle, economic anxieties, unemployment and a lovers’ assignation that goes tragically wrong. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 27 (8pm) "Join me in the Pines" - Bell X1′s Dave Geraghty, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. I am giving this one a "strongly recommended"! Tickets €20. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 27,28,29,30 "One Last Long Breath" by Paul O'Brien (drama with music), The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford. Tickets €12 from Wexford Arts Centre. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 27 (8pm) Silent Night by Kevin Puts (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. European premiere of this Pulitzer Prize-winning opera. Deals with the spontaneous Christmas truce between enemy combatants during the First World War. Joyeux Noël, the 2005 film that inspired Silent Night, will be screened in the Jerome Hynes Theatre at 10:30 am. No charge but pre-booking required. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 28 (7pm) The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari - silent movie with live score performed by composer Eric Sweeney, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €13. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 28 (8pm) Salomé by Antoine Mariotte (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A rarely performed operatic version of Oscar Wilde’s perceptive play about Hérode’s dysfunctional family and the unhappy relationships between Hérode, his second wife Hérodias and his stepdaughter Salomé. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 28 (8.30pm) Wexford Artists in the Round, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €16.50. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 29 (3.30pm) The Wandering Scholar (Gustav Holst) & Trial by Jury (Gilbert & Sullivan), White's Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. The Wandering Scholar is a witty one-act chamber opera, Holst’s last one. was written in 1929/30 and first performed in Liverpool shortly before his death. The libretto, by Clifford Bax, is based on one of the tales from The Wandering Scholars by Helen Waddell. Trial by Jury was commissioned as a short work to be played after an Offenbach comic opera. A dramatic cantata, it is Gilbert and Sullivan's only opera that contains no spoken dialogue.Tickets €25. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 29 (7pm) Jimmy McCarthy, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. "Arguably the most significant songwriter Ireland has produced in the past 20 years." Tickets €25 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 29 (8pm) Don Bucefalo by Antonio Cagnoni (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A delightfully good-humoured and melodious comic opera. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 29 (8pm nightly) Bombshells presented by Wexford Drama Group, Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Directed by Jayne O'Sullivan. Show consists of six wonderfully diverse monologues. Tickets €12/10. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 29,30,31 (8.30pm nightly) The Belle Bottoms (drama/comedyt), Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 29 (10pm) Andrew Maxwell (comedy), Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €24. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 30 (3.30pm) Il Tabarro by Giacomo Puccini, White's Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. Il Tabarro – 'The Cloak' – is the first work in Il Trittico, Puccini’s trio of one-act operas. Set among the barges of the River Seine in 1910, it is a dark, passionate opera about a marriage that has gone sour, a love triangle, economic anxieties, unemployment and a lovers’ assignation that goes tragically wrong. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 30 (7pm) Jersey Boys, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. The Music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons performed by THE RAGDOLLS (UK). Tickets €25 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 30 (8pm) Silent Night by Kevin Puts (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. European premiere of this Pulitzer Prize-winning opera. Deals with the spontaneous Christmas truce between enemy combatants during the First World War. Joyeux Noël, the 2005 film that inspired Silent Night, will be screened in the Jerome Hynes Theatre at 10:30 am. No charge but pre-booking required. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 30 (10pm) The Carnival Brothers – Cabaret Burlesque, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €21.50. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com

Oct 31 (6.30pm) Julie Feeney, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Oct 31 (8pm) Salomé by Antoine Mariotte (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A rarely performed operatic version of Oscar Wilde’s perceptive play about Hérode’s dysfunctional family and the unhappy relationships between Hérode, his second wife Hérodias and his stepdaughter Salomé. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Oct 31 (8.30pm) Enniscorthy Music Community presents: The Boy in the Attic, Lights Over Phoenix, The Gentlemen Callers, Beautiful Corruption at IFA Centre, Millpark Road, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Prizes for best costume and best pumpkin carving. I.D. required at bar. Adm €5.
Oct 31 (9.30pm) Prohibition Party, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Return to the hedonism of the Roaring Twenties with music by 'Two Gun' Tony Carty and the Bootleggers and special guest singer Bobby Summertime and her dancing troupe 'The Burlesque Babes'. Tickets €50 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com. Your ticket gets you a complimentary cocktail on arrival, $100 'Speakeasy Dollars' to gamble in the Casino with great prizes to be won, tasty canapés from the era (deviled eggs, pigs in blankets anyone?), advice from professional dancers.
Nov 1 (3.30pm) The Wandering Scholar (Gustav Holst) & Trial by Jury (Gilbert & Sullivan), White's Hotel, Abbey St, Wexford. The Wandering Scholar is a witty one-act chamber opera, Holst’s last one. was written in 1929/30 and first performed in Liverpool shortly before his death. The libretto, by Clifford Bax, is based on one of the tales from The Wandering Scholars by Helen Waddell. Trial by Jury was commissioned as a short work to be played after an Offenbach comic opera. A dramatic cantata, it is Gilbert and Sullivan's only opera that contains no spoken dialogue.Tickets €25. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Nov 1 (7pm) Brendan Grace, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. "Possible the greatest family comedian of our generation". Tickets €30 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 1 (8pm) Don Bucefalo by Antonio Cagnoni (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. A delightfully good-humoured and melodious comic opera. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Nov 1,2 (8.30pm nightly) Corner Boy, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €17.50 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 1 (10pm) The Beautiful South's Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25 from Wexford Arts Centre: Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 2 (3pm) Donal Skehan – Kitchen Hero Two, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 2 (5pm) Silent Night by Kevin Puts (opera), Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. European premiere of this Pulitzer Prize-winning opera. Deals with the spontaneous Christmas truce between enemy combatants during the First World War. Joyeux Noël, the 2005 film that inspired Silent Night, will be screened in the Jerome Hynes Theatre at 10:30 am. No charge but pre-booking required. Tel 053 9122144. www.wexfordopera.com/programme
Nov 2 (7pm) Martha Wainwright, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €25. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 2 (8.30pm) Damien Dempsey, Spiegeltent, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €23.50. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 6 (8pm) "Blarney and Bellini" A celebration of Wexford and the 21st
Wexford Festival (film), Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. A series of short films with a glimpse of Wexford’s past presented by Harry Pierce-Dunphy. ‘A Tribute to Dr. Tom’ remembers festival founder Dr Tom Walsh (directed and narrated by Derek Bailey). "On Such a Night", directed by Sir Anthony Asquit, tells the story of a young American on his first visit to Glyndebourne Festival. Tickets €10/7. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 8 (8.30pm) Jacob Deaton Trio (USA - jazz), Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tickets €15/12. Tel 053 9123764. https://wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com
Nov 12-15 (8pm nightly) Evita - the musical, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. Presented by the award winning team St. Michael's Theatre Musical Society. Tel 051 421255.
Nov 14 (8pm) Mario Rosenstock: Gift Grub 3, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €36.75. Tel 053 9122144.
Nov 17 (8pm) Gordon Buchanan: Lost Adventures (lecture/presentation), St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. Join Gordon Buchanan, the highly acclaimed wildlife cameraman and presenter of 'The bear family and me' and 'The Polar Bear family and me' as he hosts an evening of exciting personal recollections, and lets you into his world of weird, wild and wonderful wildlife. Tel 051 421255.
Nov 22 (8pm) The Matchmaker by John B Keane, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross, Co Wexford. One of Ireland’s greatest comedic talents Jon Kenny comes together with legendary Irish actor Mary McEvoy in a revival of Michael Scott’s iconic production of The Matchmaker. Tel 051 421255.
Nov 29 (8pm) Dolores Keane: A Storm in the Heart, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €32.50. Tel 053 9122144.
Dec 2 (8pm) The Elixir of Love presented by Opera Theatre Company, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Tickets €30/27. Tel 053 9122144.
Dec 11,12,13 Sive by John B Keane presented by The Abbey Theatre, Wexford Opera House, High St, Wexford. Matinée show (2.30pm) Dec 13 and special school show 11am, Dec 11. Director is Conall Morrison. Tickets €25/20/18. School show tickets €15. Tel 052 9122144.

Regular "Residency" Gigs in Co. Wexford
(Please contact all venues in advance in case of change in schedule.)
Mondays
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
T. Morris, Monck St, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm) - ph 053 9144083
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm) - Tel 053 9174688
The Sky & The Ground, South Main St, Wexford - Candlelight Sessions (always check beforehand!)
Katie Daly's, Gorey, Co Wexford - Americana music session (9.30pm). No cc. Tel 053 9483920.
Activity Centre, Askamore, Co Wexford - social dancing (8.30pm)
Wednesdays
Jack Bailey's, St Aidan's, Wexford - Divine Invention residency
Askamore Activity Centre, Askamore - set dancing (8-10pm). €8.
The Porter House, Castlebridge - live music
T. Morris, Monck St, Wexford - trad session (9.30pm) - ph 053 9144083
Talbot Hotel, Wexford - folk, pop (9.30pm).
Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey - trad session (10pm)
The Temple Bar (Treacy's Hotel), Enniscorthy - ballad session
Thursdays
Tír na nÓg, Wellingtonbridge - social dance. Adm €5.
Corcoran's, Irishtown, New Ross - trad session
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - Acoustic pop/rock (9.30pm)
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music
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 51, South Main St, Wexford - live music
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - live music (9.30pm) - Tel 053 9174688
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.
D Bar, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford - live rock band (10pm)
Saturdays
The 51, South Main St, Wexford - live music
Whitford Hotel, Whitford Roundabout, Wexford - live music
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
Centenary Stores, Charlotte St, Wexford - trad, folk session (12 noon)
Riverbank House Hotel, Ferrybank, Wexford - Lazy Sunday Jazz Session (5pm)
Thomas Moore Tavern, Wexford - jazz session (9.30pm)
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
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 weekends at the following venues. (Phone in advance to check/confirm.)
The Loch & Quay, Monck St, Wexford - rock
Oscars & O2 Music Venue, Gorey, Djs or live music weekends. Tel 053 9421260.
Jack D's/Jumping Jack's,Gorey. Live music weekends. Tel 053 9421234.
Harney's Pub, Ballyedmond. 053 9389249. Irish Nights, line Dancing, salsa dancing and C'n'W 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.
Macamore Inn, Ballygarrett, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9427326.
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LIST OF WEXFORD VENUES

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

Crescent Bar, Crescent Quay, Wexford
Appears to be off the live music radar at present.

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
Wexford songwriter Gordon Barry has a new ep
Listen to a stream of Paul Heaton's latest album
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
The Ballet Academy Goes from Strength to Strength
Local Music Exposure Ireland
Storytelling in Co Wexford
Little Artists Club, Wexford Arts Centre
Google To Music!
Step By Step Dance Studio, Wexford - Buzzin'!
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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