Gig Guide

Wednesday

Wednesday

Christmas Eve, Watergate Theatre, 10am and 11.45am, €7.50.

Day of Light and Hope: Coffee Morning, Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, 11am.

Day of Light and Hope, Bell Toll, The Parade, noon.

Day of Light and Hope: Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation, Kilkenny School of Yoga, 3pm.

Live Trad, Matt the Miller’s, 6.30pm.

Day of Light and Hope: Kilkenny Gospel Choir, St Mary’s Cathedral.

Spark Productions: Brownbread, Abbey Hall, Graignamanagh, 8pm, €7.

Kilkenny Swing: Happy Feet, Left Bank, 8pm.

Day of Light and Hope: Tea and Chat, Chapter House Tearooms, 8.30pm.

Raglan Rogues, Kyteler’s Inn, 8.30pm.

Movie Night, Billy Byrne’s, 8.30pm.

Bad Hair Day, The Field, 9pm.

Trivia Night, O’Faolain’s, 9pm.

The Mighty Ghosts of Erin, Matt the Miller’s, 9.30pm.

Trad session, Sean Byrne’s, 9.30pm.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.

Thursday

Christmas Eve, Watergate Theatre, 10am and 11:45am, €7.50.

12 Days of Christmas, Billy Byrne’s, 11am.

Beaujolais Wine Bar, Market Yard, 5pm.

Trad and Ballad, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm.

Kilkenny Lions Club Schools Concert, St Canice’s Cathedral, 7.30pm, €10/€4.

Liam Lawton, Moneenroe and Clogh Folk Choirs, St Patrick’s Church, Clogh, 7.30pm, €20.

Future Proof Kilkenny Greenscreen: No Impact Man, Hole in the Wall, 8pm.

Kilkenny Flower Club gathering, Butler House, 8pm.

Spark Productions: Brownbread, Abbey Hall, Graignamanagh, 8pm, €7.

Trad Session, Bollard’s, 9pm.

Rock and Roll Club, The Kilford Arms, 9pm.

Music, Lanigan’s.

Big John’s Krazy Karaoke and Fun Night, Biddy Early’s.

Music, Ryan’s.

Langton’s Nightclub, 10pm.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.

Late Bar, Langton’s

Pete Fagan and DJ Eddie Hughes, Matt the Miller’s, 10pm.

Friday

Christmas Eve, Watergate Theatre, 10am and 11.45am, €7.50.

12 Days of Christmas, Billy Byrne’s, 11am.

After Work Club, Bridie’s Bar, 5pm.

Beaujolais Wine Bar, Market Yard, 5pm.

Fajita Friday followed by live music, Billy Byrne’s, 6pm.

Trad and Ballad, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm.

Trad session, Kyteler’s Inn, 6.30pm.

Acousticats and Matchstick Men, Kyteler’s Inn.

Moths Against Glass launch, St Kieran’s College, 8pm.

Spark Productions: Brownbread, Abbey Hall, Graignamanagh, 8pm, €7.

Sharon Shannon, Kyteler’s Inn, €15.

Trad Music (musicians welcome), Bollard’s Bar, 9pm.

DJ Aaron Burchael, Biddy Early’s.

Boom, Bust and Bailout, Billy Byrne’s, 9.30pm.

Music, Lanigan’s.

Blues Ark, Ryan’s, 10pm.

The Kilkennys and DJ Eddie, Matt the Miller’s, 10pm.

Acousticats, Kyteler’s Inn, 10pm.

Late Bar and disco with DJ Ronan, Morrisson’s Bar, 10pm ‘til late.

Late bar, Langton’s.

Saturday

Mayor’s Walk Kilkenny, The Parade, 11am.

12 Days of Christmas, Billy Byrne’s, 11am.

Cois Nore Cancer Support Centre: Kilkenny Charity 5km Santa Run, The Parade, noon.

Youth Café, Desert Hall, 1.30-5.30pm.

Beaujolais Wine Bar, Market Yard, 5pm.

Tomas Jackman, Kyteler’s Inn, 6.30pm.

Spark Productions: Brownbread, Abbey Hall, Graignamanagh, 8pm, €7.

K Team Christmas Session for O’Neill Centre, Paris Texas, 8.30pm, €5.

Kilford Karaoke, PV’s Bar, O’Faolain’s.

Busking for Tea and Samuel Moylan, Egan’s Bar, 9pm.

Jerry Fish and The Mudbug Club, Set Theatre, €20.

Super Trad Irish Music Benefit Night, Cleere’s, 9pm.

DJ Eoin, Matt the Miller’s, 10pm.

DJ, Marble City Bar.

DJ Colm, The Pumphouse, 9.30pm.

DJ Aaron Burchael, Biddy Early’s.

Party Night, Lanigan’s.

Music, Clubhouse Hotel, 10pm.

DJ, Left Bank.

Late Bar and Disco with DJ Paul K, Morrisson’s Bar, 10pm ‘til late.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.

Abbeycats, Kyteler’s Inn, 10pm.

Langton Club, 10.30pm.

Sunday

12 Days of Christmas, Billy Byrne’s, 11am.

Jazzy Sundays, Billy Byrne’s, 2pm.

Christmas Eve, Watergate Theatre, 3pm, €7.50.

Kilkenny Choir Christmas Concert, St John’s Church, 4.30pm, €8/€5.

Trad & Ballad, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm.

The O’Dwyer Brothers, Kyteler’s Inn, 6.30pm.

Vegetarian Kilkenny No Meat and Greet, Desart Hall.

Customer Christmas Party, Left Bank, 8pm.

Tomas Jackman, Kyteler’s Inn, 9.30pm.

The Mighty Ghosts of Erin and DJ Eoin, Matt the Miller’s, 9.30pm.

The Bar Flies, The Pumphouse, 9.30pm.

DJ Aaron Burchael, Biddy Early’s.

Late Bar and Disco with DJ Mattie, Morrisson’s Bar, 10pm ‘til late.

Johnny B and the Boogiemen and DJ, 10.30pm, The Field.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.

Monday

Trad and Ballad, Matt the Miller’s, 6.30pm.

Irish Beats, Kyteler’s Inn, 6.30pm.

Christmas Party Dance with WLR’s John O’Shea, The Rising Sun, Mullinavat, €20 (dinner and dance)/ €8 (dance only).

Raglan Rogues, Kyteler’s Inn, 8.30pm.

Movie Monday, Left Bank, 9pm, €5.

Kilkenny’s longest-running trad session, Cleere’s Bar, 9.30pm.

The Briars and late bar, The Field, 9.30pm.

After Dark and DJ Eddie, Matt the Miller’s, 10pm.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.

Tuesday

Trad and Ballad, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm.

Irish Beats, Kyteler’s Inn, 6.30pm.

Kilkenny Film Club: Le Havre, Set Theatre, 8pm, €8.

Paddy Hanrahan CD launch, Watergate Theatre, 8pm, €10.

Raglan Rogues, Kyteler’s Inn, 8.30pm.

Trad Music (musicians welcome), Bollard’s Bar, 8.30pm.

The Mighty Ghosts of Erin and DJ Eoin, Matt the Miller’s, 9.30pm.

The Kilkennys, Paris Texas.

Kiwi Paddy ‘til late, The Field, 9.30pm.

Langton Club, 10pm.

Any day

Kilkenny Christmas Market, The Parade.

Santa Train, Mount Juliet, Thomastown, €10€/15.

Kilkenny On Ice, The Hub at Cillín Hill.

Cois Nore Cancer Support art exhibition, Tynan’s Bridge House Bar, until Sunday.

Lorraine Neeson’s ‘Day For Night,’ Butler Gallery, until Sunday.

Jerpoint Christmas Exhibition, Glass Attic Studio, Jerpoint Glass, Stoneyford. Open 10am to 5.30pm Monday to Saturday and noon to 5pm Sunday, until 2pm on December 24.

Paul Bokslag exhibition, Upstairs Gallery, Watergate Theatre, until December 28.

‘Out of the Marvellous,’ National Craft Gallery, until January 16.

GAA/ICA Wall Hanging, Cillín Hill.

Kilkenny Cineplex has a wide variety of films to suit all ages and interests on show at a number of times each day.