Gig Guide



Comhaltas Kilkenny, Kilkenny Castle, 7.30pm

Bastille Eve Festivities: Of Gods and Men, Billy Byrne’s, 8.30pm.

Trivia Night, O’Faolain’s, 9pm.

Open Mic, Ryan’s.

Trad session, Sean Byrne’s, 9.30pm.

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

S.I.N. Night with Lancelot Link and late bar, The Field.

Card Night (25s), Shirley’s, Kells.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.


Trad Session, Bollard’s, 9pm.

Swing Club, Langton’s 67 Bar.

Music, Ryan’s.

Fiesta, Paris Texas.

Swing Club, Langton’s 67 Bar.

Trad with Shananagans, The Field, 9.30pm.

Langton Club, 10pm.

Pete Fagan and DJ Eddie Hughes, Matt the Miller’s, 10.30pm, late bar.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.

Pegasus Nightclub, Kilford Arms, 7pm, 8 euro.


Trad Session, Bollard’s, 9pm.

O’Dwyer Brothers, Rafter Dempsey’s.

Swing Club, Langton’s 67 Bar.

DJ Seamus Clancy, Hush at McSorley’s.

Live Music, PV’s, Kilford Arms.

Brand New Cadillac and late bar, The Field.

Electriviolet, Bobbie Carey and Dave Prim, The Hole In The Wall, 10pm, 10 euro.

Music, Ryan’s, 10pm.

DJ Dance Party, O’Faolain’s, 10pm.

Catch 22 and DJ Brian, Matt the Miller’s, 10pm.


Joe Boland Memorial Walk for Cancer Research, 12.30pm, 20 euro.

Royseven, Kyteler’s,

DJ Eoin live and late, Matt the Miller’s, 9.30pm.

The Cellar Vibe Sessions, Matt the Miller’s Cellar Bar, 9.30pm.

Music, Ryan’s.

Yvonne Moriarty’s Him and Her, Rafter Dempsey’s, 10pm.

Swing Club, Langton’s 67 Bar.

Music, Victor’s Bar, Club House Hotel.

DJ Mark Collins, Hush at McSorley’s.

DJ, Marble City Bar.

Gold Soundz Alternative Music, Set Theatre, free before 12.30am.

DJ Mark, The Field, til 2am.

Pegasus Nightclub, Kilford Arms.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.


Family Field Day, Normans Rugby Grounds, Road Road Drive, Thomastown, noon.

Set On Sunday: DJ Kevin Hennessy, Set Theatre.

Tomas Jackman, Kyteler’s Inn.

DJ Mark Collins, Hush at McSorley’s.

Memphis Cats and late bar, McSorley’s.

Paul Craine and band, Ryan’s.

Revolver and late bar, The Field, 9pm.

The Bar Flies, The Pumphouse, 9pm.

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

O’Faolain’s Late Club.


Comedian Glenn Wool, Kyteler’s, 9pm.

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

The Briars, Na Fianna and late bar, The Field, 10pm.

After Dark and DJ Eddie Hughes, 10.30pm.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.


The Kilkennys, Paris Texas.

Trad Irish music, Bollard’s, 9pm.

Live Traditional Irish Music, Matt the Miller’s, 9.30pm.

Kiwi Paddy ‘til late, The Field.

Langton Club, 10pm.

Any day

‘Three Bags Full’ exhibition, Watergate Theatre Upstairs Gallery. Open 10am to 7pm Monday to Saturday and 2-6pm Sunday; to July 22.

‘From Us, Through Them, To You’, Butler Gallery, open 10am to 5.30pm; until July 24.

‘21st Century Icons’, National Craft Gallery, until July 28.

Margaret O’Sullivan solo show, Blackbird Gallery, until July 31.

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

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