The Gig Guide

What’s happening in Kilkenny for the next seven days..

What’s happening in Kilkenny for the next seven days..


Abhainn Ri Festival, Callan,

Comhaltas Kilkenny, Kilkenny Castle, 7:30pm

Duke Special, Set Theatre, 8pm, €18.

Movie Night, Billy Byrne’s, 8:30pm.

Trivia Night, O’Faolain’s, 9pm.

S.I.N. Night with Brand New Cadillac & DJ Luv Dockta, The Field, 9pm.

Trad session, Sean Byrne’s, 9:30pm.

Mighty Ghosts of Erin, Matt the Millers, 9:30pm.

Card Night (25s), Shirleys, Kells.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.


Abhainn Ri Festival, Callan,

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, & DJ Eddie Hughes, Matt the Millers, 10:30pm, late bar.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.

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


Abhainn Ri Festival, Callan,

Trad Session, Bollard’s, 9pm.

Bluebird Quintet, Billy Byrne’s.

Seven Summits, Red Door Theatre, Bridgebrook Arms, Thomastown, 9pm.

Swing Club, Langton’s 67 Bar.

Johnny Fean, PV’s, Kilford Arms, 9pm.

Brand New Cadillac & late bar, The Field.

Music, Rafter Dempsey’s, 10pm.

Music, Ryan’s, 10pm.

DJ Dance Party, O’Faolain’s, 10pm.

The Kilkennys & DJ Eoin, Matt the Miller’s, 10pm.


Abhainn Ri Festival, Callan,

Jack & Jill Orchard Festival, Orchard House, 3pm-12am, €20.

Summer Beach Party followed by Hush Nightclub, Hush at McSorley’s, 8pm.

The Wolf Tones, Set Theatre, 8pm, €20.

Johnny Cash Story, Kilford Arms, 9pm.

DJ Snooky live and late, Matt the Miller’s, 9:30pm.

The Cellar Vibe Sessions, Matt the Miller’s Cellar Bar, 10pm.

Hush, Rafter Dempsey’s, 10pm.

Swing Club, Langton’s 67 Bar.

Music, Victor’s Bar, Club House Hotel.

Derek McEvoy, 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.


Abhainn Ri Festival, Callan,

Defibrillator Fundraiser Family Day, Malzard’s, Stoneyford, 2:30pm.

Garden Party, Breathnach’s, 5pm.

RSAG & The Kilo 1977, Billy Byrne’s.

Tomas Jackman, Kyteler’s Inn.

Memphis Cats & late bar, McSorley’s.

Music, Ryan’s.

Revolver & late bar, The Field, 9pm.

The Bar Flies, The Pumphouse, 9pm.

DJ Eoin, Matt the Miller’s, 9:30pm.

O’Faolain’s Late Club.

Monday Bank Holiday

Regatta, The Barrow, Graiguenamanagh, 1pm.

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

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

After Dark & 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.


21st Century Icons, National Craft Gallery, until Thursday.

Margaret O’Sullivan Solo Show, Blackbird Gallery, until Sunday.

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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