Here's this week's Kilkenny Gig Guide, December 20-25

All the top live entertainment from around the county

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The 501st Legion Ireland Garrison, Star Wars characters, and Spiderman attended  the Christmas family day at James Stephens Army Barracks

Pictured is one off the storm troopers with Fionn, Irish Wolfhound, mascot for the 3rd Infantry Battalion Kilkenny. Picture: Dylan Vaughan

Thursday

Line Dancing, Home Rule Club, 10:30am.
Christmas Classical Concert, Kilkenny Castle, 1pm (fully booked).
The Greatest Showman Singalong & Screening, Watergate Theatre, 4pm, €7.
Drops of Green & Roisin Dubh, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.
Trad Music, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm.
Christmas Card Games, Coolagh Hall.
Hermitage Green, Set Theatre at Langton's, 8pm, €21.
Swing Dancing Lessons, Home Rule Club, 8pm.
Hooly Night, Lanigan’s, 9pm.
Stephen Murphy, Dylan Whiskey Bar, 9pm.
Big John’s Karaoke, Biddy Early’s, 9pm.
The Sofa Sessions, Billy Byrne's Bar, 9:30pm.
Damian Carroll & DJ Eddie Hughes, Matt the Miller's, 10pm.
Langton’s Night Club, 11pm.

Friday
TGI, Bridies, 5:30pm.
Trad with Antony Maculey & friends, Drops of Green & Acousticats Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.
Wallop the Cat, Matt the Millers, 6pm.
Lady Desart Adult Choir Christmas Concert, Churchill NS, Cuffesgrange, 7pm.
Mayor’s Christmas Concert, Watergate Theatre, 8pm, €10/5.
Phil & Gill, Dylan Whiskey Bar, 9pm.
Waterloo ABBA, Kyteler’s Inn, 9pm.
Moira's Open Mic Night, Home Rule Club.
Panic Animal & DJ, Matt the Miller's, 9:30pm.
Divil The Bit, Lanigan’s.
LB2, Left Bank, 10pm.
Papa Zitas, Left Bank, 10pm.

Saturday
The Greatest Showman Singalong & Screening, Watergate Theatre, 2pm, €7.
Christmas Harp with Mary Kelly, Kilkenny Castle, 3pm.
Trad with Antony Mcauley, Abbeyfolk & Roisin Dubh Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.
Trad Music, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm.
Trad & DJ, Lanigan’s, 7pm.
Laochra Oga Charity Concert, Orchard House, 7:30pm, €10.
Jack Lukeman, Watergate Theatre, 8pm, €25.
Atom, Brewery Corner, 9pm.
Martin Lacey, Home Rule Club.
Saturday Club, Marble City Bar.
Theme Time Retro Radio, Dylan Whiskey Bar.
Party Night & DJ, Matt the Miller's, 10pm.
LB2, Left Bank, 10pm.
Low Fi's, Rafter Dempsey’s, 10pm.
Riff Shop, Left Bank, 11pm.

Sunday
Cantoiri an Rutaig, Kilkenny Castle, 2pm.
Muireann Mulrooney & Margaret Murran, Kilkenny Castle, 3pm.
Trad with Antony Mcauley & friends, Generation 5 & Tomas Jackman, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.
Wallop the Cat, Matt the Miller’s, 6:30pm.
Rob Strong for The Good Shepherd, Hackett's Bar, 8:30pm.
HamsandwicH, Set Theatre at Langton's, 8pm, €21.
Kevin & Eugene, Dylan Whiskey Bar, 9pm
DJ, Left Bank.
Late Bar & DJ, Matt the Millers, 10pm.

Monday (Christmas Eve)
Abbeyfolk & Roisin Dubh, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.

Tuesday (Christmas Day)  
Christmas Day Fun Run for John Needs Pembro, 11am.
Goal Mile, Thomastown, 12:15pm.