Here's this week's Kilkenny Gig Guide, June Bank Holiday weekend

All the music and entertainment here for the next few days

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Comedian Dara Ó Briain. Plenty of comedy as well as music in Kilkenny this weekend

WEDNESDAY
Appleman's Cider Race & Music Evening, Gowran Park, 5pm.​
Roisin Dubh, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.​
Wallop the Cat, Matt the Miller's, 6pm.​
Wrong Direction, The Field, 6pm.​
John Doyle & Mick Mcauley, John Cleere's Bar & Theatre, 8.30pm, €15.​
Movie Night, Billy Byrne’s Bar, 8.30pm.​
Raglan Rogues, Kyteler's Inn, 8.30pm.  ​
Rusty Springs, The Field, 9pm.​
Folk & Ballads, The Dylan Whiskey Bar, 9pm.​
Open Trad Session, John Cleere's Bar & Theatre, 9.30pm

THURSDAY
Cat Laughs Comedy Festival.
Line Dancing, Home Rule Club, 10.30am.
Drops of Green, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.
Trad and Ballad, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm.
Tai Chi, Home Rule Club, 7pm.
IWA Table Quiz, Kyteler’s Inn, 8pm, €20 (team of four).
Crowman, Watergate Theatre, 8pm, €21.
Swing Dancing, Home Rule Club, 8pm.
Roisin Dubh, Kyteler’s Inn, 8.30pm.
Trad music and dance, Lanigan’s.
Stephen Murphy, The Dylan Whiskey Bar, 9pm.
Cat Laughs Comedy Festival.

FRIDAY
Teac Tom’s Around the Clock Charity Cycle, Kilkenny Town Hall, 4pm.
Trad with Antony Maculey and friends, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.
Trad and Ballad, Matt the Millers, 6pm.
Stockton’s Wing Retrospective Tour, Watergate Theatre, 8pm, €27.
Drops of Green, Kyteler’s Inn, 8pm.
Phil and Gill, The Dylan Whiskey Bar, 9pm.
Acousticats, Kyteler’s Inn, 10pm.
Divine Invention and DJ Eddie Hughes, Matt the Miller’s, 10pm.
DJ, Lanigan’s.
Smash Hits, Langton’s Ballroom, 10pm, €11.

SATURDAY
Cat Laughs Comedy Festival.
Trouvere Medieval Minstrels, Kilkenny Castle Park, 11am to 4pm.
Wallop the Cat, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm.
Trad with Antony Mcauley, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.
Abbey Folk, Kyteler’s Inn, 8pm.
John Glen and The Mainliners, Rhu Glenn Hotel, Slieverue, 9pm, €15.
DJ, Lanigan’s.
Saturday Club, Marble City Bar.
The Buddies, Home Rule Club.
Theme Time Retro Radio, The Dylan Whiskey Bar.
Roisin Dubh, Kyteler’s Inn, 10pm.
Party Night with DJ, Matt the Miller’s, 10pm.
Langton’s Nightclub.

SUNDAY
Cat Laughs Comedy Festival.
Trouvere Medieval Minstrels, Kilkenny Castle Park, 11am to 4pm.​
Hot 4 Jazz, Left Bank, 5pm.​
Trad with Antony Mcauley and friends, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm. ​
Wallop the Cat, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm. ​
Generation 5, Kyteler’s Inn, 6.30pm. ​
Matching It Up, The Playwright, 8.30pm. ​
Live Music, Home Rule Club.​
Kevin and Eugene, The Dylan Whiskey Bar, 9pm.​
Loose Cannons, The Field, 9pm. ​
Tomas Jackman, Kyteler’s Inn, 9pm. ​
Bank Holiday Sunday, Matt the Miller’s, 10pm.​

MONDAY
Cat Laughs Comedy Festival.
Abbey Folk, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.​
Wrong Direction, The Field, 6pm.​
Wallop the Cat, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm.​
Village Childcare and Community Services Bingo, James Stephens Club, 7pm (first game 8.30pm).​
Roisin Dubh, Kyteler's Inn, 8:30pm.​
Trad Session, Cleere’s.​
Trad music and dance, Lanigan’s.​
Stephen Murphy, The Dylan Whiskey Bar, 9pm.​
Drops of Green, The Field, 9pm.​
Davey Cashin, Pete Fagan and Band, Left Bank, 9.30pm. 


TUESDAY
Wallop the Cat, Matt the Miller’s, 6pm. ​
Abbey Folk, Kyteler’s Inn, 6pm.​
Garden Talk, Kilkenny Castle, 7.15pm. ​
Set Dancing, Home Rule Club, 8pm. ​
Raglan Rogues, Kyteler’s Inn, 8.30pm.​
The Mighty Ghosts of Erin, Lanigan’s Bar. ​
Rob Strong, The Field, 9pm.​
Kevin and Eugene, The Dylan Whiskey Bar, 9pm.​

ANY DAY
PolskaÉire Festival, various venues, from Sunday to June 16.​
Exhibition: reflief by Adam Fearon, Butler Gallery at Kilkenny Castle, to July 28.
Kilkenny's cinemas have a wide variety of films to suit all ages and interests on show at a number of times each day.