WEXFORD GIGS, SHOWS ... LATEST
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Ciorcal Comhrá 
Is minic a bhíonn daoine ag fiosrú faoi Ghaeilge a fhoghlaim nó chun feabhas a chur ar a cuid Gaeilge. / People often enquire about learning or improving their Irish. Conradh na Gaeilge Guaire meets up 10.30am Wednesdays and Saturdays in Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey. Agus maidir le C na G i mbaile Loch Garman, they meet Wednesdays at 11am in Harpur Eleven on Peter's Street.

Art
Green Acres Gallery, Selskar, Wexford.
Wexford Co Co HQ:
Wexford County Council art collection online
Rosslare Gallery, Rosslare - intimate little gallery.
The Artbank Gallery, Bunclody is a wild and wonderful place leaking colour at every corner. They always appear to be in festive mode up that way!

Keep an eye on the following sites for happenings at Wexford's top tourist destinations and events at the county's main venues.
www.wexfordartscentre.ie
www.nationaloperahouse.ie
www.visitwexford.ie
Lantern Presents
www.wexlive.com
LoveGorey.ie
Gorey Events Guide
Slaney News

Always something happening at Wexford's libraries. Gorey Library events

Event Listing
Residencies/regular week-to-week gigs:
T. Morris, Monck St, Wexford has acoustic acts every Thursday from 9.30pm.
Maggie May's Pub, also on Monck St, has live music weekends, including an early folk/trad session Sundays.
Centenary Stores, Charlotte St, Wexford has a classy brunch-time trad session Sundays.
Katie Daly's Bar & Restaurant, Gorey has 'Live Friday' gigs and acoustic music on Mondays. 
Stamp’s bar, Ennscorthy has trad sessions on Friday evenings.
The John Barry, Wexford (quays) has acoustic gigs weekends.

Jan 27 (8pm) Take It To The Limit: A Celebration Of The Eagles, NAtional Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €31.50. Tel 053 9122144.
Jan 27 (8pm) Owen Colgan & Friends of The Craic Den, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. Guests include Eddie Mullarkey host & MC, TV3’s Craic Den & Craic den comedy club, Brian Gallagher. Tickets €20 + fee. 
Jan 28 (7pm) Book launch: Alanna Hammel, Wexford Bohemian editor and author of 'Cruel & Vicious' celebrates her 21st birthday with the launch of a collection of short stories entitled 'When I grow up I want to be...'. Venue: Red Books, Peter's Square, Wexford. 
Jan 28 (8pm) An Evening with Sharon Shannon, Frances Black and Mary Coughlan, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €33.50. Tel 053 9122144.
Jan 28 (8.30pm) These Charming Men - Music from The Smiths & Morrissey, Crown Lie, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets.
Jan 28 (6.45pm) Peer Pleasure X VistaFutur + Support, Presentation Arts Centre, Enniscorthy. Adm €10.
Jan 29 (6pm) The Gemini Project presented by Bare Cheek Theatre Company, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764.
Feb 3 (8pm) Conor Sketches (comedy), National Opera House, Wexford. Selling fast! Tickets €32. Tel 053 9122144.
Feb 3-26 (8pm nightly) Big Big Sky by Tom Wells presented by Bridge Drama, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €15. Tel 053 9122144.
Feb 3 (8pm) All In The Family presented by Wexford Film Workshop, Presentation Arts Centre, Enniscorthy. Adm €10. Proceeds in aid of Wexford Hospice Homecare.
Feb 3 (9pm) Dancing to John Molloy, Camross Hall, Camross, Co Wexford. Adm €10 includes tea.
Feb 3 The Special Consensus, Colfer's Pub, Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford. Bluegrass specialists who have been coming to Carrig for more than quarter of a century.
Feb 4 (8pm) Green Road, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9122144.
Feb 4 (8.30pm) Kevin Lawlor Trio with Joseph Leighton, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. "Guitarist Joseph Leighton has been hailed as one of Ireland’s brightest new jazz talents." Tickets €15/13. Tel 053 9123764.
Feb 4 (8.30pm) Smash Hits 90's - Live @ Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. Sold out.
Feb 5 (9.30pm) Ruaile Buaile, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. "5 piece twisted-trad band" from the midlands. Featuring Cathal Guinan (fiddle), Cillian Doheny (banjo), Niall Kelly (vocals and guitar), Jack Godley (percussion) and Shane Lynam (vocals and bass). Tickets €18 + fees. 
Feb 6 Imbolc Celtic Winter Parade Festival of Light, Bunclody
Feb 9 (7.30pm) Wexford Night Run, Wexford Quays. Sponsored by Wexford Credit Union.
Feb 9 (8pm) The Drifters featuring Rick Sheppard, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €33. Tel 053 9122144.
Feb 9 (8pm) So Say So spoken word open mic night with Stephen James Smith, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. With special guest. Tickets €5. Tel 053 9123764.
Feb 10-12 Wexford Traditional Singers' Weekend / Deireadh Seachtaine Amhránaíochta Traidisiúnta Loch Garman, various venues, Wexford. Starting 9pm Friday with a seisiún at Cushen's Pub, Tagoat. Saturday's session is at St Martin's GAA Club, Piercestown at 2pm. Saturday night and Sunday noon at the Farmers' Kitchen, Drinagh. Singers and listeners welcome.
Feb 10 (7.30pm) A Celebration of Father Ted with Joe Rooney, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €22. Tel 053 9122144.
Feb 10 (8pm) Nava, Greenacres, Trimmer's Lane, Wexford. A Music for Wexford concert.
Feb 10 Neil Delamere (comedy), Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey. Tickets www.lantern.ie
Feb 11 (8pm) Anne Gildea’s How to Get the Menopause and Enjoy it!, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €20. Tel 053 9122144.
Feb 11 (8pm) Tommy Fleming, National OperaHouse, Wexford. Tickets €35. Selling fast! Tel 053 9122144.
Feb 11 (8pm) Deirdre O'Kane - Demented, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. 
Feb 11 St. Valentine's Live Jazz, Johnstown Castle, Wexford. Sharon Clancy and the Chris Colloton Trio.
Feb 11 Karl Spain (comedy), Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €15.
Feb 12 (8pm) Music Network presents Noriana Kennedy (vocals), Oisín Mac Diarmada (fiddle), Mirella Murray (accordion) & Donogh Hennessy (guitar), National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €17/13. Tel 053 9122144.
Feb 15-17 (8pm nightly) Ballycogley players Drama Group present “The Red Iron” by Jim Nolan, National Opera House, Wexford. Directed by Ellen Cloney. Tickets €15. Tel 053 9122144. 
Feb 16-25 The Father presented by Wexford Drama Group, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. Written by Florian Zeller, directed by Paul Walsh. 
Feb 16-18 (nightly 8pm) Enniscorthy Drama Group Presents Farsiders by Fintan Kelly, Presentation Arts Centre, Enniscorthy. Tickets€15. Tel 053 9233000.
Feb 17 (8pm) Patrick Feeney The Country and Gospel Show, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. 
Feb 17 (8.30pm) The Legend of Luke Kelly (tribute), Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €20 + fees. 
Feb 18 (11am-9pm) Paranormal Convention - Day of the Unexplained, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. 
Feb 18 (8pm) Tulua, National Opera House, Wexford. Top class home-grown trad. Tickets €20. SOLD OUT!
Feb 18 (9.30pm) DMODE - Depeche Mode Tribute Show, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. Tickets €16/13. 
Feb 19 (8pm) Reeling In the Showband Years, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €30. Tel 053 9122144. 
Feb 21 (7.30pm) RTÉ Concert Orchestra Presents Maria Callas – A Centenary Celebration, National Opera House, Wexford. Sinéad Campbell-Wallace soprano, Noah Stewart tenor, Nil Venditti conductor. Presented by Liz Nolan, RTÉ lyric fm. Tickets €40/20. Tel 053 9122144. 
Feb 24 (8pm) Remembering Joe - the songs of Joe Dolan, National Opera House, Wexford. The Dolan family, comprising his brother Ben, nephews Adrian and Ray, niece Sandra, Karen Carroll and the original Joe Dolan Band are touring the country to commemorate the 15th anniversary of his passing. Tickets €35. Tel 053 9122144. 
Feb 24 (8.30pm) Negative Creeps - Nirvana Tribute, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford.
Feb 25 (8pm) Jason Byrne “Unblocked”, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €26. Tel 053 9122144. 
Feb 25 (8.15) Metal Mania and Sunset Riders, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. The Glam Metal Experience, "Tribute To The Greatest 80s Stadium Bands ... Motley Crue, Poison, Def Leppard, Aerosmith, Bon Jovi, Guns N' Roses. Tickets €22 + fees. 
Feb 26 (8pm) Johnny McEvoy in concert, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. 
Feb 28 Jay Ryan’s Living With A Fairy, National Opera House, Wexford. For children up to 10 years of age. Tickets €7 (teachers free!). Show times: 10:30AM, 11:45AM & 1PM. Duration: 40 minutes. Tel 053 9122144.
March 2 David Gray: Skellig, National Opera House, Wexford.
Mar 2 (8pm) Words, Lies and Songs with Jon Kenny, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764. wexfordartscentre.ticketsolve.com/ticketbooth/shows/873633356
March 3 Seven Drunken Nights: The Story of The Dubliners, National Opera House, Wexford.
March 4 Wexford Sinfonia presents Music in Movieland (and beyond) National Opera House, Wexford.
March 4 (8.30pm) Davy Lyons + band, Wexford Arts Centre. With Oriol Roca (drums), Juan Pablo Bacázar (bass), Toni Saigi (piano) and Nacho López (violin). Super-talented songwriter with an extraordinary voice. Tickets ¡5/12. Tel 053 9123764.
March 4 (9.30pm) Rhythm & Sticks, Crown Live, The Quays, Wexford. Country music from the borderlands, a sliver of no-man's land that slipped between the cracks, where they drink Harp not Heineken, love their Massey Ferguson as much as the souped up Subaru, eat dinner in the middle of the day ans are content to live in the moment as they cannot see beyond the next drumlin. Which is to say: RECOMMENDED! 
March 5 Swan Lake presented by Ukrainian National Ballet, National Opera House, Wexford.
March 7 Happy Days by Samuel Beckett presented by Blue Raincoat Theatre Company, National Opera House, Wexford.
March 7-11 (nightly 8pm) Chaplin, the musical presented by New Ross Musical Society, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. 
March 8 (8pm) Christine Tobin: Returning Weather, National Opera House, Wexford. A commissioned song-cycle. With Tobin on vox, Cora Venus Lunny violin & viola, David Power uilleann pipes & whistles, Phil Robson guitar & electronics and Steve Hamilton piano.
March 9 Lantern presents Martin Angolo Comedy, Macken's Pub (upstairs), Wexford
March 11 (8pm) Derek Ryan with special guests Kathy Durkin & Hugo Duncan, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €30. Tel 053 9122144.
March 11 (8.30pm) Don Baker, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. Old dog for the hard road. Tickets €25. Tel 053 9123764.
March 16 (8pm) Giovanni Pernice: Made in Italy, National Opera House, Wexford. If you follow Strictly Come Dancing you know about this buck.
March 19 (8pm) Declan Nerney in concert, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. 
March 23 (7.30pm) Dermot Whelan: Mind Full, National Opera House, Wexford. A certified meditation teacher, Dermot will give you the tools you need to destress through meditation and find more happiness and fulfilment, all delivered in his much-loved comedic style.
March 24-31 Wexford Drama Festival, National Opera House, Wexford.
March 24,25 Lantern presents Tommy Tiernan: Tomfollery, National Opera House, Wexford. 
March 24 (8pm) Claire Barnett-Jones and Rebecca Cohen, St Iberius Church, Wexford. A Music for Wexford concert.
March 24 (8pm) Well by Pat & Faye Shortt, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. 
March 30 Neil Delamere (comedy), Talbot Hotel, Wexford. Tickets €27 from www.lantern.ie
April 7 Christy Moore, National Opera House, Wexford. Tickets €45-42. Tel 053 9122144
April 7 (8pm) An Evening with Rory’s Stories & Special Guests, St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. 
April 14 Lantern Presents Gearoid Farrelly, Crown Live, Wexford
April 16 (3pm) Liam Bates World Premiere, St Iberius Church, Wexford. A Music for Wexford concert.
April 25 Some Guys Have All The Luck: Rod Stewart Tribute, Gorey Little Theatre, Gorey
April 29 Eleanor McEvoy, Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford. Tickets €25/22. Tel 053 9123764.
May 19 (8pm) Three Harps, St. Peter's College Secondary School, Wexford. A Music for Wexford concert.
June 16 (8pm) Trio Cantare, St Iberius Church, Wexford. A Music for Wexfod concert.

Thomas Moore Tavern, Cornmarket, Wexford
Regular gigs featuring local acts - trad/folk, contemporary, jazz.

Maggie May's, Monck St, Wexford
Regular gigs featuring local acts - folk/trad, contemporary, rock.
www.facebook.com/pages/Maggie-Mays-Bar-Wexford

Katie Daly's Bar and Restaurant, Gorey, Co Wexford
Lively spot with fairly regular gigs featuring both local and visiting acts.
www.facebook.com/katiedalys

The Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford
Presentation Arts Centre is a multi-purpose facility with a 160 seat theatre and a very varied programme. "The atmospheric theatre is perfect for intimate concerts, gigs, art exhibitions ..." Vicky Barron (musician and teacher)

Wilson's Bar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford.
Find them on Facebook.

Dbar, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Tel 053 9237798
www.facebook.com/dbar.enniscorthy

Neville's Bar, Fethard-on-Sea. Tel 051-397160.
www.nevilles.ie.

The Vine Restaurant, North Main St, Wexford
Occasional gigs. Great food.

The John Barry, The Quays, Wexford
Nice little pub on the south end of The Quays, Wexford. Does not appear to be hosting its music sessions any more.

The Bailey, Enniscorthy
The county's newest bar and music venue. Details under "Wexford Gigs ... latest" in "News" section.

National Opera House, Wexford, ph 053 9122144
Click here for National Opera House

St Iberius Church, Wexford
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Horse & Hound, Ballinaboola
Occasional gigs. Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Ashdown Park Hotel, Gorey. Tel 055 80500
Music in bar Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun.

St Michael's Theatre, New Ross. Tel 051 421255
St Michael's Theatre hosts top class concerts, theatre, exhibitions, film.
For upcoming music and theatre see "Wexford gigs - Latest".

Talbot Hotel, Wexford. Tel 053 9122566
Live music in bar Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat.
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Benedict's Nightclub, Treacy's Hotel, Templeshannon, Enniscorthy. Tel 053 9237798
Benedict's nightclub every weekend. Live acts Sundays.
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Ferrycarrig Hotel, Ferrycarrig, Wexford. Tel 053 9120999
Music in the Dry Dock bar weekends.

Macken's, The Bullring, Wexford. Tel 053 22949
Thurs, Fri, Sat: live acoustic music
Sundays: Joe Keeling
For latest check "Wexford gigs - Latest".

Riverbank Hotel, Wexford. Tel 053 9123611
Occasional visits by top bands.
Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Riverside Park, Enniscorthy, Tel 053 9237800
Music in bar Sundays, Wednesdays.
Occasional visits by big names.
See "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Colfer's, Carrig-on-Bannow. Tel 051-561159
Good spot for live original music, especially Americana. Not hosting so much live music of late. Check "Wexford Gigs - Latest".

Wexford Arts Centre, Cornmarket, Wexford. Tel 053 9123764
A very busy programme of music, theatre, art. See "Wexford gigs - Latest" or go direct to
Wexford Arts Centre.

The Sky & The Ground, South Main Street, Wexford. 053 9121273)
Consistently Wexford's top pub for original music (aned craft beers!) with the Tuesday night Candlelight Sessions being particularly worthy of mention.

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