Ongoing Event - (Ends December 31 2014)
Cafe en Seine
Stella Bass and her quartet brings you the wonderful jazz and swing standards of the Great American Songbook each Sunday from 2-4pm in the elegant surroundings of Dublin's most stylish cafe bar, Café en Seine, where you can enjoy their fabulous brunch menu while listening to the smooth sounds of jazz. Entry is free. More
Ongoing Event - (Ends December 31 2014)
The Hot House Big Band is a full 17 piece big band, and plays a residency every Monday night in the Mercantile Hotel on Dame Street. Doors 9pm. Admission only €5. More
Ongoing Event - (Ends December 31 2016)
Little Museum of Dublin
U2's Dublin beginnings in 1976 up to its present day world-wide success is on display in "U2: Made in Dublin," at The Little Museum of Dublin. This new permanent exhibition charts their story featuring musical rarities, signed albums, stunning photography, a scaled-up model of the Edge's iconic Gibson Explorer, and a life-size MacPhisto.
Among the more than one hundred items in the exhibit is half of an original Trabant, painted by local graffiti artist Maser, who pays homage to his young years spraying the walls of U2's Windmill Lane studio. More
Ongoing Event - (Ends December 31 2014)
Dún na Sí Heritage Centre
• Friday 4th April 2014 -Ceili - The Annaly, dancing 9pm til 12am, Adm 10euro,
• Monday -Irish Music Lessons in, Fiddle, Banjo, Mandolin, Concertina, Button Accordion. Beginners and Advanced, at 6pm.Contact Kathleen on
• Tuesday -Sean Nos ,Set Dancing .Junior set dancing classes , beginners and advanced at 6pm .Contact Sharleen on
• Karate classes at 5.30pm contact Alan on 087 9012447 or
Thomas on 086 8948562.
• Traditional Irish music lessons: Whistle /flute for Beginners & Advanced @7pm. Admission €5 All Welcome. Contact Marie 086 0271948.
• Ganley School of Dancing at 7pm. Contact Joe Ganley 087 6473497.
• Rambling house last Friday of every month @8.30pm. ADM FREE More
Ongoing Event - (Ends December 28 2014)
The Sunshine Café
The Jazzwise Duo are a Dublin based jazz duo, who perform regularly for different events, currently holding residency at the Sunshine Café in Dun Laoghaire playing every Sunday from 3 - 5pm More
Ongoing Event - (Ends August 30 2014)
The Workman's Club
Trouble Pilgrims new Double A side 7" single out now featuring Who Do You Love? and a brand new original song called Animal Gang Blues.After a hugely successful show in The Workman's Club on May 3rd Trouble Pilgrims are delighted to announce they have been invited back and will be playing the venue again this August. The Trouble Pilgrims feature material from all of the Radiators from Space albums, classic cover versions as well as songs from Pete Holidai's solo album The Devil's Guitar in their live set.
Trouble Pilgrims are Pete Holidai, Steve Rapid and Johnny Bonnie (formerly of the Radiators From Space) with bassist Paddy Goodwin and guitarist Tony St Ledger. The band has emerged from The Radiators From Space. More
24th Jun 2014 (Tue) - 31st Aug 2014 (Sun)
Celtic Steps Killarney More
1st Jul 2014 (Tue) - 31st Aug 2014 (Sun) from 21:00 - 23:00
Áras an Mhuilinn (Comhaltas Regional Resource Centre)
Seisiún an tSamhraidh - Traditional Entertainment Shows will take place at various venues around Westmeath, Offaly, Laois and Longford throughout the Summer. Note locations and dates and start times.
Laois - Heritage House Abbeyleix Wednesdays 8 pm Starts 25th June
Laois - Camross Inn, Camross Fridays 9.30pm Starts 4th July
Laois - Kavanagh's Venue, Portlaoise Thursdays 8.30pm Starts 3rd July
Westmeath - Dun na Sí, Moate Sundays 8pm Starts 6th July
Westmeath - Áras an Mhuilinn, Wednesdays 8.30pm Starts 2nd July
Offaly - Tubber Community Hall, Tubber Mondays 9pm Starts 7th July
Offaly - Tullamore Rugby Club, Spollenstown Tuesdays 9pm 1st July More
26th Jul 2014 (Sat) - 26th Aug 2014 (Tue) from 19:00 - 17:30
National Concert Hall, Kevin Barry room
DIPF presents an insightful seminar, which will explain the inner workings of the piano including the history of the instrument, the differences between the factory and hand built models, how one can properly assess a piano & how one should maintain it to keep it in optimal shape. A must see for all students & lovers of piano! More
26th Jul 2014 (Sat) - 23rd Aug 2014 (Sat) at 20:00
Cork Opera House
Cork Opera House presents the smash hit Broadway Musical HAIRSPRAY. Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, HAIRSPRAY is a big, bouncy bouffant of a musical, piled high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs.
It's 1962 and teenager Tracy Turnblad wants to land a part as a dancer on the Corny Collins TV show… but can she achieve her dream of stardom, fight off evil Amber for the crown of Miss Hairspray and win the heart of local heartthrob, Link Larkin while taking a stand against racial segregation?
For the big girl with the big heart, anything is possible. Featuring the ever popular 'Good morning Baltimore', 'I can hear the Bells' and many more, catch this brand new production right here this summer. More
22nd Aug 2014 (Fri) - 22nd Sep 2014 (Mon) from 19:30 - 19:30
Garter Lane Arts Centre
A varied programme of traditional and present day Wind Band Music
The Irish Youth Wind Ensemble was formed in 1985 by James Cavanagh and Colonel Fred O'Callaghan. More
22nd Aug 2014 (Fri) - 24th Aug 2014 (Sun) at 20:00
Among the shows included in this musical tour-de-force from Sligo Fun Company are Cabaret, CATS, Chicago, A Chorus Line, Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Misérables, Wicked, and many, many more. More
23rd Aug 2014 (Sat) from 20:00 - 23:00
Centre for Creative Practices
The Dirty Jazz club have been a massive part of the Dublin Jazz scene for over a decade. Their focus is on the exploration and deconstruction of songs and an emphasis on creating a depth and textural soundscape on the melody, form and feel of the tunes. CFCP Jazz Nights feature Jazz musicians from traditional, experimental and improvised backgrounds giving concerts at CFCP. More
23rd Aug 2014 (Sat) from 20:00 - 22:00
St. John's Theatre Listowel
Frankie on fiddle, flute and whistle will be joined by Barry Brady, accordion. Colm O'Caoimh, guitar and vocals. Paul O'Driscoll, double bass and vocals and Michelle Lally, vocals. More
23rd Aug 2014 (Sat) from 20:00 - 00:00
Margo live at the INEC Killarney, Saturday 23rd August 2014, Gleneagle Hotel Killarney Co.Kerry More
23rd Aug 2014 (Sat) from 20:30 - 23:00
Séamus Ennis Arts Centre
Sweden's leading roots music ambassadors Väsen, have enthralled audiences around the world, from Japan to USA to become festival favourites due to the sheer awe-inspiring class of the performance. The trio, Olov Johansson, Nyckelharpa; Mikael Marin, Viola; Roger Tallroth, 12-string guitar, are in constant demand, have travelled far and wide and are a big attraction in America, especially in Bloomington, Indiana, where a street has been named after them! This will be a rare visit to Irish shores. They are promoting a new album entitled 'Mindset'. Reviews tend to be glowing in their praise and littered with terms such as "hypnotic", "magnificent", "entrancing" and "enchanting". More
23rd Aug 2014 (Sat) at 21:00
Briery Gap Cultural Centre
Strictly over 18's. Bar Open from 8.00pm
John Blek & The Rats are a six-piece folk and country group from Cork City whose infectious brand of Americana influenced balladry has travelled up and down the roads of Ireland, the UK and Europe, kicking up the dust in the dark corners for the last few years. More
24th Aug 2014 (Sun) from 15:00 - 16:30
Birr Theatre & Arts Centre
International Summer Music School 2014 concert
Enjoy an afternoon of classical music at the final concert of International Summer Music School 2014 with performances by young musicians aged 8-18 alongside a stunning line-up of professional artist-performers! Come and enjoy some fabulous music where upwards of 35 musicians will present a colourful and exciting concert of instrumental and vocal music - this is a 'not-to-be-missed' event! More
24th Aug 2014 (Sun) at 20:00
One of Ireland's foremost songwriters, Jimmy MacCarthy, brings his 'Prophecy/Conspiracy?' tour to the Grainstore on Sunday 24 August. More
26th Aug 2014 (Tue) from 20:30 - 22:30
Ionad Cois Locha, Dun Luiche
Donegal's Summer of traditional Sessions called Trad Tráthnóna every Tuesday in July & August. Now if you're interested in traditional music, Tionscnamh Lugh in County Donegal should be your first point of contact. Featuring the likes of Dermot Byrne, Donal Lunny, Zoe Conway, paddy Glackin, and our local heroes. "we are a not for profit Organisation, and love what we do, people understand we promote high quality at a reasonable cost to our audiences. If we didn't bring the best high quality acts such as to the Gaeltacht region, who else would? That's what keeps us going strong. Tionscnamh Lugh..
@ Donegal's Best Summer of traditional music Sessions 2014.
for traditional music, Tionscnamh Lugh in Co.Donegal is your first point of Call More