Live music, concerts and music festivals
Live music sessions in Wexford are found at the heart of the County's entertainment scene.
Find the best traditional music Wexford has on offer, but there are also plenty of events hosting Rock ‘n’ Roll, Jazz, Blues, Pop, Country and Acoustic sessions in pubs, bars or the Arts Centres.
It’s also worth noting that it isn’t out of the ordinary to come across a spontaneous sing-song in smaller, rural pubs at any given time.
The Spiegeltent festival brings every October since 2012 the top Irish bands to Wexford and The Crown Bar host multiple tribute bands that will delight live music fans.
And if you want more, check out other events, comedy shows, or art exhibitions happening in Wexford.
Find now your accommodation in Wexford and come to enjoy music.
Bruised Orange – John Prine Tribute Band
Sat 22nd April - Sat 22nd April
22nd April Bruised Orange is Irelands premier John Prine Tribute band. Boasting some of Ireland most experienced gigging musicians the band is made up of Michael ‘Mike Mack’ McGarry (Rhythm Guitar & Vocals), Anthony Toby Cregan (Lead Guitar, Vocals), Derek Matthews (Bass & Vocals) Steve Milne (Keyboards) and Shay Carry (Percussion). Each member brings a […]
Sat 29th April - Sat 29th April
29th April Eleanor McEvoy achieved star status in Ireland in 1992 when her song “A Woman’s Heart” was the title track for the A Woman’s Heart anthology album. A Woman’s Heart has since gone on to become the best- selling album in Irish history. Eleanor graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an honours degree […]
Shall we Dance with Duo b!z’art
Sat 25th March - Sat 25th March
25th March The duo b!z’art proposes classical music with a difference, sharing humour, laughter and joy! A duo of pianists on 1 and 2 pianos, the duo b!z’art was founded in 2004 by Geoffrey Baptiste and André Roe after their studies, having met in the class of Professor Evgeny Moguilevsky at the Royal Conservatoire of […]
Sat 4th March - Sat 4th March
3rd April Barcelona-based Davy Lyons returns to the Wexford Arts Centre for the hometown launch of his second album, ‘The Human Factor.’ The new record represents growth, lyrically and musically. From the full-band jazzy sound of Lady Luck to the cinematic splendour of Quiet in the Morning, where producer David Duffy’s talent for coherently combining many musical elements shines, […]
So Say So
Thu 9th February - Thu 9th February
9th February Join Stephen James Smith with surprise guest for an evening of spoken word with visiting and local performers and Open Mic opportunities at the Wexford Arts Centre. Stephen James Smith is a Dublin poet and playwright central to the rise of the vibrant spoken word scene in Ireland today. His poetry videos have […]
Jazz at Johnstown
Sat 11th February - Sat 11th February
St. Valentine’s Live Jazz | 11th February Some call it madness, but we call it love…. celebrate St. Valentine’s Day in 2023 with a Jazz at Johnstown live concert special on the evening of Saturday, February 11th. Following several sold out concerts last year, the fabulous Chris Colloton Trio and chanteuse Sharon Clancy return […]
Kevin Lawlor Trio with Joseph Leighton
Sat 4th February - Sat 4th February
4th February Guitarist Joseph Leighton has been hailed as one of Ireland’s brightest new jazz talents. Starting out as a teenage rock prodigy in his hometown of Derry, he became interested in jazz and began to focus a lot of his playing and studies on that. Over the next few years his teachers would also […]
Dan McCabe at the Riverside Park Hotel
Thu 9th March - Thu 9th March
Dan McCabe with guest Sina Theil live at the Riverside Park Hotel Thursday 9th March 2023 Tickets €35, available from hotel reception Overnight packages available including breakfast and tickets to the concert
Derek Ryan Live In Concert with special guests Kathy Durkin & Hugo Duncan
Sat 11th March - Sat 11th March
11th March Irish country sensation Derek Ryan’s road to stardom is set to continue with his biggest concert tour yet. Following on from the phenomenal success of his recent Soft Ground tour, Derek Ryan returns with a brand-new concert show for 2023. Derek and his fantastic band are back on the road to perform […]
Thin Lizzy Symphonic – RTÉ Concert Orchestra & Special Guests
Thu 30th March - Thu 30th March
30th March 2022 A huge success in Collins Barracks, Dublin last summer, the RTÉ Concert Orchestra now brings its amazing Thin Lizzy show to the National Opera House. Special guests join the orchestra and its Principal Guest Conductor Stephen Bell for classics from the Thin Lizzy back catalogue like The Boys are Back in Town, Whiskey […]