Live Music in Wexford

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.

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Greenshine at Frank’s Place

Thu 22nd June - Thu 22nd June

 Bet you have never heard of Cork trio Greenshine. So many fine Irish acts making waves at present, one cannot expect you to keep track of them all.  Well, hold up a sec. Picture yourself listening to late night radio on the headphones, on the cusp of almost here and eternity. The presenter coos mumbly mumbles; momentary […]

Jazz at Johnstown Festival

Fri 23rd June - Sun 25th June
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Jazz at Johnstown Festival The biggest outdoor jazz festival in the South East takes place in Wexford across three days from June 23 to June 25. Over 14 bands and 35 musicians from throughout the country will take part in the third outdoor Jazz at Johnstown festival. Hosted on the grounds of Johnstown Castle, some […]

Live at Skeater Point Wexford

Sun 18th June - Sun 18th June
, is a free event and takes place on Sunday 18th June @4pm in the beautiful Skeater Point. Tickets need to be booked on the link below. Skeater point is located opposite Pennylands car park on Forth Mountain and boasts 360deg views of Wexford. There will be a park and ride facility from Murrintown Community […]

Mark Redmond/Chris Colloton Trio

Fri 23rd June - Fri 23rd June

Jazz at Johnstown, in a unique concert on Friday, June 23,  at 8 p.m. at Johnstown Castle, brings together jazz and Irish trad to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the seminal Horslips album, The Táin.   Our special guest is Wexford piper Mark Redmond, playing alongside Jazz at Johnstown frequent headliners, the Chris Colloton Trio, featuring […]

A Lethal Black Ooze + Support

Sat 10th June - Sat 10th June

A night of music at The Presentation Arts Centre Enniscorthy curated by Peer Pleasure to meet all your gig going desires. With performances from A Lethal Black Ooze (garage punk)  Recoil (rock) Nana Jane (alt rock) and Shane Hurley (rock) Saturday 10th of June. Door 7.45pm with 8pm start. Ticket €10 (+ €1.50 Booking Fee)

12 Gauge Outrage “Siren” EP Launch + Support

Fri 7th July - Fri 7th July

Get ready to experience the raw power and energy of Wexford’s own 12 Gauge Outrage on Friday 7th of July. 📌 The Presentation Arts Centre 💻 ☎ 0539233000   Emerging stars in the modern metal scene with their new-age thrash-like riffs, 12 Gauge Outrage are truly passionate about their craft, and their music is […]

Live Jazz, Blues, And Soul With Niamh Strong

Sat 8th July - Sat 8th July

Join us in July as the stunning voice of Niamh Strong takes to The Presentation Arts Centre stage. Niamh’s unique blend of jazz, blues and soul makes for an unforgettable night of live music.   Born into one of Ireland’s musical families “The Strong Family“, Niamh’s father Rob Strong is the legendary Blues singer, and […]

MfW present Lunchtime Concerts in July

Wed 5th July - Wed 12th July

Music for Wexford brings you the always popular Wednesday lunchtime concerts in St. Iberius throughout July at 1:05pm.  Join us to hear from wonderful young musicians from the Royal Irish Academy of Music.    Tickets are €12, €10 (concession) & €5 (students).  

MfW present Exeter Cathedral Choir with Wexford tenor, Eamonn Mulhall

Thu 13th July - Thu 13th July

Music for Wexford is happy to host a concert given by Exeter Cathedral Choir, with Tim Noon, Music Director and James Anderson-Bessant, organ, as part of their 2023 Tour of Ireland.  The concert will include choral classics from Byrd, Handel and Rutter and will feature Wexford tenor, Eamonn Mulhall. See for more information.  Tickets on […]

MfW present Ellen Jansson & Dominika Witowicz

Wed 19th July - Wed 19th July

Music for Wexford presents Irish pianist, Ellen Jansson and Polish violinist, Dominika Witowicz for a lunchtime concert on Wednesday 19th July at 1:05pm in St. Iberius Church, Wexford.   The programme will include Debussy, Ravel and Prokofiev.  

MfW presents Eve Donohoe & Peter Dains

Wed 26th July - Wed 26th July

Music for Wexford is delighted to present the inaugural prize winner’s concert for the Betty O’Brien award.  This year the recipient is Wexford violinist, Eve Donohoe.  She is accompanied by pianist, Peter Dains. The programme includes Brahms, Schindler’s List by Williams, Sarasate and an Irish Traditional Piece.

MfW presents Michael McHale, piano

Fri 13th October - Fri 13th October

Music for Wexford presents Belfast born, Michael McHale.  Michael has established himself as one of Ireland’s leading pianists and has developed a busy international career as a solo recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician. The concert takes place on Friday 13th October at 8pm in Greenacres Gallery, Wexford. Programme includes music by Beethoven, John Field, […]