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.
Whiplash Metallica – Crown Live
Sat 11th November - Sat 11th November
Crown Live Wexford – 11th November 2023. Doors 8:30pm // Show 9:30pm Whiplash are Ireland’s No.1 Metallica Tribute band. We perform professional Metallica shows with the live vibe, energy and sound that Metallica are famous for. Experience the next best thing to a real Metallica show and see and hear the music of Metallica played […]
Abuse your illusion – Guns & Roses – Crown Live
Fri 27th October - Fri 27th October
Crown Live Wexford – 27th October 2023. Doors 8:30pm // Show 9:30pm Abuse Your Illusion are an experienced and energetic 5 piece Dublin based band formed in early 2014. Get ready for the Night train at Crown Live this Halloween. Doors 8:30pm Show 9:30pm €16 general admission Strictly 18 +
Absolute Eagles – Crown Live
Sat 21st October - Sat 21st October
Crown Live Wexford – 21st October 2023. Doors 8:30pm // Show 9:30pm The Absolute Eagles are Europe’s premier tribute to American rock band The Eagles and play all the classic hits guaranteed to entertain the entire audience. Playing all the hits from 1972 right up to the modern day classics, Absolute Eagles are devout Eagles […]
Seth Lakeman – Crown Live
Sat 14th October - Sat 14th October
Crown Live Wexford – 14th October 2023. Doors 8:30pm // Show 9:30pm Westcountry folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman has announced a run of UK and European solo shows in Spring 2023. This follows on from a busy 2022 including tour dates, festivals and a run of harbourside performances travelling by ship! Seth was part of […]
So Say So
Thu 14th September - Wed 22nd November
Wexford Arts Centre Theatre – 14th September // 8:00pm ‘So Say So’ is a monthly event focusing on poetry, storytelling and music hosted by poet Stephen James Smith. Each month a renowned national (or international) poet will headline and be accompanied by local musicians Cillian and Lorcan Byrne of *Basciville in a never before seen […]
Michael English at the Riverside Park Hotel
Thu 1st February - Thu 1st February
Riverside Park Hotel – 1st February // 7pm Join us at the 4 Star Riverside Park Hotel on Wednesday 1st February 2024 for an evening with Michael English. (This show was origanally advertised for 4th October 2023, please note reschedule date to 1st February 2024. All tickets purchased are valid for the rescheduled date.) Michael English […]
John Spillane – Wexford Arts Centre
Thu 30th November - Thu 30th November
Wexford Arts Centre – 30th November // 8pm John Spillane live at Wexford Arts Centre. John Spillane is a musician, songwriter, performer, recording artist, storyteller, poet and dreamer. Rooted in people, place and story, his music transports the listener and his live performances captivate audiences around the world. “John Spillane, startling alive to the […]
Pilgrim Street – Wexford Arts Centre
Fri 17th November - Fri 17th November
Wexford Arts Centre – 17th November // 8pm Strongly influenced by Bluegrass, Old Time Country and Folk Music, fused with traditional folk songs from this side of the Atlantic, Pilgrim St bring a warm and lively atmosphere to their music and have garnered a glowing word of mouth endorsement from venues around the country with […]
MfW presents Michael McHale
Fri 13th October - Fri 13th October
Greenacres Gallery Wexford – 13th October // 8pm 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, […]
MfW presents Fretwork
Fri 24th November - Fri 24th November
Join Music for Wexford and hear Fretwork – In 2021 they celebrated their 35th anniversary. In these last decades, they have explored the core repertory of great English concert music, from Taverner to Purcell. In addition to this, Fretwork have become known as pioneers of contemporary music for viols. This concert will feature music by: […]
Choral Concert | New Dublin Voices – Wexford Festival Opera
Mon 30th October - Mon 30th October
Wexford Festival Opera – 30th October // 3pm A special treat for all music lovers, featuring international award-winning New Dublin Voices. International award-winning New Dublin Voices is a leading Irish chamber choir. Founded by conductor Bernie Sherlock in 2005, from the start, the choir has presented concert programmes that are fresh, innovative, and exciting, ranging […]