County Wexford boasts one of the most vibrant music scenes in Ireland, with an outstanding musical offering that stretches from festivals to contemporary performances from live bands and world-class musicians, to Celtic traditional sessions and more. No matter your musical taste, or venue preference, you’re bound to find it live in Wexford.
So where to go to enjoy Live Music in Wexford
You will find comfy sofas, traditional furniture with a vibrant splash of color in the mix which really makes the Crown bar stand out from the rest, designed by Stephen Carr Architect and Interior design company the Crown bar will seduce you in every way. During the day the Crown Bar offers a place to catch up with friends with coffee or lunch, while in the evening turning into a vibrant party bar with great music and a great atmosphere.
Crown Live is the newest Live Venue to the Southeast, with 2 separate venues within the One venue, you will find quirky intimate acts right through to Ireland’s leading acts. Newly renovated in 2017, it is a state-of-the-art venue that can hold up to 350 people, this room is the perfect venue to cater to music acts and comedy among others.
Sky & The Ground
The Sky And The Ground is a traditional pub with plenty of character and a lively atmosphere on Wexford’s South Main Street. There is a big heated beer garden out the back of the pub with lots of colourful murals on the walls, live music, good beer, and a friendly crowd are a given.
So if you’re looking for a gig, an Irish Trad session a heated beer garden, a lively atmosphere, or a quiet pint, the Sky and The Ground has it all.
Temple Bar – Treacys Hotel
The emphasis is on craic in the popular Temple Bar, where traditional themes combine with subtle modern comforts. From the moment you enter the Temple Bar, you’ll enjoy one of the warmest Irish welcomes.
Temple Bar provides great food and entertainment year-round. Relax and enjoy a drink at Temple Bar in Enniscorthy, Wexford, and visit us for friendly evening entertainment including live music and more!
Live Entertainment is a regular feature and the mix of guests with local residents makes for a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.
Thomas Moore Tavern
Every week evening Thomas Moore Tavern plays host to a variety of local musicians performing Traditional ballads and music: these musicians will give you a great feel for our local traditions and culture.
Many of the songs relate to the 1798 rebellion of which most successes were had in County Wexford.
Katy Daly’s is a spot frequented by locals and tourists alike when it comes to evening entertainment. They offer a range of Acoustic Sessions on Mondays, Trad Irish Sessions, Rock Sessions, Blue’s, and many more. There’s music for all tastes at this venue. Have the craic with the staff and locals as you enjoy a relaxing pint while listening to the music or bring your dancing shoes if you want to take them to the dance floor.
Located on the Hook Peninsula, Neville’s Bar is a family-run, award-winning gastropub serving delicious meals and changing chalkboard specials. Family-friendly, with an enviable seaside location. Come here for its casual and friendly atmosphere, extensive craft beer selection, and of course its live music, which often comes in the form of an acoustic session.
Maggie May’s Bar
Maggie May’s is one of Wexford’s most revered bars and music venues, with a magnificent atmosphere, great craic, and live music five nights a week. A busy spot where you’ll find modern, live bands, and the odd traditional set too. The Shed, Maggie May’s hidden gem is a fantastic beer garden out back, which is extremely popular with those looking for a party venue and cocktail bar.