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You'll find the best of Live Entertainment and Sport in Kavanaghs every week. From local to international acts they all take in a performance in Kavanaghs as part of their national tours.

Comedians including Tommy Tiernan, Kevin Bridges and Flight of the Conchords have performed here over the years. Musicians and Bands including Picture This, Riptide Movement, Andy Irvine & Mick Flannery have also performed as well as a host of the best tribute bands going

Over the past few years Kavanaghs have won awards including The IMRO Hotpress Special Commendation Award 2018, Midlands Radio 3 Best Live Sports Bar, Innovation Bar of the Year Eastern Region 2018 along with a host more. Kavanaghs serves soup and sambos during the day and on a nice day why not grab a seat on the street terrace and watch the world go by with a drink!

 

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You'll find the best of Live Entertainment and Sport in Kavanaghs every week. From local to international acts they all take in a performance in Kavanaghs as part of their national tours.

Comedians including Tommy Tiernan, Kevin Bridges and Flight of the Conchords have performed here over the years. Musicians and Bands including Picture This, Riptide Movement, Andy Irvine & Mick Flannery have also performed as well as a host of the best tribute bands going

Over the past few years Kavanaghs have won awards including The IMRO Hotpress Special Commendation Award 2018, Midlands Radio 3 Best Live Sports Bar, Innovation Bar of the Year Eastern Region 2018 along with a host more. Kavanaghs serves soup and sambos during the day and on a nice day why not grab a seat on the street terrace and watch the world go by with a drink!

 

July 2024

25th July @ 9:00 pm - 26th July @ 12:00 am €19.80
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Katie Boyle is an Irish comedian living in New York City. She performed as a "New Face" in the 2023 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, and was featured in NY Funniest showcase and New […]

27th July @ 9:00 pm - 28th July @ 12:00 am Free
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Catch the blues-rock trio Blind Dog at Kavanaghs. They are a three piece Blues/Rock band based in the midlands. If you have never heard them before, make sure you come along on the night and […]

August 2024

2nd August @ 10:00 pm - 3rd August @ 12:00 am Free
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The Band Anita have performed for the past 2 years and played venues such as The Soundhouse as well as Dolan’s Warehouse and other local pubs such as Morrissey’s Abbeyleix, Turleys and Kavanaghs. They’ve also […]

4th August @ 9:30 pm - 5th August @ 12:00 am Free
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Kavanaghs Bar & Venue are delighted to announce CoolBoy will be making their debut in Kavanagh's Courtyard Venue. Their set is a mixture of covers of modern hits and rock classics, interspersed with exciting original […]

5th August @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Free
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Kavanaghs Bar and Venue Portlaoise are delighted to announce the fantastic Transmitter will be playing here live to help finish off the bank holiday weekend in style. With a powerful and energetic setlist, they mix […]

10th August @ 9:30 pm - 11th August @ 12:00 am Free
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Kavanaghs Bar & Venue Portlaoise are delighted to announce the return of the talented band Monroe in August. The full band will be performing in the courtyard, and this will be a night you won't […]

September 2024

6th September @ 9:30 pm - 7th September @ 12:00 am €21.45
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Covering Radiohead’s entire back catalogue, Karma Police is a six piece band made up of some of the best and most in demand session musicians in the country, its members having previously worked with artists […]

7th September @ 9:30 pm - 8th September @ 12:00 am €11
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Irelands number 1 Rory tribute band 10 years on the road, over 300 gigs delivering authentic blistering Taste to Rory covers. A sensational band. Known for his captivating guitar skills and dynamic stage presence, McGivern brings Rory […]

27th September @ 9:00 pm - 28th September @ 12:00 am €19.80
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Voodoo Sunshine is a power trio specialising in a tribute to the music of Jimi Hendrix, Cream and Eric Clapton. The line up comprises of lead guitarist Simon Peare, Drummer Mike Mesbur and Bassist Tony […]

November 2024

2nd November @ 9:30 pm - 3rd November @ 12:00 am €18.70
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The Roadhouse Doors tribute show is a complete recreation of the look, feel and sound of a live 1960’s Doors concert. The set spans the very best of the Doors repertoire with a special focus […]