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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!

 

April 2024

20th April @ 9:30 pm - 21st April @ 12:00 am €22
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Do you want to live in a Yellow Submarine?'  You won't want to miss The Beatlebums Beatles Tribute Band! The Beatlebums Beatles Tribute Band The Beatlebums are a live tribute that perform the music of […]

21st April @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Free
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The Sunday sessions continue at Kavanaghs when we welcome back the hugely popular Strength in Numbers for another fantastic night of entertainment. This will be a night filled with top class songs and some new […]

26th April @ 9:00 pm - 27th April @ 12:00 am €17.60
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Bernard Casey is one of Ireland's best comedians. With over 150k followers and dozens of viral hit videos, Bernard brings his brand new live comedy show 'Cute Hoorism' to Kavanagh's. Through stand up comedy & […]

May 2024

12th May @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Free
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There's only one place to be as the famous Sunday Sessions make a welcome return to Kavanaghs Portlaoise. Back by popular demand are the fantastic CurDogs. These lads will provide a great night's entertainment and […]

18th May @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm €27.50
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Laois Leeds Members Club Present an Evening with Tony Dorigo, Mel Sterland & Andy Couzins.  They will discuss the games, dressing room, training ground stories, managers, fallouts, and everything you wanted to know about playing […]

31st May @ 9:00 pm - 1st June @ 12:00 am €14.52
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Metalmania covering the rock and metal classics of yesteryear with a blistering twin guitar attack and thunderous rhythm section and a rock monster on vox. Banging out all the classics from Iron Maiden, Metallica, Anthrax, […]

June 2024

1st June @ 9:30 pm - 2nd June @ 12:30 am Free
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Monroe is an outstanding acoustic duo and four piece band featuring soulful female vocals and intricate, refined acoustic guitar. Their repertoire includes a huge range of pop, rock, blues, soul and jazz songs spanning the […]

7th June @ 9:30 pm - 8th June @ 12:30 am €14.85
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Formed by 5 Iron Maiden Fans to put together a tribute to the Beast like no other. With over 40 years of material to go through Run to the Beast have put together a setlist […]

14th June @ 9:00 pm - 15th June @ 12:00 am €18.15
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Celebrating the music of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, spanning twelve studio albums across nearly forty years, Taste The Pain are an exciting and energetic tribute to the titans of LA Funk Rock! Foregoing the […]

July 2024

5th July @ 9:30 pm - 6th July @ 12:00 am Free
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Texas Shuffle bring their high energy Hard Rocking Blues set to Kavanaghs Bar and Venue Portlaoise.  Featuring: ZZ Top, Rory Gallagher, Stevie Ray Veughan, Gary Moore and many many more... we'll have you Rockin n […]

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 […]

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 […]