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What’s On Guide

From ancient festivals in the Slieve Bloom Mountains to modern day merry-making, Laois has enjoyed a party more than most for thousands of years. With over 60 events happening each month , you are most definitely invited to celebrate with us.
And from major international music weekends to local fiestas covering everything from scarecrows and storytelling, to drama and literature, you’re sure to find your tribe. For the outdoor enthusiast there’s weekly guided walks, runs and cycles. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…

Vendetta Love

Vendetta Love are the most exciting and dangerous band in Ireland, right now. The band consists of four rockers from county Laois, who are heavily influenced by Seattle grunge and 90's alt rock in their […]


Wild Youth At Kavanaghs Bar

Are you a fan of Wild Youth? You're in luck, this critically acclaimed band will be coming to Kavanagh's bar and venue on December 2nd. Wild Youth At Kavanaghs Bar Kavanagh's Bar and Venue will […]


Morning Glory Oasis Tribute

Kavanaghs Bar and Venue Portlaoise are delighted to welcome the Oasis Tribute - Morning Glory to Kavanagh's Courtyard Venue this Saturday.  This Dublin based band will be kicking out the best of early Oasis songs […]


James O’Connor & Band

Kavanaghs Bar and Venue are delighted to announce James O Connor and his back will be live in the courtyard this December. James O’Connor is an Irish folk singer-songwriter, performer and recording artist. Creatively influenced […]


The Valves at Kavanaghs Pub

This December will see the return of The Valves to Kavanaghs for a Christmas session you will have to come along to. This will be a night of music with Indie Rock from the Yesterday […]


Seanchoíche Christmas Tour Portlaoise

Seanchoíche our storytelling night is coming Kavanaghs Bar and Venue Portlaoise in the build up to Christmas. The idea is that you come to the event if you want to hear a good story. You […]


Kean Kavanagh & The Wrestlers

Co-founder, producer and A&R of Irish Label Soft Boy Records, and a story-teller with a strong imagination, Kean has set out his stall as both a singer-songwriter and world creator with the release of his […]


Pogueology At Kavanaghs Bar

Sure it just wouldn't be Christmas with Pogueology in Kavanagh's on the Friday before Christmas. These tickets are selling fast already make sure you don't miss out on what will be a night you wont […]


Kevin Quigley & The Great Ideas

Kevin Quigley is set to make a Christmas homecoming performance at Kavanagh's stage accompanied by his band ‘The Great Ideas.’ The audience can expect to be taken on an emotional trip of hope, desire, love […]


Transmitter St Stephens Day

Transmitter will be playing in Kavanaghs for the annual St Stephens Day session. This will be a night you wont want to miss out on, make sure you book those tickets early as this event […]


Ruaile Buaile At Kavanaghs Bar and Venue

Ruaile Buaile are a young Irish based four piece modern day Trad / Pop / Folk group from Offaly. From a small start to the world stage in only a few short years Ruaile Buaile […]


David McSavage at Kavanaghs Comedy Club

David McSavage is back with his brand-new stand-up show Let’s Touch Base at Kavanagh's Comedy Club. David McSavage is Ireland’s most divisive comedian – he’s funny too.  McSavage proves persistence without expectation is a winning […]


George Murphy & The Rising Sons

Kavanaghs are delighted to announce the return of George Murphy and The Rising Sons in December. George Murphy is an Irish singer songwriter who hails from the Dublin suburb of Beaumont. He exploded onto the […]


Roll With It – The Ultimate Oasis Experience

Roll With It formed in 2013 to bring the music of the Gallagher's to the live stage in Belfast and beyond. Their setlist spans all seven albums and includes the hit singles right through to […]


The Legend of Luke Kelly

Created and performed by the renowned Chris Kavanagh the show is not a tribute but a journey through Luke’s music that has received rave reviews in Ireland. An overwhelming endorsement of authenticity are the huge […]


Chris Kent Back At It

After his sell out show in Kavanaghs last year we are delighted to announce Chris Kent will be returning for another night. Chris is effortlessly hilarious, an incredible storyteller and one of the best comedians […]


Karma Police A Tribute to Radiohead

Karma Police - a tribute to Radiohead live at Kavanaghs Portlaoise. Delving deep into the back catalogue of the cult anthems that shaped a generation, Karma Police deliver the very best of Radiohead. Karma Police […]