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What’s On Guide

With over 60 events happening each month, you are sure to have fun in county Laois! From internationally recognised festivals such as Electric Picnic, to ancient celebrations in the Slieve Bloom Mountains there is something for everyone. Laois hosts a multitude of events and festivals from  hilarious comedy shows to reconnecting with nature it’s all waiting to be discovered in our What’s On Guide!

Metal Mania at Kavanaghs Bar & Venue

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, […]


Monroe Live in the Courtyard

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 […]


Run To The Beast Tribute to Iron Maiden

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 […]


Steve Hughes Back To The Front

Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of unfiltered humour with the Australian Comedy Legend, Steve Hughes. Known for his no holds-barred approach to comedy. Back to the Front isn't for the faint-hearted; it's for those […]


Motion Sickness at Kavanaghs Bar & Venue

Motion Sickness are a punk/alt rock band you'll want to remember.  Listening to their music is one thing but it's the live shows that have to be seen to be believed. The energy and raw […]


Dylan Moran A Work In Progress Wander

Bafta and Perrier award-winning comedian Dylan Moran is hitting the highways and byways of Ireland this summer to work out his latest hour of brand new material. Over 29 dates in 25 towns across the […]


Texas Shuffle at Kavanaghs Bar & Venue

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 […]


The Riptide Movement 10 Year Anniversary Tour

The Riptide Movement, has just announced a summer tour to celebrate the tenth anniversary of their Number 1 Album 'Getting Through'. The band will be playing the album in its entirety on this tour.  The […]


Karma Police A Tribute to Radiohead

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 […]


Voodoo Sunshine at Kavanaghs Bar & Venue

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 […]


The Roadhouse Doors

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 […]