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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…

Bone Machine play the music of Tom Waits

Bone Machine are a band of internationally renowned touring and recording musicians that perform a rebrand, melancholic, and punk jazz set of Tom Waits songs. Whether or not the songs of Tom Waits play a […]


Laois Pride Afterparty

A night not to be missed, Drag Queens, music, DJ's and spot prizes comes to Portlaoise. Featuring Sing Along Social, Paul Ryder, Regina George and Victoria Secret. Tickets will sell out fast for this event […]


The Outcast Crew, Buíoch & Cua

The Outcast Crew- Roaring trad punk from Ireland. Debut album 'Myths and Yarns coming soon. Buíoch is a brand new Irish Traditional Music band stemming from the Midlands of Ireland. Buíoch write, arrange and compose […]


Peter McGann Great Lad At Kavanaghs

For his first solo live show, internet “sensation”* Peter McGann brings his beautiful mind and warped characters to the Kavanagh’s stage. If you found him bleak, upsetting, and deeply uncomfortable on your phone, imagine him […]


Slippery When Wet At Kavanaghs Bar

Slippery when Wet live in the Courtyard. The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Band. A superb 5 piece rock band, playing all your favourite Bon Jovi rock hits, this will be a night you wont want […]


The Valves At Kavanaghs

The Valves will be returning to Kavanaghs by popular demand. This will be a night full of quality music ranging from indie rock from the yesterday to the present day. These lads really know how […]


Strenght In Numbers In Kavanaghs

Strength In Numbers are back in Kavanagh’s Courtyard.  Come and join all the fun on the night as you wont want to miss out on this great night. This will be the perfect way to […]


Crow Black Chicken At Kavanaghs

A welcome return to Kavanaghs for Crow Black Chicken, headlining a night of Blues rock  where they will be featuring some brand new material as well as their acclaimed back catalogue.