Gig listings for Laois and beyond from August 1 to August 8

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1

Andy Irvine

St Anne’s Church Cork

Chic Featuring Nile Rodgers

Mandela Hall Belfast

Hop up summer school

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

Toot Sweet and The Shadow Man

Whelan’s Dublin

Yes Cadets

Upstairs at Whelan’s Dublin

THURSDAY AUGUST 2

Hop up summer school

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

Chic featuring Nile Rodgers

The Button Factory Dublin

John Spillane

DeBarras Cork

Perch Creek Family Jugband

The Loft at The Grand Social Dublin

Sharon Shannon

INEC, Killarney Kerry

The Cunning Stunts

Monroe’s Tavern Galway

The Full Set

Unitarian Church Dublin

FRIDAY AUGUST 3

Hop up summer school

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

School of Rock gig

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

Castlepalooza

Charleville Castle Offaly

Feeder

The Academy Dublin

Horslips plus special guests

INEC, Killarney Kerry

Indiependence Festival

Deer Farm Cork

James Blake (DJ Set)

The Academy Dublin

The Bambir

Whelan’s Dublin

SATURDAY AUGUST 4

Family African Dance Day

Riverbank Newbridge

Beardyman

Button Factory Dublin

Big September

Whelan’s Dublin

Castlepalooza

Charleville Castle Offaly

Indiependence Festival

Deer Farm Cork

Liss Ard Festival

Liss Ard House Estate Cork

SUNDAY AUGUST 5

Cuisle Centre fundriaser with 22nd State and Honest Can

Druid Inn Mountmellick

Vivaldi Concert

St Peter’s Church Portlaoise

Adela and the Meanits album launch

Kavanaghs Portlaoise

The Little Smoke

Lethean Portlaoise

Flowers - vintage style

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

Castlepalooza

Charleville Castle Offaly

Indiependence Festival

Deer Farm Cork

Liss Ard Festival

Liss Ard House Estate Cork

MONDAY AUGUST 6

The Candidate

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

Visual Arts Talk

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

Showband Show

INEC Killarney

TUESDAY AUGUST 7

The Candidate

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

Stylised Theatre

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

The Slackers

Whelan’s Dublin

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 8

The Walls

Birr Theatre and Arts Centre

Festival of the Chariots Benefit Gig: Nursery Crimes, The Tectonics, The Lofires, King Mood

Whelan’s Dublin