gig listings for laois and beyond from July 25 to August 1

WEDNESDAY JULY 25

WEDNESDAY JULY 25

Champagne Animal

Upstairs at Whelan’s Dublin

Choking Victim

Whelan’s Dublin

THURSDAY JULY 26

DJ Keith Osbourne

Coppers Portlaoise

Trad session

Square Bar Portlaoise

Karaoke

Sallys Portlaoise

Adebisi Shank and Enemies

The Button Factory Dublin

James Vincent McMorrow and Lisa Hannigan

Festival Big Top Galway Galway

Live at Leopardstown: The Minutes with Dead School

Leopardstown Racecourse Dublin

Maria Doyle Kennedy

DeBarras Cork

Scullion

The Button Factory Dublin

Sharon Shannon

INEC, Killarney Kerry

The Barflies

The Pumphouse Kilkenny

The Big Band

The Oliver Plunkett Cork

FRIDAY JULY 27

Le Harve

Dunamaise Portlaoise

Norman Jay

Set Kilkenny

DJ Richie Shirley

Coppers Portlaoise

Bipolar Empire

Delaneys Portlaoise

DJ Noel Brennan

Sallys Portlaoise

The Midnight Hour with Dead Cat Bounce

Upstairs at Whelan’s Dublin

Zrazy

National Concert Hall Dublin

SATURDAY JULY 28

DJ Keith Osbourne

Coppers Portlaoise

Eddie Sheehan

Welcome Inn Portlaoise

DJ Lou Lou

Silvers Portlaoise

The Little Smoke

Square Bar Portlaoise

live music

Sallys Portlaoise

Ben Reel And The Band

The Oliver Plunkett Cork

Big Bang Festival Featuring Donal Lunny

The Button Factory Dublin

Dave Bowe

Upstairs at Dolan’s Limerick

Galway Arts Festival: Kormac’s Big Band

Roisin Dubh Galway

SUNDAY JULY 29

Soulset

Delaneys Portlaoise

DJ Snoop

Coppers Portlaoise

Big Bamboo

Welcome Inn Portlaoise

Brian O’ Mahoney

Square Bar Portlaoise

Voodoo

Sallys Portlaoise

Noize Kulture

Cyprus Avenue Cork

Public Image Limited

The Button Factory Dublin

MONDAY JULY 30

Dave Furey

Sallys Portlaoise

Tumbling Bones

Crane Lane Theatre Cork

TUESDAY JULY 31

John Carty, Shane McGowan and Friends

Unitarian Church Dublin

Permanent Deja Vu,

Whelan’s Dublin

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 1

Andy Irvine

St Anne’s Church Cork

Chic Featuring Nile Rodgers

Mandela Hall Belfast