Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Works in Progress with Waterford Youth Arts

Works In Progress, hosted by Waterford Youth Arts, will be held at is set to be a great evening of entertainment.
Works In Progress (WIP), which takes place at Garter Lane on Tuesday, April 16th (8pm), is an opportunity for drama members of Waterford Youth Arts (aged 15 to 19) to take complete creative control. They will write, stage, direct, choreograph and perform pieces of theatre, contemporary dance, circus routines, as well as singing and spoken [...]

Ska Fest in Tramore over Easter Weekend

Olas Boss will return to Tramore for the 2019 Ska Festival, which will be held over the Easter Weekend.
This coming Easter Weekend, the annual Ska Festival will be held again in Tramore, drawing fans from Waterford, Kilkenny, Cork, Dublin, Belfast and further afield. DJ and MC Olas Boss will return to Tramore to perform over the three-day festival. Owen Kavanagh and Skazoo will play the Friday opener at Murphs as well as on Sunday, [...]

Raphaela Gromes & Julien Riem at the Large Room

Cellist Raphaela Gromes and pianist Julian Riem will perform at the Large Room on Wednesday evening.
For their last concert of the season, Waterford Music is delighted to welcome the German duo, cellist Raphaela Gromes and pianist Julian Riem to the Large Room in City Hall tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7.30pm. They will perform a selection of music by Martucci, Rossini, Offenbach, Martinu and a specially commissioned piece by Kevin Volans. Raphaela [...]

Jason Byrne at the Theatre Royal

Jason Byrne will perform at the Theatre Royal on Thursday, April 18th.
Comedian Jason Byrne brings his “You Can Come In, But Don’t Start Anything” show to Waterford’s Theatre Royal on Thursday, April 18th (8pm; tickets: €23). The star of ‘Ireland’s Got Talent’, Byrne is one the most exciting live comedy performers in these islands. What he achieves on a stage cannot be adequately described by audience [...]

Tommy Fleming live at the Theatre Royal

Tommy Fleming will perform at the Theatre Royal on Thursday, April 25th.
Tommy Fleming’s nationwide ‘Voice of Hope II’ tour touches down at Waterford’s Theatre Royal on Thursday, April 25th (8pm, Tickets: €31). In September 2018, Tommy recorded ‘Voice of Hope II’ in the beautiful setting of Galway Cathedral – following on from the phenomenal success of Voice of Hope (2005) which is one of the best-selling [...]

MACK FLEETWOOD AT PROJECT THIS SATURDAY

Mack Fleetwood are Europe’s premier tribute to one of the biggest acts in rock and pop history, the legendary Fleetwood Mac. Having put on a stunning show at Daytripper 2018, the band now make their debut at Project in the Applemarket this Saturday, April 6th (doors: 9pm). The six-piece tribute features three lead vocalists just like [...]

TED & MARY O’REGAN ARTS BURSARY 2019

Applications are now being invited for the 15th annual Ted & Mary O’Regan Arts Bursary. The Bursary was inaugurated in 2005 to honour the memory of a couple who made a lasting contribution to the cultural and artistic life of Waterford city and beyond. The purpose of the Award is to assist an individual or individuals, [...]

A QUIET ART REVOLUTION

'Les Retrovés', the Dany Lartigue painting, which was recently examined and sent out for conservation by Waterford City & County Council
Conor Nolan Reports Since the closure of Greyfriars Municipal Gallery last year, a quiet revolution has been taking place behind scenes with Waterford’s valuable arts assets. Following the appointment of Dr Éimear O’Connor as curator for the inaugural exhibition in the new Waterford Gallery, nearly 10 per cent of the collection has been examined and [...]

John B Keane reimagined

John B Keane’s timeless tale of young love, materialism, family life, and women’s place in the world gets the contemporary treatment by one of Ireland’s most promising up and coming theatre groups, Fourth Wall, in Garter Lane on Saturday, April 6th. Though set in the 1960s, ‘Sive’ is carefully casted, and stunningly produced, demonstrating that [...]

‘Spotless’ at the Theatre Royal

Multi-award-winning theatre company Rise Productions return to the Theatre Royal on Friday, April 12th (8pm) with a brand-new play from acclaimed writer Gary Duggan. Directed by Aoife Spillane-Hinks, starring Ciara O’Callaghan (Fair City) and Emma Willis (The Young Offenders) ‘Spotless’ charts the story of two very different women whose lives start to mirror each other when, [...]