Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Summer in the City details announced

Bailey’s New Street will be a hive of musical activity between June 1st and August 17th.
The organisers of Summer in the City – Waterford’s free, summer-long music and arts festival – have announced the programme for 2019, and it’s an absolute cracker, with this year set to be bigger and better than ever before! Funded by Waterford City and County Council and Waterford Viking Triangle and produced By Central Arts [...]


The Gasworks will once again be the hub for this year’s Daytripper, which runs over the June Bank Holiday weekend.						| Photo: Colin Shanahan/Digicol
Gasworks is ready to rock for city’s big music weekend The countdown is on to Daytripper 2019, Waterford’s biggest music event of the year, so here are 10 good reasons why you should not miss a great weekend in the heart of the city… THE RTE CONCERT ORCHESTRA will be making their debut in the South [...]


Madness ripped it up during their 2013 Daytripper gig. They return to Waterford on Sunday, June 2nd.
There are less than three weeks to go now to Daytripper (DT) 2019 on the June Bank Holiday weekend down by the Waterside. The Gasworks site will be hosting the strongest DT line-up up to date, with 3Arena level acts headlining on each day.And because it’s a city centre event, the Apple Market (just [...]

Bluegrass sensation comes to Waterford

Kristy Cox brings her Bluegrass sound to St Patrick's Gateway Centre on May 11th.
BLUEGRASS fans are in for a treat this May when multi award-winning Bluegrass artist Kristy Cox and her band, come to town to play the Saint Patrick’s Gateway Centre on Patrick Street on Saturday, May 11th.Chart-topping Nashville-based Kristy is on quite the roll. Capturing attention with her powerful singing style, youthful energy-infused bluegrass, and songwriting [...]

Opera in the Valley

Blackwater Opera Festival to run over nine packed days An exciting programme for this year’s Blackwater Valley Opera Festival (Tuesday, May 28th to Monday, June 3rd) was announced at a reception held at Cappoquin House. This year’s festival, which will be primarily based in Lismore, features four operas (one of them a free performance for school [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]


King Kong Company have become a firm festival favourite across the country in recent years.  					 			| Photo: Noel Browne
King Kong Company going from strength to strength King Kong Company, who have created one of the most original sounds in Irish music for many years, have just returned from a sell-out gig at the Camden Assembly (North London), months after their sold-out show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre. Having played to their largest ever audience at [...]