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Wexford Spiegeltent Festival is Back!

Wexford Spiegeltent Festival is back in all its wonderful glory for 2021!  The Paradiso Spiegeltent will once again grace the spectacular setting of Wexford Quay front, with a host of international and national acts to entertain, excite and delight! The line-up includes the best music acts on the scene today, along with trad music legends, […]


‘The Home Stretch’ – Min Ryan Park’s First Live Music Festival

We are so excited for The Home Stretch – the first ever live entertainment festival to be held at Min Ryan Park, Wexford. This weekend, September 10th to 12th will be headlined by celebrated acts, Bell X1, Wild Youth and Hudson Taylor.  Some fantastic local talent will also take to the stage – Ian Doyle, […]

Sounds of Summer comes to Gorey

Gorey’s Sounds of the Summer brings new shows to  Gorey’s Civic Centre with a line-up to ensure there is entertainment for all in a safe, outdoor setting.  The events include live music and comedy for adults and family focused entertainment with Puppet Shows on Friday & Saturday afternoon & Outdoor Cinema Screenings on Sunday! Kickstarting […]

Sounds of Summer Festival Wexford

Sounds of Summer – Thurs Jul 29th to Sun Aug 1st

How excited are we to present ‘Sounds of Summer’ on Wexford’s beautiful quay-front this August bank holiday weekend!?! A fantastic weekend of music and comedy awaits in this new outdoor venue, with stage and a bar in converted shipping containers and an audience marquee, decorated with festoon lighting and transparent ceiling to view the stars. […]

Selskar Sessions Bid Adieu to 2020

Thank you to everyone who came out to Selskar Sessions over the past couple of weeks, it was great to see the return of live music in the heart of Wexford and a lovely way to finish out the year. Many thanks again to the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media for […]

What's On Wexford, Wexford gigs, wexford events, event photography

Behind the Curtain – Week Four Photography

Ever wondered what it’s like to get a media pass and photograph a gig? Great news, this week we interviewed two of our amazing photographers Peter O’Hanlon and Kenny Ruttledge. Check it out below ↓ Alright both, what is your area of expertise? Peter: I’d say my most favoured area of photography is live music […]

What's On Wexford, Wexford Gigs, Events Wexford

Behind the Curtain – Week Three with Cian Redmond

Look, we were never going to get a lot out of him, but here’s Cian Redmond’s contribution to ‘Behind the Curtain – Week Three.’ Light and sound !  Q) What is it that you do and what is your area of expertise?  Cian: Pressing buttons to make go flash and faders to make go loud  Q) […]

What's on Wexford, Gigs in Wexford, Behind the Scenes, Festivals Ireland

Behind The Curtain – Week Two with Caoimhe Dunn

This week on ‘Behind the Curtain’ we chat with the master of many trades and talents, Caoimhe Dunn. Caoimhe manages a variety of elements at our festivals including set design, costumes, performing and much much … much much more! Q) What would you say is your area (or areas) of expertise? I’d say my area […]

Behind the Curtain – Week One with Paul Walsh and Danielle Reck

This week in ‘Behind the Curtain’ we interview Danielle Reck and Paul Walsh, Back of House and Stage Management at Wexford Spiegeltent Festival and find out why Smokie has one of the best and “cutest” riders to date. What does an average day/evening look like when running the green room at Wexford Spiegeltent Festival?   […]

Whats on Wexford, Behind the Scenes, Wexford Events, Gigs in Wexford

New Weekly Series – Behind the Curtain

While you settle in your seats and the anticipation mounts for the performance you’re about to behold, there is a dance that has been happening behind the scenes throughout the days, weeks and months before you arrived. Even during the performance there are several vital tasks that come together to make the show a success, and these tasks often go unnoticed by the audience.  It is these […]