This year also sees the introduction of a Laois Heritage Pub trail with all participating pubs having live music and entertainment each night of the festival. This gives people the choice of multiple venues and the ability to see a wide variety of acts in different settings.
There are 12 pubs on the trail and some of the acts conformed are Paddy Casey, Mark McCabe, Daft Punk Tribute band, Red Hot Chillis tribute band and Riff Shop.
Laois Comhaltas are also on board and have added a great Seisiúin trail offering the best in traditional music, Ol agus Craic. Current line up as follows. Check back for updates as they happen.
The pubs on the Heritage Pub Trial are:
Manhattan Mixer , The Welcome Inn, Peig’s, Jeremiah Grants , Sally Gardens, Grellan Delaney’s, Andy Bergin’s, O’Loughlin’s , Kavanagh’s Bar & Venue, Lilly’s Bar, Ramsbottom’s & Hume’s Bar.