Limerick has always been at the heart of great live music. Sometimes with all the hustle and bustle in pubs it can be hard to find a good spot of live music amongst all the DJ’s. So we at The Limerick Magazine have compiled some of our top spots for live music in Limerick City.
Great for a trad session and located right on the banks of the river Shannon. The Curragower bar is at the heart of Limerick’s Medieval Quarter.
Situated just off the Dock Road, Dolans Pub is one of the best known spots in Limerick for Live music. Between the front bar which always has a band of traditional musicians playing away to the massive warehouse stage that has brought us so many big names over the years.
Home of the DIY LK shows Pharmacia hosts local bands almost every week supporting the underground culture growing in Limerick. With a modest stage and a great atmosphere Pharmacia is a must if you are looking to dance to some live bands!
With live music every night of the week, Smyths bar is last on our list but certainly not least. Always busy, this top location in the heart of The Market Quarter is a must for anyone travelling to Limerick for a night out.
Article by: Michelle Costello & Cathal Ryan
Hosting open mic nights and have original acts every night of the week, Charlie Malone’s is more a quirky and different interior to what one would call an old man pub. With a cozy stage and warm fire Charlie Malone’s is the perfect spot to head if you are looking for a quiet acoustic session with friends!
Kasbah Social Club
The home of Seoada Shows, the company that has brought this city so many great acts, Kasbah social club isn’t outrageous in size but hosts one of the best stages in Limerick for live music. Positioned next to Dolans if you are around this side of town there is always music to be heard.
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