Keywest kick off Naas Racecourse’s summer racing and BBQ season

Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist

Leinster Leader reporter


Leinster Leader reporter


Keywest kick off Naas Racecourse’s summer racing and BBQ season

Dublin band Keywest

Award winning and multi-platinum selling artist Keywest will kick off Naas Racecourse’s Summer Racing & BBQ Season on Wednesday June 26.

Keywest have created an infusion of folk, rock and pop and are a main stage act at key festivals including Ireland’s largest festival, Electric Picnic. The Dublin based pop group are a four piece band and have played support slots to the likes of Bastille and Kodaline. Some of the bands major hits include Something Beautiful and This is heartbreak.

Lead vocalist Andrew Kavanagh said: “We are looking forward to returning home from our UK tour to perform at Naas Racecourse. We love a day at the races and we are very excited to perform live at the track.”

The Summer BBQ’s are held in our BBQ Pavilion located adjacent to the parade ring. The BBQ Package includes admission to the races,  a race card, BBQ meal, reserved table for the day and access to live music from Keywest after racing.

Tom Ryan, General Manager at Naas Racecourse said: “We are thrilled to have Keywest perform at Naas on our first of three Summer Racing & BBQ dates. Our Summer BBQ & Racing Evenings have grown from strength to strength over the years. The Evenings provide the perfect opportunity to get a group of friends, family or work colleagues together to enjoy racing, music and great food.”

The first race goes to post at approximately 6pm, the last race is at 9pm and music will commence just after the last race. Admission tickets are just €15, student tickets and OAP tickets are €9, the BBQ Packages is €42 and the Beer & Burger package is €30. All mentioned ticket options include access to the live concert from Keywest after racing. Visit to find out more information or to make a booking.

Naas Racecourse provides a complimentary shuttle bus to and from Poplar Square and Sallins Train Station. Summer BBQ and Racing will also take place on Saturday July 6 and Wednesday July 24.