Rí Rá Las Vegas February Listings
February Drink Special
This February, Rí Rá Las Vegas features its Irish Coffee ($9.50), crafted with house blend dark roast, Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey, stiffened cream and raw sugar.
Valentine’s Day Special
On Saturday, Feb. 14, the pub will feature a special Valentine’s Day menu complete with Bacon Wrapped Dates ($10.95), Lemon Chicken with Saffron Rice ($24.95), Crab Stuffed Filet ($32.95), Prime Rib Carvery ($27.95) and Raspberry Fool ($6.95).
Mammoth Music Jam Fundraiser benefitting Paul “Jnr” Walsh
Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. – Feb. 22 at 1:30 a.m.
The pub will host a fundraiser for beloved bartender Paul “Jnr” Walsh, who suffered from cardiac arrest this past December. All funds raised during the event will directly help pay for nearly $100,000 in hospital bills. The fundraiser will be lead by The Black Donnellys, a folk band consisting of Guinness World Record holders Dave Browne and Dave Rooney, and will feature performances by local artists throughout the weekend. During the fundraiser, the pub will raise money for Jnr through raffles and collection buckets. Additionally, Rí Rá will announce a donation during the event while working staff members will donate all their tips to the cause as well.
St. Baldrick’s Foundation Fundraiser
March 7 at 1 p.m.
The pub will host its fourth annual St. Baldrick’s signature head-shaving event on Saturday, March 7 to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives.
St. Patrick’s Day Festival
March 15 – March 17
Rí Rá Las Vegas invites guests to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day the Irish way during its three-day festival. The St. Patrick’s Day festivities will feature live music, giveaways, Irish dancers, an Irish bagpiper and authentic Irish cuisine. The celebration will kick off with live music at 5 p.m. on March 15 and 16 and at noon on March 17.
Six Nations Rugby Viewing Parties
Rugby fans can catch all the Six Nations Rugby matches live at Rí Rá Las Vegas. Starting on Friday, Feb. 6, the pub will host viewing parties for each match with a $20 cover charge per person.
Viewing party schedule is as follows:
Friday, Feb. 6
12:05 p.m.: Wales vs. England
Saturday, Feb. 7
6:30 a.m.: Italy vs. Ireland
9 a.m.: France vs. Scotland
Saturday, Feb. 14
6:30 a.m.: England vs. Italy
9 a.m.: Ireland vs. France
Sunday, Feb. 15
7 a.m.: Scotland vs. Wales
Saturday, Feb. 28
6:30 a.m.: Scotland vs. Italy
9 a.m.: France vs. Wales
Sunday, March 1
7 a.m.: Ireland vs. England
Saturday, March 14
6:30 a.m.: Wales vs. Ireland
9 a.m.: England vs. Scotland
Sunday, March 15
7 a.m.: Italy vs. France
Saturday, March 21
4:30 a.m.: Italy vs. Wales
6:30 a.m.: Scotland vs. Ireland
9 a.m.: England vs. France
Locals Lunch and Dinner Special
Rí Rá continues to offer locals 40 percent off lunch and dinner food items every Friday throughout February. Guests must present a valid Nevada ID to receive the discount. This special cannot be combined with other offers.
Guests can enjoy live, authentic Irish music nightly during dinner and evening hours with many of the bands coming directly from Ireland.
Feb. 1 at 8:45 p.m.
Ruaille Buaille is made up of an exciting, high-energy group of talented young musicians. Formed in 2011, the band features the talent of Niall (guitar and vocals); Arthur (fiddle and banjo); Jack (percussion and banjo) and Shane (bass and vocals). Ruaille Buaille’s music brings a fresh, contemporary approach to traditional Irish songs and ballads. Their unique style draws on a variety of musical influencers, including The Dubliners, Mumford & Sons and The Sawdoctors, to create a high energy musical style that they call a “musical commotion.”
Feb. 9, 16 & 23 at 8:45 p.m.
A permanent entertainment fixture in Irish pubs throughout Las Vegas for more than a decade, John Windsor is a multi-talented performer who provides nonstop entertainment throughout his sets by blending guitar, harmonica and amazing vocals into one spectacular performance.
The Black Donnellys
Feb. 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, 25 & 26 at 8:45 p.m.
Feb. 6, 7, 20, 21, 27 & 28 at 9 p.m.
The Black Donnellys is a traditional / folk rock band consisting of Dave Browne and Dave Rooney. Browne, also a Guinness World Record holder for marathon guitar playing, plays mandolin and guitar, while Rooney, known for his unique voice, sings lead vocals. The band performs a fun selection of folk and traditional Irish songs that provide an entertaining introduction to the historical origins of Irish music. In October 2014, the band contributed to Rí Rá’s Guinness World Record for longest concert by multiple artists.
Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfetones
Feb. 10, 11, 12 & 15 at 8:45 p.m.
Feb. 13 & 14 at 9 p.m.
Following his success as the founding member of the legendary Wolfe Tones, Derek Warfield has assembled some of the finest young talents on the Irish music scene. Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones present a fresh and invigorating approach to Ireland’s music tradition. In 2010, the group performed in more than 180 concerts across six different countries and was nominated as Ireland’s best folk group.
About Rí Rá Las Vegas
Crafted in the warm pub style of 19th century Ireland, Rí Rá Las Vegas is located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place. The authentic Irish pub features a multitude of artifacts that were carefully restored in Wicklow, Ireland and shipped to their new home in Las Vegas. Rí Rá Las Vegas contains an authentic Victorian Shop bar that began its life in Ireland in the 1880s, a whiskey bar adorned with an original glazed jewelry cabinet from 1900, an oak floor from a whiskey distillery and an 8-foot-tall, 500-pound carved plaster statue of St. Patrick dating back to 1850. The pub hosts live entertainment seven nights a week in a music room constructed with artifacts dating back to 1890 from the Olympia Theater in Dublin, Ireland. Born and raised in Dublin, Rí Rá Las Vegas owners David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan have been close friends since they were 14-years-old. Kelly and Sheehan later partnered with Jay Luther, whom Kelly met while working for Guinness. Rí Rá Las Vegas is one of 10 pubs the trio has opened in the U.S.