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The Chop Sueys

Sat 2nd Mar – 8.00pm

The Chop Sueys Ireland’s ultimate System of a Down Tribute comes to The Venue on Saturday, 2 March!
After sold out shows in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, The Chop Sueys come to Athlone with the biggest hits of System of a Down played live!

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Renegades of Funk & The Red Hot Copy Peppers

Sat 9th Mar – 8.00pm

We are delighted to welcome back Renegades Of Funk and The Red Hot Copy Peppers to The Venue on Saturday 9th March

Irelands Number 1 Rage Tribute and Irelands No1 Chillis Tribute on the same night! After their last Sold Out double header show we cant wait for them to lift the roof off the place again

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Qween Return – Rescheduled Event

Sat 16th Mar – 9.00pm

We are delighted to announce after their lass amazing sold out show Qween will be returning to the stage in The Venue Athlone on 16th March

Qween are Europe’s most authentic Queen Tribute. Their amazing shows are selling out all over the country this is a night you wont want to miss

Qweens live two hour production of Queen’s greatest hits preserves the image, sound, and stage personas of classic Queen.

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Bryan Adams Tribute

Sat 23rd Mar – 8.30pm

POSTPONED – New date to be announced

Cry Before Dawn

Fri, 29th Mar – 8.30pm

AMA Music Agency Presents @crybeforedawn live from The Venue Athlone on Friday 29th March

Cry Before Dawn first formed in Wexford in 1982, and fuse guitar driven rock with traditional Irish pipes and whistles to create a uniquely powerful and dynamic sound

The band has 2 Double Platinum selling albums to their name as well as prestigious national awards. These include “Best Newcomer” in 1987 and “Best Irish Group” in 1989, reflecting the huge popularity of the band across the country

Their reputation for passionate and driven performances grew through their extensive live work in Ireland, the UK and the USA, and saw them sell out Irelands National Stadium on two occasions

Having parted company for many years, Cry Before Dawn reformed in 2011 which coincided with the release of a “Best Of” CD, followed by a new single
“Is This What You Waited For” and a new live album, “Live at the Opera House” as well as tours of Ireland and the UK

2017 saw the original band line up back on stage, and since then a re-energised Cry Before Dawn have played a number of high profile and very well received shows, and summer 2023 has seen the band on tour in Ireland, playing major international festivals and sell out headline shows around the country which have generated glowing press reviews

Recording is also well underway for the 2024 release of the band’s first new material in over 10 years

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Thin Az Lizzy

Sat 30th Mar – 8.00pm

We are delighted to announce THIN AZ LIZZY will be returning to The Venue this March, Saturday 30th . After their previous Sold Out shows where they lifted the roof off The Venue we couldn’t wait to have them back. On The Road Since 1995 This Makes Them Irelands Longest Established Thin Lizzy Tribute Act  The definitive Thin Lizzy Tribute show returns to The Venue this March for an explosive night of classic rock anthems!

Endorsed by Philomena Lynott and fronted by Johnny D Fox this is one for all the Lizzy Fans out there!  You’ve heard the rest now come see the best – with over two hours delving deep into the Lizzy back catalogue this is one not to be missed!

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No Stairway Led Zeppelin Tribute

Fri 5th Apr – 9.00pm

NO STAIRWAY Irelands Premier Led Zeppelin Tribute Friday 5th April at The Venue

Get ready for a ‘whole lotta’ No Stairway Ireland’s premiere Led Zeppelin tribute band on tour in 2024. Some of the greatest hard rock and blues ever recorded will be heard live on stages across Ireland this year as No Stairway, Ireland’s leading Led Zeppelin tribute band, hit the road.
Based in Galway, and made up of four of the finest musicians the city has to offer, No Stairway have a true love of this music and recreate Zeppelin’s live presence and studio albums as faithfully as possible. The band were founded in 2013, and across a decade, they have been giving audiences all across the country in some iconic venues something they never thought they would hear – Led Zeppelin’s music live and on stage.
No Stairway delivers a show where passion and precision are the hallmarks of their performances. At any show expect to hear such classics as ‘Good Times, Bad Times, ‘Whole Lotta Love’, ‘Black Dog’, ‘Ramble On’, ‘Immigrant Song, and of course “Stairway To Heaven’.

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Paddy Casey

Fri 19th Apr – 8.30pm

Paddy Casey AMA Music Agency Presents Paddy Casey live at The Venue on Friday 19th April

As one of Ireland’s most acclaimed live artists, Pasddy Casey has been at the forefront of the Irish music scene since the release of his multi platinum selling debut album ‘Amen’ back in 1999. Paddy has headlined Irish festivals, Dublin Castle, played a week-long residency in the Olympia Theatre, performed his own headline concert in the RDS, has supported many top names worldwide including U2, Pearl Jam, Bob Dylan and played live on The Late Show with David Letterman.
Paddy’s debut album, Amen went multi-platinum and his next album; Living went at least eleven times platinum in Ireland which has made it one of the top selling Irish albums ever. Paddy Casey has been one of Ireland’s busiest touring musicians in recent times with a total of 7 album releases to date including his latest offering which is a double album ‘Turn This Ship Around’.
One side focusing on an array of acoustic songs decorated with strings and piano, and the other side featuring an array of full band tracks that span multiple genres.
With numerous accolades, magazine covers, number 1 hits under his belt throughout the course of his career to date Paddy is showing no signs of slowing down and has also recently invited his daughter Saoirse to perform with him

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Whiplash Metallica Tribute

Sat 20th Apr – 8.30pm

WHIPLASH Metallica Tribute Band will be coming to The Benue on Sat 20th April 24

Whiplash are Ireland’s No.1 Metallica Tribute band dedicated to playing the songs as close to the originals as possible and incorporate the Metallica live vibe and sound in their shows. They have a large catalogue of songs, spanning all of Metallica eras, including classics like One, Master of Puppets, Enter Sandman, Blackened, Fade To Black & Seek and Destroy, Fuel to name just a few.
This is a great opportunity to experience the next best thing to a real Metallica show and see and hear the music of Metallica played the way it should be played.

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Fieldsy

Sunday, May 05th – 8.00pm

We are delighted to announce @fieldsy_official will return to @thevenueathlone with her amazing show on Sunday 5th May

With a high energy performance and a one woman band style, Fieldsy will take you on a journey, whether it’s her original works or some well known and loved Irish Ballads or Rebel songs, her art of musical storytelling is something unique whilst entertaining you with her enchanting powerful voice, upbeat rhythmic guitar and foot stomping beats.

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Garth Brooks Tribute

Saturday, 18th May – 8.00pm

With a fantastic live band, Stephen Butler takes to the stage in the venue athlone on Saturday 18th May with his tribute to Garth Brooks
With decades of experience between them, Stephen and his band are bursting onto the scene with a tribute to one of the world’s most prolific and prestigious country artists.

With all the energy and spirit country music is famed for, ‘Thunder Rolls’ delivers the ultimate Garth Brooks experience. With a back catalogue spanning 3 decades you can expect to hear all the hits and favourites including ‘Thunder Rolls’, ‘2 Pina Colladas’, ‘The River’, ‘Callin’ Baton Rouge’ and of course, ‘Friends in low places’.

So, if you are a fan of Garth, love country, this is a performance not to be missed.

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Pa Sheehy Unplugged

Saturday, 25th May – 8.30pm

he Venue and MPI Artists are delighted to announce @pasheehy will be taking to The Venue Main Stage on Saturday 25th May

Pa Sheehy is an emerging folk artist from the south of Ireland.

After releasing his award winning debut EP “ The Art Of Disappearing”, he made his TV debut on Other Voices and went onto sell out a European tour and secured some major festivals around Ireland and the UK.

His ever changing DNA has drifted far from his chart topping days with Walking On Cars as he finds himself in a spellbinding rootsy folk world that makes him one of Ireland’s most exciting prospects for the year ahead.

His biggest musical influences are Sufjan Stveens, A Blaze Of Feather & Tom Waits and after spending most of 2023 in the recording studio, 2024 becomes a very important year for the wordsmith as his debut solo record is due for release.

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Garron Noone

Sat 01st June- 8.30pm

We are delighted to announce @garron_music will be bringing his live show to @thevenueathlone on Saturday 1st June

Musician, comedian, spokesmodel, TikToker, Only Fans Model, food critic, you name it, Garron can do it!!

Names one of Ireland’s “breakthrough stars” for 2023 on TikTok. As of January, 2024 he has 13,000 subscribers on YouTube, 484,000 followers on Instagram, and 559.5k followers on TikTok and he continues to grow!! His stand-up comedy was also featured on the BBC program, Big Comic Energy

Follow Him, He’s Delicious!!

We cant wait for this one. It will be a live music show with plenty of laughs added in.

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Rebecca O’Connor Is Simply The Best As Tina Adams Tribute

Sat 08th June- 8.30pm

The Venue in association with Frontrow Management are delighted to announce Rebecca O’Connor will be bring her amazing live show to The Venue on the 8th June as part of Rebeccas 2024 World Tour
The words of TINA TURNER herself says it all. “Rebecca is so good, it’s scary ….
This show is perfectly summed up by living legend MICK FLEETWOOD of FLEETWOOD MAC, when he said after seeing the show, “Rebecca is way beyond a tribute act… she is an amazing singer and performer in her own right, I was mesmerised… a night you’ll never forget.”
Irelands own International success story, Rebecca O’Connor, is the only artist in the world personally endorsed by Tina herself, and as audiences flock to her shows will testify. “DONT MISS THIS SHOW.. Rebecca is incredible and brings true justice to the iconic superstar. Best in the world… hands down”.
With sold out shows throughout Ireland, UK, Australia, South Africa and Europe over the past 12 years Rebecca just loves to perform and can’t wait to bring her new and exciting show to audiences around the world along with her amazing band and dancers.
Rebecca O’Connor is the only Irish artist to ever win the prestigious European TV competition “Stars in Their Eyes” hosted by Matthew Kelly, in front of over 33 Million viewers. Rebecca brought her perfect rendition of Tina Turner to life as she wowed the audience and has continued doing that, all over the world to packed houses ever since. in the words of Eibhlin Gleeson, theatre manager of Cork Opera House.”It was like a freight train came through the theatre and blew the doors off…what a show”!!!
Be prepared to see Rebecca delivers her flawless rendition of Tina Turner’s greatest hits including, Nutbush City Limits, Proud Mary, River Deep, Private Dancer, When the Heartache Is Over, Better Be Good To Me, and of course her anthem, Simply the Best.

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In Your Honor Foo Fighters Tribute

Sat 15th June – 8.30pm

In Your Honor Foo Fighters Tribute
We are delighted to announce @in.your.honor.ireland will be returning to @thevenueathlone on Saturday 15th June
The longest running and best Irish Foo Fighters tribute “In Your Honor” have been playing since 2009 but have been fans of the Foo Fighters even longer.
They play all the big tunes that you’d expect as well as some hardcore fan favourites.
This will be a night not to be missed

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Ripetide Movement

Sat 29th June – 8.30pm

The Riptide Movement
‘Getting Through’
10TH ANNIVERSARY TOURThe Venue Athlone and MPI Artists are delighted to announce @theriptidemovement live at The Venue Athlone Saturday 29th JuneDublin’s Choice Nominated, gold-selling, Number 1 rock band, The Riptide Movement, has just announced a summer tour to celebrate the tenth anniversary of their Number 1 Album ‘Getting Through’The legendary album includes songs like ‘All Works Out’” You & I” “Animal Skin and Bones” and the title track ‘Getting Through’.
The band will be playing the album in its entirety on this tour.Reflecting on the album’s enduring significance and upon the ten years since the album’s release, lead singer and songwriter Malachy Tuohy said, ‘It’s hard to believe it’s ten years already since its release; it’s an album we’re all so proud of; it’s got some of our favourite songs on it, and it’s got an incredible energy to it, it really captures that time for the band’.The album was produced by Grammy award-winning producer Ted Hutt and recorded in Grouse Lodge.The Riptide Movement were formed in 2006; they are renowned for their phenomenal live shows and have played all around the world, from the main stage at Electric Picnic to Glastonbury and Benicassim; they’ve also shared stages with artists such as The Rolling Stones and Neil Young and have collaborated with renowned orchestras such as the BBC Orchestra and the RTE Concert Orchestra.The band is currently working on their 6th Studio record, which is expected to be released later this year.Tickets on sale Friday at 9pm via UniverseMore tour info at
www.riptidemovement.com

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Deuce. A tribute to Rory Gallagher

Sat 06th July – 8.30pm

Deuce A Tribute To Rory Gallagher

We are delighted to announce Deuce will play in @thevenueathlone on Saturday 6th July

@deucerorygallaghertributeband were formed when three friends met to go busking at the Rory Gallagher Festival in Ballyshannon in 2012

All three being huge Rory fans, they decided to build on their experience by forming a dedicated tribute band and have since gone on to headline the festival

They are committed to bringing Rory Gallagher’s fantastic music to the stage with their energetic live show.

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Guns N Roses Tribute

Sat 13th July- 8.30pm

We are delighted to announce @guns.reloaded21 are returning to @thevenueathlone with their amazing Guns N’ Roses tribute on Saturday 13th July

GUNS RELOADED ARE A GUNS ‘N’ ROSES TRIBUTE BAND BASED IN IRELAND.

THE MEMBERS ARE ALL GUNS ‘N’ ROSES FANATICS WHO MET THROUGH THEIR SHARED LOVE OF THE MUSIC, AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING THE BEST LIVE GUNS ‘N’ ROSES EXPERIENCE EVERY NIGHT THEY TAKE TO THE STAGE.

THE ENERGY, PERFORMANCE AND HARD ROCK SOUND OF THIS BAND IN ACTION WILL BLOW YOU AWAY.

GUNS RELOADED HAVE AN EXTENSIVE SETLIST SPANNING THE FIRST FOUR GUNS ‘N’ ROSES ALBUMS; APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION, LIES (EP), USE YOUR ILLUSION 1 & 2.

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Keywest

Sat, 20th July- 8.30pm

AMA Music Agency Presents @keywestofficial live at @thevenueathlone Saturday 20th July

Keywest are a dynamic Irish band that started as street performers in Dublin, captivating audiences with their folk rock sound and magnetic stage presence.
Their passion for music has taken them to performing on the streets of many cities around the world, including Los Angeles and most major cities in the UK.
Their talent and hard work have not gone unnoticed and have earned them a loyal following, resulting in an impressive record of 9 number one singles, 3 number one albums, and 3 nominations in the Irish Music Awards.
With a platinum disc under their belt, Keywest have become a household name in Ireland, selling out tours across Ireland, the UK and Europe.

Even after achieving great commercial success in the Irish music industry Keywest have always stayed true to their roots as buskers. Their early beginnings as street performers in Dublin has had a profound impact on their music and their approach to their craft. The band’s unique sound, which blends rock, pop, and folk influences, has its roots in the raw and organic energy of street performances.

Despite their growing popularity, Keywest have continued to busk on occasion, returning to the streets where it all began. This not only keeps them grounded and connected to their fans, but also allows them to experiment with new sounds and connect with new audiences.
Busking has always been a fundamental part of Keywests identity and they have used it to maintain a strong connection with their fans and stay true to their roots.

Their music is a powerful blend that is both unique and universally appealing, born on the street and delivered with infectious energy to keep people’s attention.

“Keywests stage presence was electric, with their infectious energy and catchy melodies making it impossible to stand still” – The Irish Times

“Keywest’s live shows are a masterclass in how to engage an audience. From start to finish, they had the crowd in the palm of their hand.” – Hot Press

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Charlie and The Bhoys

Fri 2nd Aug – 8.30pm

We are delighted to announce Charlie And The Bhoys will be playing The Venue on Friday 2nd August 2024. Charlie And The Bhoys are an Irish band, based in Glasgow, Scotland. The band traces its roots some 19 years ago, when they played their first concert at the Squirrel Bar near the Gallowgate, Glasgow in 1989.

They band are known as the “Number 1 Celtic Band in the World” and have enjoyed a great of success in this role, having played to audiences across the world including Glasgow, New York, Dubai and other cities in North America, Australia, Europe and all across the UK and Ireland. The band’s name is derived from the nickname for Celtic Football Club, which most of their music celebrates and Celtic Legend, Billy McNeill gave the band the name. Charlie And The Bhoys have played the Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom a hugely impressive 28 times

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Red Sky Status Quo Tribute

Sun, 04th Aug – 8.30pm

We are delighted to announce Red Sky will be taking to the stage in @thevenueathlone on Sunday 4th August
The mighty Status Quo are without doubt, a global household name today, adored by millions and the guilty pleasure of many more worldwide.
Red Sky are Irelands newest Status Quo tribute band bring you all the classics from the Iconic Status Quo.
Tickets on sale now via Universe

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Slippery When Wet Bon Jovi Tribute

Sun, 24th Aug – 8.30pm

Slippery When Wet Bon Jovi Tribute
We Are Delighted To Announce Irelands Number 1 Bon Jovi Tribute Band @bonjaysus Will Be Returning To @thevenueathlone On Saturday 24th August
Slippery When Wet are widely recognised as Irelands foremost Bon Jovi Tribute band, playing all the hits including, Livin’ on a Prayer, It’s My Life, Always and Wanted Dead or Alive.
The band is comprised of five members who are all fine musicians in their own right, having toured with some celebrated rock bands.
We are delighted to have them back after their last sold out show

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Amazing Apples

Sat, 31st Aug – 8.30pm

We are delighted to announce the Amazing Apples will be taking to the main stage in @thevenueathlone on Saturday 31st August

@amazingapplesofficial are a 5 piece multi instrumentalist Indie/Folk band from Galway.

They released their debut album ‘A Little Sense’ in 2015, which was produced by Joe Chester (The Coronas, Hermitage Green). The album went straight to no. 3 in the Irish Independent Charts, and 27th overall on the Official Irish Charts.

Over the years they have played alongside acts such as: Mumford and Sons, Walking on Cars, The Coronas, Gavin James, Ryan Sheridan, Damien Dempsey, The Riptide Movement, Sharon Shannon, Paddy Casey, The Waterboys and In early 2017 they went on tour with The Saw Doctors.

They have also played at Electric Picnic, Indiependence, Sea Sessions and the Westport Festival and have toured abroad in New York, Boston, Switzerland, Romania and the UK.

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IE/DC

Sat, 07th September – 8.30pm

We are delighted to announce @iedcband will return to @thevenueathlone on Saturday 7th September

IE/DC are Irelands premier AC/DC tribute band covering all the great classics from Thunder struck through to Hells Bells.

The band pride themselves on their rockin 2 hour live performances. With a true AC/DC sound and stage show, they recreate that powerful rock n roll atmosphere made famous by these legendary rock gods for over 30 years.

These five hard rockin’ amigos have been bringing their scintillating AC/DC show to the masses, wowing crowds through out Ireland and Europe with their authentic interpretation of the best of the legendary Aussie rockers’ back catalogue.

Whether you’re a Bon Scott fan who digs the sound of the seventies or a Brian Johnson devotee, there’s definitely something for everybody in the IE/DC repertoire. You’ll be rockin’ your heart out to all the classics as the IE/DC boys deliver a raucous selection of the tunes we all know and love.

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Mack Fleetwood

Sat, 14th September – 8.30pm

We are delighted to announce due to massive demand after 2 Sell Out shows @mackfleetwoodtributeband return to @thevenueathlone Main Stage on Sat 14th September

Europe’s premier tribute to the supergroup
FLEETWOOD MAC, brings you on a magical musical journey from the Peter Green blues era to the multi-platinum selling band that still tours today.

MACK FLEETWOOD bewitch their audience with authentic renditions of all your favourite classic
FLEETWOOD MAC hits. Their love of the material and musical prowess shines through each song.

MACK FLEETWOOD deliver their professional spellbinding show with energy and verve. They are selling out major music venues, enthralling crowds and receiving rave reviews wherever they go.

Book early to be sure not to miss this opportunity for a truly brilliant time with one of the best tribute bands ever.

Never Break The Chain

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Roll with It

Sat, 12th Oct. – 8.30pm

Roll With It Oasis Tribute

Oasis fans are in for a big treat when @rollwithitband bring their amazing tribute show to Oasis to @thevenueathlone Saturday 12th October.

Roll With It formed in 2013 to bring the music of the Gallaghers to the live stage in Belfast and beyond.

Their setlist spans all seven albums and includes the hit singles right through to the acoustic B-sides. The band is made up of experienced musicians with a passion for the greatest band of the nineties, who aim to give audiences the best singalong since Knebworth.

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