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\\ ABOUT

TribFest, Ireland's biggest tribute band music festival, is back for a third year in August 2023 after a headline outings in 2019 and 2022. TribFest 2023 will showcase National and International Tribute acts, covering songs from some of the greatest bands in history. Sing along to your favourite tunes of the 50's, 60's, 70’s, 80's, 90's, and 00's! You will be exposed to some of the best musicians and performers on the scene today, while celebrating the music of your favourite bands with Hit after Hit!

North Kildare Club in Maynooth shall again serve as the perfect venue for this celebration of music. An outdoor venue with all Tribute bands performances held on the main Tribfest stage. From early in the evening until late at night on both days you will hear and experience the best tribute bands on today’s scene. The festival features a fantastic food stalls and multiple bars, including a Gin, Cocktail and Wine bar as well as non-alcoholic beverages. Please come join us and celebrate some of the greatest music over the weekend of Saturday August 5th and Sunday August 6th 2023.

 

This event is already a firm favourite on the Kildare social calendar and is sure to be a massive hit! We’ve got all your favourite music covered!

 

TribFest is brought to you in association with Ray Crofton Motors.

\\ LINEUP

Saturday August 5th 2023

ABBA - Bjorn Identity

DOLLY PARTON - Kristy Coard

OASIS - Roll With It

ELVIS - Liam Murphy

JOHNNY CASH - Cash Returns

MICHAEL JACKSON - Anthony Walker

GEORGE MICHAEL - James Bermingham

 

Sunday August 6th 2023

QUEEN - Qween

ED SHEERAN - Jamie Stears

FLEETWOOD MAC - Mack Fleetwood

ROD STEWART - Frankie Hayes

E.L.O. - Showdown: The ELO Experience

JOE DOLAN - Will Lee Power

BOB DYLAN - Bob Dylan Roadshow

Please note: Exact stage times and running order for both days TBA

\\ VENUE

TribFest will take place in Maynooth, Co. Kildare. The open-air event will be held on the grounds of North Kildare Club.

A map is available here: Google Maps link here

\\ PARKING

Parking will be available on the grounds of North Kildare Club.

\\ PUBLIC TRANSPORT

By train: Maynooth is serviced by the Irish Rail Dublin Connolly - Sligo service.

By bus: Maynooth is serviced by the Dublin Bus 66, 66,  66x, and 67n services.

 

\\ SHUTTLE BUS (TO BE CONFIRMED FOR 2023)

Beginning from 12 midnight on both nights, there will be shuttle bus services operating from the TribFest grounds  (North Kildare Club) to Maynooth town centre, and also a separate route from the TribFest grounds to Kilcock town centre. There will be a cost of €5 for this shuttle service.

\\ CAMPING (2023 INFORMATION COMING SOON)

While we cannot accommodate tent camping, campervans are welcome at TribFest for an additional fee (2023 information coming soon).

 

\\ TICKETING

Both weekend tickets and single-day tickets will be available for TribFest 2023.

Weekend tickets will be valid for both days of the festival. 

Single-day tickets will only be valid for the day written on the ticket (i.e. Saturday or Sunday) 

  • Weekend Tickets: TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Saturday Single-Day tickets: TO BE ANNOUNCED

  • Sunday Single-Day tickets: TO BE ANNOUNCED

Tickets are the same price regardless of age. Every attendee to TribFest must have a valid ticket or wristband.​

Tickets will be available online on ticketstop.ie and from our authorised dealers Ray Crofton Motors (physical tickets only), and the Kilcock Service Station (physical tickets only). If purchased online, tickets will be emailed to the email address given by the buyer and will be exchanged at the gates of the festival for a festival wristband. Physical tickets will also be exchanged at the gates of the festival for a festival wristband.

 

Issues with purchasing tickets online should be directed to the TicketStop.ie support team here. Please note that we have no control over additional booking fees that may apply.

Tickets cannot be refunded, exchanged or transferred in any way unless the event has been cancelled or rescheduled.

\\ CARERS TICKETS

For every ticketed patron who requires a carer, we can offer a staff wristband for the carer at point of entry free of charge. If possible, please let us know in advance via our email address info@tribfest.ie if you require a carers wristband (for wristband planning purposes).

 

\\ TICKET AVAILABILITY ON SITE

With the exception of the festival selling out, there will be a box office on-site with tickets on sale. To guarantee entry, we do not recommend waiting to purchase until the day of the festival. To ensure a ticket, we recommend to purchase your ticket in advance of the festival.

 

 

\\ WRISTBANDS

Tickets will be exchanged for wristbands upon entry at the festival. Wristbands are valid for both nights of the festival and must remain untampered. 

 

IMPORTANT: If a wristband is damaged or broken it will be deemed to be invalid and re-entry to the festival will be denied.

 

\\ SECURITY

A full security team will be in place at the festival. We ensure a safe environment for the attendees of TribFest. Members of the security team will have full authority to remove any attendee who they deem unfit to enter and/or remain on site. There will be a security checkpoint at the entry point to the festival where attendees will be checked for forbidden items.

\\ ENTRY

The entry point to the festival is the main entrance to North Kildare Club.

Your ticket does not guarantee entry to the festival. If a member of the security team deems a ticket holder to be unfit to enter, entry to the festival will be denied. The right to refuse admission is reserved.

PLEASE NOTE: Persons aged under 18 (i.e. aged 17 or younger) with valid tickets will be allowed entry to TribFest ONLY when accompanied by an adult (18+). Access to the grounds without an accompanying adult is not permitted.​​

\\ VENDORS

There will be a selection of vendors with stalls on site offering a range of refreshments, food, drinks, and snacks.

 

\\ ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

There will be a bar on-site. ID will be required to purchase alcoholic beverages. The consumption of alcoholic drinks not sold on-site is not permitted. This also applies to the carpark area. Attendees who attempt to bring in their own alcoholic drinks will have them confiscated at the point of entry. 

\\ INFORMATION POINT

There will be an information point on-site to aid festival attendees with queries. This point will also operate as a Lost & Found.

\\ SEATING

Guests are welcome to bring their own camping chairs to the festival. There will also be a limited amount of seating provided by the festival available in the festival grounds.

\\ ACCESSIBILITY

TribFest & North Kildare Club are making every effort to ensure that attendees of reduced and/or limited mobility can enjoy the festival to the fullest extent.

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\\ ENVIRONMENT

TribFest is committed to being environmentally-conscious in all matters relating to the festival.

 

 

\\ THESE ITEMS ARE PROHIBITED

The festival has a zero tolerance policy towards the consumption of alcohol not purchased on-site, any and all other illegal materials and substances. Attendees found in violation of this policy will be removed from the grounds of the festival immediately.

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