Ireland's largest Tribute Band Festival is cancelled due to the Coronavirus crisis.


The North Kildare Club were looking forward to hosting another successful event 

at the Club grounds near Maynooth on August 1st and 2nd 2020.


Having reviewed the government guidelines for the various phases, 

and in view of the serious risk to the health and safety of both 

festival attendees and club volunteers due to the Coronavirus,

a decision has been taken to cancel the 2020 event. 


We look forward to hosting the event in 2021 when the country has returned to normal.


TIcket monies will be returned to all those who have purchased.

We thank you for your support and look forward to seeing you in 2021!


TribFest, Ireland's biggest tribute band music festival, is back for a second year after a hit first outing in 2019. TribFest 2020 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 70’s, 80's and 90'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 the 70’s, 80’s & 90’s music over the weekend of August 1st & 2nd 2020.

Saturday Aug 1st from 6pm - 12am / Sunday Aug 2nd 6pm - 12am 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!


Saturday August 1st 2020

Queen Tribute - Qween

Johnny Cash Tribute - Cash Returns

George Michael Tribute - James Bermingham

The Police Tribute - The Ultimate Police


Sunday August 2nd 2020

Fleetwood Mac Tribute - Mack Fleetwood

ABBA Tribute - ABBA Sensations

Status Quo Tribute - Paper Plane

Bon Jovi Tribute - Slippery When Wey


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 will be available on the grounds of North Kildare Club.


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.



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.



Both weekend tickets and single-day tickets are available for TribFest 2020.

Weekend tickets are valid for both days of the festival. 

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

Weekend Tickets:

Saturday Single-Day tickets:

Sunday Single-Day tickets:

Weekend Tickets are priced at €45.00 (plus booking fee if purchasing online)

Single-Day Tickets are priced at €35.00 (plus booking fee if purchasing online)

Earlybird tickets were available until 31st October 2019 and are now SOLD OUT

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

Tickets are available online on Once purchased, tickets are emailed to the email address given by the buyer and will be exchanged at the gates of the festival for a festival wristband. Issues with purchasing tickets online should be directed to the 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.




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.




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.



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.


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) will be allowed entry to TribFest ONLY when accompanied by an adult (18+). Access to the grounds without an accompanying adult is not permitted.​​


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



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. 


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


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.


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.



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




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.