Here Comes The Fun! Beatles Festival 2023 Celebrates 60 Years of Fab Four’s Dublin Debut


Get ready to twist and shout as the Dublin Beatles Festival returns to celebrate a momentous occasion: the 60th anniversary of the historic night when The Beatles took the stage in Dublin on November 7th, 1963. The 2023 Dublin Beatles Festival promises to mark this milestone in style, offering a Beatles-inspired extravaganza that will transport you back in time to an era of legendary music and unforgettable moments.

A Weekend Packed with Beatlemania

Running from November 3rd to 5th and culminating in a grand finale on November 7th, the Dublin Beatles Festival is a multi-day event that will immerse you in the magic of the Fab Four. The festival features an exciting lineup of events and performances that capture the essence of The Beatles and their historic Dublin performance.

Live Music that Will Leave You Speechless

For die-hard Beatles fans and music lovers alike, the festival presents an unmissable opportunity to experience live performances from top-notch bands and musicians:

  • BEATLES FOR SALE: Relive history as they play the exact set of songs The Beatles performed in Dublin in 1963, exactly 60 years to the night it originally happened.
  • HAMBURG BEAT: Straight from the UK, they’ll rock your world with the raw, early 1960s rock ‘n’ roll that The Beatles played in Germany.
  • Polythene Jam: Paying homage to the iconic “Abbey Road” album, get ready to groove to a live rendition of this Beatles classic.
  • Let It Be-atles: A performance you won’t want to miss, taking you on a musical journey through The Beatles’ timeless hits.
  • Fiach Moriarty, Duncan Maitland, Lenin and Lionel, and Pádraig Bennett: These talented musicians will add their own unique touch to The Beatles’ unforgettable catalogue.

A Variety of Beatles-Inspired Entertainment

The Dublin Beatles Festival offers more than just live music. You can look forward to captivating events and activities, including:

  • Freda Kelly Interviewed by Tom Dunne: A chance to hear firsthand stories and insights from someone who was part of The Beatles’ inner circle.
  • The Nothing Is Real ‘Quiz of the Decades’: Test your Beatles knowledge in a fun and friendly competition.
  • Stage Play – Lennon & Shotton: A theatrical experience that delves into the lives and times of the iconic band.
  • Terry Saunders Walking Tour (Free): Explore the streets of Dublin while learning about the city’s connection to The Beatles.

The Dublin Beatles Festival 2023 is not just an event; it’s a journey through time and a celebration of one of the most influential bands in music history. Whether you’re a lifelong Beatles fanatic or just looking for a fun and music-filled weekend, this festival is sure to leave you humming the iconic tunes of John, Paul, George, and Ringo long after the final note has played.

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this extraordinary celebration of The Beatles and their historic Dublin performance. Book your tickets here, bring your friends, and prepare to come together for a weekend of Beatlemania that you’ll treasure forever.


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