In The Spotlight – Free music event!

NEW DATE ANNOUNCED: 18th February 2024

In the Spotlight – Free music event in the Dean Crowe Theatre

Sunday 21st January 2024 at 8pm

This exciting event is dedicated to supporting and celebrating local artists and the live music industry. A unique collaboration brings together Director Colin Fahy of Depict Media and the dynamic team from Athlone Community Radio for an evening filled with live music and insightful discussions at Athlone’s beautiful Dean Crowe Theatre. The night features performances by Rachel Goode, See Saw Swing, Aisling Rafftery, Tradstone, and Rob Irwin. With MC Pete Casey at the helm, the evening promises to be a memorable celebration of music, artistry, and the vibrant cultural community of Athlone.

A joint endeavour

Athlone Community Radio, a pivotal force in promoting local talent, is thrilled to join hands with Depict Media, emphasising the importance of community radio in supporting the vibrant arts scene. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this outstanding event.

In the Spotlight promises to be a night of unforgettable music and profound insights that will resonate with both emerging artists and established professionals.


Tickets for this free event must be reserved in advance by booking here or by emailing Tickets are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Meet the organisers

Director, Colin Fahy, a passionate advocate for the arts and music, brings his experience from Depict Media to the stage, with a vision to provide a platform for emerging artists and elevate the music industry.

“We believe that In the Spotlight is not just an event but a celebration of our local artists, their talents, and the immense potential of the live music industry” said Colin Fahy, Director of Depict Media. “Through this collaboration with Athlone Community Radio, we aim to provide a platform where artists can grow and connect with the industry veterans. It’s a testament to our commitment to nurturing the music scene here in Athlone.”

“We are excited to be a part of this initiative” said Deirdre Hunt, a representative from Athlone Community Radio. “It aligns perfectly with our mission of promoting local talent and supporting the arts. In the Spotlight is a fantastic opportunity for musicians and enthusiasts to come together, learn, and be inspired”.

This project is funded by Coimisiún na Meán with the Television License fee.

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