Ownies Bar Bistro | The home of live entertainment in Carrick with live music every Saturday night
Ownies Bar and Bistro is a popular bar and entertainment venue located right in the heart of Carrick, Co. Antrim, close to the historical Carrickfergus Castle. An award-winning bar with live sport, live music, great entertainment, a cozy ambiance and good quality traditional food in Carrickfergus.
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Ownies is the home of live entertainment in Carrickfergus, with LIVE music from local talent EVERY Thursday Evening and some of Ireland’s best known local Bands taking to the stage EVERY Saturday Night.  On Friday Nights we mix it up with acoustic sessions, bands, or themed nights with our resident DJ. Join us at Ownies this weekend, relax, let go and sing and dance the night away.
Check below for details of our up and coming bands and events..

Home of Live Irish Music. On Bank Holidays, Lazy Sunday’s or any day we have an excuse you will quite often find a local Irish Band on the stage or by one of our fires playing all your favourite Irish hits. Its guaranteed craic, enjoy a good sing-a-long whist you and beverage or two whilst celebrating the final day of the weekend or that sneaky bank holiday Monday off. Check out our entertainment listing below to see when our next Irish Band is playing.

Blues, Rock, Country and chart covers.  EVERY SATURDAY Night Northern Ireland’s top bands take to our stage to belt out the best tunes of all time. Enjoy a fun filled night on the dance floor or find solace in one of our hideaway area’s and simply enjoy the atmosphere and music. Check below to see who’s playing this month.

Easter Saturday

Easter Saturday

The Untouchables are back to bring the party on Easter Saturday.
What's on at Ownies in April

Entertainment Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday Night at Ownies, Carrickfergus.  It’s the place to be. 

Thursday’s in April:
Join us at Ownies for live acoustic sessions every Thursday Night with Sammy from 8.30pm.  It’s the perfect chilled night out.

This April at Ownies:

Friday 12th April we take you back in time playing all your favourite hits from 80s and 90s with DJ Chris

Saturday 13th April: Your all time favourite band Sunshine take to the stage to give you an epic Saturday Night Out.

Easter Weekend

Good Friday: Our resident entertainer Tim Johnston will be belting out the tunes from 8pm. (11pm last call)

Easter Saturday: Back by popular demand we’ve got the unbelievable  Untouchables. £5 door charged from 9pm.

Easter Monday: It’s one of the best nights out of the year and who better to bring the party to Ownies than the fab Sunshine. £5 door charge from 10pm

Friday 26th April: Get practising for Karaoke Night with DJ Chris, we may even throw in a free shot for those who participate and there will be a prize for the most popular singer.

Saturday 27th April: It’s pay day weekend and The Brokers will be providing the music, so get the gang together for an epic night OUT OUT.

So get planning those Night’s out folks we look forward to welcoming you to Ownies throughout April. 

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