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 our resident DJ will help you unwind and welcome the weekend playing all your favourite tracks from past and present.  We have everything from pop to hip-hop, RnB, Dance and even Country. 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.

Live Music Every Saturday Night

Live Music Every Saturday Night

Pay Day weekend we have Mothers Little Helpers (27th Jan)

Join Sammy & Friends every Thursday Night for Take the Stage, Ownies Open Mic Night.  Join in or sit back, relax and enjoy the entertainment when local talents take to the stage to belt out a tune or two.

EVERY FRIDAY - OWNIES FRIDAYS, amazing Themed Nights, with our resident DJ

Join our resident DJ every Friday for Ownies Friday’s, a fun filled night with a different theme every week helping you welcome the weekend with lots of fun, games, prizes and an Epic Theme.

Saturday 13th January - The Renegades

The Renegades have a truly international feel to them. Members having gigged around Europe. They have a collective of talented & seasoned musicians who love to perform.
Regular performers at Ownies the crowd love them so come along for a great night filled with fun, friends and amazing live music.

Saturday 20th January - Sunshine Band

Sunshine are regulars to our stage because you love them.  We missed them in October but they’re back rocking the stage on Saturday 18th November.  With lead vocals from David Wright and an amazing set list we can’t wait to dance until we can’t dance no more.

Saturday 27th January - Mothers Little Helpers

It’s the weekend we all can’t wait for in January #PayWeekend – yipeeeeeeeeeee and on Saturday the 27th we have the Outstanding Mothers Little Helpers taking to the stage, the craic is mighty when this talented lot are performing so join us and make some amazing memories with friends and loved ones.

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