September will see Athlone becoming the focal point for all-things-Elvis with a weekend of events focused around his music and legacy.
Join a night of Elvis Gospel Music on September 15 in the Sheraton Hotel Athlone. Elvis - The Wonder of You Fan Club in association with Athlone Community Radio are delighted to welcome the Thukolo Gospel Choir for the first time ever to Athlone. The main event kicks off with the Thukolo Gospel Choir backed by the Memphis Cats Band from 8pm-10pm, followed by a 100 per cent Elvis video disco with Speedway Jim. This is a night not to be missed!
Admission is €15 per person and tickets can be bought from the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone Community Radio, Athlone Institute of Technology, The Sound Factory, and Midland Sound Equipment. There will be a raffle on the night in aid of Athlone Community Radio.
On Friday September 14 Mystery Train will be hitting Richard Grace’s Bar kicking off the launch party for what will be the start of an unmissable weekend, while the afternoon of Saturday September 15 the river Shannon will be the hotspot for all Elvis fans with a cruise and some light entertainment taking place on board prior to the main event.
Elvis - The Wonder of You Fan Club was recently founded in Athlone. You can follow them on Facebook for news on upcoming events.
Athlone Community Radio is a not-for-profit organisation, broadcasting on 88.4fm and online on www.athlonecommunityradio.ie