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10 biographies to read before going to the tribute shows

Embark on the life of the greatest artists in the world and then head off to a great tribute show.

In honour of Book Lovers Day this 9 August, we have selected ten incredible biographies from the greatest musicians in the world for you to read before heading to incredible tribute shows.

Fleetwood Mac

 

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Book: Fleetwood Mac on Fleetwood Mac: Interviews and Encounters by Sean Egan (2016).

Tribute Shows: Mack Fleetwood Band. 10 August & 09 November in Galway. 7 September in Dublin. 26 October in Belfast. Get Tickets.

 


Elvis Presley

 

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Book: Being Elvis: A Lonely Life by Ray Connolly (2017).

Tribute Show: Elvis Tribute. 17 August in Belfast. 08 February in Derry. Get Tickets.

 


Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

 

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Book: Jersey Boys – The Story Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (2012).

Tribute Shows: Frankie’s Guys. 05 October in Co. Mayo. 25 January in Dublin. Get Tickets.

Let’s Hang On – the Music of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons. 23 October in Wexford. Get Tickets.


The Beatles

 

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Book: Beatles Anthology By (author) The Beatles (2000)

Tribute Show: The Bootleg Beatles. 12 October in Belfast. 20 October in Dublin. Get Tickets.

The Beatles Hornsey Road with Mark Lewisohn. 05 October in Dublin. Get Tickets.

 


Elton John

 

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Book: Me: Elton John Official Autobiography. To be released on October 2019.

Tribute Show: The Rocketman Elton John Greatest Hits Show. 27 December in Monkstown. Get Tickets.
The Man Himself: 30 November 2020 in Belfast. 04 December 2020 in Dublin. Get Tickets.


Tina Turner

 

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Book: Tina Turner: My Love Story (Official Autobiography).

Tribute Show: Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do with It? Tribute Show. 25 October in Belfast. 26 October in Dublin. Get Tickets.


David Bowie

 

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Book: David Bowie Is By Victoria Broackes & Geoffrey Marsh (2013).

Tribute Show: Rebel Rebel-The David Bowie Experience. 10 January 2020. Get Tickets.


Pink Floyd

 

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Book: Pink Floyd: Their Mortal Remains by Various Authors – Edited by Victoria Broackes & Anna Landreth Strong (2017).

Tribute Show: Beyond the Horizon: the New Irish Pink Floyd Show. 2 November in Co. Mayo. Get Tickets.

 


Led Zeppelin

 

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Book: Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin.

Tribute Show: Hats Off To Led Zeppelin. 23 November in Belfast. Get Tickets.


Queen

 

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Book: Bohemian Rhapsody: The Definitive Biography of Freddie Mercury By Lesley-Ann Jones (2018).

Tribute Show: Flash Harry A Celebration of Queen. 20 September in Portlaoise. 29 November in Kerry. On February 2020 in Cork, Galway and Wexford. Get Tickets.

 


We hope you enjoyed our selection of great biographies of these incredible musicians!

For all the Tribute Shows click here.

 

Photo Credit: Austin Neil

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