Rooftop Museum

The Sound of the Showbands

Welcome to a journey through the captivating era of Showbands at the Strule Arts Centre Rooftop Museum! Immerse yourself in the vibrant history of music and entertainment as we bring you an exclusive audio-visual exhibition like no other.

Step into the world of the Showbands as legendary musicians take center stage to share their personal stories, memories, and anecdotes. Through immersive audio recordings and interviews, let these iconic figures transport you back in time, offering firsthand accounts of their Showband experiences. Discover the trials and triumphs that shaped an era and learn how music brought communities together like never before.
Our exhibition proudly showcases a treasure trove of authentic memorabilia from the golden age of Showbands. From vintage records to original concert posters and fan memorabilia, these artefacts paint a vivid picture of the glitz and glamour that defined the Showband scene.
The Sound of the Showbands exhibition at Strule Arts Centre Rooftop Museum is a testament to the enduring legacy of the Showbands and we thank every person who has contributed!

Further Information

The Rooftop Museum opening times are 9.30am until 5.00pm, Monday to Saturday. Admission is currently free. Schools and other groups may book to visit and workshops and activities can be provided. If you are interested in donating any items or artefacts email

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