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Irish Youth Music Awards 2016


On Saturday, April 16, Dublin’s Aviva Stadium will play host to the ninth annual Irish Youth Music Awards, the country’s only all-island youth focused music festival, with over sixteen different regions from across Ireland participating in the project.

Featuring young musicians aged 12 – 19 from across the country representing their community and gaining business experience in the music industry, those attending the Aviva Stadium on the day will have the opportunity to attend an Educational Hub featuring music industry panels and workshops. Open for all attending to participate in will be an industry panel with BIMM tutors Alan Cullivan, Founding Chairman of MMF Ireland (Music Managers Forum Ireland), James Byrne, founder of the label Any Other City, Gav Fox, member of Turn and Idlewild, and Dan Finnegan, founder of Paper Trail Records.

Tickets for the Irish Youth Music Awards National Day are available here from priced €20 including booking fee. The event is an all ages, alcohol-free event. Group tickets are also here for youth clubs or projects priced €120 (including booking fee) allowing admission for six young people, two youth leaders and include a set lunch on the day. Group tickets must be booked by Monday 11 April.

Go here for more information. Stream The IYMAs Volume 8 below.

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