• Artists Announced For Ireland Music Week 2020

    The line-up for this year’s Ireland Music Week has been revealed. Following over 400 applications, 50 acts have been selected to perform at the showcase at Dublin’s Lost Lane across October 6-9th. The conference will take place via the IMW website across four days. Featuring the likes of Denise Chaila, Fears (pictured), PowPig, MuRli, and Bleeding Heart Pigeons, check out the full line-up below. Angela Dorgan, CEO of First Music Contact, said: “We will be one of the first Irish festivals this year to move the complete event online while hiring back all of our annual team who work freelance and…

  • Line-up Announced for Ireland Music Week 2019

    The fifty Irish acts selected to perform at this year’s Irish Music Week has been revealed. Formerly known as Hard Working Class Heroes, the festival and conference “is dedicated to showcasing the very best in new Irish music” and will run in various venues in Dublin across October 1st to 5th. Featuring everyone from Autre Monde and Junior Brother to Maija Sofia (pictured) and Sun Mahshene, check out the full line-up (which, to our surprise, features a handful of acts from previous years and no artists from a currently-thriving Limerick scene) below.