Monthly archive September, 2009

Theo Dorgan for Arts Under Attack Panel

  Theo Dorgan is a poet, prose writer, editor, documentary screenwriter and broadcaster. His most recent collection is WHAT THIS EARTH COST US (Dedalus Press, 2008). He had a parallel life for many years as an arts manager, including stints as co-Director of Cork Film Festival and as Director of Poetry Ireland/Éigse Éireann. He has...

Jim Killock on Illegal Filesharing Panel

Before joining the Open Rights Group in January 2009 as Executive Director, Jim worked as External Communications Co-ordinator of the Green Party. At the Green Party, he promoted campaigns on open source, intellectual property, digital rights and campaigned against the arms and espionage technologist Lockheed Martin’s bid for the UK Census. Lockheed Martin have since...

AMP Distribution at The Music Show this weekend

  A.M.P. Distribution will be showcasing their new range of Galaxy Digital Pianos at this year’s show. The flagship piano of the range is the DGP-900, a digital grand piano which will be on display at the their stand. With an RRP of €1699, they expect huge interest in this particular model. Be amoung the first to...

Sunday October 4th The Music Show Seminars & Panel Discussions

12pm THE ARTS UNDER ATTACK: A RESPONSE An Bord Snip has recommended swinging cuts in the budgets allocated to all of the arts organizations. So how important are the arts to a country like Ireland? And how will musicians, film-makers and creative workers be affected if the knife is applied? JAMES MORRIS (Irish Film Board),...

Noise Control at The Music Show Academy gig After Dark in association with Hot Press

  Dublin five-piece Noise Control fuse rock and dance to create their trademark incendiary sound. Personally selected by Liam Howlett to support The Prodigy on one of their Irish dates, the band have also shared the stage with Bassment Jaxx, Asian Dub Foundation, Mylo and Calvin Harris. One of the participants in this year’s Raw...

Saturday’s Lineup for The Music Show announced

THE LIVE STAGE – SATURDAY 3rd October IMELDA MAY THE CORONAS DIRECTOR THE CHAPTERS BIPOLAR EMPIRE COMPETITION WINNER Masterclasses, Workshops & Public Interviews PUBLIC INTERVIEW: HAVE GUITAR, WILL TRAVEL A Conversation about Life, Work and Music with GLEN HANSARD IRISH YOUTH MUSIC AWARDS Presentation and performance featuring the winning band of the Irish Youth Music...

Saturday 3rd October: The Music Show

Seminars & Panel Discussion Timetable 10.20 – 11am MUSIC: THE OPPORTUNITIES IN EDUCATION You want to get involved in music but you’re not sure how. Whether you see yourself as an artist or want a career in the biz, there are some brilliant courses available for aspiring music pros. This is your chance to find...

The Music Show – Sunday Lineup

Sunday Music Show Lineup Unveiled The Music Show is pleased to confirm the line-up for Sunday 4th October   THE LIVE STAGE – SUNDAY 4th October THE BLIZZARDS REPUBLIC OF LOOSE DAVID KITT DELORENTOS VILLAGERS THE BRILLIANT THINGS VENGEANCE AND THE PANTHER QUEEN MASTERCLASSES, WORKSHOPS & PUBLIC INTERVIEWS Public Interview: IS IT FOLK, IS IT...

O Emperor for The Music Show Academy Gig After Dark in Association with Hot Press

  Fresh from their stellar performance on the Hot Press New Bands Stage at Oxegen come Waterford’s O Emperor. The quintet will shortly  release debut single ‘Po” taken highly anticipated long-player Hither Thither. The band were winners of the National Student Music Awards in 2007 and in 2008. Were amongst the finalists of the Williamsburg Live Song Contest in New...

The Deans at The Music Show Academy gig After Dark in association with Hot Press

  The blues-rock trio from Galway have been creating quite a stir of late, having just released their third long-player Distraction. The album follows on from debut One and sophomore outing The Album. Impressively the band have recorded and played with such industry legends as Henry Mccullough (Joe Cocker And Wings), Eric Bell (Thin Lizzy) Jackie...

Graham Hopkins Zildjan Drum Masterclass

One of the country’s best-known drummers Hopkins honed his skills in Kilkenny’s My Little Funhouse before moving on to worldwide success with Northern rockers Therapy? Following his departure Hopkins put together his own band Halite who recorded two albums and played at Slane with the Foo Fighters and the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Having made...

Graham Hopkins accompanied by Keith Farrell for his drum masterclass presented by Zildjan

Base Player/producer extraordinare Keith Farrell to join Graham Hopkins for his drum clinic, this Saturday 2pm at The Music Show. Keith plays base with many such as Mundy, Cathy Davey, Pugwash, Duckworth Lewis Method, amongst many others.