The Music Show 2009

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.

Jinx Lennon joining the seminar – Has Irish Music Lost it’s Soul?

  Jinx Lennon is the man about whom Christy Moore has said “In the last two years I’ve been to maybe 10 gigs and 4 of them were Jinx Lennon’s. For me, the best songwriter in the country at the moment is Jinx Lennon. And he matters. He matters to me. And we don’t hear him because he’s...

Anto Drennan Joins Johnny Fean For Guitar Masterclass

The line-up for this year’s Music Show just keeps on getting better… Guitar players and music fans alike are in for a double treat at the Music Show, with the addition of Anto Drennan to the line-up for this year’s event, which takes place at the RDS, next weekend October 3 and 4. He will...

Anthony Drennan

  Even the most casual music fans not familiar with the name of guitarist Anthony Drennan are almost certain to have enjoyed his work, as Anto has provided his scintillating skills to a stunning array of high-profile artists over a lifetime as one of the top session guitarists at home and abroad. Among many musical adventures, Drennan has been...

The Music Show presents AFTER DARK in association with Hot Press

The Academy, Saturday 3rd October DAVID KITT NOISE CONTROL THE DEANS O EMPEROR + DEATH DISCO with BP FALLON & Special Guest Tickets: €12 (includes booking fee) Doors: 7:30pm The Music Show presents in association with Hot Press, After Dark – a showcase of some of the top Irish indie acts – featuring David Kitt,...

Kilkenny Vintage Guitars at this years Music Show

Since opening in 2005, Kilkenny Vintage Guitars has established itself among professional musicians and collectors as the premier name in Ireland for vintage and high-end used guitars. KVG will host a display of tantalizing vintage Fenders and Gibsons, and founder Tom Peterson will be offering free appraisals to anyone who brings a vintage guitar to...

Win an Evans drum head signed by a top music performer on hotpress.com!!

To celebrate the fantastic array of musical performers and industry experts scheduled for The Music Show 2009 at the RDS, October 3rd and 4th, hotpress.com are giving away 6 Evans drum heads, each signed by a top international act! To be in with a chance of winning a signed drum head from one of the...