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Masterclasses, Workshops & Public Interviews

Masterclasses, Workshops & Public Interviews

Saturday 12pm – Jonathan Mover One of the world’s finest drummers, producers and drum activists gives a masterclass. Moderator: Jackie Hayden 1.30pm – Rubberbandits An audience with the comedy rap duo who exploded to the top of the charts with ‘Horse Outside’. Moderator: Stuart Clark 3pm – Donal Lunny An audience with one of the...
WATCH: LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ'S 'EVERLASTING'

WATCH: LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ’S ‘EVERLASTING’

Yesterday hotpress.com premiered a Cathy Davey acoustic take on her hit ‘Little Red’ with the promise of a Liam Ó Maonlaí cut coming later, which is presented below. Both artists recorded the tracks for inclusion on the innovative WholeWorldBand App, which is launching at The Music Show in Dublin on Feb 25-26. Other musicians and...
Calling all bands/musicians: AMP Distribution hosting Music Show competition!

Calling all bands/musicians: AMP Distribution hosting Music Show competition!

The Music Show can confirm AMP Distribution will be running an amazing competition at this year’s exhibition, with the winner taking home the BedRoom model of the revolutionary JamHub! JamHub enables up to 7 musicians (5 in the case of the BedRoom model) to jam together anywhere, anytime. Crucially, it also allows them to practice...
Panel confirmed with Steve Wall

Panel confirmed with Steve Wall

Alongside his brother Joe, Steve Wall founded The Stunning in 1987, with their debut album Paradise In The Picturehouse spending five weeks at number one. The band released two more platinum-selling albums before splitting in ’94. They formed The Walls, finding particular success in 2005 with album New Dawn Breaking and hit single ‘To The...
Tarantella Fall set for The Music Show!

Tarantella Fall set for The Music Show!

This Dublin quartet hit the ground running with an ambitious quasi concept album, Abandoned Road. They’ve been compared to early REM and a Nick Cave-less Bad Seeds.
Ken McHugh for Music Show panel

Ken McHugh for Music Show panel

Composer and producer Ken McHugh is perhaps best known for his Autamata synthpop group. He has also worked with everyone from Laura Izibor to Rarely Seen Above Ground. In 2010 he launched the side-project We Saw Heaven.
Sean Sherlock to appear at The Music Show

Sean Sherlock to appear at The Music Show

Minister of State at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Labour TD Sean Sherlock will be discussing his ministerial order on online copyright, which has provoked heated debate in recent months.
Panel confirmed with Brian Kennedy

Panel confirmed with Brian Kennedy

A mainstay of the Irish music scene for over 20 years, the Belfast native followed up his early solo success with a six-year stint playing with Van Morrison. He’s also starred on Broadway as lead singer in Riverdance, written several best-sellers, presented his own RTÉ series and is currently one of the celebrity mentors on...
Louis Walsh confirmed for Music Show panel

Louis Walsh confirmed for Music Show panel

The pop impresario and X Factor judge has overseen the carers of Boyzone and Westlife and boast a peerless knowledge of the inner working of the pop industry. When it comes to cracking the mainstream, he is the ultimate authority.
Eimear Quinn for Songwriting Panel

Eimear Quinn for Songwriting Panel

Dublin born Eimear Quinn grew up in a family where singing (and choral music in particular) was hugely important. She joined her first choir at the age of four and at fifteen she started formal vocal training at the College of Music in Dublin under the tutelage of Jody Beggan. She quickly developed a passion...
RTÉ Concert Orchestra for The Music  Show

RTÉ Concert Orchestra for The Music Show

The Music Show is delighted to confirm that the RTÉ Concert Orchestra will host a stand in the RDS when The Music Show makes its much-anticipated return at the end of the month. The RTÉ Concert Orchestra has had a special place in Irish musical life for over 60 years, with a range that sees...
Bell X1 confirmed for Live Stage!

Bell X1 confirmed for Live Stage!

The Music Show returns on February 25 and 26 in the RDS with the ultimate weekend of music equipment, seminar discussions, master classes and of course, a live stage packed with Ireland’s best acts. Just confirmed are the ever-impressive Bell X1, who enjoyed a tremendously successful 2011 with the release of fifth studio album Bloodless...