Ireland Music Week (previously Hard Working Class Heroes) is an indispensable festival for budding Irish bands. It's the perfect opportunity to experience the nation's emerging music talent first-hand! Organized by First Music Contact and Wrong Tape Speed, this musical celebration of new talent has been taking place since 2003 and underwent a rebranding as Ireland Music Week in April 2019. The Irish Times even declared it an essential event on the country's musical calendar!
Each year since 2003, Ireland Music Week has been held in Dublin, with its presence in and around September. This highly sought-after event provides a platform for some of Ireland's most acclaimed musical acts as it strives to maintain its identity as an uncompromising celebration. With over 500 applicants vying for only 50 slots each time, being chosen is challenging!
Ireland Music Week helps artists gain recognition and create a presence in the music industry. It provides an opportunity for fans to see upcoming Irish talent and allows professionals from around the world to witness their abilities. This festival has established itself as one of the top international showcase events with its vibrant conferences and exciting performances. Join the fun and experience all that this festival has in store!