Between Friday 2nd and Sunday 4th of December, a slew of Irish and international artists will descend on Dingle to record the fifteenth series of the music TV show, which airs on RTÉ2 in 2017. The St. James’s Church recordings will be hosted by Huw Stephens, Annie Mac, and May Kay.
Each year the eir Other Voices Festival provides a TV and online platform for new and emerging acts with the recording of the IMRO Other Room, for which over a thousand entries were received. You can view the bands and vote HERE. The viewers choice act will join Roisin O, Moon Looks On, Fangclub, Cry Monster Cry and Overhead, The Albatross.
Across the weekend in Dingle, thousands of music fans will take to the annual Music Trail, where more than seventy artists from diverse musical backgrounds will perform free concerts in venues throughout the town and beyond, before and after the church shows. The first batch of bands playing over the weekend are Arborist, Bad Bones, Beauty Sleep, Craig Gallagher, Cry Monster Cry, Damola, David Kitt, Emily Barker, Fangclub, Farah Elle, Jack O’ Rourke, Jealous of the Birds, John Cummins, Katie Laffan, Land Lovers, Maija Sofia, Marlene Enright, Og, Orchid Collective, Pat Dam Smyth, Phil Kieran, Planet Parade, Ports, Rosa Nutty, Ruth, Ryan Vail, Slow Riot, Soule, Strange Attractor, Too Fools, Windings and many more.
eir will be live streaming the St James’ Church performances to twelve venues across Dingle, so not a note will be missed.
eir Other Voices performances filmed in St Jame’s will be internationally breaking Dublin hip hop artist Rejjie Snow, much lauded UK singer and writer Pixie Geldof, Californian musician and singer Margaret Glaspy, Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan, Rough Trade signed Irish indie act Girl Band and Mobo nominated musician, poet and artist Kojey Radical.Further artists for the recording sessions will be shared soon.