A new monthly series of #CorkLovesMusic events kick off on February 22nd
Following the success of TEDx CorkSalon’s CorkLovesMusic event last September, #CorkLovesMusic, in association with First Music Contact (FMC), presents a standalone series of FREE Music Industry Clinics, as well as talk and performance events, beginning on Wednesday February 22nd, and taking place throughout the year.
On the afternoon of the 22nd, UCC Students’ Union presents one-on-one music clinics with Angela Dorgan, CEO of First Music Contact. Open to the public, strictly limited to six places, application by email: [email protected]
That same evening, at 8pm, Coughlans’ of Douglas Street will host talks and performances from musicians and industry professionals, in an event open to the public for free. You can reserve a place at the event via corklovesmusic.eventbrite.ie
Speaking at the opening event will be:
– Ian Ring (music producer, Young Wonder/aboveDat) – Joe Kelly (venue operator/promoter; Live at St. Luke’s/The Good Room) – Angela Dorgan (FMC CEO; Hard Working Class Heroes/Music from Ireland) – Ellie O’Byrne (arts journalist; Irish Examiner)
They’ll be joined on the night by special musical guests: – Sillk (Cork noir-pop/folk) – The Sunshine Factory (Cork psych/shoegaze) – Ghostking (Cork “post-mortem”)
Early booking for this event is advised.
This unique collaboration is designed to offer career advice from FMC, inspiration and network opportunities through the talks and panels, as well as the opportunity to discover the wealth of talent in Cork’s music scene on a regular basis.
CorkLovesMusic in partnership with First Music Contact presents: #CorkLovesMusic Beginning on Wednesday February 22nd 8pm, Couglan’s of Douglas Street