Hard Working Class Heroes 2012 – HWCH Is 10

The Hard Working Class Heroes festival returns to Dubln on October 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th for it’s 10th outing. Bands and photographers get your applications in now as the closing date for applications is July 26th.

HWCH events will be taking place at The Button Factory, The Grand Social, The Mercantile, Meeting House Square, Twisted Pepper and The Workman’s Club. 

Ten years old… they grow up so fast.

Hard Working Class Heroes returns to the streets of Dublin over the weekend of Thursday 4/ Friday 5 / Saturday 6 October. This year the festival will be celebrating it’s 10th Birthday!

Hard Working Class Heroes is synonymous with discovering the stars of tomorrow and in the past ten years all the great and the good of Irish music have participated and showcased at the event.

Taking place in Dublin City Centre the festival is NOW calling on Ireland’s musicians to apply for a slot to play at the event. Applications will be through FMC’s own Breaking Tunes site (log on to http://www.hwch.net  and click on the “BANDS APPLY HERE” button). Closing date for applications is July 26. The judging panel for applications will be made up of music industry professionals from around the globe as well as international festival programmers.

Once again, Ireland’s photographers are being called on to submit their finest music related shots for a chance to feature in a HWCH Photographers Exhibition. Photographers’ applications will also be via http://www.hwch.net – simply click on the “PHOTOGRAPHERS APPLY HERE” button and follow the instructions. The selection partners this year will again be Le Cool magazine.

Keeping up its high standard of additional events and activities there will be the HWCH conference, mentor sessions and band-tips section and more, with a host of international delegates on hand to share their wisdom and experience thanks to the generous support of Culture Ireland.

HWCH And The City will return again having proved an amazing success the last few years with bands taking over the city centre in coffee shops, bookshops and many more places playing free gigs.
In the coming months, HWCH 2012 will take a look back over past lineups and there will be an exhibition of the past ten years of artwork and we will also be introducing an ideas wall where we will seek your advice on the next ten years. As always, Hard Working Class Heroes promises a spectacular collection of music and fun for the whole weekend.
You can snag an early bird tickets from http://entertainment.ie/tickets/ for €35 (plus booking fees), but after July 26th weekend tickets will be €45.00 (plus fees), and nightly tickets will be €20 (plus fees).

http://www.hwch.net for all the details.

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