Hard Working Class Heroes is back for 2013 and they’re accepting applications from bands now. This year the festival expands into the tech realm, with HWCH Digital.
Hard Working Class Heroes returns to the streets and venues of Dublin over three days in October from Thursday October 3rd to Saturday October 5th.
Now in its ELEVENTH year the festival is calling on Ireland’s musicians, bands and singer-songwriters to apply for the chance to play and take part in this internationally recognized event.
Applications will be through FMC’s own Breaking Tunes site log on to http://www.hwch.net now 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.
Today also sees the launch of the inaugural Hard Working Class Heroes Digital, a major new component of the HWCH festival. HWCH Digital aims to directly mirror for tech companies working in the entertainment sector what HWCH does for music. HWCH Digital will provide 25 selected companies the chance to pitch to Venture Capitals and investors over the weekend as well as have access to mentoring, panels and tip sessions the same way bands have over the past ten years.