Culture Ireland Showcase at Tradfest 2020
Culture Ireland and Tradfest invite artists to submit applications to perform at the Culture Ireland Showcase at Tradfest 2020.
This Showcase is aimed at giving emerging musicians a key opportunity to perform in front of an invited audience of international delegates, industry professionals, agents, and festival and venue programmers with a view to achieving international touring offers.
The Showcase event will take place on Friday 24 January 2020. Bands included in the Tradfest 2020 programme are not eligible to apply.
Applications will be assessed on the basis of the following criteria:
• The band or individual musician must be able to demonstrate a national profile
• The band should not already have any significant international touring record
• The artist(s) must have audio and promotional materials and management or agency support
• quality of production and presentation
• evidence of positive independent critical recognition of significance
Applicants should submit through the Culture Ireland Showcase application system – you can start your application by clicking here. A contribution towards local travel costs for artists outside of Dublin will be included. Applicants must include:
• High Quality Video footage of the band in performance.
• MP3s of at least three audio tracks
Culture Ireland will prepare a shortlist of artists from the applicants and the final selection will be made by Tradfest.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 10th October at 5pm.