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The annual Irish music showcase Hard Working Class Heroes has opened its application process for bands to apply to this year’s event which takes place from Thursday October 1st to Saturday October 3rd in Dublin. 100 acts will be picked by a panel of judges and bands who have played in venues across the city… Read more »

Posted on June 16th, 2015

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From Thursday to Saturday this week, seven venues will be occupied by 104 Irish bands playing the Hard Working Class Heroes festival playing to music fans, interested parties, industry delegates, bands, friends and all sorts. There are free daytime gigs, a convention in the Liberties speed sessions, panels, tech companies, talks and much much more…. Read more »

Posted on October 3rd, 2014

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Hard Working Class Heroes is happening in two weekends. We have stage times and convention info already but today Fight Like Apes (Saturday October 4th), Ham Sandwich (Friday October 3rd) and SOAK (Thursday October 2nd) were added as the 2014 Heroes bands who will play the weekend each headlining a night of the festival. The… Read more »

Posted on September 18th, 2014

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Hard Working Class Heroes today unveiled 100+ artists who will play the festival’s 12th year in Dublin from Thursday October 2nd – Sunday October 4th. This year the festival is sponsored by HMV Ireland and as is now established will feature a conference taking in mentoring, panels, advice and involvement from the tech space. 500… Read more »

Posted on August 13th, 2014

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Update: Last five days to enter. As Hard Working Class Heroes goes into its twelfth year, the festival for new bands is now also becoming established as for new technology too. With HMV sponsoring the festival, taking place from Thursday October 2nd to Saturday October 4th, the festival has issued an open call for applications… Read more »

Posted on July 11th, 2014

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So Hard Working Class Heroes is happening from Thursday to Saturday and 100 Irish bands are playing live in seven different venues at night and some other shops, cafés and restaurants during the day to local music enthusiasts and an international audience of industry people. As a reader of this site, you’ll already know lots… Read more »

Posted on October 2nd, 2013

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Hard Working Class Heroes have announced the 101 bands lined up for the festival later this year from Thursday 3rd – Saturday 5th October in various venues in Dublin. Full artist links for listening from the site. There are 70 bands who’ve never played HWCH before this time around: Bands: Affleck / Anderson / Benny… Read more »

Posted on August 16th, 2013

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Hard Working Class Heroes, the annual showcase of new Irish music is now in its eleventh year and has issued a last call for bands and tech companies. Hard Working Class Heroes will close its submission process on Friday July 26th for both bands and tech for this year’s edition due to take place  Thursday 3rd… Read more »

Posted on July 23rd, 2013

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