Hard Working Class Heroes festival has made its annual call the Irish bands, musicians, and singer-songwriters to apply to be in with a the chance to play and take part in the new music festival showcase and conference from Thursday October 6th to Saturday October 8th.
Applications can be made be through the Breaking Tunes site, log on to hwch.net now and click on the “BANDS APPLY HERE” button. Closing date for applications is July 22nd.
Last year’s bands who benefitted from playing to national and international industry and fans alike were Hare Squead (who went on to sign to Columbia in the UK since), Saint Sister (Glastonbury BBC Introducing stage) and Rusangano Family who made industry connections in Europe.
Early bird tickets to Hard Working Class Heroes 2016 are priced at €35 (no booking fee) via Dice.FM https://dice.fm/ until August 10th. After which tickets will cost €45.00 (Weekend tickets) & €20 (Nightly tickets).
Niall Byrne is the founder of the most-influential Irish music site Nialler9, where he has been writing about music since 2005 . He is the cohost of the Nialler9 Podcast and has written for the Irish Times, Irish Independent, Cara Magazine, Sunday Times, Totally Dublin, Red Bull and more. Niall is a DJ, founder of Lumo Club, event curator and producer of gigs, parties & events.