The Irish Youth Music Awards is returning to Croke Park this year on Saturday, April 21st which also marks the launch of Youth Work Ireland week which will see various events taking place around Ireland.
Some of Ireland’s top music industry professionals will be coming together on the awards day that will also feature masterclasses and workshops in songwriting, music video making and DJ scratching from Little Green Cars, director Bob Gallagher and Orla Gartland, RTÉ 2FM, DJ Mo-K, DJ Tando, BIMM Institute Dublin, a marketplace with information for attendees on the creative and music industries, performances from musicians aged 12-19 across two stages and more.
“A big focus of this years Irish Youth Music Awards National Day is to create a festival for young people to come and learn new skills around the creative and music industries, by getting hands-on experience, advice and skills to further support them whether that’s in life or playing in a band. We are very excited to reveal the industry professionals who are involved in the education hub and marketplace this year, as well as creating an event to showcase the brilliant up and coming talent from across Ireland all under one roof and at one of Ireland’s most iconic venues” said Irish Youth Music Awards Director, Barry Lennon.
The overall winner of the Irish Youth Music Awards will win recording time in a professional recording studio, a recording session in RTÉ 2FM’s legendary Studio 8 and a full backline provided by Music Maker Dublin. They will also produce an album of their own original tracks released on physical CD with a professional design.