CANVAS Youth Arts Committee, in partnership with the Grainstore, dlr’s Youth Arts Facility and MCD Productions presents Long Road to Longitude, their yearly Battle of the Bands where the winners get to play at Longitude. Winning acts will also have the opportunity to do a recording session with the Dún Laoghaire Further Education Institute (DFEi) music production course in September 2018.
The competition is open to bands and solo artists aged 13 – 25 years who are from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County. The heats will take place on Saturday 5, 12, 19 May, the semi-finals on Saturday 26 May and Friday 1 June and the Grand Final on Friday 8 June.
Closing Date for Applications is Friday 28 April.
For more information and to apply contact:
Application forms can be found on the Grainstore website:www.dlrgrainstore.ie/youth-arts/long-road-longitude-2018
CANVAS is a group of young people who help choose and run different arts projects that happen in the Grainstore, dlr’s youth arts facility. CANVAS is officially the Grainstore’s Youth Arts Committee and they are actively involved in shaping and influencing the artistic life of the Grainstore. They have run and managed Long Road to Longitude since 2014 with the support of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and MCD Productions.
The Grainstore, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s Youth Arts Facility, continues to be a leader in offering unique arts experiences to young people, through workshops, projects and providing a space for young people to create their own projects and events in a safe and supportive environment. We value young people’s artistic ideas and voices and provide an environment where we can bring those ideas to life.
Facebook: @DLRgrainstore / CANVAS@grainstore
Photo: Jonathan Stokes