The Irish Youth Music Awards – Sunday 15th May, Liberty Hall
The IYMAs 2011
The biggest and maddest IYMAs of them all!
A Youth Work Ireland initiative, in association with Garageland, City of Dublin Youth Services Board, Youth Action Northern Ireland.
The 4th Irish Youth Music Awards has seen a monster sign-up from young musicians all over Ireland, and the final event takes place in Liberty Hall on Sunday 15th May.
With discussion and advice panels with Willie Kavanagh (EMI Records & IRMA), Jackie Hayden (Hot Press Magazine), Liza Geddes (Friction PR), Alan Hennessey (Rapture Records), Keith Johnson (IMRO), Will Ryan (music lawyer), Mick Quinn Photography, Barry Ennis (professional manager) Liam McCormack (RTE TV), Young DJ Academy, and very special performances from Our Secret Headliner!!, …Miracle Bell, and more to be confirmed….
Also introducing our brand new presenter Clara Hamill!
The Irish Youth Music Awards is now the biggest event on the young music calendar.
Acts confirmed from the following regions…
1 Ballyfermot – Mark Gavin
2 Belfast – Casper's Friend
3 Cabinteely – The Chaplins
4 Carlow – The Mongs
5 CDYS Midleton, Mallow, Fermoy – Shannon Murphy
6 Donnycarney – Stables 2011
7 Donegal ; Jamaican Vampires
8 Enniskillen – Wasted Grace
9 Finglas – One Of The Boys
10 Glanmire, Cobh & Bandon (Cork South) – Lorcan & Daniel
11 Kerry – The Outsiders
12 Kildare – Pineapple Jam
13 Kilkenny – Ripple Effect
14 Laois – Origin
15 Limerick – Misfit House
16 Louth – John Reid (Guest)
17 Pearse Street (St Andrews) – Hayley Kelly (Guest)
18 Meath – Outside The Box
19 Monaghan – House Of Cards
20 Newry – Kill The Idol
21 Waterford – The Interplanetary Experience
22 Wexford – The Wilsons
The IYMA’s is an all inclusive music based project for 12 to 19 year olds, held across Ireland, including Northern Ireland, and greater Dublin area.
Engaging with over 15,000 kids at local level, the IYMA’s core aim is to give young musicians and those interested in working in the music business, the opportunity to develop their creative and collaborative skills and access the knowledge and advice of some of Ireland’s most respected music industry professionals, including Willie Kavanagh – EMI Records / Jackie Hayden – Hot Press Magazine / Liza Geddes – Friction PR / Alan Hennessey – Rapture Records / Will Ryan – Manager Ollie Cole / Mick Quinn Photography / Young DJ Academy / Liam McCormack RTE TV / David Wilkinson-IMRO,and a host of special guest well known musicians.
The end goal of the participating regions is, through a unique combination of Live Performance, and back-room teamwork, to bring home The Irish Youth Music Award 2011. Along with the accolade of becoming the holders of the Irish Youth Music Awards 2011, all of the team members from the successful region will then get to record a fully professional album of their own material, produced and mixed by some of Ireland’s most experienced producers and engineers.