Dingle 6-8th December 2013
Derry – Londonderry 7-9th February 2014
4 Days To Go! // IMRO Other Room
With a huge response to the public vote via the RTE website, the winner of the IMRO Other Room Viewer’s Choice Sive has just been announced. She joins the five other Irish bands who will appear in the IMRO Other Room for the twelfth season:
Dublin-based indie folkers Slow Skies / Dublin alternative band Other Creatures / Electronic rock from Derry Grim / elctro pop Dubliners Vann Music / Ciara O’ Flynn and Mark Mc Loughlin who perform together as Pinhole / Sadhbh O’Sullivan aka Sive.
The final act to be added to the line-up in St James’ on Sunday 8th December is American newcomer Samantha Crain all the way from Oklahoma.
Other Voices will weave its magic spell in Dingle with a stellar line up for St James’ Church on December 6th, 7th & 8th. The music will then move northwards along the Wild Atlantic Way to The Glassworks, Derry on 7th, 8th and 9th February 2014. Aidan Gillen will return to present the series.
St James’s Church, Dingle line-up
Willis Earl Beal
For those who don’t make it into the church, the live action will be streamed locally in bars around Dingle (Benners Hotel, Foxy John’s, Geaneys, An Chonair, Dingle Bay Hotel, The Marina and John Bennys) as well as online via http://www.rte.ie <http://www.rte.ie> /othervoices, the RTÉ Player and http://www.theguardian.com/uk <http://www.theguardian.com/uk> . Streaming will also be live direct to a selection of venues in Derry city including Sandinos, The Gweedore, Masons, The Grand Central, Bound for Boston and Waterloo Street.
Dingle will host the hugely popular Other Voices Music Trail, with a brilliant line-up of shows in venues around the town and this year also sees a return of Banter, a salon style series of discussion and debate curated and hosted by Jim Carroll which takes place in Foxy John’s Friday (5-6pm), Saturday (2-6pm) and Sunday (2-6pm). All the music trail and Banter events are free and will take place before and after the Church happenings. This year the critically acclaimed The Swell Season will be shown in the Phoenix cinema, Dingle on 7th and 8th December at 5pm. Tickets are €8.00.
The Swell Season Trailer
Tickets to St James’, once again, will be free and can be won through various online and media competitions so keep an eye on the new website www.othervoices.ie. To stay up to date with announcements please log on to www.othervoices.ie and follow on Facebook (Other Voices) and Twitter (@othervoices).
Other Voices is supported by DCAL, Derry City Council, RTÉ, Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland, IMRO, the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and the Department of Foreign Affairs.