This is your last chance to apply for a chance to perform at Guinness Amplify.
Earlier this summer, Guinness unveiled a fantastic new music programme – Guinness Amplify.
Guinness Amplify is an amazing platform for up and coming bands and musicians in Ireland and Northern Ireland to unlock their full potential. Guinness Amplify will connect the freshest new music talent in Ireland and Northern Ireland with audiences all over Ireland, as well as providing them with some of the resources and expertise they need to help them along the way from well known performers and bloggers.
Musicians and bands have until 31st July to upload their music to www.guinnessamplify.com.
The programme has four different components, each designed to hone the needs of each emerging performer.
Guinness Amplify Live is offering acts the opportunity to perform in hundreds of pubs all over Ireland and Northern Ireland. Guinness Amplify hits Belfast on Thursday 18th September through to Sunday 21st September, 2014
To add to the excitement there will be surprise performances from major artists such as Kodaline, Ellie Goulding, Walking On Cars and Daithí. More names will also be announced during the summer.
There is 60 days of free studio time available which will be offered to musicians, as chosen by our expert panel, to record, or rehearse, in studios located around Ireland.
In addition, the Guinness Amplify Workshops in Association with First Music Contact, a series of intimate music workshops around Ireland will be developed and delivered by First Music Contact and will feature music industry experts.
After months of live performances, studio recording, rehearsal time and workshops, the cream of the crop, as decided by our expert music panel, will get the chance to perform at Guinness Amplify Live Stages, a 5 showcase event in some of Ireland’s most renowned music venues in February, 2015.
The Guinness Amplify expert panel includes, David Kitt, Jonny Quinn, Nialler9, Sinead Troy and Stuart Clark all of whom have a wealth of experience to share with emerging talent in Ireland and Northern Ireland. These industry experts will decide on which bands will be chosen to avail of the free studio recording time, as well as those who will go through to perform at Guinness Live Stages in February, 2015, following months of performances, studio time and workshops.
Interested? Places at the workshops will be offered to musicians on a first come, first served basis and those interested should log onto www.guinnessamplify.com for further details. Closing date is 31st July 2014