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Hard Working Class Heroes Festival 2017

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Hard Working Class Heroes Festival is an annual showcase festival and conference for new and emerging Irish music and technology. It is one of the most important European festivals for those wishing to discover new Irish music.

The festival takes place over one very special weekend in venues across Dublin city centre from Thursday, September 28th to Saturday, September 30th.


HWCH 2017 LINE UP
1000 Beasts // Æ MAK // Aislinn Logan // Bad Bones // BANTUM // Bitch Falcon // Bokito // brand new friend // Chasing Abbey // Cinema // Clang Sayne // Curtis Walsh // Daithí // Dammy Ari // David Keenan // Elm // Erica-Cody // Floor Staff // The Fontaines // Frankenstein Bolts // Hvmmingbyrd // Ivan Nicolas // Jafaris // Jealous of the Birds // Katie Laffan // KILNAMANA // LAOISE // LE BOOM // Lilla Vargen // Loah // Maria Kelly // Molly Sterling // Old Hannah // Orchid Collective // Other Creatures // Outsider // Paddy Hanna // Proper Micro NV // ROCSTRONG // ROE // Rosa Nutty // Shookrah // Sleep Thieves // SOULÉ // Super Silly // Swimmers // SYLK // The Ocelots // THUMPER // Wastefellow

The MUSIC SHOWCASE will take place on Friday, Sept. 29th & Saturday, Sept. 30th in The Workman's Club, The Grand Social, Tramline, The Tara Building & The Underground.

The CONFERENCE will take place in The Chocolate Factory on Friday, Sept. 29th & Saturday, Sept. 30th.

The festival and conference attracts some of the most influential bookers, agents, labels, managers and publishers from all over the world.

This year, the INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY DELEGATE list includes:
Geoff Travis, founder of Rough Trade Records // John Seabrook, staff writer at The New Yorker, author of The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory // Ryan Leas, features writer at Stereogum // Casper Mills, UK/Ireland programmer for SXSW // Phil Taggart, BBC Radio 1 specialist music presenter and host on Vevo // Andrea Madden, music supervisor for Channel 4's Made In Chelsea // Martin Hewett, founder of On The Beach Music // Claire Southwick, founder of Primitive Management & board member of MMF (Music Managers Forum UK) // Erika Elliott, executive artistic director at City Parks Foundation & SummerStage NYC // Will Vincent, publicist at Prescription PR // Dominic Bastyra, founder of Wake The Town / Theodore // Mikey B. Rishwain, music director at M POUR MONTRÉAL/M FOR MONTREAL // Ruth Barlow, head of live at Beggars Group // Evelyn Sieber, head of showcase at Reeperbahn Festival // Lisa Hresko, associate member relations manager at A2IM // Marc Ventosa, booking manager at Last Tour // Oskar Strajn, booker at ESNS // Sarah Besnard, agent at ATC Live // Jason Edwards, booking agent at Coda Music Agency // Laura Parker, freelance writer & author, contributor to The New Yorker, The New York Times // Darryn King, freelance writer, contributor to The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, The Guardian

Check out http://hwch.net/ for more details.

Join us in September and discover new Irish music at HWCH 2017!


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, all gigs are over 18 but the conference is open to all ages.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For any queries, please contact us on admin@hwch.net

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes. Please notifiy us of the changes by emailing admin@hwch.net.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes. Please notifiy us of the changes by emailing admin@hwch.net.

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