How to Apply to Your Roots Are Showing - Ireland's Folk Conference
All non-Irish artists must be legally able to enter Ireland and are responsible for acquiring all necessary travel permits including visas when necessary.
Artists selected for an Official Showcase are not permitted to perform concerts within a 32 kilometre (20 miles) radius of the conference hotel from 17th - 21st January 2024, inclusive.
This clause does not restrict Private Showcases at the conference, radio performances, or media interviews.
All showcase artists (and accompanying musicians, management, and crew) once selected, will be required to become paid registrants of Your Roots Are Showing conference in order to participate in the showcase programme. This registration gives you access to all programming, panels, workshops, gig fair, showcasing, trade fair, and sessions over the 5 days of the conference. Conference registration prices for official showcase artists will be capped.
THERE IS NO FEE TO APPLY FOR AN OFFICIAL SHOWCASE
Applications open on the 5th April and close on the 7th July
All applicants will be contacted regarding their application within four weeks following the application deadline.
What You’ll Need to Complete the Application
Name of Artist and names/roles of all band members
Full artist representation details / contact
Link to two audio files (No WeTransfer please)
Link to one video of a relevant live performance
Two artist/band headshot photos (300dpi, colour)
Links to recent media reviews
Any relevant nominations or awards the artist has won
Stage plot (.pdf)
LINK TO APPLICATION - Now OPEN