The Prize

The 5 best acts from around the country will be chosen (by a jury panel) to go to the National Final in Whelan’s in Dublin on March 23rd 2017 in front of a jury panel of professionals

Along with representatives from Le Crunch Apples from France, we have enlisted Editor Paddy McKenna whose extensive background in radio along with his own musical ability make him the perfect talent scout.

Also on hand to help select the finalists and eventually the next big vocal sensations are Niamh Farrell from the massively popular Irish band ‘Ham Sandwich’ and Director of the Irish festival B.A.R.E in the woods Peter Dunne.

They will be invited with their family and friends to Dublin before they perform their cover song live on stage to a packed house.

The overall winner will be chosen and awarded with their prize of


Each of the 4 runners up will receive €250 and the chance to showcase their talent to a host of industry professionals

Make sure you send your entries by the deadline:

Midnight Friday February 20th 2016.

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