The 5 best acts from around the country will be chosen by a jury panel to go to the National Final in Whelan’s, to perform in front of a packed house and panel of industry professionals. Along with representatives from Le Crunch Apples from France, we have enlisted JOE.ie 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, is one of the country’s finest frontwomen Jess Kavanagh from BARQ, and rising singer songwriter Jack O’Rourke.
The overall winner is 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. So what are you waiting for? Make sure you send your entries in by Monday 19th February, 2018.