Celebrating 10 Years Of…the Meteor Choice Music Prize
2015 sees 10 years of the Meteor Choice Music Prize and to mark the occasion, a one-off special event in association with Samsung will take place in the Mansion House, Dublin, on Wednesday 29th April.
Performing on the night is an eclectic mix of past Album of the Year Prize winners: The Divine Comedy, Julie Feeney, Adrian Crowley and Delorentos. They will be joined across two stages by 2014 nominees The Riptide Movement , We Cut Corners (and more) in the fine setting of the Round Room.
Meteor customers will be able to apply for free tickets from Wednesday 8th, with tickets going on general sale from all Ticketmaster outlets priced €15.00 including booking fee, also from next week.
Lisa Comerford, Meteor’s Consumer Marketing Director, said “This is a truly unique event, in a spectacular location, which will bring together some of the most celebrated Irish artists of the past ten years. Meteor has been very proud to support the Meteor Choice Music Prize and this gig promises to be a showcase of Irish music like no other.”
The Meteor Choice Music Prize has become one of the highlights of the Irish musical calendar since its inception in 2005 and is awarded to the Irish Album of the Year, as chosen from a shortlist of ten releases by a panel of twelve Irish music media professionals and industry experts. The winning act receives €10,000, a prize fund which has been provided by The Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and The Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA).
The Meteor Choice Music Prize is supported by IMRO, IRMA, RAAP, HMV, Culture Ireland, Today FM, RTE & Music Week.