Choice Music Prize Event Line-up 3rd March 2016

Choice Music Prize

Event Line-up

The Choice Music Prize in association with IMRO and IRMA will take place on Thursday 3rd March at Vicar St, Dublin.

Artists so far confirmed to play are:


Le Galaxie

Colm Mac Con Iomaire




Plus Song of the Year nominees

The Academic

All Tvvins



Pleasure Beach

The Choice Music Prize event will be broadcast live on Today FM in a special four hour extended programme during the Paul McLoone show.

The album shortlist is as follows (artists listed in alphabetical order):
Girl BandHolding Hands with Jamie (Rough Trade)

HamsandwicHStories From The Surface (Route 109A Records)

Gavin JamesBitter Pill (Warner Music Ireland)

JapeThis Chemical Sea (Faction Records)

Le GalaxieLe Club (Universal Music Ireland)

Colm Mac Con IomaireAnd Now The Weather (Plateau)

Roisin MurphyHairless Toys (PIAS)

SoakBefore We Forgot How To Dream (Rough Trade)

VillagersDarling Arithmetic (Domino)

 Young WonderBirth (Feel Good Lost)


              Tickets for the Choice Music Prize live event are on sale now from all Ticketmaster outlets and from  priced €25.50 including booking fee.

The winning act will receive €10,000, a prize fund which has been provided by the Irish Music Rights Organisation (IMRO) and the Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA). All of the shortlisted acts will receive a specially–commissioned award, courtesy of IMRO and IRMA. HMV are the official retail partners of the project. RAAP, Culture Ireland and Music Week are also official project partners.

You can vote for the Choice Music Prize – Song of the Year 2015 here

RAAP, HMV and Culture Ireland will co-host the Pre Event Reception which will be held at The Morgan Hotel, Fleet Street on Thursday March 3rd at 5.45pm.

The Choice Music Prize in Association with IMRO & IRMA.                       

Project Partners are: Today FM, RAAP, HMV, Culture Ireland and Music Week.


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