youbloom Dublin 2017 Music summit, festival and competition

Displaying IG17Dubad1(s).jpgyoubloom, the global music village, is returning to Dublin for its fifth year. The Summit takes place on Saturday June 3 rd the festival runs from 1 st to 5th June 2017.

IMRO will host the Music Summit at their offices on Saturday June 3rd. Speakers for 2017 include Aidan Butler from RTE, New York industry guru Robert Singerman, Eleanor McEvoy, KnockanStockan’s Bettine Mc Mahon, Keith Johnson from IMRO, legal eagle Eileen O’Gorman and award winning film composer Lance Hogan.

See the current line up and get tickets here: .

Early bird tickets are €60 before April 17 th , there’s a limited amount of free passes for third level music students. Regular student price is €40. All students must have valid ID.

At youbloomDublin 2017, industry experts will educate the next generation of aspiring artists with the knowledge they need to succeed in an ever-evolving music industry. This will include 1on1 speed sessions, industry panels, masterclasses and a keynote.

Over 3,000 bands applied to play at youbloomDublin 17 from all corners of the globe with approximately half Irish and half international performing. Some of the home grown handpicked acts showcasing their talent include Buffalo Sunn, Hvmmingbyrd, The Klares, BARQ, Scoops, Youth Mass and Jamie Stanton. A line up of participating artists is now online at .

Over eighty bands will play live shows in the Dame District from June 2 nd to 4th where all gigs are free entry, and a smaller number on the main stage at the Bloom Festival in the Phoenix Park from June 1 st to 5th.

youbloomDublin 17 at Bloom includes a competition for a band to win a slot to play at Bloom in the Phoenix Park. The competition is open to bands based in Ireland. Entrants must be must be upbeat, energetic and appropriate for the Bloom audience. The winner will be selected by the youbloom/Bloom A & R panel and will receive travel expenses of €50. Entries are open from 12th of April and close on the 10th of May. To be in with a chance of winning a slot at Bloom in the Park bands should record a live/acoustic video performing an original song with an intro saying…‘Hi we are ‘Band Name’ and this is our entry for the youbloomDublin 17 “Play at Bloom in the Park” competition’ Videos should be uploaded to YouTube with a confirmation email including YouTube link to

youbloom is an international community of musicians, fans and industry professionals whose mission is to ensure every aspiring artist has the skills needed to make it in the music industry.


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