Music Cork is a unique opportunity in Ireland to listen to the best industry professionals talk about their work and experiences, see the best new talent perform and enjoy plenty of opportunities to network with speakers and delegates over 3 days of intimate social gatherings and shows, all in the most fun and friendly city in Ireland.
The inaugural event will feature a keynote from Darcus Beese, President of Island Records. Other speakers include Rob Stevenson (Universal Republic/Casablanca), Marc Robinson (MD of Globe), Rebecca Allen (Decca), Ricardo Zambak (manager Kodaline), Annette Donnelly (Sony Ireland), Ollie Hodge (Columbia Records), Adam Barker (Director of Business Affairs Universal Music UK), agents Geoff Meall (UTA), Steve Zapp (ITB) and Josh Javor (X-Ray), publishers Martin Toher (B-Unique) and Tommas Arnby (Locomotion) and more. Cork bound with more to be announced.
Music Cork will cover topics such as, creating the artist, festivals, working with agents, music publishing, the world of sync, and getting paid.
Music Cork includes showcases in association with Nialler9 and IMRO at Cyprus Avenue, Cork Opera House, Crane Lane and Trickle Christchurch, already confirmed are Ailbhe Reddy, Alex & Echoes, Cry Sheridan, Fangclub, Le Boom, Little Hours, Lyra, Super Silly and more...
Music Cork will be heavily focused on networking and socialising, it's the music industry and we like to do our deals in an informal environment, so in addition to the night time music showcases there will be pub crawls, dinners, networking breakfasts and more to keep you entertained.