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RT 2FM announces second year of partnership with Irish Youth Music Awards

13/02/2020

Tickets on sale now for Irish Youth Music Awards, which will broadcast live on 2FM

2fm is delighted to partner again with Youth Work Ireland's Irish Youth Music Awards (IYMAs) which are set to return to Croke Park for its all-ages National Day on Saturday May 9th, 2020. Tickets are now on sale for the awards, which 2fm will be broadcasting live.

To mark this announcement, the IYMAs have released a promo video featuring RT Choice Music Prize nominees Wyvern Lingo and The Academic as well as The Riptide Movement and many more. This video gives a snapshot of what's on offer to those attending the all-ages event this year https://youtu.be/aM0LBIeTHyc

The IYMAs National Day will feature a large education hub with master-classes and workshops from some of Ireland's top industry professionals offering young people an opportunity to learn more about the creative industries and a chance to catch some exclusive performances.

The IYMAs marketplace at the event will feature information for attendees on the creative and music industries, with BIMM Institute Dublin, IMRO and 2FM.

The IYMAs will feature performances by young musicians from across the entire island of Ireland aged 12-19, performing across two stages throughout the day, and offers ticket holders and performers access to Ireland's top music industry personnel. The event also marks the start of Youth Work Ireland week with other events taking place across the country.

Tickets for the IYMAs National Day are available from Eventbrite here priced 20, excluding booking fee. The event is an all ages, alcohol free event.

Group tickets are also available for youth clubs, projects or schools priced 120 (including booking fee) allowing admission for five young people and two youth leaders or adults on the day. Group tickets must be booked by April 22nd and are available here.

The IYMAs National Day provides a space for young people to gain access to the music and creative industries in Ireland. It also provides an opportunity to see some great bands that would otherwise not be accessible to young people as our event is all ages. This event ultimately provides a space to have fun, learn and gain access to the creative and music industries and is open to everyone whether you are a performer or not. Over the forthcoming weeks we shall be making more announcements about some of the special guests who will appear at the event and other things we have planned for Croke Park. We recommend following the Irish Youth Music Awards social media channels to keep up to date with this news and to get a ticket quick,' Irish Youth Music Awards Director, Barry Lennon

We are delighted to be involved with the Irish Youth Music Awards again this year and to have RT 2FM doing an exclusive broadcast live from the event on the day. The IYMAs programme provides an opportunity to nurture young musicians and to offer them access to the creative and music industries and it's great to see some of those acts now going on to be featured on our schedule through the RT 2FM Rising project that we run. We are very excited to be involved as a media partner with the IYMAs programme,' said Alan Swan, Head of Music at 2fm

The overall winning region of the Irish Youth Music Awards will win recording time in a professional recording studio, a recording session in RT 2FM's legendary Studio 8 and a full backline provided by Music Maker Dublin. They will also produce an album of their own original tracks released on physical CD with a professional design. Last year's IYMAs album stormed the Irish compilation charts entering at number five. The album will be digitally distributed worldwide through all major outlets including iTunes and Spotify.

IYMAs partners and supporters include The Department of Children and Youth Affairs, RT 2FM, BIMM Institute Dublin, IMRO, Music Maker, Gaisce - The President's Award, National Lottery and Youth Action Northern Ireland.

Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/irish-youth-music-awards-national-day-2020-tickets-93998998535

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