Stage Set for TradFest West & €15,000 Prize Package For One Trad Act

The biggest traditional Irish music prize in the West is up for grabs for one trad act or artist who wants to gig professionally on a live stage.

The Skeff Late Bar on Galway’s Eyre Square is offering one successful entrant to TradFest West a €15,000 prize package which includes:

– paid weekly gig on Thursday nights as part of Skeff Seisíun
– promotional video
– photo shoot
– media pack
– marketing promotion

TradFest West - win a year contract to play at the Skeff

Head of Entertainment at The Skeff Late Bar, Paul Walsh says: “We are really excited about TradFest West because it offers a unique opportunity for one artist or act to grace our Skeff Seisiún stage for a whole year. If you want to raise your profile, get in front of a weekly live audience and benefit from offline and online marketing for 12 months then please apply. We are one of the West’s largest bars and have a large weekly customer base comprising locals and tourists alike. This is a fantastic opportunity for one act.”

WHY APPLY TO TRADFEST WEST?

• Raise your profile as a talented Irish music act/artist
• Get on stage with weekly audiences
• Guaranteed gigs
• Media profiling
• Fulfil your dreams to be a professional artist
• Gain exposure
• Build on your experience and portfolio
• Benefit from offline and online promotion
• Exposure to a new audience over 12-months

WANT TO PLAY IN TRADFEST WEST?

IT IS ABSOLUTELY FREE TO TAKE PART IN TRADFEST WEST. BUT YOU NEED TO SHOW THE SKEFF BAR TEAM YOUR TALENT SO PLEASE COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM BELOW.

YOU MUST BE AVAILABLE TO PLAY DURING W/C 22 AUGUST SO WE CAN JUDGE EACH ACT.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW

Written by Michael Kehoe

Michael Kehoe

Michael Kehoe is a writer for Irish Music Daily and Ireland Calling.
His favourite Irish Music bands are Flogging Molly and the Dropkick Murphys.
You can follow him on Twitter and

Michael Kehoe

Michael Kehoe is a writer for Irish Music Daily and Ireland Calling. His favourite Irish Music bands are Flogging Molly and the Dropkick Murphys. You can follow him on Twitter and

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