Music Alliance Ireland Public Meeting at Your Roots are Showing Folk Conference in Monaghan
Music Alliance Ireland/Comhaontas Ceoil na hÉireann, a new group of national music organisations and companies, will host its fifth public meeting at the Your Roots are Showing folk and traditional music conference in Monaghan on Monday 23 January at 10am. The meeting follows the group’s launch in Dublin last April and subsequent meetings at Clonmel Junction Festival, TradTalk and Quiet Lights in Cork.
The meeting at Your Roots Are Showing will take place in the Four Seasons Hotel in Monaghan and will feature Journal of Music editor and current Chair Toner Quinn speaking about the aims of the Alliance and the work undertaken so far.
Your Roots are Showing
The inaugural Your Roots are Showing folk and traditional music conference runs from Sunday 22 to Thursday 26 January and will present a range of panel discussions with industry professionals as well as workshops, mentoring sessions, vendor exhibits and artist showcases. The five-day event will feature contributors from Philadelphia Folk Festival, Grand Ole Opry, WOMEX, Rounder Records, Compass Records, Glastonbury, Milwaukee Irish Fest, English Folk Expo, Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Midnight Mango Booking Agency, Sligo Live Festival, Music Network, the Arts Council and the Irish Traditional Music Archive.
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To register for Your Roots are Showing Folk Conference, visit: www.showingroots.com