Disconnect 4, the excellent Galway new wave band, has been chosen as a finalist from hundreds of bands across Ireland to take part in the Tiger Untamed band competition.
Following hundreds of submissions, the judging panel chose Disconnect 4 - Leon Butler, Eoin Reily, Yvonne Ryan, and Keith McCafferty - as one of the 24 finalists. They will take to the stage in the third heat on Friday April 16 in Mullingar’s Annebrook House Hotel and are calling on their local fans to show their support on the night.
The competition will continue each Friday night for the following six weeks. The final will take place on May 28 where the winning act will be crowned in the Annebrook House Hotel. Up for grabs is a prize package worth more than €20,000 including a cash prize of €5,000, recording time in the Nutshed Studio, €6,000 worth of equipment from Music Maker, a professional photo-session courtesy of FINNimaje, a video shoot, and coverage in Hotpress.
Tuam band The Coonics have also made it to the finals and will be performing in the April 30 heat.