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Two bands have won grants from Mayo County Council to record their music.
Mayo County Council’s Music Recording Assistance Award has shown once again the breadth and the quality of music making in the county. This year the office received 19 applications for the award. The field included a fantastic cross section of genres, and the high standard made the selection very difficult work for the assessment panel. Mayo County Council Arts Office has awarded two Music Recording Assistance Awards, and this year’s recipients are Vickers Vimy, a five-piece Mayo-based folk collective, and Ballyhaunis based rock and electronic band Race the Flux. The €800 award will be used to assist recipients to record their music. The award was established to support the recording of original music by musicians living in the county and recipients receive up to €800 towards the costs of an original music recording. The award is open to all forms of music, and applications are assessed by an independent and impartial panel of music industry professionals. For more information, contact Mayo County Council Arts Office, telephone: 094 9024444 exts. 7558 and 7471 or email: [email protected]
Finbar Hoban presents one of Ireland’s finest touring bands, Delorentos, at the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, on Friday night December 28. Having released Little Sparks, one of the most stand-out albums of 2012 with singles such as “Care For” and “Bullet in a Gun”, plus thrilling audiences throughout the summer from Benicassim to Electric Picnic, Delorentos embark on their winter tour.
Mayo County Council is currently taking applications for two arts grants, the Music Recording Assistance Award and the Amateur Drama Award. The recording grant was established to support the recording of original music by musicians living in Mayo. The recipients of this award will receive up to €800 towards an original music recording. There will be up to a maximum of two awards made in 2012, and the amount awarded will be decided by an independent expert assessment panel.
Mayo County Council’s Music Recording Assistance Award has shown once again the breadth and the quality of music in the county. From classical to rock, from jazz to trad, many forms of music were represented, and the high standard made very difficult work for the assessment panel.