Gigs, Gal­lagher, Glen, etc

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - Weekly Guide To Entertainment Friday 25.09.2009 -

The an­nual Mu­sic Show, set for Dublin’s RDS on Oc­to­ber 3rd and 4th, is a chance to catch per­for­mances from both up-and-com­ing and es­tab­lished Ir­ish acts, hear from a va­ri­ety of in­dus­try speak­ers, and par­tic­i­pate in work­shops re­lated to the mu­sic busi­ness.

Live per­form­ers at this year’s sym­po­sium in­clude Imelda May, The Bl­iz­zards, David Kitt, Di­rec­tor and Vil­lagers. They’ll be joined by Repub­lic of Loose, The Coronas, Deloren­tos, The Chap­ters and more. Or­gan­is­ers have also promised a host of im­promptu live ses­sions and op­por­tu­ni­ties for au­to­graphs over the week­end.

A col­lec­tion of Rory Gal­lagher’s gui­tars will also be on dis­play at the event, while Christy Moore and Glen Hansard are among the pub­lic in­ter­vie­wees. Panel dis­cus­sions in­volv­ing film com­poser David Arnold, Jim Kerr of Sim­ple Minds, Nick Sey­mour of Crowded House, film di­rec­tor Jim Sheri­dan and May Kay of Fight Like Apes will also take place. www.the­mu­sic­

Rory Gal­lagher’s gui­tars will be on dis­play

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