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Other Voices announce first wave of acts & IMRO Other Room application process

Damien Rice

Now into its thirteenth season RTÉ’s flagship live music showcase Other Voices is set to return to Dingle this December for yet another series of intimate live performances.

The television series has today announced the first four acts to be confirmed as part of their 2014 line-up who will perform in Dingle from Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th December.

In an exciting piece of news, Other Voices have confirmed that indie-rock act Delorentos, Mercury Music Prize winners Young Fathers, Liverpool based trio All We Are and acclaimed singer-songwriter Damien Rice.

More announcements will follow in the coming weeks, actor Aidan Gillen has been confirmed to host the show once again with BBC Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens also coming abroad to present Other Voices 13.

Tickets, once again, will be free and can be won through various online and media competitions so keep an eye on www.othervoices.ie. See below for information on the IMRO Other Room application criteria.

IMRO Other Room application information:

Each year, Other Voices provides a TV and online platform for new and emerging acts in the IMRO Other Room. Applications for a performance slot in the IMRO Other Room reach beyond 1,000 each year.

“IMRO is delighted to be once again part of this unique and special gathering of songwriting and performing talent.  IMRO has a strong reputation as a champion and supporter of new music creation and the IMRO Other Room provides the perfect platform this. Other Voices continues to push musical boundaries and this year it takes a significant step forward with its expansion throughout Dingle, in so doing offering even more exposure for great musical talent”  – Victor Finn, IMRO, Chief Executive.

RTÉ and Other Voices will again give music fans the opportunity to select the artist for the final IMRO Other Room slot.

From today, Thursday November 6th, RTÉ and Other Voices invite artists of all genres to submit a link to one video (it can be a video or a still image with audio) or link to audio-only recording for consideration.

These links should be submitted through the IMRO Other Room Open Call application process on www.othervoices.ie. Artists will have until Thursday November 27th to submit their link.

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