The country’s most impressive festival will be chosen at the IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards.



A number of Ireland’s most famous festivals are in the running to be named the IMRO Music Festival of the Year 2019.

It’s an impressive shortlist, made up of All Together Now, Body & Soul, Electric Picnic, Longitude, Féile ’19, Galway International Arts Festival, Forbidden Fruit, Sea Sessions, Live @ The Iveagh Gardens and Sligo Live.

There’s also a separate award for IMRO Small Music Festival of the year and that could be won by Clonakility International Guitar Festival, It Takes A Village, Claremorris Folk Festival, K-Fest Arts Festival, Another Love Story, The Acoustic Yard Festival, Sounds from a Safe Harbour, Ireland Music Week, Kilkenny Tradfest or Doolin Folk Festival.

Live music venues

The main point of the awards is to honour venues and people involved in the music industry around Ireland and you can check out all nominees here.

The winners will be announced at an event at club Twenty Two, South Anne Street in Dublin on this Tuesday, February 11th.