IMRO Live Music Venue Awards – Shortlist Announced

IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards 2019 Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year has just been announced. It’s a yearly event that celebrates the best of live music in Ireland, and the many people involved in it!

As well as a venue from Dublin along with each of the four provinces, there are also awards such as Best Music Festival, Best Small Music Festival and also… Best Tech Crew of the Year! The winners will be announced on Tuesday night in the Twenty Two, South Anne Street in Dublin.



Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin 2
Vicar Street, Dublin 8
Arthur’s Blues and Jazz Club, Dublin 8
The Old Storehouse, Dublin 2
The Underground, Dublin 2

Rest of Leinster

The Royal Meath Bar, Navan, Co Meath
Kavanagh’s Bar & Venue, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore, Co. Offaly
The Spirit Store, Dundalk, Co. Louth
The Set Theatre, Kilkenny


Iontas Theatre, Castleblayney Co. Monaghan
An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
McGinley’s Bar, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
The Chasin’ Bull, Bundoran, Co. Donegal
Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey, Co Donegal


Coughlan’s Bar & Live Music Venue, Cork
Mike the Pies, Listowel, Co. Kerry
De Barra’s Folk Club, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Connolly’s of Leap, Co. Cork
Crane Lane Theatre, Cork


Matt Molloy’s, Westport, Co. Mayo
The Quays Bar, Galway
JJ Harlow’s Bar, Roscommon
Anderson’s Live, Sligo
Róisín Dubh, Galway

IMRO Music Festival of the Year 2019

All Together Now
Body & Soul
Electric Picnic
Féile ’19
Galway International Arts Festival
Forbidden Fruit
Sea Sessions
Live @ The Iveagh Gardens
Sligo Live

IMRO Small Music Festival of the Year 2019

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
Doolin Folk Festival

IMRO Tech Crew of the Year 2019

Coughlan’s Live Bar and Music Venue
Axis Arts Centre and Theatre
Sea Sessions
Other Voices
Live at St. Luke’s
The Sugar Club
Olympia Theatre
The Academy

Categories: Gigs, Header, Music

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