Music | youbloom@Dublin announce music conference line up

youbloom has announced details of its music conferences taking place in the Royal College of Surgeonswhen it returns to Dublin for three days from 13-15 June 2014.

youbloom@Dublin incorporates both music conferences offering a chance to learn from and network with industry professionals and live gigs to showcase emerging talent. The event’s ambassadors include Bob Geldof, Eleanor McEvoy and Colm O’Snodaigh (KILA), who join an international collective of musicians, fans and industry professionals whose mission is to ensure every aspiring artist has the skills needed to make it in the music industry.

youbloom@Dublin will be hosting the music conference on Saturday and Sunday, June 14-15 in the Royal College of Surgeons in the heart of Dublin city centre. They aim to educate up and coming artists, giving them the vital information and tips required to succeed in the music business learning from industry professionals hoping to impart their knowledge.

On Saturday keynote speaker Alan McGee (Creation Records, Manager Oasis, Primal Scream, The Jesus and Mary Chain) will be joined by Neil McCormick (author, music critic) for a Q&A, while other speakers across the weekend include Nigel Grainge (Ensign Records), Rupert Hine (Producer), Alex Von Soos (Producer), Elvera Butler (Reekus Records), Donal Scanell (GigStarter), Nick Broad (The Busking Project), Carol Keogh (Artist) and Lindsay Read (Factory Records).

Budding musicians are invited to attend industry speed sessions, one on one sessions where artists get to talk to music industry professionals for approximately 10 minutes, industry panels, master class sessions and learning rooms, where companies will present information on their products and services.

Weekend tickets for the conferences are €16 (until 30 April) and €20 (Full price) available now 

Live shows will also be laid out along the vibrant Dame District for three nights with up to 100 bands from around the world set to perform. Last year’s festival saw 350 artist applications from over 20 countries resulting in 90 bands from 11 countries performing live in Dublin.

youbloom@Dublin is in association with and supported by DCC and Music Maker.


Tickets priced €16 (until 30 April) and €20 (Full ticket price) allow access to both days of the music conference. All the live shows in the Dame District are free to enter. Tickets are on sale now from