12 FINALISTS IN ALLINGHAM 2016 SONGWRITING CONTEST
The 12 finalists who will compete for the prize of €1000 in the Live Final of the Allingham 2016 Songwriting Contest on Friday Nov. 4th at 10pm in Dicey Reilly's are (in no particular order):
Alan Kavanagh - To Yourself Please Always Be True
Jessie Solange Whitehead - Try
Brigid O'Neill - Don't Make Me Go To Town
Tara Gi - Trouble
Luke Devaney - Selfish Love
Dee Brady - Ash & Embers
Amy O'Hara - Alone
Dickon Whitehead - Better Fingers
Without Willow - The Heatherfield
Avi Mc Gourty - Just Like Snow
Amy Meehan - Tapaidh an Deis
Sunset Ships - Song for Brothers
Over 50 songs were entered into the competition, and while the standard was very high, only a few can proceed to the Live Final in Dicey's on Friday Nov. 4th.
The event is open to the public and promises to be an evening of top-quality music covering a range of styles as all 12 songs will be performed live in front of judges Charlie Mc Gettigan, Ian Smith and Niamh Currid, with John Meehan as MC.
Tickets are €5 on the door.