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Open Call

The IMRO Other Voices Open Call is open for submissions! 

  • Open Call Dingle 2018

The IMRO Open Call: How it works

​Filmed in front of a live audience, the IMRO Other Room is all about shining a light on fresh, exciting music from Ireland.

In previous years, the IMRO Other Room has given television debuts to acts such as James Vincent McMorrow, Villagers and Lisa O'Neill. The Open Call is your opportunity to apply to be part of the IMRO Other Room and have your performance included in the Other Voices TV series, which will air on RTE 2 in 2019. 

Last year the Open Call recieved over 1,000 entries and Maria Kelly was announced as the Listener's Choice on RTE 2FM. 

Here's how the Open Call will work this year: 

  • Friday 2nd November  – Sunday 11th November: Open Call is open for submissions
  • 11th November (midnight): Submissions close
  • 12 – 15th November: Submissions are considered and a shortlist is created           
  • 16th November: 2FM announces shortlist & public can vote on 2FM. 
  • 23rd November (midnight): Public vote closes
  • 26th November: Act with the most votes is announced on 2FM & Other Voices 
  • 1st December: Act performs at IMRO Other Room as 2FM Open Call Listener’s Choice

Terms and conditions

  • This is an application process for The IMRO Other Voices Open Call Dingle 2018
  • Applicants must be available to travel to Dingle on dates to be confirmed. 
  • Applicants must be over the age of 16 years old. 
  • This performance will be filmed for inclusion in the 'Other Voices' TV Series. 
  • Applications will only be accepted via the form on the Other Voices website.