Garageland TV

1.5 million views in June and July 2021

Garageland TV is on the rise. With great support from our partners, we have been able to create opportunities for emerging artists of all ages.

With the advent of Covid 19 we have been creating lockdown shows, including the very successful Restricted Mic Series in partnership with The City of Dublin Youth Service Board, Garageland at Cruinniú na nÓg with Creative Ireland, and our latest project Garageland Lockdown Live on Tour 2021!

Garageland, supported by RTE, The Irish Daily Star & IMRO is set to broadcast one of it’s most ambitious projects to date, with performances from 30 artists, filmed in Live music venues around Ireland, with 11 Episodes, 10 hours of music and interviews Broadcasting from 5.00pm on Friday 15th on multiple channels and platforms, this is one of the biggest ever music shows for unsigned and unknown artists. Line-up Jack Madden, The 78’s, Ciara Lennon, De Point, Trappiiee, James and Noel Brady, Star Comedy Democrats, Lost In Your Mind, Public Warning, Greg Clifford, The Telling, Le-Kala, Fuze, Fuzz Gigolo, Don’t Tell Mum, Arco Arena, Rowdy Outsider, Gerry Hodgers, Private Idaho, Ash Red, Norma Manly, Klara McDonnell, Craig Cooney, Big Sleep, Pale Blue Moon, Joshua Regala, The Escape, Fiona Cassandra. Made possible by the Dept of Tourism Culture Arts Gaeltacht Sports & Media


What an astonishing day that was!

Garageland at Cruinniú na nÓg 2021

This is a little 4 minute video to say thank you and well done to all of our performers and helpers on Sat 12th June 2021.
Kicking things off with Beth and Adam Buttimer from Rockwell Music Academy, we have a snippet of every performer from the day – ending things with Sam Walsh’s beautiful version of What A Wonderful World, and a letter from President Michael D Higgins.
74 Young Acts across 11 Episodes!
165 Young individual performers
108 Videos from Young Acts
8 Music Industry Workshops
Total Screentime 12th June 8hrs & 20mins (!)
With Very Special Guests – Gavin James, Picturehouse, Power Of Dreams, Fuzz Gigolo, Mum’s The Word
8 Music Industry Workshops with top industry professionals including Edison Waters, Sonya Murphy Lyons, Billy McGuinness, Sheena Madden, Breffni Banks (IMRO), Dave Browne, Craig Walker, Paddy McPoland
8.5 hours of broadcasting on 12th June
With great support from our strategic partners Creative Ireland, and supported by RTE, the project was delivered at more than twice the size of its original plan.


It’s Heeeeeeerrrrreeeeee!

We simply can’t believe this day has arrived!

Featuring young musicians from all across Ireland, as part of Garageland at Cruinniú na nÓg 2021 with some very special guests who’ve sold millions of albums and have had billions of streams, and exclusive Q&A workshops from some of Ireland most successful music industry figures! Presented by Dermot Lambert, Ayanna Church, Joshua Regala & Marby Ariolla

Announcing Extended Line-up For Garageland at Cruinniú na nÓg 2021!

It’s almost here! Spark up the barbie for a giant day of music and cool workshops!

With an overwhelming response from young musicians from all over Ireland, we are delighted to announce that we have more than DOUBLED the line-up for Garageland at Cruinniú na nÓg 2021!

Starting at 10.00 am on Saturday 12th June, this monster online event will feature over 90 performances of artists of all ages and genres, broadcasting across multiple online platforms from and on RTE 2XM

Now, in partnership with Creative Ireland we are creating a very special series of shows for Garageland Youth TV for broadcast on Cruinniú na nÓg on June 12th! See for more details.

On this page you can look back at recent shows from Garageland TV, as well as some classic shows from the vaults.

Thanks for the great support from The Irish Daily Star, RTE, CDYSB, The National Concert Hall, Sound Training College, The Button Factory, IMRO, The Arts Council of Ireland and Mezzo Music Academy on this project.




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