Part of a global movement to promote gender equality and boost girls self-esteem, Girl’s Rock Dublin, Ireland’s first all-girls rock camp, is lighting up the stage at Whelan’s in Dublin to celebrate their second ever music camp in July. All proceeds from the night will go towards funding the camp and providing scholarships to low-income applicants who could otherwise not afford to attend.
Atmospheric folk artist Maria Kelly, female-fronted explosive rock group Sub Motion and electro-pop sensation ROE are all slated to perform at the event, plus more surprise guests to be announced.
When: 4th May, 7:30 PM
Where: Whelans at Wexford Street
Tickets: €11.50 (€6 unwaged/student)
Run for and by people, who self-identify as female (trans and cis) or gender non-binary, Girls Rock Dublin Camp provides a welcoming and empowering environment for girls aged 12-17 to create and perform music. Held for 5 days from July 3rd to July 7th, the camp provides workshops and technical training, creating leadership opportunities and cultivating a supportive community of peers and mentors. The camp is hosted in the state of the art music facilities at Sound Training College and Temple Lane Studios in Dublin. Applications are now open!
“ It is about sisterhood, art and activism, and the unity of all three. The camp was a space that actively prioritized these things! I found that so nourishing, and I’m glad to have been able to take part.” – Diana Bamimeke GRD 2017 camper.
Girls Rock Dublin are also hosting a series of 3 technical workshops on May 28th for girls, trans and non-binary folks aged 18+.
All other info about Girls Rock Dublin can be found on their website.
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