To learn more about the resources IMC can offer you as an artist, find out about upcoming opportunities and funding deadlines, find upcoming concerts and find out about Irish jazz festivals, have a look through our Artist Portal below.
Check out our Events section for upcoming professional development opportunities as well as concerts and other events.
→ Musicians Newsletter
Subscribe to our Musicians Newsletter. Be the first to hear about exciting opportunities, incredible gig discounts & useful tips and tricks to help you progress your musical career.
→ Musicians News Section
Visit our Musicians News section where we list all of the latest Opportunities, Musicians Resources and Community News available.
→ Public News
Explore news, projects, and releases from IMC and the Irish jazz and improvised music world, along with interviews with artists, programmers and more.
Check out our interviews and chats with musicians and other industry members, exploring why people make music, the characteristics of style, musical inspiration and much more.
→ Album Listings
Find some new favourite music by checking out our list of great albums, and support Irish artists if you buy! Have an album that you’d like added to the listings? Get in touch!
We also have a special list of albums featuring artist from our 12 Points Festival over the last number of years: → 12 Points Album Listings
→ Giving the Gift of Music this Christmas
We're asking if you have any possibilities for Christmas presents that we can spread the word about, from albums and merch, to patronage subscriptions or streaming concert tickets. Let us know so we can help people to #buyirish, support Irish music and musicians and bring some vibrant new music into someone’s life this winter.
→ Musician Survey 2020
Find the results of IMC's Musician Survey 2020 here, with valuable information from the respondents on income streams, payment models, and different career structures amongst other things.
→ Resources Section
Click through for a collection of articles designed to help and guide you as a musician throughout your career. We hope that, irrespective of where you are in your professional career, you will find some pieces of wisdom and advice.
→ Activities Section
A portal specifically created for IMC to communicate our upcoming activities with the Irish jazz & improvising musician community.
→ Jazz Connector
Jazz Connector is a monthly online meet-up where IMC invites all the communities of people who make up the jazz world in Ireland - musicians, promoters, educators and venues - to come together for informal Zoom chats on Thursdays from 1:30 - 3:00PM to discuss ongoing issues in the scene. We invite guest speakers from different disciplines to share their expertise with attendees to help with their individual goals and continuing professional development. Check out Events section for upcoming Jazz Connectors. You can read all of the Talking Points from previous meetings here.
Our Spotify has a collection of eclectic playlists, curated by us and artists we’re working with - you can find our main playlist ‘This is Irish Jazz’ here, Check out some classic jazz songs in versions by Irish artists or explore the musicians who have influenced some top Irish acts.
Want to have your track added to the playlist? Just submit it to us here
If you have a project or a plan that you would like to discuss, if you are looking for advice or have a proposal for a collaboration, please get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.
FESTIVALS & EVENTS
→ IMC Events
Find details on upcoming concerts and events presented by IMC.
→ Online Events
Some of IMC’s online events are still available for you to enjoy at home. Explore concerts from interconnected, experimental improvisations of Piece by Piece to the multi-cultural and family-friendly exuberance of Hotter than July.
→ Scene Listings
Your handy guide to all the great jazz and improvised music concerts and events coming up in Dublin and around Ireland. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your event details to be added.
→ IMC Festivals
Learn more about IMC’s regular festivals, with types of music for all curious ears - the best up-and-coming European jazz at 12 Points all the way to world music for all the family at Hotter than July.