PLEASE NOTE: In the COVID-19 situation, IMC are doing our best to support artists as we can. We have put together a list of resources HERE that may be of use to musicians in this time.
IMC Supports endeavours to help artists through a combination of resources, planning, professional career advice as well as additional publicity and marketing.
If you would like to explore possibilities for support, please contact us at hello [at] improvisedmusic [dot] ie, with an outline of your work and what kind of assistance would benefit your development. You can also call the office at 01 670 3885, and we will be able to determine what assistance we can give you, depending on your situation and our capacity.
Please also explore our Resources section with advice for artists, and let us know at production [at] improvisedmusic [dot] ie if there is a particular subject you would like to see addressed.
We can always list upcoming events on our Scene Listings, which is shared regularly across our social media and newsletter. Please send details to scene [at] improvisedmusic [dot] ie. Unfortunately, IMC cannot guarantee listings if we do not receive accurate information in good time. However, if online gigs are still available for viewing we can list them after the fact in our 'Look Back' section. We may not be able to list every gig received immediately if submissions are high. We may not be able to list a gig if it is not appropriate to our listings.
We also list albums or records new and old on our Album Listings. If you have albums you would like us to share please send us a link to admin [at] improvisedmusic [dot] ie, ideally with a link to Bandcamp or somewhere that people can buy the album to support you. We also share our Album Listings regularly on social media and in our newsletters.
Remember to sign up to our Musicians' Newsletter to keep up-to-date on opportunities for artists, along with news and special discount codes for IMC events.
You can also read about upcoming opportunities, community news and find resources in our Musician News section HERE.
Our monthly Jazz Connector online meet-ups are free to attend and offer advice on continuing professional development from key guest speakers, covering topics from dealing with arts centres, to receiving royalties to making funding applications. Check Events to see the detalis of the next Jazz Connector, and you can read talking points from all previous sessions here. Let us know by filling out this form what time suits you best for sessions or if you would like to see a particular topic covered.
The Signal Series, our monthly double-header of Irish and Irish-based talent, accepts applications on an ongoing basis, you can apply by filling out the form HERE. Musicians can see more about IMC's current body of activities and any opportunities at our Activities section HERE.
Our Irish playlist is the centre of our representation for Irish artists abroad, and is shared to European bookers at jazzahead! and through the Europe Jazz Network. If you would like to suggest a track for the playlist, please complete the form HERE, and we will be in touch to let you know if your application is successful.
Artist Profile Pages
Established Irish and Irish-based artists in the fields of jazz, improvised and world music can be added to our Explore Artists section, which is a reference for many international organisations interested in Irish artists. Please fill out the form HERE, and if suitable we will do your best to add you to our pages as soon as we can.
If you haven't found what you're looking for here, check out our Artist Portal for more things that might interest artists, or you can contact us directly or touch base with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Youtube.