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Michigan Irish Music Initiative

The Michigan Irish Music Initiative (MIMI) is one of the most exciting new awards offered to young traditional Irish music groups. This competition is organised under the auspices of the Michigan Irish Music Festival and is in association with the Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) and the Spirit Store Dundalk.


The competition will be held on Saturday 14th April 2018 in The Spirit Store Dundalk. Co. Louth, www.spiritstore.ie: starting at 8.00 pm and will include a maximum of 8 bands from nationwide competing for three prizes as follows:

1st Prize - Main stage performance at the Michigan Irish Music Festival 2018
(Previous performers have included Altan, Andy Irvine, Tommy Makem, We Banjo 3, Slide and Solas to name a few…). Flights, accommodation and meals included.

2nd Prize: €1,000 3rd Prize: €500.