The 10th birthday of Hard Working Class Heroes includes the fourth year of HWCH & The City – a series of free, daytime gigs in shops and cafes around Dublin City featuring various artists from this years’ line up. The festival takes place from 04 – 06 October 2012. (Win a pair of tickets here)
HWCH & The City offers short pop-up gigs in quirky places across the afternoon around town, providing a taste of what’s to come each evening – it will lead audiences into the HWCH festival and all it has to uncover, day by day.
Full list of venues and bands and routes are on the HWCH website.
HWCH & The City also welcomes a new element to it’s events in association with HomeBeat. Homebeat at HWCH & The City will transform 3 homes into top class venues, where 3 of the festival bands will take over the living rooms of some lucky person’s home and play a series of top class, super intimate gigs! Check out the website for information on how you could be in with a chance of becoming a Home Beat host!
HWCH Interactive includes a number of features designed to keep you, the punter, integrated, inspired and informed.
Wondering what everyone else is listening to at Hard Working Class Heroes?
The Soundwave smartphone app is the answer, once downloaded, the app tracks what songs are listened on your smartphone. Then with the app, users can easily see in real time what songs people are listening to all around them and globally.
Can’t make it to a gig? Watch the festival all weekend live on Aertv.ie, Ireland’s favourite place to watch TV online for free. There is also a Hard Working Class Heroes channel on Aertv.ie that showcases gigs and panel discussions from previous years.
Fancy yourself as a budding director, 45sound is a service that allows you to record a video of a performance using your smartphone, upload it to the 45sound website and receive the same video back synced with audio recorded from the mixing desk at the performance.
Hello – is it me you’re looking for? Look out for tricked-out phone boxes across Dublin as Engage art project comes to the capital city, brought to you by the Tank Collective in association with eircom. Phone boxes decorated by young, leading Irish designers are scattered around Dublin streets from now till October 8th featuring an introduction and a sample of some of the talent featured at Hard Working Class Heroes this year.
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It helps event goers plan their attendance, connect with other attendees and review their festival and conference experiences. Discuss HWCH, find out top tips, connect with other attendees and review this year’s event using the site.