Funding: Music Network are Offering Information Sessions for the Music Capital Scheme

Music Network are offering a series of information sessions for those interested in applying for the Music Capital scheme, including Facebook live and Zoom sessions. Facebook Live sessions will be offered on Wednesday, 18 and Thursday, 19 January. Zoom seminars are offered from January 23-27. There will also be one-on-one sessions offered the week of January 30 and the week of February 6.

The scheme, which comprises three different awards, supports artists, the music sector and the purchase of instruments across Ireland. Applications are now open.

Application deadline is 2pm on Tuesday, February 28 2023.

Learn more here.


Award 1: Non-professional performing groups.

Award 2: Individual established professional performing musicians.

Award 3: Individual emerging professional performing musicians.

Apply here.

Any questions regarding the Music Capital Scheme can be sent to Sarah Cunningham at or call +353 (0) 83 095 5956 (part-time).

See full info under the Applicant Supports section here.

Watch the Facebook Live Sessions:

Music Network hosted two Music Capital Scheme Information Sessions on Facebook Live to provide guidance on completing an application for the Music Capital Scheme. To watch the sessions, please visit the links below.

Session 1: Tuesday, 17 January 2023 at 6pm (for non-professional performing groups – Award 1) Watch the replay here.

Session 2: Thursday, 19 January 2023 at 6 pm (for individual professional and emerging performing musicians – Award 2 and Award 3) Watch the replay here.