Entries by Rob Davis

Minister announces funding for the expansion of the Minding Creative Minds to the Irish creative sector

Minister announces funding of €230,000 for the expansion of the Minding Creative Minds wellbeing & support programme to the Irish creative sector The Minister for Culture, Arts, Media, Tourism, Sport and the Gaeltacht, Catherine Martin T.D., today announced funding of €230,000 for the expansion of Minding Creative Minds existing service to the entire Irish creative […]

Thornton Pianos Present “The Superior Sessions”

The Superior Sessions launched in September 2020. With gigs being cancelled and venues all across the country having to close for a large part of 2020, The Superior Sessions provided a performance space for some of the best emerging and No. 1 selling musicians currently in Ireland. Recording live with the exceptional sound of Ritmüller […]

Meet & Greet – Session 1 with Bressie

On Tuesday December 1st Minding Creative Minds’ (MCM) in association with EPIC Working Group, Irish Music Rights Organization (IMRO), Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA) & The Cowshed will hold its first online meeting.  The MCM Meet and Greet Session will commence at 7pm and our entire music and live events sector is invited to attend, but […]

MCM to open up its services to the entire music sector

Minding Creative Minds (MCM), Ireland’s first 24/7 wellbeing support programme for the Irish Music community launched in June for artists, songwriters, music managers  and event sector personnel. We are now thrilled to open up Minding Creative Minds (MCM) to the entire music sector with immediate effect.   Whatever your role within the music sector, we are […]

MCM – As featured on Songs From an Empty Room

Minding Creative Minds is delighted to have been chosen alongside the Association of Irish Stage Technicians (AIST.ie) as one of the industry initiatives who will be supported through the Songs From An Empty Room which appeared on RTE2 on Saturday July 25th.  Songs from an Empty Room was programmed by EPIC Working Group Twenty (20) […]

Lockdown Ukulele Rockdown

“Throughout the pandemic and generally in times when the world gets tough on people music and musicians can often be the greatest therapists. Unknowingly they support and guide many of us through these difficult times but right now musicians and their vast team of crew from sound engineers to stage managers need help more than […]

A support-system for the Irish Music Sector – and beyond…

Last month saw the long-awaited launch of a free 24/7 mental wellbeing programme for Ireland’s musicians, songwriters, artist managers and event production crew – spanning the full length and breadth of the island – and enabling support for estimated 20,000 people in the process.   It’s the first phase of what will hopefully in time […]

Minding Creative Minds 2020 Promo Video

Introducing Minding Creative Minds – an organisation established to offer a free 24/7 wellbeing & support programme for Irish musicians, songwriters, artist managers & event production crew.