not a member? click here to sign up

The Coronas and Fight Like Apes to perform at Eurosonic showcase

2fm have chosen The Coronas and Fight Like Apes to represent Ireland at Eurosonic, the showcase event taking place in Groningen, Northern Holland.

The Hot Press Newsdesk, 29 Oct 2008



Running from January 15 to 17, the industry fest will allow 160 acts to peddle their wares in front of an eager audience of bookers, promoters, record companies, DJs, journalists, and honest to god punters.

Both Irish acts will be broadcast live on Dan Hegarty’s late night 2fm show, which will be giving away a pair of VIP Eurosonic passes for a week, starting Monday, November 10.

"Groningen is a lovely town famous for its gorgeous students and excellent hardware shops,” the Apes note. “We’re chuffed to be going there."


Artist Related Content

Latest Related Articles For This Artist

Long Way To The Top - Hot Press meets The Coronas

On their home turf, The Coronas are one of Ireland's biggest selling rock acts. Now, in an in-depth interview, singer Danny O’Reilly and guitarist Dave McPhillips reveal how the band had to move to London to broaden their horizons. And on a more personal note, Danny talks about his past romance with Laura Whitmore – and how splitting up with the MTV presenter became the inspiration for many of the songs on the new LP, The Long Way...


Interview: 10 Dec 2014

The Coronas to headline Jingle Bell Ball

Spin 1038's Opium Rooms celebration to be headed up by hometown heroes


News: 08 Dec 2014

The Coronas achieve highest Irish chart entry

The Long Way is at No. 2, just beneath pop behemoth One Direction.


News: 28 Nov 2014

The Coronas say new LP 'is definitely a break-up album'

Danny O'Reilly admits his band were a "good support group" when he split from Laura Whitmore.


News: 27 Nov 2014

The Coronas line up in-store appearances

Next weekend will be a busy one for the Dublin boys


News: 17 Nov 2014

Contact Us

Hot Press,
13 Trinity Street,
Dublin 2.
Rep. Of Ireland
Tel: +353 (1) 241 1500

Email:info@hotpress.ie

Click here for more contact information.

Click here to find out more about Hot Press

Hot Press always welcomes feed back so if you've got something to tell us click here.

Advertise With Us

For more detail on how to advertise with Hot Press click here or call us on +353 (1) 241 1540