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Cold Steel Feel 
Radio Room
The Rusty Fixtures
Joyful Noiz
Juliet’s Rescue

Watch it live on ARETV (if you can’t make it)

This is it……The ball has finally dropped and the time has come!

Over 170 bands have entered the King Kong Club this year and only 7 have made it through.

We have given away slots to: Vantastival, N.P.L.D, KnockanStockan, Electric Picnic OxJam Stage, Recording Sessions at Area 94,

Trips to the mall and of course a slot on our very own radio show on RTÉ 2XM, King Kong Radio. As well as this, Tig has video recorded almost all the bands free of charge on our King Kong TV!!

Past prize winners won these prizes:

2011-Raglans = A trip to Portugal to record with Morrissey’s Musical Director all expenses paid.

2010-The Cujo Family = A Trip to NYC over Paddy’s weekend to play 6 shows all expenses paid.

2009-The Hot Sprockets = A trip to Portugal to record with Morrissey’s Musical Director all expenses paid.

Now 2012 sees the winner of the King Kong Club win not just big, but huge!

They become the very first signing of Kong Records.

Kong records is based on the ethos and mindset of the King Kong Club, King Kong Radio and King Kong TV. Kong records is here to encourage and embrace the best music in the country and expose it to a larger market. The King Kong has recruited the “most likely to succeed” in the music industry in Ireland, from recording/P.R/film makers/bookers/band managers/publishing, to make a super team for super music!

Home grown but not grown slow! Who will it be?

Cold Steel Feel , Radio Room, The Rusty Fixtures, Bodies, Myorchestral, Joyful Noiz, Juliet’s Rescue

Other prizes will be given on the night!

A big thank you again to RTÉ/Music Maker/The Mercantile Venue/ Whelans.

Confirm on facebook HERE


Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue (FREE ENTRY, 12am).