Open Mic #2 @ The Core

Thanks a million to everybody who came from far and wide to support the 14 wonderfully talented performers that took the stage at this weeks open mic. Special thanks to Up in Flames, Kyle Thornton, Roadhan McKenna, Lean and Conchord who all put on a smashing performance. 

After an epic evening of musical talent from the four corners of Mayo we are delighted to announce that our next open mic is coming up on Monday December 5th. Click here to sign up! The photos are up from Monday nights event. Head on over to our Facebook page to check them out! Videos coming soon! 

In other news we will soon be taking applications for our big Christmas showcase which will be taking place on December 16th at the auditorium of Ballina Arts Centre. (Watch this space!) If you or your band/group would like to play contact 


Introducing The Core





Introducing “The Core”
Open Mic and Information evening

Monday 7th November @ Ballina Arts Centre
6pm Admission Free
Age: 12-18 yrs., Parents/guardians/families welcome.

Do you play a musical instrument or sing? Are you curious about music production in the studio or in a live setting? Maybe you have a band or perhaps you would like to start or join one? Do you want to meet like minded creative people and make music in a positive and supportive environment? No matter what your musical style and taste is, we would love to hear from you here at The Core!!!

The Core is a creative space for young musicians, under the auspices of Music Generation Mayo and housed within Ballina Arts Centre. At The Core, you can express yourself and work on your music. We have a dedicated rehearsal space with lots of instruments including electric guitars, drums, piano, synths, a range of amplification, PA, and studio recording equipment. All you need to do is come along, make music, meet people and have fun! Members of The Core also have access to a range of performance opportunities and industry workshops!

For more information we invite you to come along to our Open Mic/Info Evening where we will be happy to give you a tour and fill you in on all the exciting musical events that will be happening at The Core throughout 2016/17.  If you would like to perform at our open mic please click here.

Email or call 087-7485954 for more info.