Midwest Radio

The Next Big Thing


Welcome to MidWest Radio's new and emerging talent scene! Each week we will feature an up and coming band or singer in the local region that are just starting out on the road to superstardom. If you feel that you'd like to be featured on our weekly look at the newest artists in Mayo, Roscommon, Sligo, Galway, Leitrim or wherever we'd love to hear from you and help you get out to a wider audience. Check out the email at the bottom of the page to get in contact.

Week 10

Train Room - Horizons

Balla singer/songwriter, musician and producer Joe Monaghan has been learning his craft for almost a decade now and his recent EP "Delicate Bones" is a must for anyone who loves to hear a musician who pours their heart and soul into their work. This track was featured on the recent Mayo.ie film "Home:It Changed Us".


Week 9

Carrie Coleman - Riptide

Yet another up and coming talent from the West of Ireland, Carrie Coleman is equally adept at contemporary chart songs - as evidenced here with her great version of Vance Joy's "Riptide" - as she is with more country tinged tunes. Carrie is currently exploring song-writing as well so look forward to some original material from the Westport based music graduate.

Week 8

Finéinn Quinn - Objekt Of My Affection

Foxford based singer song-writer Finéinn Quinn has been steadily working hard over the past few years, gigging around the county and beyond and he's now ready to unleash his debut single, the touching and heartwarming "Objekt of my Affection". Listen to the single below and check out Finéinn at a venue near you soon!

Week 7

Michele Antonia - Beautiful Day

Beautiful Day comes from a new six track EP by Kiltimagh singer-songwriter Michéle Antonia as she embarks on a career as a solo performer. It's a beautiful number that showcases Michéle's musicianship alongside her superb vocals and will have you humming along to it all day long. 

Week 6

Conor Ward - Stuck

Castlebar singer-songwriter Conor Ward has just released his fantastic upbeat, debut single "Stuck". It will leave you tapping your feet we guarantee it!


Week 5 

The New Social - Get Out Of My Head

This exciting five piece hail from Mayo, Leitrim and Dublin and after steadily honing their craft they have released their exciting debut single. Take a listen to their vibrant indie rock single now!


Week 4

Lean - Stop

Lean are a rock band hailing from Ballyhaunis, Westport and Ballycastle, who are currently in production of a first album which will be released very soon.

Week 2

Flat Out - Dreamland

Flat Out are a four-piece group from Ballina who have been together since 2013. They have had great success so far and no doubt that will continue with their new single Dreamland (below)! Check them out at @FlatOutMusicGroup


Week 1

Landslide - Our Little War

Landslide are a four piece heavy metal and grunge inspired four piece based in Kilkelly Co Mayo. Check out their upcoming dates here @LandslideOfficialMusic

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