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Shawn Scott Jones Memorial Jam Join us and a host of  musicians as we celebrate the life of musician Shawn Scott Jones with a special Memorial Jam on Sunday 26th of February at JJ Smyths, 12 Aungier Street. Doors open 7.30pm. Jam starts at 8pm and runs until 11pm. Tickets …

Instrument Bank Open The Musical Youth Foundation children’s charity is calling on members of the public to help them with their mission ‘to provide every child on the island of Ireland with access to a musical education’ by donating old or unused instruments to the charity which promises to put …

Vote for Music Education Better Together is a nationwide campaign which aims to build support for hundreds of charities, community groups, clubs and associations across the country by encouraging the public to support these good causes and make a difference in their communities. Launched in 2010 by The Wheel, a …

Hats off to Designer Hugo Thompson Feelance Designer Hugo Thompson is one of 30 talented artists and designers exhibiting at Design Week 2011. His speciality is Interiors and Furniture though his love of music is clear for all to see with his clever use of old piano keys bringing new …

Washout – Round Ireland With A Fridge Well after much planning and promotion our exclusive screening of “Round Ireland With A Fridge” hosted by Tony Hawks had to be cut short as Dundrum Town Centre was evacuated due to torrential rain and serious flooding. The scenes resembled something out of …

Round Ireland With A Fridge The Musical Youth Foundation has teamed up with best-selling author, TV and radio comedian Tony Hawks to present a very special film screening of “Round Ireland With A Fridge” in Screen 1 of Movies@Dundrum on Monday October 24th at 7pm. The event will be hosted …

Aviva Stadium grant for MYF With thanks to a grant of €2,350. awarded by Aviva Stadium the Musical Youth Foundation is delighted to announce the launch of its 3rd Guitars for Kids programme and its first partnership with a local school. Children attending Ringsend Technical Institute on the banks of …

Following her fantastic sold-out performance at our inaugural “No Tent Required” Weekender US singing sensation and renowned live performer Mirenda Rosenberg returns to The Loft @ The Grand Social with The Rare Groove Funk Orchestra on Saturday November 26th in support of the Musical Youth Foundation. Tickets are available for …

Music makes the difference Journalist Caroline Gleeson visits the Musical Youth Foundations’ “guitars for kids” project at St. Andrews Community Centre, Pearse Street to find out how the children participating in the project are benefiting from music and music education. The Musical Youth Foundation is changing the lives of children …

No Tent Required a great success A big THANK YOU to everyone who attended our inaugural “No Tent Required” Funk & Soul Weekender at The Grand Social on the 2nd & 3rd of September. The weekend kicked off with fantastic live performances from Rising Stars 2011 Wyvern Lingo followed by …

The Musical Youth Foundation is hosting a very special “No Tent Required Funk & Soul Weekender” at The Grand Social on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd of September 2011 to help raise funds for our “guitars for kids” programmes. This is your chance to witness some truly amazing musical performers …

Children from the Musical Youth Foundation’s “guitars for kids” programme will be Rocking Out all this week at an exclusive “Summer Rock School”, with thanks to the good people at Musicmaker’s MAD Studio (Musicmaker Artist Development) who have very kindly donated 5 places on the highly sought after course! This …

Pioneer Investments donates 2nd hand computers to the Musical Youth Foundation. Pioneer Investments is a leading global investment manager based in Ireland with a proven track record for successfully growing client assets in a conservative and risk-controlled manner since 1928. More recently, Pioneer very generously donated four desktop computers to …

Ciara’s Charity Cycle Congratulations and Thank You to Ciara Cunningham who recently completed the Wicklow 200 Cycle, raising €326. in donations for the Musical Youth Foundation. The Wicklow 200 is a non-competitive cycle ride that takes place in June each year. It covers 200 kilometres around the roads of beautiful …

We are delighted to announce that €4,089. has been raised from your donations at the annual Dublin City Soul Festival from May 26th – 29th. These funds will help us to continue providing “guitars for kids” in the local community. A big THANK YOU to all our volunteers for making …

MYF kids meet & perform with Roger Waters….. On May 24th 2011 sixteen children participating in the Musical Youth Foundation “guitars for kids” programme got to meet and perform with Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters during his Wall tour. The children aged 10 to 15 years got to experience all …

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