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Music / November 26, 2021

MAKE IT COUNT competition. Win rehearsal space for a year in Pirate

Music / November 26, 2021

MAKE IT COUNT competition. Win rehearsal space for a year in Pirate

Are you a band with the goal of following in the footsteps of Ireland’s most exciting acts? Have you spent all of lockdown honing your craft and want to take it to the next level? If so, Jack Daniel’s, District and Pirate have teamed up for MAKE IT COUNT; a competition to reward Ireland’s next big breakthrough band.

To Enter:

Fill out this form with a Soundcloud link to a one song demo, along with a short bio about your band. 

How it works:

Artists submit music showcasing their talents.

A shortlist is drawn up of 10 potential candidates and the winner is selected by a panel consisting of the District team.

The winner will get a year’s rehearsal @ Pirate, Dublin (€200 p/m Studio Credit).

Entries close on December 16th.

The Winner will be notified on December 22nd.

Proudly sponsored by Jack Daniel’s.


In order to make a valid entry to a Promotion you must be of legal drinking age or above in your country of origin (or 18 if the legal drinking age is lower). Please see our full Terms and Conditions here.

Who is Pirate? 

PIRATE.COM is a worldwide network of creative studios providing affordable, accessible rehearsal space for all. Self-service locations offer fully-equipped studios for band rehearsal, music production, DJ practice and podcast recording, with 37 studio locations across the UK, US and DE. Check out the Dublin studios here.


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