RTE announce Songs From An Empty Room concert to be broadcast on RTE2, 2FM and RTE Player

Some of Ireland's biggest names are coming together for an incredible night of entertainment.

Some of Ireland's biggest names and rising stars will come together later this month for a special one-off televised concert.

Songs From An Empty Room will be held on Saturday July 25, hailing from Dublin's Olympia Theatre plus more of Ireland's iconic venues such as Cyprus Avenue in Cork, Galway’s Roisin Dubh, INEC in Killarney and Dolan’s in Limerick.

Organised by EPIC - the Event Production Industry Covid-19 Working Group - Songs From An Empty Room will be over two hours in length, featuring 19 of the country's top music acts.

The line-up is as follows: Aimée, Denise Chaila, Eve Belle, Fia Moon, Gavin James, Jafaris, James Vincent McMorrow, Lisa McHugh, Lyra, Mother DJs, Noel Hogan of The Cranberries with Danny O’Reilly of The Coronas, Picture This, Sorcha Richardson, Soulé, The Academic, The Blizzards, The Coronas and The Stunning.

The event will be hosted by 2FM breakfast show and drivetime hosts Eoghan McDermott and Jenny Greene, who will also be interviewing some of the acts on the bill at the Olympia Theatre.

Songs From An Empty Room will air on Saturday June 25 from 8.30pm-10.45pm on RTÉ2, with coverage across RTÉ 2FM, with an on-demand replay on RTÉ Player.

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