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‘Great White Lies’ take the prize at Sounds Like Summer competition

Thursday, 10 August 2017

‘Great White Lies’ take the prize at Sounds Like Summer competition thumbnailWinners, 'Great White Lies', performing at the Alley Theatre's Sounds Like Summer competition final.

THE Alley Theatre's Sounds Like Summer music competition drew to a close on Saturday with 'Great White Lies' taking the top prize in the close run competition, which saw the six piece band applauded for their unique approach to music.

The competition offered musicians a chance to compete to record an EP of their own original production at Small Town America Records and have their own video produced by The Pulse Centre. After a series of heats, five final acts were chosen to perform in a live final at the Alley Theatre.

Compere Ciaran Gallen and judges, Martin Gallen, Anne-Marie Devine, Brian Hassan and Saide Gomari watched performances from 'Great White Lies', Chloe Heatley, Ruairi McCafferty and Liam Cannon, before awarding the winners prize to the talented 'Great White Lies'. Runner up, Ruairi McCafferty was awarded the 'Rainy Boy Sleep' Award.

Jacqui Doherty, venue manager at the Alley Theatre, said: "I would like to thank all the bands, singers and songwriters who took part in the competition. I would also like to thank everyone who came along to support the musicians, the event and of course thanks to our judges, who had the difficult task of deciding the winner.

"We can't wait to see the group's video and hear their EP. I am sure we will hear lots more from all the acts that took part."

To see photos and videos of the event please visit www.facebook.com/thealleytheatre. Further information on forthcoming events at the Alley Theatre is available from the Alley Theatre Box Office on 028 71384444 or online www.alley-theatre.com.

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