RTE 2FM’s Hope For 2009 Meteor Award

Right, they’re out.

It’s the one category we’re involved in, Nikki and I will be playing tracks from the bands across our shows in case you haven’t heard them yet 🙂


The nominees for the RTÉ 2fm Hope for 2009 Meteor Award, which will be presented at the prestigious Meteor Ireland Music Awards at the RDS St Patrick’s Day 17th March have been announced.

Autumn Owls, Fred, House of Cosy Cushions, James Vincent McMorrow and Wallis Bird have all been nominated for the RTÉ 2fm Hope for 2009 Meteor Award. The overall winner will be decided by RTÉ 2fm listeners. Fans can cast their votes for their favourite up and coming artist or band on www.rte.ie/2fm from 12pm Monday 23rd February until 5pm Friday 6th March 2009.

To create greater awareness of the talented newcomers, RTÉ 2fm presenters Nikki Hayes and Rick O’Shea will feature tracks from each of the five short-listed nominees on their shows on RTÉ 2fm from Monday 23rd February – Friday 27th February between 12pm – 5pm.

The nominees are as follows:

Dublin alternative four piece Autumn Owls – www.myspace.com/autumnowls

Cork five piece Fred – www.fredtheband.com

Dublin based House of Cosy Cushions – www.thehouseofcosycushions.com

Dublin songwriter and vocalist James Vincent McMorrow – www.myspace.com/jamesvmcmorrow

Wexford solo artist Wallis Bird – www.wallisbird.com

2 thoughts on “RTE 2FM’s Hope For 2009 Meteor Award

  1. No way! Fred are legend, Wallis is amazing and it’s great to see a nod for House of Cosy Cushions as well. Have met, interviewed and seen all in action, and those mentions are well deserved. Nice one. 🙂

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