4/15/22 - Smoothboi Ezra announced as an emerging talent finalist in the Glastonbury 2022 competition
Smoothboi Ezra announced as an emerging talent finalist in the Glastonbury 2022 competition
Glastonbury announced the finalists for their emerging talent competition 2022. They are supported by PRS for Music and PRS Foundation.
The acts, chosen from thousands of entries, are: Amahla, Crae Wolf, English Teacher, Lewis McLaughlin, Nia Wyn, Smoothboi Ezra, SOFY and Zola Courtney. The eight acts were selected by Glastonbury judges from the longlist of 90 artists which was compiled by 30 of the UK’s best online music writers.
This year’s invite-only final will take place on Saturday 30 April, 2022.
The winners of the free-to-enter competition will be given a slot on one of the main stages at Glastonbury 2022. They will also be awarded a £5,000 Talent Development prize from PRS Foundation to help take their songwriting and performing to the next level. Two runners-up will also each be awarded a £2,500 PRS Foundation Talent Development prize.
1/26/22 - Smoothboi Ezra chosen for RTE 2FM’s Rising list
Smoothboi Ezra chosen for RTE 2FM’s Rising list
RTÉ 2FM has released its 2FM Rising list for 2022, with Smoothboi Ezra along with nine other brilliant acts being tipped for success this year. Tracy Clifford announced the list on her 2FM show on Monday and between January 31 and - 4 February 4, Rising Week will see the station broadcast exclusive new music and interviews with the up-and-coming artists. Irish acts who have previously featured on the prestigious list include Fontaines D.C., Denise Chaila, Dermot Kennedy, Jafairs, Lyra, Pillow Queens, Wild Youth, JC Stewart, The Murder Capital, For Those I Love, Monjola, Gemma Dunleavy and Plantain Papi. - RTE
1/26/22 - Smoothboi Ezra offered one of the best ESNS features of the night.
Smoothboi Ezra offered one of the best ESNS features of the night.
ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) returned with a virtual festival this week, with Irish talent on thrilling display throughout.
Irish artists delivered an incredibly diverse range of genres, moods and tracks during the 2022 edition of ESNS (Eurosonic Noorderslag) festival last week. Read Kate Brayden’s Live Report for Hot Press here.
10/4/21 - Smoothboi Ezra performs during the 5th and final episode of Seconds Away
Smoothboi Ezra performs during the 5th and final episode of Seconds Away
Brought to us by @Nialler9 YouTube channel and @RTE2fm on @talldanhegarty radio show. More exciting Irish artists perform in the National Stadium in Dublin, thanks to @singularartists. Smoothboi Ezra performs the title song of their latest EP “Stuck”. Supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport, and Media. Watch Here