Metro Herald and are on the hunt for Ireland's best unsigned musical talent! Here's how to enter.'s Breakthrough Bandtacular

1 July, 2014

If you're an unsigned musician or band, we want to hear from you!

Ourselves, Metro Herald and are on the hunt for Ireland’s best unsigned musical talent.

Metro Herald / are searching for one unsigned band to play alongside The Young Folk, Booka Brass Band, Mr.Woodnote and Lil Rhys amongst others at Ireland’s largest festival from July 11-13

If you think your band has what it takes to win the Breakthrough Bandtacular and take to the stage at this year’s Festival, to play alongside the likes of The Young Folk, Gypsy Rebel Rabble, and Oki’s Wagon in Merrion Square, have a read of the below:

All you need to do to enter, is to send a spectacular demo to Metro Herald via Facebook or Twitter, using the hashtag #GoMetroMusic, or email it to, with Breakthrough Bandtacular in the subject line.

Metro Herald’s top three acts will be put to the public vote on Facebook, and the winner will play to an audience of thousands on the stage at our Festival on July 12th.

But wait, there’s more! As if that wasn’t enough, this spectacular prize also includes VIP passes to this year’s Castlepalooza Festival in Tullamore, including entrance to Metro Herald’s VIP Secret Garden Party on the Friday night, and lots of Metro Herald goodies!

Deadline for entries is the 7th of July, and the winning entry will be announced on the 9th.