In the Park

Go Metro Music Stage

Go Metro Music Stage

Dublin

New to the Festival line-up this year is the 'Go Metro Music Stage'. This free, live music stage with its bouncy beats, funky horn lines and fat bass lines is sure to get you up on your feet.

Head to Merrion Square, at the heart of Dublin City on Saturday July 12th and Sunday 13th and join Bristolian loop artist, beatboxer and saxophonist Mr.Woodnote and Lil Rhys; Ireland’s only New Orleans-style Brass Band, The Booka Brass Band; Dublin’s The Young Folk who have brought their seamless harmonies and folk mix to thousands of festival goers at Electric Picnic, Sea Sessions and Castlepalooza, as well as old school Jamaican ska big band Interskalactic amongst others.

Booka Brass

Go Metro are searching for one unsigned band to fill the last slot on their music stage, finalising the 13 band line-up. To enter GoMetro.ie’s Breakthrough Bandtacular acts are simply required to send an example of their work to Metro Herald via Facebook, Twitter or Email. Metro Herald will select their favourite 3 which will then be put to a public vote on Facebook. The peoples’ choice wins!

The winning band earns themselves a slot on the GoMetro.ie stage at Laya Healthcare’s City Spectacular plus VIP tickets for the Castlepalooza festival where they can mingle in the green room with top musical talent including Norman Jay and Gruff Rhys. The band will also be given entry to Metro Herald’s VIP Secret Garden Party at Castlepalooza on the Friday night of the festival, plus lots of GoMetro goodies!

Mr. Woodnote and Lil Rhys

Bands can email their entries to marketing@metroherald.ie with Breakthrough Bandtacular in the subject line, Tweet or Facebook their work to Metro Herald using the hashtag #BreakthroughBandtacular, The deadline for entries is June 30th, The winning band will be announced on July 9th.

Saturday

BandTime
Oki's Wagon
12pm
Louisiana Six
1pm
Prison Love
2pm
The Young Folk
3pm
Soul Power
4pm
Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble
5pm
Mr. Woodnote and Lil Rhys ft Eva
6pm

Sunday

BandTime
Go Metro Breakthrough Bandtacular Winner - Kinds Band
1pm
Fox E and the Good Hands
2pm
Gypsy Rebble Rabble
3pm
Interskalactic
4pm
Colours Afrobeat Foundation
5pm
Booka Brass Band
6pm