Saturday 1. Death In Vegas Saturday, Warehouse Stage, 6pm It’s not quite clear what a Death In Vegas live show will be in 2017 as it’s been 5 years since Richard Fearless has played a live set that we can verify what was played. Recent years have seen the project head down a more esoteric… Read more »

Posted on October 27th, 2017

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Metropolis Festival is only over a weekend away now and so the organisers have announced their afterparty late-night lineups for what’s going on after the main event and it looks like this: SATURDAY Laurent Garnier + eve @ Button Factory Mix & Fairbanks + Orange Tree Edits + Long Island Sound @Hangar Krystal Klear (all… Read more »

Posted on October 20th, 2017

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This review is sponsored by Visa to celebrate Metropolis’ first year of being a fully enabled #contactless festival. It’s a wonder no-one did it sooner. Ireland’s insatiable appetite for festivals doesn’t just stop because the sun goes away. Metropolis Festival offers an indoor occasion for the festival calendar at the start of November, right when… Read more »

Posted on November 8th, 2016

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With a day to go, Metropolis just announced it Saturday afterparties to follow its Thursday/Friday ones. Crystal Castles and Lumo DJs are over in Wah Wah while Floating Points and New Jackson are in District 8, DJ Deece is doing a three-hour set in Buttoner while Klangkarussell is at Opium Rooms. SATURDAY Red Bull Music… Read more »

Posted on November 2nd, 2016

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Hup. Metropolis isn’t done with its programme yet (playlist? stage times?). A la Forbidden Fruit, the organisers have announced a round of afterparties to take place in the city centre after the main event for Thursday and Friday night. Most cost €10 but some are €5/€15 or free and a lot of the festival acts… Read more »

Posted on October 27th, 2016

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There’s a lot going on at Metropolis Festival next week from November 3rd to 5th, from installations to giant mirror balls, to talks with some legendary musicians, to three days of great live music and DJs. The stage times are here and the lineup is solid but perhaps you need some more swotting up on… Read more »

Posted on October 27th, 2016

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Now just over a week away, Metropolis has revealed its installations for the festival from November 3 – 5th.  They include: As previously announced, The world’s largest mirror ball – 3 storeys high. The Andy Warhol Silver Clouds exhibition –  Originally installed in New York’s Leo Castelli Gallery in 1966, the balloons were created as… Read more »

Posted on October 24th, 2016

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With just two weeks to go before Metropolis hits the RDS for the weekend, and with news of Prince and Bowie tributes fresh in our minds, the festival has given more details of their speaker strand. Added to last week’s announcement of Karl Hyde,  olfgang Flür (ex-Kraftwerk), Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) & Matt Thorne, Saul… Read more »

Posted on October 18th, 2016

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Metropolis Festival will pay tribute to two of the greatest who were lost this year at the festival in the RDS from November 3rd – 5th. Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) will perform a Prince tribute DJ Set while the Trinity Orchestra will perform the works of David Bowie. Taylor performs on the Friday night November… Read more »

Posted on October 14th, 2016

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Metropolis announced guest speakers for their conversations strand of the festival in conjunction with Red Bull Music Academy in the RDS from 3 – 5 November this year including Karl Hyde (Underworld), Wolfgang Flür (ex-Kraftwerk), Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip) & Matt Thorne, Saul Williams, Ralph Rolle (Chic), Wonder Mike and Master Gee (The Sugarhill Gang),… Read more »

Posted on October 10th, 2016

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Day tickets (Fri/Sat) for Metropolis Festival in the RDS on November 3rd to 5th are on sale from tomorrow and to entice you further, they go on sale tomorrow priced at €79.50 each + fees. The breakdown looks like this: Thursday November 3rd DJ Shadow & guests Friday November 4th Solomun Moderat SBTRKT (DJ Set)… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2016

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Metropolis Festival is happening this Saturday and Sunday in the RDS in Dublin and the Saturday will feature the likes of Hot Chip, The Roots, Todd Terje, Flight Facilities Vic Mensa, Vince Staples and Le Galaxie along with some talks and panels and the presence of Absolut’s Electrik Stage at the Metropolis Serpentine Hall. The… Read more »

Posted on November 4th, 2015

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Update: with early birds now sold out, day tickets priced at €79.50 + fee have been brought forward and will be on sale tomorrow at 9am from Ticketmaster. Also announced is that Saturday headliners are The Roots and Sunday is Chic. Metropolis Festival is a new event happening in the RDS in Dublin on 7th… Read more »

Posted on July 28th, 2015

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