The Metropolis festival is on next week in Dublin’s RDS, providing a weekend of music, art, installation and conversation, plus plenty cool pre-parties and an afterparty for each night of the fest.
On the music end, Stef Edwards writes:
The Main Hall will see the likes of the incredible Miss Grace Jones, Moderat, Jack Garratt, The Sugar Hill Gang, Sura and more taking to the stage – and a very special performance from the Trinity Orchestra paying tribute to David Bowie.
Why not check out The Shelbourne Hall to take in DJ Shadow at the Opening Party, or Groove Armada’s DJ set, Cyril Hahn, Girl Band, Booka Shade live, New Jackson and many more?
The Serpentine Hall features an awesome line up of acts from Clams Casino, Mall Grab, Floating Points DJ set, Fakear and Jessy Lanza, while over in our Industries Hall, we’ve got the very best in Irish DJ collectives. These guys have been putting on the best parties across Ireland and will be spinning their favourite tunes across the weekend. Come and dance to DJs from Hidden Agenda, Sense, Bedlam, Abstract, Lumo, Telephones, Bodytonic, District 8 and many more.
In addition: the world’s largest mirrorball, Andy Warhol’s Silver Clouds exhibition, bespoke stage designs, an audiovisual REPEAL installation in conjunction with an interactive petition, eats from restaurants around Dublin, craft beers, and more.
Tickets are on sale now.