Looking for something to do on the May Bank Holiday Weekend, May 3rd to May 5th? Why not head to Dublin Castle as well as various other venues throughout Dublin city and enjoy the fantastic line up of both Irish and International music acts for the Heineken Green Energy Festival 2008.
This impressive event is expected to attract in excess of 50,000 people and will also feature street carnivals, music seminars and the hugely popular ‘Band Challenge’ – this is great for lesser known musicians, you may even get a chance to see the next up and coming artist(s). Musicians and rock bands will showcase their talents with gigs in the historic Dublin Castle, the festival’s biggest venue (outdoor with no seating), the Temple Bar Music Centre and the Olympia Theatre as well as a host of other venues throughout the city.
The line up this year includes the Australian singer Nick Cave and his band the Bad Seeds on Saturday the 3rd of May (tickets cost 49.50 Euro), Soulwax, 2ManyDJs and guests on Sunday the 4th May (tickets cost 32.50 Euro) and The Kooks will close the festival at Dublin Castle on Monday the 5th May (tickets cost 30.00 Euro). Tickets are sold separately for each of the three days.
You can purchase tickets from the Ticketmaster Desk, Dublin Tourism as well as other Ticketmaster outlets throughout the country.
How to get there:
Dublin Castle is located right in the centre of Dublin, just off Dame Street. It’s only about a 5 minute walk from Trinity College as you head towards Christ Church Cathedral.
It’s a non camping event.