by / March 18th, 2008 /

Bud Rising secret gig details revealed..

The Bud Rising Street Party will take place on Saturday, April 12th with The Streets and support Mixmaster Mike performing on a specially-created outdoor site at George’s Dock on Custom House Quay as a part of the Bud Rising festival running from 9th to the 13th of April.

To construct the stage, Bud Rising is draining the docks with the help of a specialist team of frogmen and extending the jetty to house an exclusively customised structure. A specialist team will work around the clock in the run up to the event. Also a Budweiser Carnival Area is planned, a Body Tonic Toe Jam curated market and a unique additional BudRising stage. More details to follow.

There are 1000 free tickets up for grabs to this one-off event. Tickets will be allocated on a lottery basis. If you want to be there, Go to and register. Ticket winners will be alerted by email, and must collect their tickets in person at special BudRising ticket booths located on George’s Dock in the week prior to the event. The venue opens at 6.30pm on Saturday, April 12th.

Additional support comes from US house DJ Morgan, as well as live graffiti from street artist Maser.

As well as the BudRising Street Party, the festival will include performances from over thirty homegrown and international acts at Dublin’s favourite music venues, including The Button Factory, The Village, Whelan’s and the Olympia. Headliners will include Hard-Fi, The Ting Tings, Hadouken, The Raveonettes, Super Extra Bonus Party, Maps, Simian Mobile Disco DJ Set, Future of the Left, Fight Like Apes and Red Snapper.

  • Isn’t bud rising on in one of the parks like last year? with the big stage & stuff?

  • That’s the Summer gigs!