On Friday afternoon, 18th March from 2pm through to 5pm, St. Patrick's Festival are delighted to present Bloco Atha Cliath, a live Urban music event with its roots in the South American tradition of the ‘Bloco’ or Carnival Street Party. All are welcome to come along, young and old alike, this is a family event.
Taking place in the heart of Dublin’s City Centre, and celebrating the diversity of the burgeoning Urban music scene in Ireland right now, the event features 100% original and home grown music from Galway and Dublin.
With vocalists, MC’s, DJ’s and dancers Bloco Átha Cliath will bring a bit of that passionate South American ‘Bloco’ energy combined with Ireland’s next generation vibrancy to the capital to celebrate St.Patrick’s Festival.
Bringing together a collection of hip hop and other genres, and drawing on a mix of Urban styles and diverse influences, the line-up features exciting new talents as well as more established players. Selló with his fusion of Celtic/Drill music and who has been attracting ever increasing national media attention, plus a groundswell of support from a fast growing scene that stretches the breadth of the island.
Selló || Curiosity MG || Yomi Attention || Blaq Appollo || The Clan Worldwide
There will be dance performances by Go Dance for Change - a transcultural platform that uses dance as its primary tool to engage the Irish community with other cultures, and a roster of acts that bring the latest sounds, rhythms and rhymes from the Urban music community.
This promises to be a who’s who of future Irish music superstars.