Lovebox Dublin 2008 promotional poster
|Location(s)||Malahide Castle, Dublin, Ireland
Marlay Park, Dublin, Ireland
|Years active||2007 - 2008|
|Genre||Rock, dance, soul|
- For the London version, see Lovebox Festival.
Lovebox Dublin is an Irish one-day music festival that has taken place in 2007 and 2008. The 2007 event took place in Malahide Castle on Saturday 21 July with the 2008 event taking place in Marlay Park on Saturday 23 August . Bacardi sponsor the festival and MCD promote it. In 2007 it had four stages but for 2008 it had seven stages.
Tickets for the 2007 event were priced €79.50, with the event kicking off at 1 p.m. at Malahide Castle on Saturday July 21.
|Main Stage||Strangelove By Burn||515 Tent||Trojan Soundsystem|
The 2008 event took place on 23 August, relocating to Marlay Park in Dublin. The bill included Maxïmo Park, N*E*R*D, Paolo Nutini, Sam Sparro, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, Plain White T's and the Gorillaz Sound System (performing a ‘DVJ Set’ on a specially constructed stage). Early bird tickets went on sale at 9 a.m. on Friday 27 June, priced €49.20. In addition to the musical fare on offer, there was also a traditional organic farmers market, fun fair, kids area, fortress style rotunda in the woods and other extracurricular fun.
Gates opened at 2 pm.
21.50 Maximo Park 20.20 N*E*R*D* 19.05 Paolo Nutini 17.55 Kid Creole & The Coconuts 16.50 The Metros 15.45 Plain White T's 14.45 Das Pop 14.00 RGBs.
19.30 Gorillaz Sound System 18.15 Arveene 17.30 Filthy Dukes 16.15 Men In Masks 15.30 Detboi 14.45 Miki Dee 14.00 Chemistry DJs.
20.10 Timmy Stewart 19.20 Al Keegan 18.30 Splitloop Live 17.45 Johnny Moy 17.00 Al Gibbs 16.15 Psycatron AKA Paul Hammil 15.30 Chewy 14.45 Mark Allton 14.00 Jev Neilan.
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