The Metronome Prague Festival will offer eight dozen concerts over four days in June

The Metronome Prague Festival will offer eight dozen concerts over four days in June

Festival Metronome Prague will offer eight dozen concerts in four days in June

Illustration photo – Final day of the Metronome Prague festival, June 25, 2022, Prague. English music group Underworld.

Prague – Festival Metronome Prague 2023, which will take place from June 22 to 24 at the Prague Exhibition Center, will offer eight dozen concerts over four days, twice as many as last year. Visitors will be able to choose from four outdoor and three indoor scenes. The organizers have added a new Beats for Metronome stage, which was created in cooperation with the Ostrava dance music festival Beats for Love. The festival will start with an as yet unspecified program on Wednesday, June 21, the main program will continue from Thursday afternoon until Sunday morning. One of the organizers, David Gaydečka, informed the journalists about it today.

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“The big change for us is that we have twice as many shows as we have had in previous years. Another happy change for us is the fact that we are collaborating on a whole stage with the Beats for Love festival, so we are strengthening the night part of the festival. The site for the last three years has gone through a lot of development, so I believe that the audience will be pleasantly surprised,” said ČTK on behalf of the organizer Martin Voňka.

Tickets for Metronome Prague are now available from 3190 crowns for three days for an adult, a one-day ticket costs 2290 crowns. The price will gradually increase. Discounted admission is available for children, youth and the disabled.

In addition to previously announced international music stars, which include the French singer and songwriter Zaz, the British formations Jamiroquai, White Lies and Editors, the French group M83, the German trio Moderat and the Norwegian singer Aurora, the organizers have announced other names. Rocker Holly Humberstone, neo-soul singer and rapper Biig Piig, Israeli singer Riff Cohen, Spanish producer and DJ David Penn or American singer-songwriter Sir Chloe will perform. was born in 1992 by the British musician Jason Kay. He will return to the Czech Republic after four years. The organizers have once again prepared domestic music specials, which have become an integral part of the Metronome Prague music program. Among these will be the Monkey Business Spexial project with guests Dan Bárta, Ota Klempíř and Michael Viktořík from J.A.R.

On Friday, June 23, the main stages will belong to French chanson singer Zaz, Berlin's Moderat, British rockers Editors. Concert specials were prepared by the Slovak singer Jana Kirschner, the rock band Para and the local Zrní. On Saturday, June 24, the French M83, post-punk White Lies or the Swedish singer Tove Lo will perform, among others. The local Pio Squad and Supercroo, for example, will perform on the rap scene.

Among the other Czech performers, Midi lidi will present themselves at Metronome Prague with the continuation of the concert program of songs by Miroslav Žbirka. The indie pop-rock band The Silver Spoons is preparing a visual-musical show that is a unique combination of dance melodies and guitar riffs. MYDY will delight its fans with an extravagant visual style led by singer and lyricist Žofie Dařbujánová.

Metronome Prague will also include an accompanying program called Metronome Fair. It will include outdoor installations, film productions and presentations of the activities of non-profit organizations.

22,000 people visited the fifth edition of the Metronome Prague festival last year, the most during its existence. The main star of Saturday's program was the band Underworld. Friday's program on the main stage culminated in a show by musician Beck. A day earlier, Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds enthralled the listeners. During the previous four editions of Metronome Prague, stars such as Kraftwerk, Primal Scream, Liam Gallagher, Morcheeba, Sting, Iggy Pop, Foals, Chemical Brothers, Kasabian, David Byrne, John Cale and Massive Attack came.