The evening will see the iconic site transformed into a unique urban Festival from 6.30pm with 12 live music acts including Katie Kim, Melts, Sprints and Gurriers across 4 stages, live DJs, the best in Irish food and drinks, art installations, pop-up performances and much more.
Irish international sensations, Pillow Queens, will be taking over Festival Quarter at the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History at Collins Barracks on Saturday 18th March 2023. In a unique collaboration, St. Patrick’s Festival have invited Pillow Queens to curate an evening that celebrates the best of new Irish music across four stages on the Festival Quarter site, before they take to the main stage and bring it home with a set that is sure to thrill audiences in a true celebration of Irish culture.
Marking the return of the hugely popular Festival Quarter in the National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History at Collins Barracks, the evening will see the iconic site transformed into a unique urban Festival from 6.30pm with 12 live music acts across 4 stages, live DJs, the best in Irish food and drinks, art installations, pop-up performances and much more.
Headliners and curators-in-chief on the night of Saturday 18th March are Dublin based 4-piece indie rock band Pillow Queens, comprising Pamela Connolly, Sarah Corcoran, Cathy McGuinness, and Rachel Lyons. Their first album, 2020’s ‘In Waiting’ was a phenomenal success, earning the band global praise and culminating in a US national television appearance on the Late Late Show with James Corden. In 2022, the band released their sophomore record ‘Leave The Light On’, played two sold out Vicar Street shows and performed to crowds of thousands across North America and Europe. With a wealth of knowledge of the music scene both in Ireland and abroad and as highly regarded tastemakers in the industry, Pillow Queens will lend their talents and expertise to curating the musical offerings at Festival Quarter on the night of Saturday 18th March 2023.