Orion Music + More Festival

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Orion Music + More is a 2 day festival curated by American metal band Metallica. Inviting 22+ of their favoured music artists and comedy acts to their selected US location.

Rumours

The 2013 dates have been confirmed, with further information due in February 2013.

Lineup

2013: Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones, Bassnectar, Dropkick Murphys, Gogol Bordello, Flag and more.

Vibe

2012 was the inaugural event, with Metallica discussing the creation and plans for the event in this youtube video. You can view both the festival trailers here

Stages and other entertainment

The following highlights were seen at the 2012 event, while many will change we predict a few factors will remain:

At the Custom Car Show, Over 300 of the best Customs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars and Custom Motorcycles will be on display at the Orion Custom Car + Motorcycle Show inside the festival grounds throughout the weekend.

Awards will be given out for Best in Show for each category: Customs, Hot Rods, Muscle Cars, and Custom Motorcycles, plus festival goers will be able to vote for their favourite.

You can also take part yourself, with Exhibitor Entry Application Details available on the festival's official website.

There will also be an all out Air Assault Surfing competition, where you can see the world's best aerialists and New Jersey local rippers taking to the air on the best waves Atlantic City has to offer. If you want to take part there are more details on the official website.

On site will also be the Ktulu's Rock N Roll Emporium, where dozens of vendors will be selling all kinds of Rock N Roll memorabilia from from vinyl and collectibles, to gig posters and gear. You can apply for a both via the main website.

Soak up 30 years of band history and memorabilia in a single spot at the Metallica Museum & Graffiti Art Expo. We’ll have some of the band’s rare guitars, drum kits, stage props, and vintage tour posters and t-shirts on display, not to mention select pieces of Pushead’s original Metallica artwork.

Also, don’t miss some live action art as some of the East Coast’s best-known graffiti crews demo their own signature styles all weekend long at the Orion’s Graffiti Art Expo.

Share Lars Ulrich's passion for all things film at the Hit The Lights Film tent with movies all hand-picked by Lars, each with a special connection to him and/or Metallica.

The man himself will be on hand personally introducing every movie playing over the festival weekend and sharing stories about his bond to each

Tickets

Available from the festivals official website, here are some important dates and facts to bear in mind:

If you are subscribed to the festivals E-list you will have access to the pre-sale, with emails and pre-sale codes sent out before wednesday, February 27 where the pre-sale will take place at 10AM ET, ending at 10PM ET on February 28.

If you are a member of the Met Club you will have the same acess but a day earlier on Tuesday, February 26 at 10AM ET which will end at 10PM ET on February 28.

Public sale will take place at 10AM ET on Friday March 1st.

PRICES:

  • General: $150
  • VIP: $750

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Location

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Local Information

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Travel

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Accommodation

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What to wear

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Camping

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Site Information

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Food and drink

Orion is not your average music festival, so it only makes sense that the food should pack just as big an eclectic punch as the range of rockers set to hit the stages.

Trading

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Perform at the festival

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Volunteer or work

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Drugs and security

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Stream online

In 2012, Fans unable to attend could stream select performances from the Fuse YouTube Channel, fans are also able to download MP3s of both of the Metallica here and here

We will update with 2013 when provided.

Mobile Apps

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Trivia

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Past lineups

2012: Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold and Modest Mouse. To view the full line-up, click here.