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A SIZZLING SECOND EDITION FOR METRO METRO FESTIVAL WITH LIL BABY, PLAYBOI CARTI, YOUNG THUG, LOUD, AND MANY MORE! TICKETS ON SALE THIS THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2022, AT NOON ET AT WWW.TICKETMASTER.CA

Montreal, QC, March 1, 2022The Olympic Park, Midway Group and DNA LIVE have joined forces to coproduce the 2nd edition ofMetro Metro Festival, which will take placeon the Olympic Park Esplanade on May 20, 21 & 22. Canada’s biggest rap and hip-hop festival is back with a thrilling lineup for young fans from coast-to-coast and around the world. This second edition of Metro Metro Festival will welcome some of the biggest names in international and local hip-hop, such as Lil Baby, with his first ever Canadian performance; Playboi Carti, one of the most requested artists by fans of the festival; and Young Thug, who recently hit Billboard’s Top 10. Other acts include Loud, 5Sang14, Emma Beko, Naya Ali, and many more. Festival goers are sure to love this star-studded lineup.



“We’re proud to collaborate with Midway Group to present this second edition and many more to come at the Olympic Park’s Esplanade, located in the east end of the city,” says Alain Larochelle, Vice President, Operations and Commercial Development at the Olympic Park. “This partnership is in line with the new mission of the Olympic Park, which is to use its unique site to offer superior entertainment to Montrealers, Quebecers, and tourists from all over.”

“We’ve been eagerly awaiting the return of Metro Metro for two years… The wait is now over!” says Olivier Primeau of Midway Group. “The festival’s team has put together an incredible lineup, despite challenging conditions. We’re very proud to offer festival goers a spectacular comeback! We’re looking forward to seeing you again on May 20, 21 & 22!”

Tickets go on sale this Thursday (March 3, 2022) at noon ET on ticketmaster.ca. The first 2000 festival goers will get to purchase their General Admission 3-day pass at the cost of $199 + taxes.

The event will respect the health measures that will be in effect then.

Metro Metro Festival is produced by the the Olympic Park, Midway Group and DNA LIVE

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About the Metro Metro Festival

Metro Metro Festival was founded in 2019 by Olivier Primeau of the Midway Group, with the aim of creating the first and most important event celebrating hip hop music and its artists in the Canada. The first edition was marked by the presence of Cardi B., Snoop Dog, Future and Sean Paul, among others. In 2022, the festival returns with its second edition on May 20, 21, 22 on the Esplanade of the Olympic Park. Metro Metro Festival is now produced by Montreal’s Olympic Park, Midway Group and DNA LIVE. www.metrometro.ca


About the Olympic Park

Created on November 1st, 2020 following the adoption of Bill 15, the Olympic Park (Société de développement et mise en valeur du Parc olympique (SDMVPO)) replaces and modernizes the mission of the Régie des installations du Parc olympique (1975-2020). The Parc olympique has the mandate of developing, managing, promoting and operating its facilities in addition to showcasing its heritage and the Olympic legacy.

The Olympic Park manages five main assets: The Olympic Stadium, the largest amphitheatre in the country, The Montreal Tower, the tallest inclined tower in the world, The Sports Center, home to the main Olympic aquatic center in Canada, the Esplanade and outdoor sites around the stadium, which welcome multiple events and gatherings every year, and the largest underground parking in the country. For more information, visit www.parcolympique.qc.ca


About Midway Group

Midway Group is an ecosystem of modern and innovative businesses including an events group, a marketing agency, a talent agency, a retail product development company and a franchisor and operator of several restaurant brands. Some of the brands managed by the group include Beach Day Every Day, Beachclub, Metro Metro Festival, Festival Escapade, Bass Ship, Slice Gang Pizza, Poutine TIme, Burger Time and many others.

About DNA LIVE

Founded in 2010, DNA Live has continued to prove itself as one of Canada’s leading event creation and management brands.

DNA Live is responsible for over 100 events per year, including multiple festivals, concerts, and corporate / private events.

Source: Metro Metro Festival

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