Metallica 2-day Orion music festival takes over Belle Isle this weekend

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Among the metal bands hitting the stage for Metallica's Orion Music + More festival on Belle Isle this weekend is an act from our area.

Battlecross calls Canton home. They're scheduled to play on the Frantic stage at 2:30 pm on Saturday.

 The band is among the acts playing the weekend festival.

The first Orion festival took place last June in Atlantic City.

Saturday's featured act will be the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Metallica is scheduled to close out the show on Sunday.

A complete schedule of acts is available on the festival's website . A map for the festival is also available online .

In addition to Metallica and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Dropkick Murphys and almost two dozen other acts will perform.

The 2013 event also includes a car show where hotrods, motorcycles, classic cars and custom rides will be exhibited.


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