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I’ve made an Electric Picnic DJ Mix every year since 2008. It’s always been a blast to make and a highlight of the site for me personally. 2016’s mix features 22 artists on the Electric Picnic lineup over 20 songs in just under 55 minutes. It’s for bumping for your festival prep for the next… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2016

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On Friday night at Electric Picnic (September 2nd), 2FM will host a special once-off festival event where 2FM presenter Jenny Greene will join forces with The RTÉ Concert Orchestra to play the Rankins Wood stage. The 2FM performance will bring Electric Disco DJ Jenny Greene’s DJ set and a 48-piece orchestra together to playing classic… Read more »

Posted on August 26th, 2016

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Salty Dog, the sea-vessel-based stage at Electric Picnic has announced its lineup today. Playing are: Bronagh Gallagher Band Le Galaxie Soundsystem David Kitt Dr Strangely Strange Kormac R.S.A.G The Eskies Stomptown Brass Prison Love Buffalo Sunn Mongrel State Old Hannah The Pete Pamf Sextette The Trinitones The Square Pegs Cronin with guests Shane MacGowan and… Read more »

Posted on August 24th, 2016

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Last week, Metropolis announced a day-by-day breakdown for the festival taking place in the RDS on November 3rd to 5th and this week they’ve added some choice acts including Clams Casino, Novelist, Floating Points (DJ Set), Shura, Klangkarussell & Groove Armada (DJ set). Friday Groove Armada (DJ Set) Clams Casino Novelist Mall Grab Saturday Floating… Read more »

Posted on August 24th, 2016

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Before next week’s Electric Picnic mixtape arrives along with the stage times (some are here already), here’s something to aid your festival homework, a track each from as many of the acts playing in Stradbally next weekend as are on Spotify. The final tally ended up being 188 artists with close over 13 hours of… Read more »

Posted on August 23rd, 2016

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Electric Picnic just added a final glut of acts to the sold-out festival in Stradbally. The new additions are: Skepta James Bay Bell X1 Walking On Cars Adam Beyer Abc Gorgon City The Lightning Seeds Lindsey Stirling Oh Wonder Mothers Hermitage Green Picture This Rejjie Snow Ryan Sheridan Wyvern Lingo Brian Deady New Jackson King… Read more »

Posted on August 19th, 2016

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Other Voices have announced their five last acts to play their area at Electric Picnic this year. They are Skipper’s Alley, Stephen James Smith, Fangclub, my sweet beloved and Word Up Collective’s Dyramid and Sam Ojo. Dr. Dog Le Galaxie Rusangano Family Lynched Basia Bulat Karl Blau Saint Sister Julia Jacklin Margaret Glaspy Booka Brass… Read more »

Posted on August 18th, 2016

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Hard Working Class Heroes, the new Irish music showcase & industry convention has announced the 100 bands who were chosen from 700 to play the festival by a judging panel of national and international music people. The festival takes place from Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th October in Dublin venues The Workman’s Club, Wigwam, The… Read more »

Posted on August 17th, 2016

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