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Plus FKA Twigs, Kaytranada and Jungle get their first Irish gigs.

Electric Picnic has announced their first names for 2014 and it is impressive. Hitting Stradbally this year from Friday 29th – Sunday 31st August 2014 is Outkast! for starters plus: Portishead, Outkast, Beck, Foals, Pet Shop Boys, Paolo Nutini, Chic Featuring Nile Rodgers, Lily Allen, St. Vincent, Simple Minds, London Grammar, Metronomy, Slowdive, Laura Mvula,… Read more »

Posted on March 19th, 2014

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The Picnic's 10th year in Stradbally as told in animated GIF form.

Last year, Mark Duggan and I did artists portraits at Electric Picnic but this year we wanted to do something more involved in the festival and something a bit different so, here is our series of Animated GIFs of Electric Picnic 2013. Featuring The Knife, David Byrne and St. Vincent, Le Galaxie, Savages, MO, Blondes,… Read more »

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Posted on September 4th, 2013

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Stage times for the festival as they happen.

Electric Picnic is now sold out so if you’re going, here are the main stage times so far. A Clashfinder link is here or a PDF is here. You can also listen to the the Nialler9 Electric Picnic mixtape.

Posted on August 28th, 2013

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22 tracks from Electric Picnic artists in just over an hour.

As has become tradition over the years, I usually put together a mixtape of artists heading towards Stradbally for Electric Picnic. This year is a little different. I’ve been DJing a lot lately so I thought the Electric Picnic mixtape would be a good opportunity to do a DJ mix for the occasion. 22 tracks… Read more »

Posted on August 22nd, 2013

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Electric Picnic today have announced what the main stage bands are playing what days to help you decide if you’re getting Sunday tickets or weekend ones. Big news is that it seems Friday will be greatly reduced from previous years – in the main area only the Main stage will have a full lineup, Giorgio… Read more »

Posted on August 13th, 2013

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Samaris, Matthew E White, Le Galazie, Fallulah, Ghosts among the additions.

Body & Soul have announced their lineup for their area at Electric Picnic this year. It includes: Main stage: Skip&Die / Phantom / Hk119 / Matthew E White / Tourist / Frida Sundemo / Josef Salvat / Samaris / Fallulah / Máirtin O’Connor / Band / Ryan Vail / Mark Mulcahy / Le Galaxie /… Read more »

Posted on August 8th, 2013

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With Longitude’s first edition successfully closed, Electric Picnic has announced the legendary Giorgio Moroder featuring Chris Cox DJ set, Two Door Cinema Club, Billy Bragg, Duckworth Lewis Method, Braids, The Duckworth Lewis Method, Jagwar Ma, Cyril Hahn, Summer Camp, Indians, Sam Smith and some bands from the Longitude bill: MØ, Young Wonder and the ballad… Read more »

Posted on July 22nd, 2013

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  Electric Picnic and Castlepalooza have added bands to their lineups today: Electric Picnic: Robert Plant Presents The Sensational Space Shifters (Zeppelin and new songs), Ellie Goulding, Little Green Cars, The Beat, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Terri Hooley, John Grant, Miles Kane, Matthew E. White, Crystal Fighters, Gavin James, Dawes, Factory Floor, Lady Lamb The Beekeeper, Charli… Read more »

Posted on May 21st, 2013

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