Body & Soul have announced their lineup for their area at Electric Picnic this year. It includes:
Skip&Die / Phantom / Hk119 / Matthew E White / Tourist / Frida Sundemo / Josef Salvat / Samaris / Fallulah / Máirtin O’Connor / Band / Ryan Vail / Mark Mulcahy / Le Galaxie / Wife / Slow Skies / Come On Live Long / Overhead, The Albatross / Ajo Arkestra / John Smith / Daithí / Ghosts / Vann Music / Tig Linn / Ultan Conlan / I Have A Tribe / Cove / Band Of Clouds / Jennifer Evans / The Eskies / R.S.A.G. / Last Days Of 1984 / The Dead Heavys / Swords / The Dionnes / King Kong Company.
John Daly[DJ] / Outboxx live with Naomi Jeremy / Kelly Twins[DJ] / Colm K[DJ] / RudyTrixX / Laoise Nolan / Little Rivers / Lumigraph / Réalta / Shane Linehan[DJ] / Nightflight[DJs] / Donal Dineen / Mother DJs / Adultrock / Unknown / Lisa McLoughlin / Ana Gog / Torann Drummers / Myles Manley / Paddy Hanna / Sabrina Dinan / Budffalo Woman / Tig Linn / The Amazing Few / Strange Passion presents SM Corporation and Choice / Bunoscionn’s Tradside Of The Moon / Richie Kaboogie[live] / The Altered Hours /Unscene Music Collective Showcase.
I’ll be looking forward to Icelandic/Scanadinavian acts Samaris and Fallulah in particular.
The Body & Soul village this year will also host a new stage curated by Block T of emerging theatre, performance art. The Peace Pagoda will host the pop up performance programme by day and transform into a bean bag filled sanctuary of ambient electronica by night curated by Donal Dineen. the Bog Cottage’s Seaweed Baths and Steamy Sauna, the Little Beat Retreat, the custom-designed Radioshack, curated by Aidan Kelly with DJs, and live graffiti artists. There’s also the Zen Gardens and Earth Spirit as usual with Bathing Hot Tubs, Shamanic Healing, Indian Head Massage, Workshops, Warm Chai and Laughter Yoga across the cocooned, ethereal expanse of The Village landscape.