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Electric Picnic Trailer Park lineup announced

Electric Picnic Trailer Park lineup announced

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Electric Picnic has announced the lineup for the Trailer Park Stage, the live area flanked by caravans and trailers dishing out all sorts of weird fun with oddball themes

Playing live on the stage this year are:

  • Tan And Sober Gentlemen
  • Negro Impacto
  • Clara Tracey
  • White Horse Guitar Club
  • Stomptown Brass
  • Bootleg Beach Boys
  • Skatuesques
  • Zaska
  • Winnie Ama
  • Melina Malone
  • The Deadlians
  • Scustin
  • New Brass Kings
  • Luna Boys
  • Onion Boys
  • Acid Granny
  • William The Conqueror
  • Post Punk Podge
  • Darnell Cole
  • Chief Keegan
  • Montauk Hotel
  • Shakalak
  • The Pearly Whites
  • Inbetween Honey
  • Code Of Behaviour

Last week EP announced the Casa Bacardi lineup.

Here’s some descriptions of the trailers setting up shop in Stradbally this year.

Yonder, an eye-watering psychedelic bus, peopled the flotsam of the Summer’s festivals dedicated to side-stepping office work. By day – an immersive school: drag for beginners, blindfold dentistry, lollipop-lady classes, EDM and hip-hip for over 60s, clowning for shy people, inclusivity humming, crap yoga, alternative instruction manuals for housewives … and many far more surreal and less educational lessons. By night, the lights go on, and nonsense is taken seriously: the side-show is the show.

Ellebanna, an Ibiza-based dance intervention in which three creatures not-of-this-earth emerge from an orb-like lair to writhe and slide and investigate the people who think they are watching a show…

Gangsta Granny is back! A gaggle of razor sharp ladies knit a coat for a caravan, and then keep on going.

Crazy Train -Platform 1 is where you come for colour – spray paint to your hearts content, or try our rotating canvases, pendulum paint & subway art. Experiment on the side of a train.

Fashion of Swap – a clothes exchange & repair clinic, where punters can modify their outfit with a funky fringe, get a styling consultation or go for a full change.

Picnic Peaks will take you to a place both wonderful and strange. Enter the Black Lodge for some DAMN fine experiences, surreal meetings, and coffee blacker than the moonless night.

The Dreaming Summer House –  saturated in mystery, mystique and improvised musical and is hosted by Mike and Geri of New Blue Sioux and friends.

TG Ceathaire is posing as a TV studio that is broadcasting live reality/game shows to a global audience – when it is, in fact, hosted from a bashed-up old caravan by a has-been presenter.  

Weather Karaoke – out with the old and tired format of song-and-music to the exhilarating new world of weather presenting.

Nun of That will bring you back to the good auld days of Irish sex education where nuns rule the school.

Lord Ganesh’s Larder is a highly decorated Indian bus serving chai and offering a view from its first floor deck.

The Snug will invite participants to dress up in old shawls and paddy caps, with pipes and newspapers and century old beer bottles – and then leave with a 6×4 print of their seisiún.

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Caravan Mambo hosts classic House and dance anthems DJs inspired by the Ibiza music scene – in a caravan

Terrible Terry presents The EP Open 2023, a nine-hole golf course run by a rag tag group of crap golfers.

Caravanaoke will cram you all in, give you a song, and ensure chaos ensues.

Quizivan returns with its infamous and glamorous TV quiz

Ceili Kitchen where ‘out the back’ trad is in full swing.

Redneck Mobile Home sees the obnoxious occupants of the dirtiest mobile home in Trailer Park return.

Salvage Yard is a new piano bar – the full songbook as performed by the inescapably brilliant hands of pianist Stephen Ffrench Davis – where you can eat, drink and get stuck in to the lyrics of your favourites.

My Lovely Horse Rescue welcomes Holly and Daphne the emotionally repaired pigs, a canine population of Charlie Watts, Betty Boo and Taylor Swift and others, and Matt Damon and Lola the Shetland among the horses. A bucking bronco for those trying to impress. And Craggy Island the Father Ted caravan experience, plus Joe Rooney’s Sunday Mass.


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