The Play The Picnic stage lineup has been announced for Electric Picnic this year. The addition to the festival, it will feature Irish acts as chosen by IMRO (Irish Music Rights Organisation) RTÉ2FM, RTÉ 2XM’s King Kong Radio, Abner Browns and Music Maker.
It looks like this:
Curated by the King Kong Radio show on RTE 2xm / hosted by Keiron Black
Heroes in Hiding, Munky, Roisin El Cherif, Hatchlings, Chancer, Cranky Face, Kevyn and APELLA.
Hosted and curated by Abner Browns Barbershop.
Roisin O, Chasing Abbey, Ivy Nations, Brave Giant, Military Road,Wolff, David Keenan, Marcas Carcas & the Trail Gang, The Skatuesques, Curtis Walsh and Almost Ghosts.
Curated by Musicmaker
Synk, Akora, Tayne, Little One, The Scratch, For Foresters, Tebi Rex & Very Special Guests.
The concept of an all locals stage is brought to you by LAB Productions, who were behind the Oxjam stage over the last 3 years. IMRO is the sponsor and they have picked 3 of the acts to represent Irish music too on each night – Apella will perform Friday, Almost Ghosts on Saturday and Tebi Rex on Sunday. RTÉ 2FM will also announce the winning ten acts that will Play the Picnic.