Ireland's complete music and arts festival that offers an array of fine music, theatre, comedy, holistic health and art. Musically it's a more eclectic mix of artists than the other Irish mainstream events.
Pod and Festival Republic present Electric Picnic back to celebrate it's 13th year, and held from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September at Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois - less than an hour from Dublin.
Latest additions Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, The 1975, Nas, The Shins, Bat For Lashes, Catfish and The Bottlemen, Local Natives, Joey Bada$$, Editors, John Talabot, DJ EZ, Toots and the Maytals, Mura Masa, Kano, Kevin Morby, Shit Robot, Jessy Lanza, Little Simz, Whitney, Frankie Cosmos, Lemaitre, and Pumarosa.
The Chemical Brothers (live), LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey, New Order, Super Furry Animals, Years And Years, Todd Terje, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Avett Brothers, Gavin James, Wolf Alice, Animal Collective, Wild Beasts, Savages, Jack Garratt, Glass Animals, Broken Social Scene, Pantha Du Prince, Phosphorescent, Ezra Furman, Mount Kimbie (DJ set), Daniel Avery, Blossoms, Aurora, Nao, Girls Names, Meilyr Jones, Adeniyi Allen Taylor & The Afrobeat Orchestra, After The Ibis, Aik J, Ajo Arkestra, Alan Kavanagh, Allison Roberts, America Village Apothecary, An Galar Dub, Aoife McElwaine and Niall Byrne, April Danann, Audrey McDonald and Tom Dunne, Beverly Matthews, Bevin Rimson, Birgitta Curtin, Caitlin Ruth, Caroline Byrne, Catherine Fulvio, Cian Finn, Clodagh McKenna, Coffeewerk + Press, Dah Jevu, Damola, Danette Milne, David and Stephen Flynn, Declan Maxwell, Derry Clarke, Dirty Dubsters ft. Mc Kwasi, Mango and RV, DJ Dodgy, DJ Nigel Wood, DJ Sherri, DJ Will Softly, Dr. Dog, Dub Foundry ft. Ranking Fox, Dyramid, Ed Hick, Flipside Selekta and DJ Fake Rolex, Frankie B Fyahred, Galafari, Gangsters, Gary O'Hanlon, Gautham Iyer, Gearoid Lynch, Graham Neville, Irie Cool, Ivan Varian, Jacinta Dalton, Jafaris, Jalen N'Gonda, Jessie Kennedy, Jigzzsaw, Joe O’Leary and Caroline O'Donnell, John and Sally McKenna, Johnny Pulse & The Storm Troopers of Love, Jonathan McCrea, JP McMahon, Julia Jacklin, Junior Spesh, Justin Grounds, Karl Blau, Kate Lawlor, Katie Sanderson, Kevin O'Toole, Kevin Thornton, Kwanghi Chan, Le Galaxie, Leslie Williams, Lily Ramirez-Foran, Mags Kirwan, Máire Flynn, Margaret Glaspy, Maria and Jim Kennedy, Martin Shanahan, Miss Scotty, Niall Stokes, Oisin Davis, One World Sounds, Patrick Ryan, Paul Flynn, Paul Williams, Prof. Ruff Chuff, Radikal Guru, Rankin Rez, Ras Tinny, Reggae Richie (The People's Choice), Revelation Sound System, Robbie Krawczyk, Ross Lewis, Roz Purcell, Rub A Dub Crew, Saint Sister, Sam McNichol, Samjay, Seáneen O'Sullivan, Sham Hanifa, Shannen Butler-Keane, Sibh C, Skazz, Slick Normal, Stephen Thoman, Sunil Ghai, Susan and Judith Boyle, Susan Jane White, T-Woc, Takashi Miyazaki, The Bionic Rats, The Dingle Cookery School, The Hacklers, The Little Beauties, The Service, Tim Timmah, Tom Beary, V.J Present, Wade Murphy, William Barry, WOB!, World Bass Culture, and Worries Outernational & Guests.
As well as loads of comedy, spoken world, a range of stages, lots of site art and many areas to explore with plenty of catering options and all the normal facilities you'd expect at a festival, and an an emphasis on eco-friendly initiatives.
Tickets sold out in March. Full priced tickets were priced at 234.5 euros and Sunday only tickets are 90 euros.
Instalment tickets are also available and can be secured for 84.50 euros. A campervan pass is priced at 70 euros.
The festival will also feature Comedy & Spoken Word, Arts & Theatrics, the Arcadia area, Fosset's Circus, Art Trail, the Body & Soul area, Global Green & Greencrafts, the Eco Picnic, and Amnesty Ireland.
Bus Eireann will be operating a bus service to Stradbally from Dublin, Cork, and Galway. Tickets can be booked on buseireann.ie. CoachestoConcerts.co.uk will operate a service from Belfast to the festival. Shuttle buses will operate between Portlaoise train station to Electric Picnic for those wishing to take the train.
For detailed information about various aspects of the festival see the Electric Picnic Information (includes detailed info on camping, travel, food & drink, and more).
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