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  1. Electric Picnic 2018

    I've no idea about next year! I'm guessing Depeche Mode for the big heritage act if they're still touring the new album. Could see Franz Ferdinand, QOTSA, Jesus and Mary Chain, Sparks, The National, The The, Arcade Fire, Black Grape, James, Beth Ditto, Sugarhill Gang, Jess Glynne, Blondie
  2. Electric Picnic 2017

    Some stage times released https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/electric-picnic-stage-times-here-s-the-exclusive-first-look-1.3198264%3fmode=amp
  3. Electric Picnic 2017

    I reckon they'll confirm Phoenix, then we'll get a few of Jesus and Mary Chain, Ash, Franz Ferdinand, Arab Strap, Frightened Rabbit, Peter Hook & The Light, Cabbage, The Cribs, Sugarhill Gang, Charli XCX, Haim, Slaves, British Sea Power, Hothouse Flowers, Justice, maybe some Beatles Sgt Peppers tribute...
  4. Best opening 3 tracks of an album

    Holidays In The Sun / Bodies / No Feelings (Never Mind The Bollocks) Just Like Honey / The Living End / Taste The Floor (Psychocandy) Thunder Road / Tenth Avenue Freeze Out / Night (Born To Run) Karma Chameleon / It's A Miracle / Black Money (Colour By Numbers)
  5. Electric Picnic 2017

    Looks believable apart from Chaka Khan as a headliner???
  6. The Shamen? You sure? Looks like it's a Mr C DJ set
  7. Electric Picnic 2017

    Interpol down as TBC now
  8. Electric Picnic 2017

    Announcement is March 23rd
  9. Electric Picnic 2017

    Can see first announcement being something like The XX, Kasabian. A Tribe Called Quest, Franz Ferdinand, Jesus & Mary Chain, PJ Harvey, Divine Comedy, Rag N Bone Man and Justice amongst others. We'll know for deffo in a fortnight.
  10. Y Not Festival 2017

    Think I saw Happy Mondays and Frank Turner on the tweet before it got deleted
  11. Bearded Theory Festival 2017

    Reckon The Skids could be one of the TBA acts for the Sunday, slap bang in the middle of their 40th anniversary tour and free on the 28th Also The Beat are on a co-headline tour with The Selecter in May so may also be in with a shout of making an appearance?
  12. Electric Picnic 2017

    The Avalanches just liked my tweet asking if they were playing EP next year, probably doesn't mean anything but you never know...
  13. Electric Picnic 2017

    Think we'll get a few of these; The XX, Pixies, The Cure, Justice, Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Aphex Twin, James, PiL, Erasure, Human League, Richard Ashcroft, Nick Cave, Christine and the Queens, Patti Smith, Jesus and Mary Chain, Kendrick Lamar, The Divine Comedy, White Lung, A Tribe Called Quest, Car Seat Headrest, Danny Brown, Rick Astley for the 80s tent
  14. Where else can I go

    I'd definitely give Electric Picnic in Ireland a look, loads of different areas and it has a 'festival within a festival' (Body and Soul). The atmosphere is really laid back and friendly and the lineups are consistently good too.
  15. Electric Picnic 2016

    Had a great Picnic as usual, it felt less crowded than last year but maybe I just got lucky. Noticed a fair few more younger kids this year but fair play, they're the future of the festival! A brief summary of what I saw Fri : These Charming Men at the Salty Dog - Smiths covers band and a good fun way to kick off proceedings Broken Social Scene- really enjoyed these Ryan Sheridan - meh Nas - not a massive fan of rap but thought it was a good show Chemical Brothers - got off to a good start but I was a bit bored by the end Sat : Trinity Orchestra David Bowie Tribute - Felt a bit flat in parts but overall it was excellent Lightning Seeds - seemed very out of place on the main stage, their music has dated quite badly Bananarama - top fun, the tent was bouncing! Bell X1 - caught the second half and thought it was great, will definitely check them out Noel Gallagher - Loved it, plenty of singalongs in the rain! I also spent a lot of time at the comedy tent Sun: Dublin Gospel Choir- As usual started my Sunday off with these, always a great way to start the day! Toots & The Maytals - lovely reggae vibes Then spent most of the afternoon at My Lovely Ranch which was a great laugh with the Rubbish Song For Europe James Bay - good grief! What a pile of sh*te! Nathaniel Rateliffe - one of the gigs of the weekend, shame he had quite a small crowd New Order - probably the best I have ever seen them, felt they could have been given a longer set time though Lana Del Rey - only watched the first half but it wasn't too bad
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