Portishead, Outkast, and Beck top the first acts announced for Electric Picnic which returns from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August to Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois - less than an hour from Dublin.
Also confirmed are Foals, Pet Shop Boys, Paolo Nutini, Chic featuring Nile Rodgers, Lily Allen, St Vincent, Simple Minds, London Grammar, Metronomy, Slowdive, The Blades, Laura Mvula, Annie Mac, Flume, The Stranglers, Omar Souleyman, The Wailers, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, White Denim, Temples, SOHN, Jungle, FKA Twigs, Bicep, Kaytranada,and John Wizards.
Ticket go on sale at 7pm tonight on the link below.
Tickets are priced at 194.50 euros, and 174.50 euros if you can prove you've been to the Picnic once/twice before, or 154.50 euros if you can prove you've been to 3 or more Picnics.
Ireland's complete music and arts festival 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. 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.
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