Also headed for the Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois are Kelis, Neneh Cherry, The Horrors, Duke Dumont, Twin Shadow, Ham SandwicH, Clean Bandit, Drenge, The Orwells, Glass Animals, Wolf Alice, The Districts, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Vancouver Sleep Clinic, Vaults, Benjamin Booker, and Moko.
The first acts announced were Portishead, Outkast, Beck, 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..
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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