Electric Picnic add Dinosaur Jr, Neko Case, and Dan Deacon

plus Diplo, Kid Creole and the Coconuts, and many more

published: Fri 3rd Jul 2009

Dinosaur Jr

Friday 4th to Sunday 6th September 2009
Stradbally Hall Estate, Stradbally, Co. Laois, Eire, Ireland
adult weekend 240 euros
last updated: Wed 2nd Sep 2009

Dinosaur Jr, Neko Case, Dan Deacon, Diplo, and Kid Creole and the Coconuts, are just some of the latest announcements for Ireland's Electric Picnic.

Dinosaur Jr
Godfathers of grunge Dinosaur Jr, alt-country superstar Neko Case, Dan Deacon returning with his full ensemble, DJ and producer Diplo with his Mad Decent acts, and 80s disco sensation Kid Creole and the Coconuts lead a raft of new acts.

The line-up is further increased by the addition of Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, The Temper Trap, The Acorn, First Aid Kit, Julie Feeney, One Day International, and The Lost Brothers.

The Little Big Tent is invaded on the Friday night by a host of acts from Diplo's record label, Mad Decent, including Buraka Som Sistema, Fake Blood, Major Lazer, and Boy 8 Bit.

Back for its sixth year, Electric Picnic is held a month later this year, on Friday 4th to Sunday 6th September at Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois - less than an hour from Dublin.

The line-up includes the previously announced Orbital, The Flaming Lips, Basement Jaxx, Madness, MGMT, Fleet Foxes, Klaxons, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Bell X1, Chic, Seasick Steve, 2manydjs, Lisa Hannigan, Explosions In The Sky, ABC, Damien Dempsey, Alabama 3, Bat For Lashes, Zero 7, Erol Alkan, Roots Manuva, The Sugarhill Gang, Billy Bragg, Lykke Li, Imelda May, Echo And The Bunnymen, Magazine, and many more. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Tickets are priced at 240 euros for an adult weekend ticket, a family camping ticket is priced at 480 euros for 2 adults and up to 4 kids aged under 12 with access to a designated family campsite. There will be no single day tickets. Campervan tickets are priced at 60 euros.

To buy tickets, click here.


Friday 4th to Sunday 6th September 2009
Stradbally Hall Estate, Stradbally, Co. Laois, Eire, Ireland
adult weekend 240 euros
last updated: Wed 2nd Sep 2009


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