Electric Picnic reveal final 36 acts

Richie Hawtin, Lee Scratch Perry & Max Romeo, and more

published: Wed 8th Aug 2012

Lee Scratch Perry

Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September 2012
Stradbally Hall Estate, Stradbally, Co. Laois, Eire, Ireland
230 euros
daily capacity: 32500
last updated: Thu 30th Aug 2012

The line-up for Ireland's Electric Picnic happening from Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September at Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois has got even bigger with the 36 final acts announced.

Lee Scratch Perry
The new additions are Richie Hawtin, Matador, Lee Scratch Perry & Max Romeo, Kimbra, Of Monsters and Men, Lianne La Havas, The Fat Lady Sings, David Kitt plays 'The Big Romance', Mark Lanegan, God Is An Astronaut, Delorentos, Kormac's Big Band, Jeffrey Lewis, Perfume Genius, Turn, Cathy Davey, Ham SandwicH, Cashier no 9, Cold Specks, Dry The River, Trinity Orchestra play 'Dark Side Of The Moon', The Kanyu Tree, The Riptide Movement, The Wonder Villains, Ryan Sheridan, Cranes, A Plastic Rose, Cloud Castle Lake, Squarehead, Bats, Gareth Dunlop, Tieranniesaur, Kid Karate, Rainy Boy Sleep , and Katie Kim.

They join The Cure, The Killers, Tindersticks, Sigur Ros, Elbow, Grizzly Bear, Orbital, The Killers, Bat For Lashes, Christy Moore, The Roots, Hot Chip, Glen Hansard, The xx, Metronomy, The Horrors, Azealia Banks, Roots Manuva, Bell X1, Staff Benda Bilili, Milagres, Ed Sheeran, Alabama Shakes, Cranes, Little Roy, John Digweed, Land Lovers, Baxter Dury, Jonathan Wilson, Solar Bears, Fatoumata Diawara, Willis Earl Beal, Lanterns on the Lake, Patti Smith & her band, Richard Hawley, Crystal Castles, SBTRKT, Grandaddy, Squarepusher, The Maccabees, Gavin Friday, Van Dyke Parks, Michael Kiwanuka, The Jezabels, The Dublin Gospel Choir, Eagle and the Worm, and In Tua Nua.

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 are priced at 230 euros for an adult weekend or family weekend ticket. Sunday tickets are priced at 99.50 euros and Campervan tickets are priced at 60 euros.

To buy tickets, click here.

Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September 2012
Stradbally Hall Estate, Stradbally, Co. Laois, Eire, Ireland
230 euros
daily capacity: 32500
last updated: Thu 30th Aug 2012


latest on this festival

Electric Picnic 2019
festival details
last updated: Tue 13th Aug 2019
Electric Picnic 2019
line-ups & rumours
last updated: Tue 23rd Jul 2019
Electric Picnic
festival home page
last updated: Tue 11th Dec 2018
Electric Picnic 2018
festival details
last updated: Fri 10th Aug 2018
Electric Picnic 2018
line-ups & rumours
last updated: Fri 10th Aug 2018