Blur, Sam Smith, and Grace Jones lead the latest acts announced for Electric Picnic back to celebrate it's 12th year, and held from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th September at Stradbally Hall Estate, Co Laois - less than an hour from Dublin.
Also confirmed are Interpol, FKA Twigs, Despacio, Paul Kalkbrenner, Mos Def, Mac DeMarco, MK, Gavin James, Printer Clips, Julio Bashmore, The Riptide Movement, The 2 Bears, Soak, Dawes, Benjamin Clementine, Fat White Family, Honne, Kwamie Liv, and Fickle Friends.
They join Florence + The Machine, Underworld, Manic Street Preachers, Belle & Sebastian, The War on Drugs, George Ezra, Roisín Murphy, Jon Hopkins, Tame Impala, Hot Chip, Future Islands, Jurassic 5, Chvrches, Ride, Battles, My Morning Jacket, Jessie Ware, Django Django, Low, Pond, Tourist, Metz, Girl Band, Kwabs, Lapsley, Alvvays, Marika Hackman, Jack Garratt, Wvyern Lingo, Circa Waves, Hinds, Shura, Ben Khan, Curtis Harding, Aquilo, and Little May..
Weekend tickets are priced at 229.50 euros. Instalment tickets are also available and can be secured for 65 euros. A campervan pass is priced at 60 euros.
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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