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In association with Heineken Music , the Electronica Bar at this year's Electric Picnic has announced their line-up of DJs that will be on the decks over the weekend. So far on the bill they have Belle and Sebastian, Jape, The Rapture, And So I Watch You From Afar, White Lies, The Minutes, The Mystery Jets, Cast of Cheers, Adebisi Shank, Everything Everything and Banquet DJs - an eclectic collective.
There seems to be a huge amount of stages at this year's Electric Picnic each one filled with some of Ireland's best bands. The Salty Dog stage has the right mix of great homegrown talent with international artists on the cusp of greatness such as Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros and The Dark Jokes. Here's the line-up and a selection of music from the bands on the bill: FRIDAY 14.00-15.45 Will Softly (DJ) 16.00-17.15 Anna and The Infidels 17.30-18.30 Huey and the Hobgoblins [...]
As part of Heineken's Electronica Bar at Electric Picnic next weekend, Belle and Sebastian, The Rapture, White Lies, The Mystery Jets, Everything Everything, Jape, The Minutes, Cast of Cheers, And So I Watch You From Afar, Adebisi Shank and Banquet DJs are lined to for some DJ sets. Belle and Sebastian Singles Night series on the Saturday night will see the band play 7 inch singles only. The band will be joined by Andrew Divine for a three hour set. Meanwhile, White Lies and Mystery Jets will DJ on the Sunday night.
The writing was on the wall for The Vaccines' Electric Picnic slot when they cancelled Belsonic due to illness and now the Londoners have officially pulled out of the weekend bill. Likewise Killing Joke, although no reason has been offered as of yet. On a more positive note, the line-up for the Salty Dog stage has been announced: FRIDAY 14.00-15.45 Will Softly (DJ) 16.00-17.15 Anna and The Infidels 17.30-18.30 Huey and the Hobgoblins 18.45-19.45 The Band of Midnight Love 20.00-21.00 Rural Savage 21.30-22.30 Hot Sprockets [...]
Bacardi have announced the stage times for their Get Together arena at Electric Picnic this year. The brand promise to bring a series of online 'likes' to life during the festival. We've no idea what that means either but you can probably find out at Facebook . Friday: 21.30 – 23.00 Mylo 20.00 – 21.30 Disco Bloodbath 18.30 – 20.00 Retro/Grade 17.00 – 18-30 Dazboy Saturday: 22.00 – 23.00 The Together Set (Alex Metric, Russ Chimes) 21.00 – 22.00 Alex Metric 18.30 – 21.00 Horse [...]
Jim Carroll dropped a gigleaks on us this morning with the line-up , so Body & Soul have revealed the full list of acts that will play its area at Electric Picnic this year. Austra John Talabot Ghostpoet James Vincent McMorrow Brandt Brauer Frick MOTHS Solar Bears Halves Rollers/Sparkers Si Schroeder Donal Dineen’s Parish Catscars Great Lakes Mystery The Low Sea Toby Kaar Katie Kim Visionair Magic Pockets CW Stoneking Redinho [...]
As reported by Jim over at On The Record , Body & Soul have revealed the full list of acts that will play the various stages, enclaves, nooks, crannies, valleys and curious constructions at this year's Electric Picnic - it's like a festival within a festival. In alphabetical order: Alle Farben Andy Barlow Angkorwat Austra Barley Mob Bearbones Black Devil Disco Club Boy Lights Fire Brandt Brauer Frick Catscars Chequerboard Cocophone CW Stoneking Daithi [...]
A fresh batch of acts for the Picnic . Oh Land The Vaccines Jape And So I Watch You From Afar Cry Before Dawn Gordon Gano And The Ryans The Jezabels Nightbox Esben And The Witch James Chance And Les Contortions The Minutes Somadrone [...]
Oh Land ( you saw the new video right?) The Vaccines Jape And So I Watch You From Afar Cry Before Dawn (old school Irish) Gordon Gano And The Ryans The Jezabels Nightbox (An Irish band from Toronto's first Irish festival?) Esben And The Witch James Chance And Les Contortions The Minutes (Are these lads still not under-rated [...]
The Pick for the Picnic 2011 showcase competition commences on August 10 in Crawdaddy and runs for four nights (10,11,17 and 18 August) before culminating in the final on September 1st. One band will progress from each night to the finals, where they will compete for the ultimate prize of playing a set at Electric Picnic . Admission is free to all the events which are being organised by POD, Festival Republic and Heineken Music. Dublin four piece Cloud Castle Lake won the competition last year (A video of the performance [...]
As announced by On The Record last week , the lineup for the Little Big Tent at Electric Picnic has been announced and includes in order of excitement: Onra Star Slinger Factory Floor Shit Robot Toby Kaar Andrew Weatherall Rainbow Arabia Laser Tom And The Blast Crew Jacques Lu Cont Tensnake Crazy P Zinc The 2 Bears Kormac Av Set David De Valera Lrb Gretta Gunn Trainwreck Dj Here's the most recent day-by-day breakdown:
As announced by On The Record , another slew of acts has been added to the Electric Picnic line-up . Here's the full list of additions: Factory Floor Jacques Lu Cont Tensnake Shit Robot Crazy P Andrew Weatherall Zinc The 2 Bears Star Slinger Rainbow Arabia Onra Kormac Dave Devalera Tu-Ki LRB & Matador Trainwreck DJs Toby Kaar Gretta Gunn Lazertom & the Blast Crew Electric Picnic takes place on 2nd, [...]
In September 2009 I went to End of the Road festival and it was awesome. Their line up for this year is excellent and I was pretty psyched about it, but the one thing that was missing 2 years ago, still seems to be absent this year. The missing element is late night fun and by this I really mean loud music after all the bands have finished which you can dance your ass off too. Actually it's not
More names announced for Electric Picnic this morning: Underworld Bob Geldof (Spoken word) M.Ward I Am Kloot Foster The People Republic Of Loose The Black Angels Everything Everything Niki & The Dove The Rubberbandits The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart Donal Dineen’s Parish Sharon Corr [...]
More names announced today. Top pick: Niki & The Dove (if you dig The Knife....) Underworld Bob Geldof (Spoken word) M.Ward (no Zooey? COME ON) I Am Kloot Foster The People Republic Of Loose The Black Angels Everything Everything (They might have got a Mercury nomination but they were hella annoying at Other Voices) [...]
Some fantastic additions were made to this year's Electric Picnic line-up today, including James Blake , Warpaint , James Vincent McMorrow , Gemma Hayes , The Rapture , Funeral Suits and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros , who I am absolutely loving right now. These folks join an already incredible collection of acts, which includes Arcade Fire , Pulp , The Chemical Brothers , PJ Harvey , Lykke Li , Mogwai and Midlake , among many others, who will [...]
More additions for Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co. Laois (September 2nd-4th) today. The Rapture Warpaint James Blake James Vincent McMorrow Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros Clap Your Hands Say Yeah The Unthanks John Grant Gemma Hayes The Japanese Popstars The Lost Brothers [...]
More additions for Electric Picnic today. Will be particularly looking forward to seeing The Rapture and Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeroes for the first time. Previous announcements. The Rapture (new album in September) Warpaint James Blake (Stick him in Body and Soul please) James Vincent McMorrow Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros Clap Your Hands Say Yeah (they have a new song out) The Unthanks [...]
It's all getting exciting for me with the daily updates from all the major players in the Festival Season. Here's some of the best Festival Posters being shared on the social networks and in toilets nationwide! We're just a few weeks off Forbidden Fruit in the grounds of The Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin. Must see Irish act has to be Squarehead: Baseball Ghosts by ssquareheadd ---------------- [...]