Cure debut at Electric Picnic

The CURE headline this year’s Electric Picnic, which takes places in Stradbally Hall on August 31 to September 2.

The CURE headline this year’s Electric Picnic, which takes places in Stradbally Hall on August 31 to September 2.

Making their debut with a two hour set of songs, the Cure will join the likes of Sigur Ros, Elbow, Orbital, Hot Chip, The XX and The Roots.

Sigur Ros return for their first Irish performance since 2008’s Electric Picnic, when they headlined the main stage. Among the other acts announced are Azealia Banks, Grizzly Bear, Christy Moore, Glen Hansard, Metronomy, Alabama Shakes, The Horrors, Roots Manuva, Bell X1, Ed Sheeran, Cranes, Little Roy, Land Lovers, Solar Bears, Willis Earl Beal and Lanterns on the Lake.

Tickets for the festival went on sale on Friday, and are available at www.ticketmaster.ie and usual outlets nationwide.