BREAKING: Electric Picnic just made some major line-up announcements!

Michelle Hogan

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Michelle Hogan

Here we go again!  Electric Picnic 2018 tickets go on sale this week

Electric Picnic has announced over 40 more amazing acts for the sold-out festival in Laois to finish out the summer in style.

Joining Florence, Billie and Hozier will be chart-topping Scottish singer-songwriter Gerry Cinnamon who will make his Picnic debut this year, guaranteed to be a Belter! 

Charli XCX also makes her Picnic debut appearance, alongside electronica DJ Richie Hawtin, grime rapper J Hus and legends Johnny Marr and Richard Ashcroft.

Add those to an already amazing list of acts and you have the perfect playlist for Ireland’s favourite music and arts festival.  It’s time to sit back and start planning! 

With six weeks to go before the biggest weekend of music, spoken word, art and food, Electric Picnic welcomes  – Gerry Cinnamon, Johnny Marr, J Hus, Charli XCX, Richie Hawtin, Richard Ashcroft, All Tvvins, Biig Piig, Brittany Howard, Cassia, David Keenan, Declan J Donovan, DJ Seinfeld, Duff McKagan, Easy Life, Eve, Fjaak, Girl in Red, Ider, Inhaler, Just Mustard, Kettama, Le Boom, Maverick Sabre, Mella Dee, Otherkin, Powpig, Rebūke, Rob de Boer, Silverbacks, Soja, Somebody’s Child, Sports Team, Talos, Uly, Viagra Boys, White Reaper, Wild Youth, Working Men’s Club and Yonaka.

And of course there is much, much more to look forward to from the rowdy guitar riffs in Trailer Park and Salty Dog, to the tranquil whimsical wonderland that is The Hazel Wood, to the pulsating heart of Electric Picnic – The Body & Soul Village.

Never one to rest on our laurels, stay tuned for some exciting news on Freetown, the brand new area which promises to bring a whole new level of intrigue.

Electric Picnic is completely sold out and subject to licence.

It takes place from August 30 to September 1 in Stradbally, Co Laois.