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Final musical additions to Electric Picnic announced

The Electric Picnic 2017 festival will take this September in Stradbally
The Electric Picnic 2017 festival will take this September in Stradbally

With just two weeks to go before Stradbally Estate opens its gates to Electric Picnic, the final music line-up has been announced.

Picnickers across the country are getting ready packing tents, sleeping bags and wellies and will come armed with plans to catch as many acts as possible.

And while this has been been going on, the Electric Picnic have been working behind the scenes to add some last musical acts to the line-up.

The new additions are an eclectic mix and include Dublin post grunge act Fangclub, the Riptide Movement, King Kong Company and electronic act Le Galaxie.

These acts join The XX, A Tribe Called Quest and Duran Duran who were announced as headline acts for this year’s Electric Picnic Festival in May.

Also topping the bill is superstar DJ Pete Tong and funk-soul legend Chaka Khan.

Across the weekend Interpol, Elbow, Phoenix, Run The Jewels, London Grammar, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Madness, Father John Misty and The Divine Comedy are also set to take to the stage.


Tickets for Electric Picnic went back on sale ahead of the initial line-up announcement in May, and the festival completely sold out in SIX minutes – before the acts were even announced.

Here is the full list of the newly added acts: Giggs, Tale of Us, Le Galaxie , All Tvvins,  Clark, Tiga, The Skatalites, King King Company, Rusangano Family, Mr Jukes, The Strypes,  Keywest, Talos, Paul Kelly, Stephanie Rainey, The Riptide Movement, Otherkin, Kila, Soulé, Jafaris, Fangclub, Pale Rivers, Versatile,  Le Boom, Wastefellow, Nobody’s Heroes, Search Party Animal, Kojaque, Touts and Dublin Gospel Choir.

Electric Picnic takes place in Stradbally Hall from September 1-3.

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