Jerry’s back! Returning for the lucky seventh year, celebrating “unity through diversity” Jerry Fish’s majestic, magnificent and at moments chilling Electric Sideshow delivers all manner of musical pleasures and awes.
This unique area promises everything from circus, cabaret, burlesque and sideshow performers, to some of the hottest acts around.
Including the fairest ringmaster of them all, Jerry Fish himself who is renowned for his extraordinary performances!
This year’s line-up includes; The Academic, The Frank and Walters, An Emotional Fish, Sack, PowPig, Kid Karate, Ajo Arkestra, San Patricio Mariachi, Somebody’s Child, Classic Yellow, Join Me In The Pines, The Pale, Jack O’Rourke, Crow Black Chicken, Black Bank Folk, Lilac, Odd Morris, Underscore Orchestra, Clare Sands, Home Brew (Picnic Crew Party) Martian Subculture, Sparkle, Breath with The Beat (House of Yoga) plus very LOUD special surprise guests.
As well as the coolest underground nite club in picnic town “Sideshow Disco” from midnight to 4am with Mother Club DJs, The Kilo 1977, Se7en Inch Collective, Will De Burca, DJ Mattie B, Bon Voyage feat. Shamon Cassette and Arveene and much more.
The Electric Sideshow wouldn’t be complete without its dandy concoction of carnival sideshow theatre, so expect unearthly performances from Sideshow Sweetheart Foxy P.Cox, pole-dancing extraordinaire and fire queen Terri Fierce, The Pony Girls, The King of Cabaret Desmond O’Connor (UK) Magician Steve Spade, Wobbly Circus and many more..
The Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow promises once again to be a highlight of this year’s Picnic, delivering three debauched days and nights of mind blowing, soul bending entertainment.
Keep an eye out for some very LOUD special guests at this unique picnic stage.
An indie legend and ringmaster of exceptional renown, Jerry Fish has evolved into a showman extraordinaire, capturing the hearts and minds of audiences all over with his now legendary live shows, a unique live theatrical experience that dissolves all boundaries between performer and audience.
Jerry Fish blasted onto the music scene in the 1990s touring the globe as frontman of alternative rock outfit An Emotional Fish, the band who gave us the indie rock anthem ‘Celebrate’.
These days the name Jerry Fish is synonymous with festivals, carnival sideshow, circus and theatre.
Mr. Fish’s genre bending and idiosyncratic style of entertainment has made him a household name within the Irish music industry.
With two platinum selling solo albums, an MTV award and IRMA Music Award, and a reputation as a supreme and spectacular showman. Be sure not to miss Jerry’s now legendary Picnic shows and end of the world parties.