The Prodigy will join Kendrick Lamar and N.E.R.D. as headliners for this years' Electric Picnic. The U.K. dance pioneers are among the final list of acts announced for the 2018 event that also includes Picture This and Walking On Cars. Taking place in Stradbally, Co. Laois from 30th August – 2nd September, Electric Picnic is Ireland’s largest music and arts festival.
The full list of acts announced on Friday (3rd August 2018) runs as follows:
THE PRODIGY - PICTURE THIS - WALKING ON CARS
THE CORONAS - GAVIN JAMES - DEATH GRIPS – MAVIS STAPLES
DJ KOZE – DENIS SULTA - SLEAFORD MODS - MALL GRAB
MAGGIE ROGERS – GOMEZ - ASH – COLTER WALL
CLOVES - KOJO FUNDS - THE ORIELLES - VERSATILE - HUDSON TAYLOR
WYVERN LINGO - DELORENTOS - KING KONG COMPANY
MIK PYRO - WILD YOUTH - HAMSANDWICH - HERMITAGE GREEN -
bülow - KOJAQUE - KRYSTAL KLEAR - MANGO X MATHMAN
LOVE ZOMBIES - RYAN McMULLAN - COLUMBIA MILLS - TEBI REX
BRAND NEW FRIEND - Æ MAK - LAOISE - SORCHA RICHARDSON
PALE RIVERS - STATE LIGHTS
2018's EP follows on from 2017's sell out event, which which saw eighties’ icons Duran Duran close preceding’s in an explosion of colours and sounds.
For all those lucky enough to have secured a ticket for this year’s eclectic Electric Picnic, multi award-winning The Prodigy will be a very welcome addition to this year’s spectacular line-up.
And in a year where Irish music continues to expand as fast as the universe can hold, the phenomenal Picture This will join the best ever Irish Picnic line-upm which also includes home-grown acts Walking on Cars, The Coronas, Gavin James, Ash, Versatile, Hudson Taylor, Wyvern Lingo, Delorentos, King Kong Company, Mik Pyro, Wild Youth, HamsandwicH, Hermitage Green, Kojaque, Krystal Klear, Mango X Mathman, Ryan McMullan, Columbia Mills, Tebi Rex, Brand New Friend, Æ MAK, Laoise, SorchaRichardson, Pale Rivers and State Lights.
With less than a month to go before the gates to the stunning 600 acres of rolling fields on the beautiful Stradbally Estate open, we can as always expect the unexpected from Ireland’s favourite music and arts festival. From the weird and wonderful characters of Trailer Park, the tranquil whimsical wonderland that is The Hazel Wood, to the creative oasis within the heart of Electric Picnic – The Body & Soul Village. With much more on offer and a picnic basket full of hidden delights it’s not surprising that Electric Picnic has captivated the festival hearts of the nation, making it the country’s most popular Music and Arts Festival.
Electric Picnic is completely sold out and subject to licence.
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