Exciting new acts added for Electric Picnic with just under six weeks to go

by Rachel Darcy

Were you lucky enough to snag a ticket to the sold out Electric Picnic next month? A ton of great acts have just been added to this year’s line up.

Alongside headliners Hozier, The 1975, Florence and the Machine and The Strokes. a mix of great UK and Irish acts have been added to the bill.

Chart topping Scottish singer songwriter Gerry Cinnamon will make his Picnic debut this year, in addition to pop queen Charli XCX.

Electronica DJ Richie Hawtin, grime rapper J Hus and musical legends Johnny Marr, Duff McKagan and Richard Ashcroft will all be heading to Stradbally next month too, helping to wrap festival season up in style with one of the biggest line ups of the year.

There’s dozens of Irish acts added to the bill too, including Wild Youth, Somebody’s Child, Uly, Just Mustard, Inhaler and Otherkin, meaning the musical home court is more than represented at this year’s EP.

As well as announcing all these incredible additions to the line up, EP organisers are also teasing a new area at this year’s festival, Freetown, with more information promised in the coming weeks.

See below for the additions to the festival in full. Tickets for this year’s Electric Picnic are sold out. For more information, see ElectricPicnic.ie.

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 Seinfield – 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 – Yonaka

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