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Leviathan at Electric Picnic 2007

As if one Leviathan tent full of political cabaret, assorted mischief-makers, people onstage heckling the hecklers in the audience and Clint Velour was not enough to be going on with, there will be TWO Leviathan-helmed tents at this year’s Picnic. …

Fri, Aug 17, 2007, 12:30

   

As if one Leviathan tent full of political cabaret, assorted mischief-makers, people onstage heckling the hecklers in the audience and Clint Velour was not enough to be going on with, there will be TWO Leviathan-helmed tents at this year’s Picnic. Full details of what awaits you after the jump.

Leviathan One: Political Cabaret

Each day features:

Salon du Chat – Speed debating
Speakers Corner
Langerland
Jinx Lennon
Camembert Quartet / Total Rock

Then, there are the Leviathan debates as follows:

Friday – “The great climate change swindle”
Saturday – “Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone”
Sunday – “Rock’n'roll has no business in politics”

Leviathan Two: The Word

Friday

Picnic Poets: Birch, Noel Sweeney, Raven, Tony James Beckett
UK:OK: Persephone Petticoat, Dennis Just Dennis; Alabaster de Plume
Complete Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged)
Slam Style: Hip Hoppers, Show Stoppers, Absolute beginners (Featuring: Open Mic)

Saturday

Michael James Ford – The Remarkable Rocket
Manchán Magan and the Shawbrook Contemporary Dancers
In conversation with: talks with some of the Picnic’s most compelling artists
Complete Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged)
Words from the Wise: Brendan Murphy, Dave Rock, Stephen Murray, Dave Lordan
Girls Out Loud: Ashling Doherty, Kathy Lawless, Ellen Factor
Urbanian Quarter (UK): Andy Craven Griffiths, Polat Bear, John Berkavich, Inua Phase
Slam Style: Hip Hoppers, Show Stoppers, Absolute beginners (Featuring: Open Mic)

Sunday

Michael James Ford – The Happy Prince
Manchán Magan and the Shawbrook Contemporary Dancers
In conversation with: Talks with some of the Picnic’s most compelling artists
Complete Works of Wllm Shkspr (abridged)
Sunday Slam: “Best of” selection, featuring Electric Picnic Slam Championship