Jim Carroll

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Electric Picnic adds Dexys, Villagers, Grimes, Explosions In the Sky and many more

Latest names on the Electric Picnic hamper are as follows Dexys (yes!) Grimes (yes yes!) Villagers (yes yes yes!) Explosions In the Sky (good news for anyone who wanted to see their cancelled Dublin show) Ben Howard Bombay Bicyle Club …

Wed, Jun 27, 2012, 11:28

   

Latest names on the Electric Picnic hamper are as follows

Dexys (yes!)
Grimes (yes yes!)
Villagers (yes yes yes!)
Explosions In the Sky (good news for anyone who wanted to see their cancelled Dublin show)
Ben Howard
Bombay Bicyle Club
(can someone give me two good reasons why people like this bland-as-wallpaper-paste combo?)
Wild Beasts (the Marmite of Talk Talk copyists)
The Antlers (did you know that it’s currently rutting season?)
Ben Howard
Patrick Watson
(Polar Music Prize winner)
The Staves
Nell Byrden
Bellowhead
Paul Buchanan
Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny
Liam O’Flynn and Paddy Glackin
Wallis Bird
The Vaccines
(last seen in Ireland playing to a nearly-empty Croker last night)

Electric Picnic 2012 takes place at Stradbally, Co Laois between August 31 and September 2. Weekend tickets are €230 and Sunday day tickets are €99.50 (both plus TM trimmings) and are now on sale.