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Electric Picnic 2009 – The List

First list of acts for this year’s Electric Picnic, sports fans. More names to be announced in a few weeks. Sundry attractions such as the Body & Soul Area, Comedy Tent, Spoken Word Area, Lucent Dossier, Arcadia and Thisispopbaby will …

Wed, Apr 15, 2009, 17:00

   

First list of acts for this year’s Electric Picnic, sports fans. More names to be announced in a few weeks. Sundry attractions such as the Body & Soul Area, Comedy Tent, Spoken Word Area, Lucent Dossier, Arcadia and Thisispopbaby will be present and correct. Nothing, though, about pies. Tickets go on sale on Friday morning and will be €240 or €480 for a family ticket (two adults and up to four chislers)

Orbital
Flaming Lips
Basement Jaxx
MGMT
Chic
(ooooooooh!)
Madness
Bell X1
Fleet Foxes
Klaxons
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Seasick Steve
2 Many DJs
Lisa Hannigan
Explosions In The Sky
ABC
Efterklang
Damien Dempsey

Alabama 3 (yawn)
Bat For Lashes
Zero 7
Erol Alkan
Roots Manuva
Sugarhill Gang
Billy Bragg
Lykke Li
(awesome)
Imelda May (awesome, but in a more rockabilly way)
Echo & The Bunnymen
Magazine
E.S.G
Moderat
Simian Mobile Disco
Skream & Benga
Noze
Heartbreak
Halfset
Chris Cunningham
Okkervil River
Magnolia Electric Company
Low Anthem
(good call!)
Villagers
Tunng
Jape
(contract clearly stipulates that the artist must not sport a moustache)
Whitest Boy Alive
Micachu & The Shapes
The Walkmen
(Ian Thrill Pier will be delighted)
Michael Nyman
Dublin Gospel Choir
(sure, it wouldn’t be the Picnic without these lads doing some singing in their cloaks on the Sunday morning)
Quantic Soul Orchestra
Jazzanova