Electric Picnic Main Stage line-up, and some fine dining options

Pet Shop Boys headline Friday, Chic pip Portishead to the top Saturday night spot, and you’ll have to stick around to the bitter end to catch Beck and Outkast

All the week, The Irish Times will be exclusively revealing the stage times for this weekend's Electric Picnic. So here's who'll be bossing the Main Stage for the three days, whipping up a storm on the RBMA stage, and the Bacardi line-up that's already done the rounds. We'll have the remaining stage times later in the week.

If you thought you might skip Friday, think again. Chic headlining on a Saturday will definitely be a party, but haven’t we all been there before? And the Sunday night one-two of Beck and Outkast means no one will want to go home early.

And if you're looking for some of the finer things in life at this weekend's extravaganza, a team of Ireland's top chefs will be bringing their Michelin-starred skills to Stradbally. Derry Clarke of L'Ecrivain will be hosting "the ultimate picnic banquet", along with Kevin Hui of China Sichuan, Warren Massey of Le Gueuleton, Ross Lewis of Chapter One and Lorcan Cribbin.

Five courses will be provided in a vintage Victorian marquee, with a total of five sittings over the weekend (one on Friday at 5.30pm, two on Saturday and Sunday at 1.30pm and 5.30pm) with each sitting taking two hours. Tickets are €120, including a half bottle of wine, with every cent going to Console. Click here to book.


Main Stage


10.45pm-12am: Pet Shop Boys

9pm-10.15pm: Foals

7.15pm-8.15pm: Blondie

6pm-6.45pm: The Strypes

5pm-5.30pm: Tvvins


12.30am-1.45am: Chic

10.35pm-11.50pm: Portishead

8.45pm-9.55pm: Paolo Nutini

7pm-8.05pm: Bombay Bicycle Club

5.30pm-6.25pm: Hozier

3.45pm-4.45pm: Wild Beasts

2pm-3pm: The Stranglers

12.30pm-1.30pm: Trinity Orchestra


10.15pm-12am: Outkast

8.30pm-9.45pm: Beck

7pm-8pm: Lily Allen

5.25pm-6.25pm: SimpleMinds

3.50pm-4.50pm: Sinead O’Connor

2.20pm-3.20pm: The Wailers

1pm-2pm: Dublin Gospel Choir

Red Bull Music Academy Stage


2am-4am: Sunil Sharpe

1am-2am: Dark Sky

11.35pm-12.35am: Clu

10pm-11.35pm: Republik DJs


2am-4am Joy Orbison

1am-2am: Dorian Concept

12am-1am: Colm K

11pm-12am: Handsome Paddy

10pm-11pm: Kobina


2am-4am: Boddika

12am-2am: Rift

11pm-12am: Boya

10pm-11pm: Open Mind

Casa Bacardi


10pm: Dimitri From Paris

8pm: Bill Scurry

6pm: Disconauts

4pm: Leigh Farrell


10.30pm: Greg Wilson

8.30pm: Ejeca

6:30pm: Jonas Rathsman

5pm: Ghostboy

3pm: Get Down Edits

1pm: Discotekken

12pm: Monophat


10pm: The 2 Bears

8pm: Pleasurekraft

6.30pm: Nancy Whang

4.30pm: Mother

3pm: Decent Perks

1.30pm: Kelly Anne Byrne

12pm: Eddie K