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Thomas Hoban and Leane McDermott, from Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: by Cody Glenn/Sportsfile

Best artist: After a long and bloody argument in the Ticket Tent late on Sunday night, with tempers frayed and blood set to boil, we still couldn’t re(...)

 Erica O’Regan and friends from Carlow at last year’s Electric Picnic festival.  Photograph: Alan Betson

ELECTRIC ARENA Friday Rejjie Snow 11.00-12.00 Bicep (Live) 9.30-10.30 Vince Staples 8.00-9.00 Young Fathers 6.45-7.30 Rejji(...)

Glow girl: Annie Mac

Jennifer Gannon Duran Duran: Ordinary World The Rio thing: Duran Duran Seeing pop acts at festivals is always a moment of liberation(...)

This is your one-week warning. The biggest, best and last party of the summer is just seven days away. We can smell the excitement off you from here. (...)

“Always start small: half of a pill, for example,” says Eleanor Hulm. “Do not mix ketamine, ecstasy and alcohol.” Photograph: Ennio Leanza/EPA

Music festivals in Ireland are generally a time when people unwind. Usual societal rules are thrown out the window as people go for three days without(...)

Consequence, Q-Tip and Jarobi White of A Tribe Called Quest on stage this year. Photograph: by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for FYF

November 12th, 2016. On the first episode of Saturday Night Live following the election of Donald Trump, Q-Tip tries to soothe the shell-shocked New Y(...)

All bands on deck: The Salty Dog stage at Electric Picnic

Of all the attractions that have helped Electric Picnic become Ireland’s biggest festival over the past decade, the Salty Dog is among the most unique(...)

‘Let it be clear: no millennial will ever pry this generation’s cold, disappointed hands off youth culture.’ Last year’s Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

And so the summer comes to an end and we, like tribesfolk of yore, must gather in a field for the Electric Picnic. Yes, though it sounds like a trap d(...)

Everything Everything: “Our confidence massively jumped up with ‘Get To Heaven’. We took risks and they were the moments that paid off the most,” says Higgs

Everything Everything are in their right place: progressing with each album. 2015’s Get To Heaven finally saw them become the band they were meant to (...)