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Electric Picnic: apparently abandoned tents in Stradbally. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

It is a familiar sight at the end of music festivals: masses of apparently abandoned tents. This photograph was taken at Electric Picnic at 2pm on Mon(...)

On bended knee... Father John Misty. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Father John Misty Electric Arena ★★★★ Father John Misty is always great live, but how will the socially scathing, sweetly nihilist songs from his rec(...)

Chaka Khan on the main stage on day three of the 2017 Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, Co Laois.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Chaka Khan Main Stage ★★★★ 64 going on 34, Chaka Khan shimmies out in a faux-baseball top, ripped jeans and a huge smile: for anyone who thinks it’s (...)

Simon Le Bon of Duran Duran playing the main stage at Electric Picnic on Sunday night. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Duran Duran Main Stage ★★★★★ It’s always a sad state of affairs when your once snaked-hipped idols turn into bloated dead beats – the crypt keepers o(...)

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(...)

Duran Duran playing  the main stage at Electric Picnic on Sunday night. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

And lo, the rains came. At 3am yesterday, The Irish Times (I think I can speak for the whole paper) trudges tipsily and sunburnt through storm and mud(...)

Guy Garvey of Elbow performing on the main stage near the close of  the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, Co Laois. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Electric Picnic closed to a smooth finish last night, with fewer arrests than last year, according to Festival Republic director Melvin Benn. Arrests(...)

Just Eat’s go at a Full Moon Party came off like a club theming itself in preparation for a Junior Cert disco night. Photograph: Conor McCabe

You can always count on the big brands to bring a little bit of Harcourt Street to Electric Picnic, adding to the festival exactly what it does not ne(...)

Conor McSweeney from Tramore, Co Waterford. We’re all winners down here in Stradbally Photograph:  Cody Glenn/Sportsfile

Galway and Waterford fans stand tight against the barrier of the Newstalk Lounge in Mindfield. The hardcore fans at the front – well actually, just th(...)

Elbow perform a surprise gig on the Other Voices stage at Electric Picnic. Photograph: Shilpa Ganatra

Elbow Other Voices ***** Once Guy Garvey’s unmistakable voice is heard in the woods, it takes about zero seconds for the Other Voices area to over(...)

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