Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Electric Picnic line-up 2009

This just arrived, breathlessly trying to post as quick as I can.. Initial line-up for Electric Picnic, which will take place on September 4,5,6.

LINE UP 2009 so far:

ORBITAL
FLAMING LIPS
BASEMENT JAXX
MADNESS
MGMT
FLEET FOXES
KLAXONS
BELL X1
RODRIGO Y GABRIELA
CHIC
SEASICK STEVE
2 MANY DJs
LISA HANNIGAN
EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY
ABC
DAMIEN DEMPSEY
ALABAMA 3
BAT FOR LASHES
ZERO 7
EROL ALKAN
ROOTS MANUVA
THE SUGARHILL GANG
BILLY BRAGG
LYKKE LI
IMELDA MAY
ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN
MAGAZINE
E.S.G
MODERAT
SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO
SKREAM & BENGA’s MAGNETIC MAN
NOZE
HEARTBREAK
HALFSET
CHRIS CUNNINGHAM
OKKERVIL RIVER,
MAGNOLIA ELECTRIC COMPANY
LOW ANTHEM
VILLAGERS
TUNNG
JAPE
WHITEST BOY ALIVE
MICACHU & THE SHAPES
THE WALKMEN
EFTER KLANG
MICHAEL NYMAN
DUBLIN GOSPEL CHOIR
QUANTIC SOUL ORCHESTRA
JAZZANOVA

Plus more acts to be announced

Body and Soul, Spoken Word, THISISPOPBABY etc all to return. Tickets this Friday. Details:

TICKET INFO:
Weekend Tickets are €240 / Family Camping Ticket is €480 for 2 adults & up to 4 kids under 12 with access to designated Family Campsite. There are no single day tickets.
Campervan Tickets for access to Campervan Park are €60, available also from the same outlets. Above ticket prices include booking fee & VAT and go on sale 9am Friday 17th April from all usual outlets, https://owa.jpress.co.uk/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.ticketmaster.ie/ / Credit Card Hotline: Ph 0818 719300 Republic of Ireland / 0870 2434455 UK/Northern Ireland. Phone / internet bookings are subject to 12.5% service charges. Agents fee is €2.50.


Initial impressions? Fleet Foxes, The Watchmen, Flaming Lips, Lisa Hannigan, Halfset, Orbital, 2 Many DJs, Bat for Lashes, Zero 7, Lykke Li, Bell X1 - I'm excited in that exact order.


A very good line-up, well impressed and thankfully not a sniff of Green Day, whoop!! Different kettle of fish to Oxegen etc, I like that EP has remained slightly left of centre in its choices, even if Madness are on the list..

2 comments:

one shot, bang bang said...

disco boots :-)

Daire said...

More excited by Halfset than Bat For Lashes?!!...Pah!