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Published on March 19th, 2014 | by Brian Coney

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First acts announced for Electric Picnic 2014

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Trip-hop pioneers Portishead and U.S hip-hop duo Outkast are amongst the first wave of acts announced for this year’s Electric Picnic.

With tickets for the festival going on sale at 7pm tonight, the following acts were revealed to play the festival, taking place at Stradbally Estate, Co. Laois from Friday 29 to Sunday, August 31:

Portishead
Outkast
Beck
Foals
Pet Shop Boys
Paulo Nutini
Chic featuring Nile Rodgers
Lily Allen
St. Vincent
Simple Minds
London Grammar
Metronomy
Slowdive
Laura Mvula
Annie Mac
Flume
The Stranglers
Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks
The Blades
The Wailers
Omar Souleyman
White Denim
Temples
Sohn
Jungle
FKA Twigs
Bicep
Kaytranada
John Wizards

Tickets – ranging from €154.50 to €174.50 – are available to purchase via Ticketmaster this evening.

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