Body & Soul announce Electric Picnic line-up


Hands down one of the main draws of the festival each and every year, the line-up for this year’s Body&Soul stage at Electric Picnic has been announced.

Split between the main stage, the Upstage and the EarthShip, everyone from tUnE-yArDs (above) , Perfume Genius and UNKNWN to The Altered Hours, Girl Band and Olof Arnalds have been confirmed to play the area, which will play host to some of the finest international and Irish acts. Here’s the full line-up:

Body&Soul Stage Line Up

tUnE-yArDs, Young Fathers, Perfume Genius, Kate Boy, Francois and The Atlas Mountains, Oum Shatt, Lau,  Moodoid, Glass Animals, Olof Arnalds, Alice Boman, Dermot Byrne, Florian Blancke & Brendan O Regan, Join me in the Pines, I Have A Tribe, Linkoban, Jon Gomm, Meltybrains?, Tommy KD, C.R. Avery, Girl Band, Altered Hours, Buffalo Woman, Donal Dineen, Ronan O Snodaigh & The Occasionals, Sounds of System Breakdown, InterSkalactic, Viking Project, The Careers, Loah, Sleep Thieves, Grounds For Invasion, Youth Mass, Mongoose, Susan O Neill & The Low Standards, Arioso, Grouse.


Kowton, Shanti Celeste, P Disconaut, Replete, o.utlier, Chris Farrell, TR-One [live], Talkboy, UNKNWN [live], Ghosts, Ryan Vail, Shane Mannion, LAKE PEOPLE [live], Donal Dineen, Reid, Adultrock [live], Discotekken, Gilbert Steele, Contour, Sol & Louche, Richem, DJKIDCAM, Mikey Joyride Soro

EarthShip Line Up

Maud In Cahoots, Ruff Chuff Live Crew,  Come On Live Long, Leo Moran & Anto Thistletwaite, The Tav Jam Band, WOB!, Joe Fury & The Hayride, Punch Face Champions, Willow Sea & Guests, Aindrais De Staic & The Latchikos, Attention Bébé, Stevie G & the Deep South Soul Soundsystem, The Eskies, Simi Crowns, Noelie McDonnell & Band, EDFT,  i am niamh, Polyphonic X, The Amazing Few, Sinead White, The Ground Will Shake, Koukie, Floor Staff, Somerville, Eileen Keane, Malcolm London, Symphonic Funk, Tradiohead, Mikey and The Scallywags, Strange Boats, G.I.R.O, The Cold Draw, Louisiana 6, Shay Cotter and the New Blues, Analogue Wave, In The Willows.

Go here to check out the full line-up and buy tickets to this year’s festival.


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