Electric Picnic will be upon us in about a month’s time, and Ireland’s biggest music festival has added twenty-three new acts to their lineup, including a host of artists who performed at Longitude last weekend. The highlights of these new additions include Bombay Bicycle Club (pictured), Wild Beasts, James Vincent McMorrow and Hozier. The full list of the new acts will also see the following perform at the festival: SBTRKT, The 1975, Hercules & Love Affair, The Strypes, Walking On Cars, Le Galaxie, Shit Robot, Bp Fallon, Cathy Davey, Asgeir, Nick Mulvey, Sampha, Seinabo Sey, Rustie, Nightbox, Sheppard, The Whereabouts, Trinity Orchestra…
Several Irish acts have been confirmed to play this year’s South By Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The annual U.S. showcase – now in its 28th year – will feature performances from Unknwn (above), Wonder Villains, RAMS’ Pocket Radio, Foy Vance, and from the south, September Girls, Heathers, Hozier, DOTT, O Emperor, Wounds, The Strypes, The Young Folk and Nightbox. Inaugurated in 1987, South by Southwest 2014 will run from March 11-16 and feature thousands of acts from across the world.