New acts added to Electric Picnic line up

New acts added to Electric Picnic line up
Ellie Goulding

Twenty-three new acts have been added to the Electric Picnic line-up, with Robert Plant making a rare appearance.

The Led Zeppelin front man will appear as part of Robert Plant Presents the Shape Shifters.

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Ellie Goulding is another major star confirmed to appear at the 10th anniversary gig - while Dublin band Little Green Cars will debut their number one album ‘Absolute Zero’ at the festival.

US singer-songwriters Matthew E White and John Grant, ska legends The Beat, Spanish seven-piece Crystal Fighters, American rockers Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and UK post-industrialists Factory Floor are some of the top international names added to the bill.

They join Irish acts added to the bill, including Belfast producer Jack Hamill aka Space Dimension Controller, a DJ set from punk mogul Terri Hooley and Dublin singer-songwriter Gavin James.

Tickets are still available for the arts and music festival, which takes place in Stradbally, Co Laois from August 30 to September 1, from Ticketmaster outlets.

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