Electric Picnic add The Coronas, Becky Hill to complete line-up 

The Coronas and Becky Hill are among the big names completing the final line-up 
Electric Picnic add The Coronas, Becky Hill to complete line-up 

Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, County Laois.

Over 50 new acts have been announced for this year's Electric Picnic festival.

Among the big names added to the line-up are The Coronas, Becky Hill, James Vincent McMorrow and The Academic.

Other additions include Declan McKenna, Rejjie Snow, Hudson Taylor, Le Boom, Kneecap and Gemma Dunleavy.

Over 50 new names have just been added to the Electric Picnic line-up
Over 50 new names have just been added to the Electric Picnic line-up

Additions to the comedy line-up include Vogue Williams and Joanne McNally of the My Therapist Ghosted Me podcast, and a set from The 2 Johnnies. 

It's the first time the festival will take place in three years, after being post-poned in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

This year's weekend headliners include Arctic Monkeys, Tame Impala and Megan Thee Stallion, along with home-grown favourites Snow Patrol, Picture This and Dermot Kennedy.

Danny O’Reilly from The Coronas performing during a sell out show at Live at the Marquee Cork.
Danny O’Reilly from The Coronas performing during a sell out show at Live at the Marquee Cork.

The festival line-up also includes a strong-showing from Munster's finest including Cork singer Lyra and Limerick rapper Denise Chaila.

Tickets, which went on sale last March, sold out within an hour of going on sale.

Some 70,000 revellers are set to descend on Stradbally Hall Estate in Co Laois for the festival, which runs from Friday, September 2 to Sunday, September 4.

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