Body & Soul have announced its lineup for 2019's Electric Picnic in Stradbally Hall, Co Laois this summer.
The Body & Soul stage will see Detroit's JMSN, electronica duo Lamb, Elders Island, King Kong company, Gaudi, Jessica Pratt, International Teachers of Pop and EMBRZ.
Irish urban music figures that will be making an appearance are Mango x Mathman, Ryan Vail and Elma Orkestra's Borders, as well as hip hop brothers, T.P.M.
Other highlights include Proper Micro NV, Æ MAK, THUMPER, Whenyoung, Kitt Phillipa, Inni-K, Junior Brother, DJ Kelly-AnneByrne, The Claque, Limerick five-piece Fonda, Toshín, Graham Sweeney, In Their Thousands, Sult, Bob Skeleton and singer-songwriter, April.
Over 40 new names including @GerryCinnamon @Jhus @Johnny_Marr @richardashcroft @richiehawtin @charli_xcx have just been added to EP19! Click below for the full line up! #EP19 #ElectricPicnic https://t.co/Eu89So5cUx pic.twitter.com/s88bZbIVXr— Electric Picnic (@EPfestival) July 17, 2019
Quirky venues have always been a staple to the Body & Soul Village, and back for its fourth year is The Haunt- an ethereal dancehall filled with bygone beats and spectral beings. Trad and gospel sessions are to be expected.
Meanwhile, the Sanctuary Stage will see a host of performances and workshops from Outdoor Gong Baths, a Slí na Croí Drumming Circle, Clowning Workshops; Funk Dance and Hula Hoop classes, The Epiphany of Eileen O’Keefe theatrical experience, Your Non-Ordinary Stories! from Paul Timoney. and a number of jazz, folk and trad acts such as Draoi, the Discovery Gospel Choir, the Trinitones, Inishowen Gospel Choir, Cinnte and Bunoscionn.
The Saturday Workshop Tent will host a weekend of holistic classes, workshops and talks including Kirtan Chanting, Toga, and The Symbols in your dreams.
There will also be a Sanctuary Healing area offering massages, reflexology, acupuncture, shiatsu and more.
The festival takes place from August 30 to September 1 and booking is available here.