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Electric Picnic Comedy Tent stage times announced

Simon Amstell, Seann Walsh, David O'Doherty and The Rubberbandits are just some of the big names bringing the mirth to Stradbally. The various times for Electric Picnic stages keep rolling in and now it's the chance ... READ MORE

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BLINK 'BEST Of' + Dublin reunion gig...
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THERAPY? HEADLINE the Northern Ireland Music Prize 2014...
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THE STRYPES & Jerry Fish lead Chatroom additions...
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NEW CITY Kings for The Twisted Pepper...
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LISTEN: 'I Love You' cover by Girl Band...
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YOUR CHANCE to play the Freezer Sessions...
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BODY & Soul timetables confirmed...
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REMEMBERING PHILIP: the event in pictures!...
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LISTEN: RHOB Cunningham stream + Dublin date...
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SITEMAP FOR Electric Picnic 2014 now online...
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JON HOPKINS leads the Samhain Festival charge...
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IN THE Willows and Hawk announce Whelan's date...
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RIP RICHARD Attenborough...
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UFO TO land in The Academy...
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CRAFT BEER tribute to Kurt Cobain on the way...
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‘FIVE MINUTES Later’ comes to The Lir Academy...
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SINEAD O'CONNOR holds steady on top of the Indie Charts...
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MILKY CHANCE still stealing top spot...
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WATCH: HEINEKEN Sound Atlas teaser video...
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THE GLOAMING add second National Concert Hall date...
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FREE MUSIC Friday...
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THE MINUTES to headline upcoming Gig for Gaza...
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TOMMY TIERNAN for Whelan’s next month...
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TRIBUTES PAID to former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds...
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GERRY ANDERSON, radio legend, passes away...
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‘PIGMENT’ PHOTO exhibition in Library Project...
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DOLAN'S HOST Summer Party this weekend...
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JOHNNY MARR talks collaborating with Beck...
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SOUND TRAINING Centre open day this weekend...
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WATCH: NEW The War On Drugs video...
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CASA BACARDI Electric Picnic stage times announced...
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THE NATIONAL strike platinum and gold in Ireland...
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THE FLAWS plot Whelan’s launch for new single...
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LISTEN: NEW Death From Above 1979 track...
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THE GLOAMING for National Concert Hall show...
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WATCH: JENNY Lewis performs 'Just One Of The Guys'...
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BEN HOWARD shares new track: listen here...
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LISTEN: INTERPOL share new track 'Ancient Ways'...
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WATCH: HOZIER 'Take Me To Church' live...
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NEW CARIBOU: listen to 'Our Love'...
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JENNY LEWIS, The Minutes & We Cut Corners among Electric Picnic adds!...
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LISTEN: BASEMENT Jaxx stream new album online...
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EMBRACE MAKE Dublin return...
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ALTERED HOURS announce tour dates...
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DRAGONFORCE FOR Belfast and Dublin...
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APHEX TWIN teases return...
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KINA GRANNIS to play Whelan's...
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GOOD WILL Hunting to screen across the nation...
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DOWNLOAD: NEW DJ Shadow track + EP stream...
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PANAMA WEDDING for the Workman's...
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The suicide of comedian Robin Williams has brought new focus on the issue of depression in society – and reminded us why the subject must be treated ... READ MORE

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They set the blogosphere on fire with a neo-funk sound and mysterious persona. With their true identity revealed, Jungle talk removing the ego from art and why XL is the best place to ... READ MORE

Bombay Bicycle Club added to Chatroom line-up

The quartet will be stopping by our tent at Electric Picnic for a chinwag. Following the flood of Irish additions this morning, we can now confirm that Crouch End's finest, Bombay Bicycle ... READ MORE

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With trip-hop legends Portishead, less is more. Though not exactly prolific, their three albums to date have garnered a rabid following who can’t wait to welcome them to Ep. Geoff ... READ MORE

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Electric Picnic Archives: Niles Rodgers interview

The Chic man joined Hot Press at another summer festival last year... He'll be bringing his overflowing bag of funky hits to Electric Picnic when he takes to a post-midnight ... READ MORE

EP Electric Arena Stage times confirmed

The biggest tent in Stradbally unveils timetable While somehow resisting the urge to call themselves the James Murphy Electric Arena, the schedule for the weekend's action at EP's ... READ MORE

Electric Picnic Archives: Foals interview

Ahead of their Main Stage slot in Stradbally, we revisit a recent interview with the Oxford outfit. Three days to go until it's Picnic time and one of the big Main Stage draws on the Friday ... READ MORE

Win a pair of Electric Picnic Tickets!

Get involved with the Hot Press Treasure trail right now. We've already been handing out EP tickets to HP readers who managed to follow our Treasure Trail but there are still ... READ MORE

Electric Picnic Main Stage times revealed

The Irish Times have unveiled the day-by day-breakdown and stage times this morning. Our colleagues over at the Irish Times have helpfully rolled out the dates and ... READ MORE

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