Early bird tickets go on sale

Electric Picnic 2010 tickets go on sale this week

No line-up has been announced for the Stradbally bash, but early bird tickets will be on sale this coming Friday at €199. This is the same price as early bird tickets for the 2009 event.

Full-price weekend tickets for the event in 2009 were €240, though no price has been released for 2010 yet. There are no single day tickets for Electric Picnic.

Elecrtric Picnic is run by Festival Republic, in partnership with John Reynold's POD organisation.

 

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