Florence & The Machine for Electric Picnic
Florence & The Machine have been added to the bill for the Electric Picnic, which is where the Mercury Prize nominees made their Irish debut last summer.
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 22 Jul 2009
Also newly confirmed are Baaba Maal, The Duckworth-Lewis Method, Mick Flannery, The Big Pink, Nightmares On Wax Soundsystem, Laura Izibor, Two Door Cinema Club, Blitzen Trapper, Wave Machines, Peter Broderick, Cap Pas Cap and Stee Downes.
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