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Electric Picnic additions
Dexys and Villagers are among the acts coming to Stradbally.
The Hot Press Newsdesk, 27 Jun 2012
With the likes of The Cure, The Killers, Grimes and Sigur Ros already confirmed, one of the premier festival of 2012 just got even more special. Returning with his band's fourth album and first in 27 years, Kevin Rowland re-enters the live arena with Dexys (he's dropped the Midnight Runners), whilst Conor J O'Brien continues his summer airing of new Villagers material.
Other freshly announced highlights include legendary Blue Nile mainman Paul Buchanan who has finally got around to releasing that solo album, The last-seen-at-Croker Vaccines and Wild Beasts, a phenomenal act currently touring one of the finest albums of last year.
Here's the full run-down of the latest additions:
Explosions In the Sky
Bombay Bicyle Club
Liam O’Flynn & Paddy Glackin
Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny