TLMT’s Guide to Electric Picnic 2017 featuring Run The Jewels, Birdy, Perfume Genius & more

electric picnic 2017

Electric Picnic 2017 will bring a close to the summer music festival season this weekend (September 1st to Sunday, September 3rd), with three days of live music and more at Stradbally Hall. With only days to go, TLMT has delved deep and come up with its Guide To Electric Picnic 2017. See below for the full run down and Spotify playlist. Follow the link for stage times

Main Stage


The XX
The XX return to Stradbally for a headline set in support of their critically acclaimed album I See You.

London Grammar
Hot on the heels of their sophomore album release Truth Is A Beautiful Thing alternative-pop trio London Grammar come to Stradbally Hall.

Run The Jewels
One of modern hip-hop’s influential acts. Currently touring their Run The Jewels 3 album.

Electric Arena

Father John Misty
Acclaimed songwriter Father John Misty returns to Electric Picnic this year.

Bewitching indie-folk sounds from English songwriter Birdy at Electric Picnic 2017 this weekend.

Young Fathers
Powerful genre melding three-piece Young Fathers are always a must see.

Rankin’s Wood

Bad Bones
Heavy atmospheric electronic sounds from Bad Bones this year at EP 2017.

Le Galaxie
A group who always more than meet the occasion when on a big stage.

Cosby Tent


Perfume Genius
No Shape is one of the albums of the year.

Body & Soul



Public Service Broadcasting
Public Service Broadcasting + Body & Soul stage at Electric Picnic… no brainer.

Elaine Mai
Mix between textural and electro-pop producer.

Everything Shook
Joyfully dark and off-kilter electro-pop.

Le Boom
Quickly becoming one of Ireland’s go-too festival acts.

A regular feature on TLMT festival guides.

Slow Place Like Home
Brand new single ‘Echoes‘ is epic.

Soulé will bring a breakthrough summer of festival appearances to a close at the Body & Soul area.

Established festival buzzers.

Highly stylised alternative-pop artist.

Up and coming alternative-pop artist, quickly making waves on the scene.

Expect textural electronic vibes from Ellll at Electric Picnic 2017.

New Valley Wolves
Some straight-up rock ‘n’ roll.

Frankenstein Bolts
Dream-pop outfit. New album Aglow & Spark.

Telephone Explosions
Emerging ambient-pop two-piece befitting the Body & Soul vibe.

Field Trip
Jangled indie-pop from Galway.

Maria Kelly
Rising singer-songwriter Maria Kelly brings her soft alternative-pop sound Stradbally.

The Clockworks
Post-punk group the Clockworks take to the Body & Soul stage this year.

Other Voices



Saint Sister
Atmos-folk duo Saint Sister will enrapture the Other Voice crowd at Electric Picnic 2017.

Wild Alee is a strong contender for Irish album of the year.

Ailbhe Reddy
An artist just on the verge of something special.

Bitch Falcon
Other Voices will be getting considerably louder when Bitch Falcon hit the stage.

R&B showman who always delivers live.

Slow Riot
Big sounding darkly tinged post-punk.

Pillow Queens
A ragged garage-pop band who are continuing to establish themselves within the Irish music scene.

Super Silly
Melodically and rhythmically vivid coming out of the Word Up Collective scene.

Jack O’Rourke with special guest Hattie Webb
Baroque-pop artist Jack O’Rourke collaborates with acclaimed songwriter Hattie Webb for a special performance at Other Voices.

Trailer Park



Big band styled modern ska outfit.

Truly unique psych-rock group.

Sub Motion
Unashamedly big and loud alternative-rock.

Orchid Collective
Alternative-folk group with a powerfully atmospheric live sound.

King Bones
Bombastic, punkish electro-pop outfit.

No Monster Club
Ireland’s mad man of indie-pop.

Salty Dog



With the release of their debut album OK just over the horizon, Otherkin bring their raucous indie-party rock to the Salty Dog.

Columbia Mills
Weighty indietronica with a strong Dephce Mode feel.

Paddy Hanna
Acclaimed indie songwriter Paddy Hanna will make his presence felt on the Salty Dog stage at EP 2017.

An artist whose music melds funk, hip-hop, R&B and pop into one infectious sound.

Big, heavy, instrumental, riff-rock.

Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow



Jerry Fish
The man himself.

Kormac live is always a festival must.

The thunderous sound of R.S.A.G equals guaranteed festival vibes.

Choice Music Prize nominee and electronic producer Bantum brings his singular sound to the Electric Sideshow.

Farah Elle
A very promising songwriter with a sound spanning a multitude of genre and styles.

A hard-edged indie band with a slight Billy Bragg tinge.

Hard working rock ‘n’ roll troubadour.

Cry Harridan
Highly promising art-rockers.


Tebi Rex Icarus

Firey Dublin MC who impressed at Forbidden Fruit this summer.

Tebi Rex
Following their brand new single, ‘She Hated Love Songs II‘, Tebi Rex are coming to Trenchtown.

Hazel Wood


Marlene Enright
Enright’s debut solo album Placemats and Second Cuts earmarked the artist as a songwriter with a deft touch.

Tanjier bring their own atmospheric take on electro-pop to the Hazel Wood stage at Electric Picnic 2017.

Play The Picnic



Very promising alt. pop act bubbling under the surface of the Irish music scene.

Hard hitting garage punks.

Róisin El Cherif
Captivating young songwriter. Check out ‘Kerosene‘.

For Forestors
A dynamic indie-folk group with a striking sound.

Almost Ghosts
Indie-electro three-piece take to the Play the Picnic stage at Electric Picnic festival this September.

Dublin-based folk duo Carron will hit Stradbally this weekend.

Red Bull Soundome


Large scale sonic landmark at Electric Picnic 2017 including DJ sets from Nialler9, Bantum, Donal Dineen, Ghostboy, EVE, Leo Pearson and more.

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