Tag Archives : music

Lana Del Rey

LANA DEL REY MESMERISES THE MASSES


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Lana Del Ray offers the perfect closure on the Main Stage at what has been an incredibly eclectic and emotional Electric Picnic. The weather did not dampen our spirits as we danced, sang and partied throughout, and then saw the night through with this hypnotic performer. Lana did…

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NATHANIEL RATELIFF AND THE NIGHT SWEATS

NATHANIEL RATELIFF AND THE NIGHT SWEATS GET THE CROWD GROOVING


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Photo credit Christian Tierney.  Now it’s really time to get this party started with a frenzied barn dance along to Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats. At 7pm at the Main Stage it was clear Electric Picnic was far from over. Predicting a riot, or at least a legion of…

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James Bay

JAMES BAY CELEBRATES HIS BIRTHDAY AT ELECTRIC PICNIC


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Photo credit Christian Tierney.  By the time James Bay took to the stage, the final day of Electric Picnic was in full swing. The epitome of sing-along festival anthems, his music is known by even the casual listener. And how could it not be, with a platinum selling single and…

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Years & Years

SATURDAY NIGHT WITH YEARS & YEARS


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Photo credit Leanne Sullivan.  Electro-pop outfit Years & Years close the Electric Arena on the Saturday night of Electric Picnic on a high. Having released their debut album ‘Communication’ in 2015, following a succession of EPs, the trio have become one of the biggest acts to come out of the…

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High Flying Birds

NOEL GALLGHER’S PICNIC DEBUT


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Photo credit Leanne Sullivan. That familiar Gallagher drawl fills up the Main Arena, reaching your ears before the stage even becomes visible. Walking towards it, it’s clear that Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds have a big crowd. Firmly holding his own as a front man, Noel commands the audience,…

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Jack Garratt

JACK IS BACK!


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Photo credit Leanne Sullivan. With a serious amount of accolades under his belt, including successful single releases, an EP and touring with Mumford and Sons, it’s been a busy few years for Jack Garratt. 2016 has seen the multi-instrumentalist rise to even greater heights as he released his…

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Gavin James

GAVIN JAMES STORMS THE MAIN STAGE


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Photo credit Christian Tierney.  Much like The Script and Hozier, Gavin James is prime example of local boy done good; his incredible voice and beautiful music transcending him to amazing heights in far off places.  Not only is Gavin selling out home gigs, but he’s become an international name…

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High Hopes Choir

HIGH PRAISE FOR THE HIGH HOPES CHOIR


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Photo credit Leanne Sullivan.  Stories don’t get more moving than the tale of The High Hopes Choir. The choir was the subject of a three part documentary on RTE back in 2014, focusing on the lives of people touched by homelessness as they formed a choir and went…

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Cathy Davey

CATHY DAVEY LAUNCHES HER NEW ALBUM IN THE HAZEL WOOD


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Photo credit Leanne Sullivan. Following The Chemical Brothers and Super Furry Animals incredible headline sets, The Hazel Wood offers the perfect solitude, where we retreat to watch Cathy Davey launch her new album. In an Electric Picnic exclusive, it’s the first place for anyone to hear the album…

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Super Furry Animals

SUPER FURRY ANIMALS TAKE OVER THE ELECTRIC ARENA


Author – Rachel Masterson. Originally posted on Electric Picnic live blog Reposted with permission. Photo credit Leanne Sullivan.  As Friday night at Electric Picnic heats up, it’s trails all lead to the Electric Arena where Super Furry Animals are about to embark on a journey of musical infusion. We are swept off our feet from the offset with Gruff Rhys leading the…

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