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Lots of festival news today. There have been additions to Electric Picnic (Little Green Cars, John Grant, Factory Floor, Space Dimension Controller!) and Castlepalooza (Come On Live Long; Overhead, The Albatross; Meltybrains?), while Northern Ireland’s Stendhal Festival of Art, held in Limavady, revealed its lineup and Derry’s Celtronic festival showcased its day-by-day breakdown. All of the additions to each festival is after the jump, along with the relevant ticket info etc.


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Electric Picnic additions:
Robert Plant (Presents The Sensational Space Shifters)
Ellie Goulding
Little Green Cars
The Beat
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Terri Hooley
John Grant
Miles Kane
Matthew E. White
Crystal Fighters
Gavin James
Dawes
Factory Floor
Lady Lamb The Beekeeper
Charli XCX,
Cayucas
Lulu James
Night Beds
Space Dimension Controller
Valerie June
Chrome Sparks
Big Black Delta.

Electric Picnic takes place in Stradbally Hall, Co Laois, on August 30 to September 1. All tickets available here, with discounts available for people who can show they’ve been there before.


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Castlepalooza additions:
CSS
Tieranniesaur
Come On Live Long
Mr Whippy Soundsystem and Lez Woo
Born Cheating
Bentley Riddims
Overhead, The Albatross
Watsonace
Tiny Vinyls
Meltybrains?
Benni Smiles
J Roots

Castlepalooza takes place in Charleville Castle, Tullamore, Co Offaly, on the August bank holiday weekend, August 2-4. Tickets available here.

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stendhal festival

First acts announced for Stendhal Festival of Art:
Paddy Casey
Mick Wilson (10CC)
More Power to your Elbow
Little Bear
Trucker Diablo
Rainy Boy Sleep
Axis Of
Paul Casey
The Bonnevilles
Paddy Nash and the Happy Enchiladas
Malojian
Sons of Calibre
Our Krypton Son
Furlo
Triggerman
Wyldling
Amidships
The Clameens
De Fuego
Droids
Rurairi and the Owls
Chris Keys
August
Edwin Brooks and the Burning Glass
Intermission (Unplugged)
Antidote EmCee Showcase
The Steve Experiment
Alana Henderson
Limavady Big Band
John Deery and the Heads
Ria Maguire
Susie Blue
The Encore Contemporary Choir
Juma
Stumblebums
Tommy Shots
Brolly’s Harp School
Hidden Highways
Badgerdan

Stendhal Festival of Art takes place in Limavady, Co Derry, on August 16 and 17. Tickets are available here.


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Meanwhile, the Celtronic festival takes place in Derry from June 26-30 and it last week revealed its day by day breakdown. There are some great names in here – the Space Dimension Controller and Jon Hopkins gig caught my eye. Tickets available here. Here’s the poster.

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