Electric Picnic 2014, Sunday

September 12th, 2014 by

A meaty album to give you a solid overview of all the magic corners of Electric Picnic 2014’s final day. Tents are now rolled up and wellies hosed down for another year. What a triple decker this year was. Till Stradbally same time next year, here’s Sunday’s parade of highlights photographed for State by Olga […]


Bestival 2014, Isle of Wight – in words and pictures

September 12th, 2014 by

There seems to be a leaning towards dance music at the Desert Island Disco themed Bestival 2014. There’s plenty of bands too, but it’s interesting to see how Bestival puts on a massive, fancy-dress disco (read dance) party in a year when Ireland’s own chart and dance party doesn’t take place due to ‘a lack […]


Electric Picnic 2014, Saturday

September 9th, 2014 by

Friday was a few mere stretching exercises when compared with the behemoth of Saturday’s line-up. Chasing the stages for State, dragging her cameras about and all with one eye on her clashfinder was Olga Kuzmenko.



State Faces for Oxjam @ Electric Picnic 2014

September 5th, 2014 by

It was quite the night (and afternoon and early morning) when we took over the Oxjam stage at last weekend’s Electric Picnic. Olga Kuzmenko provides a pictorial record of four of our guests – Beach, Bitch Falcon, Hare Squead and Simi Crowns.  






Roskilde Festival 2014 – Thurs & Fri

July 16th, 2014 by

It was an epic year at Roskilde Festival and we have a lot of shots from the biggest of the big, to the tents around the outskirts. Here’s the first packed gallery of the first two days. All images shot for State by Jakob Bekker-Hansen.


Arcade Fire, Pixies, Ham Sandwich – Marlay Park, Dublin

July 1st, 2014 by

Place Arcade Fire, Pixies and an exuberant Ham Sandwich (plus the openers Tvvins) to a field in South Dublin. Slowly add sunshine, a pinch of beer and good, good people and watch pure joy rise over eight gorgeous hours. Photographed for State by Olga Kuzmenko.