by / March 19th, 2014 /

Initial Electric Picnic line-up announced; Outkast, Beck and Portishead to headline

The first Electric Picnic 2014 line-up has been revealed, with Outkast, Portishead and Beck revealed as this year’s headliners. Foals, Pet Shop Boys, Nile Rodgers & Chic, Portishead, Paolo Nutini, White Denim, Lily Allen, St Vincent, Simple Minds, London Grammar, Metronomy, Slowdive, Laura Mvula, Annie Mac, Flume, the Stranglers, the Blades, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, the Wailers, Omar Souleyman, Temples, Sohn, Jungle, FKA Twigs, Bicep, John Withers and Kayranada have also been announced.


Electric Picnic takes place at Stradbally Estate, Co. Laois between 29th and 31st August, and more acts will be announced at the official launch at 7pm tonight. Follow @statemagazine on Twitter for updates as they happen.

Tickets for Electric Picnic 2014 go on sale tonight at 7pm. If you have been to Electric Picnic previously and bought your tickets through Ticketmaster, you should already have been sent a code via email that will entitle to you to discount tickets for this year’s festival. For more info on discount tickets, see

For now, weekend tickets prices are as follows: €154.50 if you can prove you’ve been to three or more Picnics; €174.50 if you can prove you’ve been to the Picnic once/twice before, and €194.50 if you haven’t been before. All weekend tickets will cost €194.50 from 19th April, and will then revert to the full price of €229.50 at midnight on 4th July. Sunday tickets cost €90. Again, tickets can be bought through Ticketmaster and all details can be found on the EP website.