Electric Picnic reveal its final additions & Hard Working Class Heroes announce 100+ acts

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With only a week before the start of the festival, Co. Laois’ Electric Picnic has announced the final additions to its bill. Manchester based producer Krystal Klear, American singer-songwirter Jenny Lewis and folk-rock six-piece PHOX lead the list of seventeen which features a host of Irish acts including We Cut Corners, The Minutes, Vann Music, Tvvins, Booka Brass Band, Sleep Thieves, Spies, The Academic, The Raglans, Orla Gartland, Buffalo Sunn, Daniel James, Acrobat & Wyvern Lyngo.

The festival takes place at Stradbally Estate from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August. Tickets for the event are sold out.

Meanwhile Hard Working Class Heroes festival and convention have announce their line-up for 2014. The Dublin based new music showcase will take place in various venues across the city from Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th October.

Currently in its twelfth years the event has previously featured Irish acts such as Delorentos, The Coronas, Fight Like Apes, Villagers, Lisa O'Neill and Hozier.

Alongside the music there will be industry panels featuring international delegates and mentoring sessions for artists.

2014 Line Up:
A Lazarus Soul / Acrobat / Affleck / Arborist / Atriums / Benihana / Benny smiles / Brian Casey / Buffalo Sunn / Buffalo Woman / Carriages / Carried By Waves / Cfit / Ciaran Lavery / Cloud Castle Lake / Clu / Codai / Color // Sound / Columbia Mills / Conor Walsh / Contour / Deaf Joe / Dear Desert / Death In The Sickroom / Dogs / Dott / DVO Marvell / Eamon bode / Elaine Mai / Elastic Sleep / Elephant / Eoin Dolan / Fallen Rule / Floor Staff / Florence Olivier / Frankenstein Bolts / Galants / Ghost Estates / God Knows + mynameisjOhn / Grim / Hags / Hare Squead / Hauer / Hawk / His New Atlas / Hugh Hick / I have a tribe / I’m Your Vinyl / Imploded View / Jet Setter / Kobina / Kormac / little xs for eyes / Liza Flume / Low Sea / Maija Sofia / Maud in Cahoots / Me & My Dog / Me Auld Flower / Meltybrains? / Mere Moths / MKAI / moossmann / Myles Manley / Neon Atlas / Old Hannah / Otherkin / Paddy Hanna / Participant / Planet Parade / Princess / Red Queen Contest / Replete / Satori Je / Silences / Sisters / Skelocrats / Sleep Mc Evox / Somerville / Spies / Subplots / Tell No Foxx / The Academic / The Bedroom / The Black Sea Fleet / The Boxing Plot / The Clameens / The Debutantes / The Hard Ground / The Late David Turpin / The Loafing Heroes / The Magpies / The Pale / The Run Ons / The Shaker Hymn / The Statics / The Vincent(s) / Tino Ras / Val Normal / Vann Music / Voids / Walpurgis Family / Wild Promises / Yes Cadets

Day to day venue breakdown and panel line-ups will be announced in due course.

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