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Electric Picnic 2017: Stage set as performance schedules revealed

One of Ireland's biggest music and art festivals, Electric Picnic, is set to get underway this weekend with thousands of revellers preparing to descend on Stradbally, Co Laois.

Running from 1-3 September, the huge event boasts an impressive line-up of performances over the course of three days.

London Grammar, The xx, The Divine Comedy, Pete Tony, Duran Duran, and Rag N' Bone Man are just a few of the well-known names set to take to the various stages.

And this week the final set times for each performer have been released:

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Organiser of the Electric Picnic festival Melvin Benn in front of the main stage during a press preview of the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, County Laois. Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Electric Picnic 2017 Stage Times:

Main Stage

Friday

10.30-12.00 The xx

9.00-10.00 London Grammar

7.30-8.30 The Divine Comedy

6.15-7.00 Hudson Taylor

5.00-5.45 Little Hours

Saturday

12.30-1.55 Pete Tong

10.15-11.45 A Tribe Called Quest

8.45-9.45 Phoenix

7.15-8.15 Run The Jewels

5.45-6.45 Madness

4.45-5.15 Giggs

3.00-4.00 The Strypes

1.45-2.30 Keywest

Sunday

10.45-12.00 Duran Duran

9.00-10.00 Elbow

7.15-8.15 Chaka Khan

5.45-6.45 The Pretenders

4.15-5.15 Rag N’ Bone Man

2.30-3.30 The Skatalites

1.00-2.00 Dublin Gospel Choir

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Performers put on a show at the 3Disco, where the Lip Sync Battle takes place, during a press preview of the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, County Laois. Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Electric Arena

Friday

11.00-12.00 Bicep (Live)

9.30-10.30 Vince Staples

8.00-9.00 Young Fathers

6.45-7.30 Rejjie Snow

Saturday

12.00-1.30 Interpol

10.00-11.30 Annie Mac

8.30-9.30 Mura Masa

7.00-8.00 Birdy

5.45-6.30 Everything Everything

4.30-5.15 Declan Mckenna

3.15-4.00 Paul Kelly

2.00-2.30 Stephanie Rainey

Sunday

10.50-12.00 Soulwax

9.15-10.15 Father John Misty

7.45-8.45 Band of Horses

6.15-7.15 Michael Kiwanuka

4.45-5.45 Bear’s Den

3.30-4.15 King Kong Company

2.00-3.00 Kila

1.00-1.30 Soulé

Rankin Woods

Friday

No shows

Saturday

11.00-12.00 Le Galaxie

9.30-10.30 Floating Points

8.00-9.00 All Tvvins

6.30-7.15 Rusangano Family

5.15-6.00 The Riptide Movement

4.00-4.45 Otherkin

2.45-3.30 Bad Bones

1.45-2.15 Jafaris

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Carla Mooney enjoys the Red Bull SOUNDOME during a press preview of the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, County Laois. Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sunday

11.00-12.00 Kiasmos

9.30-10.30 Tale Of Us

8.00-9.00 Mano Le Tough

6.30-7.30 Hannah Wants

5.15-6.00 Krept & Konan

4.00-4.45 Section Boyz

2.45-3.15 Fangclub

1.30-2.00 Pale Rivers

Cosby Tent

Friday

11.00-12.00 Perfume Genius

9.30-10.30 Japandroids

8.00-8.45 Mr Jukes

6.45-7.30 Jagwar Ma

5.15-6.00 All We Are

3.45-4.30 Lewis Capaldi

2.15-3.00 Touts

1.00-1.45 2FM Comp Winner

Sunday

11.00-12.00 Pond

9.15-10.15 Car Seat Headrest

7.30-8.30 Parquet Courts

6.00-6.45 Real Estate

4.30-5.15 The Lemon Twigs

3.15-4.00 Goat Girl

2.00-2.30 Brand New Friend

1.00-1.30 Aaron Lee Tasjan

Little Big Tent

Saturday

2.00-3.00 Clark

12.15-01.30 Tiga

11.00-11.45 Versatile

9.45-10.30 Le Boom

8.30-9.15 Eden

7.15-8.00 Lyra

6.00-6.45 Talos

4.45-5.15 Wastefellow

3.45-4.15 Nobody's Heroes

2.30-3.00 Search Party Animal

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Performers during a press preview of the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, County Laois. Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sunday

11.20-12.00 J Hus

10.15-10.45 AJ Tracey

8.40-9.40 Kelly Lee Owens

7.15-8.00 Kweku Collins

6.00-6.45 Beoga

4.45-5.30 Alma

3.30-4.15 Margaret Glaspy

2.30-3.00 Kojaque

Throwback Stage

Friday 8pm: Jenny Berggren from Ace of Base

Saturday 7pm: S Club Party

Saturday 8.15pm: 5ive

Sunday 7.30pm: Smash Hits

For full listings for Electric Picnic 2017, visit www.electricpicnic.ie

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