Outkast lead Electric Picnic line-up

Published Wednesday, 19 March 2014
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American hip-hop duo Outkast have been announced as one of the headline acts for this year's Electric Picnic festival.

Outkast lead Electric Picnic line-up
Electric Picnic takes place in August. (© PA)

The Grammy Award winning pair, best known for their hits 'Ms Jackson' and 'Hey Ya', will perform during the three day event in Co Laois this August.

Also included on this year's bill are Portishead, Beck, Foals, Pet Shop Boys and Scottish singer Paolo Nutini.

Disco legends Chic featuring Nile Rodgers will also be appearing as will outspoken singer Lily Allen following the release of her comeback album this year.

Simple Minds, London Grammar, Laura Muvla and The Stranglers are also included in the jam-packed line-up, which was announced on Wednesday.

Now in its 11th year, Electric Picnic will take place from Friday 29 - Sunday 31 August.

Tickets are on sale now.

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