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Cut-price Electric Picnic tickets go on sale this Friday

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Hozier's surprise performance at this year's Electric Picnic (Pic: Twitter/@Hozier)
Hozier's surprise performance at this year's Electric Picnic (Pic: [email protected])

Electric Picnic may only just be over but tickets for the 2017 version will go on sale Friday morning.

Promoters have announced that tickets for the 2017 event will go on sale this Friday, September 9 at 9am.

Festival-goers can once again avail of the 'discount reward scheme', as well as a three-part instalment plan.

Last weekend saw 55,000 Picnickers enjoy everything Electric Picnic has to offer as the jewel in the Irish festival scene.

Summing up the weekend, Festival Director, Melvin Benn said: "This year was easily my favourite Electric Picnic to date. We introduced some new areas to the site for 2016 which proved to be amazing along with implementing some changes from 2015 which were all a success.

"For 2017, the capacity will remain the same and I'm looking forward to what is in store already next year for both seasoned revellers and new>"

To be eligible for a discount, you will need to prove you've been before and in return you'll get the discount code.

The full discount is available to customers who have attended any three previous Picnics.

For those who have purchased from Ticketmaster online in the past will receive a code direct from Ticketmaster.

For everyone else (or if you don't automatically receive a discount code) three of one type of proof mentioned below or any combination from different years of proofs of purchase and/or attendance is required. 

Electric Picnic 2017 Early Bird ticket prices

Weekend Camping tickets

- €165 if you can prove you've been to 3 or more Picnics

- €185 if you can prove you've been to the Picnic once/twice before

- €205 if you haven't been before

Tickets purchased via instalment plan

3 or more Picnics
€55 + service charge at time of purchase / €55 November 1 / €55 December 1

1 or 2 picnics
€62 + service charge at time of purchase / €61.50 November 1 / €61.50 December 1

Not been before
€69 + service charge at time of purchase / €68 November 1 / €68 December 1