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Electric Picnic line up announced with The Chemical Brothers among headliners

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The Chemical Brothers will grace Electric Picnic's Main Stage
The Chemical Brothers will grace Electric Picnic's Main Stage

The line up for the fan-favourite music festival has been released, with the headline acts consisting of The Chemical Brothers, LCD Soundsystem, Lana Del Rey and New Order.

The list of acts for the 2016 Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally, Co Laois, has been announced.

The festival, which takes place from the 2nd to the 4th of September, released the first taste of its line up today.

The first round of musical acts, along with the aforementioned headliners, includes the likes of Welsh rock band Super Furry Animals, Dublin singer-songwriter Gavin James and up-and-coming British artist Jack Garratt, who won the 2016 Critics' Choice Brit Award.

Weekend tickets for the festival are priced at €234.50, which can now be purchased through a fan-friendly instalment plan, while tickets for the final day of the weekend's revelry sold out well before the line up announcement: