The Big Pink join Electric Picnic line-up

Duo are gearing up for a busy summer

The Big Pink have joined the bill for this year’s Electric Picnic festival.

The winners of the Phillip Hall Radar Award at this year’s Shockwaves NME Awards join headliners Orbital and Brian Wilson for the Irish festival, which takes place on September 4-6 at Stradbally Hall, County Laois.

The Big Pink release their next single, ‘Stop The World’, on June 29.

The line up for Electric Picnic 2009 so far is:

2ManyDJs
ABC
Alabama 3
Basement Jaxx
Bat For Lashes
Bell X1
Billy Bragg
Chic
Chris Cunningham
Damien Dempsey
Dublin Gospel Choir
ESG
Echo & The Bunnymen
Efter Klang
Erol Alkan
Explosions In The Sky
The Flaming Lips
Fleet Foxes
Halfset
Heartbreak
Imelda May
Jape
Jazzanova
Klaxons
Lisa Hannigan
Low Anthem
Lykke Li
Madness
Magazine
Magnolia Electric Company
MGMT
Micachu & The Shapes
Michael Nyman
Moderat
Noze
Okkervil River
Orbital
Quantic Soul Orchestra
Rodrigo Y Gabriela
Roots Manuva
Seasick Steve
Simian Mobile Disco
Skream & Benga’s Magnetic Man
The Big Pink
The Sugarhill Gang
The Walkmen
Tunng
Villagers
Whitest Boy Alive
Zero 7

To check the availability of Electric Picnic tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.