Portishead, Outkast, Beck, Foals and Chic featuring Nile Rodgers are among the acts confirmed for August's Electric Picnic at Stradbally Estate, Co Laois.

This year's festival runs from August 29 to 31, with Pet Shop Boys, Paolo Nutini, Lily Allen, St Vincent and Simple Minds also on the bill.

London Grammar, Metronomy, Slowdive, Laura Mvula, Annie Mac, Flume, The Stranglers, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, The Blades, The Wailers, Omar Souleyman, White Denim, Temples, Sohn, Jungle, Fka Twigs, Bicep, Kaytranada and John Wizards are the other acts in the first line-up announcement.

Tickets are on sale from 7:00pm on March 19, with more details available at: www.electricpicnic.ie.

Ticket Pricing Information:
Between March 19 and April 18
€154.50 if you can prove you've been to three or more Electric Picnics

€174.50 if you can prove you've been to the Electric Picnic once/twice before

€194.50 if you haven't been before

Family Weekend Camping ticket as above (two children under-12 permitted per adult free of charge)

Sunday Day Tickets: €90 (No camping permitted)

April 19 - July 4 midnight
€194.50 weekend for tickets

After July 4 midnight
€229.50 weekend for tickets

Campervan Tickets for access to Regular and Family Campervan Parks are €60.