Shenanigans at this year's Electric Picnic are well and truly underway in Stradbally, but if you aren't one of the lucky 55,000 people to have bagged a ticket, then you can live vicariously through our round-up of Friday's events.

RTÉ News's Sinead Crowley headed to EP to chat to some of the punters and bands, including the very talented Tullamore band Chasing Abbey, who can't wait to blast out a few tunes.

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2fm presenter and DJ Tara Stewart is giving a masterclass in festival dressing.

The view from the RTÉ2 balcony is pretty sweet. Let's hope those blue skies stick around all weekend!

The Divine Comedy play to an enthusiastic crowd.

They played a cover of New Order's Blue Monday which went down a treat. The FOMO has well and truly set in.

Ok so it looks like they have gone down in EP history after they closed their set with My Lovely Horse. LEGENDS.

Rejjie Snow delighted a packed out Electric Arena. 

Little Hours were on a high after their whopper EP set.

The epitome of festival cool?

The Strypes are getting settled in nicely.

What a pic! Hudson Taylor are loving life at EP.

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We've reached peak jealousy levels after seeing this video from the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Looks like some buzz!

Looks like it was a magical performance. Bravo!

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Young Fathers also put on a gig to remember.

London Grammer sounded sublime.

Red sky at night? Here's hoping for a repeat performance of today's weather for Saturday.

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Ace of Base bringing it, nostalgia level through the ROOF!

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