Guitar ace Johnny Marr is among the latest additions to the sold-out Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois this August 30th to September 1st.

Making his debut appearance, the former Smiths guitarist joins headliners The 1975, Florence + The Machine and new additions Gerry Cinnamon, J Hus, Charli XCX, Richie Hawtin, Richard Ashcroft All Tvvins, Biig Piig, Brittany Howard, Cassia, David Keenan Declan J Donovan, Dj Seinfield, Duff McKagan, Easy Life, Eve, Fjaak, Girl In Red, Ider, Inhaler, Just Mustard, Kettama, Le Boom, Maverick Sabre, Mella Dee, Otherkin, Powpig, Rebūke, Rob De Boer  Silverbacks, Soja, Somebody's Child, Sports Team, Talos, Uly, Viagra Boys, White Reaper, Wild Youth, Working Men’s Club, and Yonaka.

No stranger to Ireland, Marr attended the unveiled of a plaque to honour his Irish roots in Athy last October.

Following the break-up of The Smiths, Marr became a guitar for hire and played with numerous acts including before launching his solo career, with a string of well-received albums.

He last played in Ireland at The National Stadium in Dublin in October.

Billie Elish and Hozier also play the Picnic this year, while Scottish singer songwriter Gerry Cinnamon Charli XCX make their Picnic debut appearances.

 Electric Picnic is completely sold out and subject to licence.