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Dublin: 3 °C Saturday 18 January, 2020

Total eclipse of the gig: Bonnie Tyler suffers power outage at Electric Picnic

She was playing in the Electric Ireland Power House tent. Morto.

The scene in the Electric Ireland Power House tent during the outage Source: Amy McGrath

HUNDREDS OF FESTIVALGOERS were left in the dark at Electric Picnic last night after the power went out during Bonnie Tyler.

The headline show – which took place at the Electric Ireland Power House tent – suffered a power outage for several minutes after the 1980s hitmaker took to the stage.

One eyewitness told there were chants of “ESB! ESB!” from the crowd during the outage.

However, it was resolved after a few minutes. Electric Picnic’s promoters said in a statement:

We have fully investigated the situation and there was a temporary cut to supply at the event. Our engineers were on site and resolved the situation within minutes, allowing the performance to continue.

Here’s Bonnie back in action:

Source: Amy McGrath

When her appearance was announced, Tyler said in a statement:

I’m thrilled that Electric Ireland invited me to perform at their Electric Ireland Power House. I know that there is great energy at Electric Picnic.

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