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17 of the most Electric Picnic things that have ever happened


1. When these t-shirts were spotted on site back in 2009

Electric Picnic Festival - Ireland Source: PA Wire

Just part of a long conveyor belt of appropriately gas EP t-shirts.

2. And when these were the most important refills last year

3. There was this sign that told you everything you needed to know

4. When this lad’s showering technique was caught on camera back in 2011

shower Source: Laura Hutton/RollingNews.ie

5. When Grace Jones jumped on a Gardaí motorbike for the craic

6. These “mobile coffee dispensers” were perhaps peak Electric Picnic in 2009

5/9/2009 Electric Picnic Music festivals Source: RollingNews.ie

7. That time the Gardaí logo looked quintessentially EP back in 2012

8. Only at EP would Michael D be photographed with a couple of people dressed as Wallys

Michael D. Higgins at Electric Picnic Source: The Labour Party flickr

9. You’re guaranteed the finest sculptures every year

10. And the Gardaí are known to be a bit of craic too

gardabox Source: Facebook/Glow Depot

11. This year, Super Valu in Stradbally were well prepared

buck Source: David L via Louise Bruton

12. If one shot could encapsulate EP when it’s been lashing, this photo from 2008 should do it

5/9/2009 Electric Picnic Music festivals Source: RollingNews.ie

13. Remember when the lost property area photos surfaced

Phones - assortment - 2 Source: An Garda Síochána


14. And everyone knew this little baba because of his ear muffs

Lollapalooza Source: Associated Press

15. Throughout the festival, you’re always in direct contact with the man above

16. Heroes have been known to knock around in cardboard form

17. And you’ll definitely encounter all sorts of very EP appropriate graffiti

Electric Picnic 2008 Source: dwhelan

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