The Electric Picnic Music & Arts Festival, Stradbally Estate, Ireland
this weekend Fri/Sat/Sun Sept 2nd/3rd/4th.
BP Fallon & The Hot Sprockets – with Dylan lurking stylishly on the very left – by Peter Pureheart.
BP Fallon singing his songs with Dublin’s Hot Sprockets for the first time ever, talking with Bob Geldof in MindField probably about whatever comes into their heads, a speedy recitation… herewith the programme:
Friday 10:30pm @ Salty Dog
BP Fallon & The Hot Sprockets (a little taste after The Hot Sprockets have played). Some sonic foreplay before the BP & Sprockets full set on Sunday night @ MindField
Sunday 3:00pm @ Ignite in the MindField area
BP Fallon kicks off this year’s Ignite with a five minute recitation. Hit, git and split.
Bob Geldof & BP by Jennifer Andrada. Annie Tierney & BP by Kay Gourley.
Sunday 5.00pm @ MindField in the Leviathan tent
Bob Geldof and BP Fallon and – from Tieranniesaur – Annie Tierney discuss the future of the future and music, moderated by David McWilliams. This’ll be very vibey and probably fiercely irreverent.
Sunday 8:00pm @ Mindfield Finale Party in the Leviathan tent
BP Fallon & The Hot Sprockets (full set). The rock’n’roll poet gets choogling backed by the blueswailin’ honeyskippin’ cats from the Southside delta of Dublin. We can’t help it – Sprocket to me, baby!
BP on The Hot Sprockets: “I love their ‘Honeyskippin’ album and went to meet them in Dublin at their rehearsal space and there on the walls are their posters – Son House, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, The Raconteurs, Blind Willie McTell, John Lee Hooker and Led Zeppelin. I thought ‘That’ll do!'”
Other bands playing Electric Picnic
Arcade Fire – Pulp – The Chemical Brothers – Big Audio Dynamite – Interpol – PJ Harvey – Beirut – Mogwai – Underworld – The Family Stone – Sinéad O’Connor – Public Enemy – Jimmy Cliff – Joan As Policewoman – Death In Vegas – Toots And The Maytals – The Mighty Stef – Sweet Jane – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros – The Black Angels and a million more!
The Salty Dog stage in the woods before the deluge, by BP Fallon. We jest you not!