With just three days to go, the Electric Picnic schedule is starting to appear in dribs and drabs. We're expecting the full list of stage times to be revealed tomorrow, so make sure to check out dedicated Electric Picnic page where you'll have the facility to create and print your own personalised timetable!

Today the Body & Soul line up surfaced, with Janelle Monae in what's sure to be a thrilling Friday night headline slot. In full, it looks like this:

Friday 3rd September

22:40-03:30 Donal Dineen live, with guests
22:00-22:40 Janelle Monae
20:35-21:20 Freelance Whales
19:10-19:50 Johnny Flynn
18:00-18:40 I Draw Slow
17:00-17.30 Que Pezon
16:00-16:30 Bocs Social

Saturday 4th September

03:30-04:30 Phil Retrospector
02:15-03:15 Martin Hayes and Denis Cahill
00:45-01:45 Caribou
22:30-23:30 Crystal Fighters
21:00-21:40 Timber Timbre
19:50-20:30 Jimmy the Hideous Penguin
18:40-19:20 John Smith
17:20-18:00 Tucan
16:00-16:40 Lisa O’ Neill
15:10-15:40 Low Sea
14:00-14:40 SPECIAL GUESTS
12:50-13:30 Nouveaunoise
11:50-12:30 Ultan Conlon

Sunday 5th September

03:00-03.30 Visuals & Close.
02:30-02:45 Judith Mok feat. Shane Booth & Daniel Forde performing Love & Life in Operatic Recital
01:00-02:00 Omar Souleyman
23:30-00:30 John Cooper Clarke
22:50-23:05 Sfear
21:30-22:30 Iarla O Lionaird & Steve Cooney
20:10-21:00 Neon Indian
18:30-19:15 Martina Topley Bird
17:25-18:00 Arborera
16:05-16:55 Cymande II
14:50-15:25 Special Guest
14:00-14:30 Jennifer Evans
13:00-13:30 Daithi O’Dronai
12.00-12.30 Paul Melia

And the line up for the second, smaller stage in the Body & Soul Arena, the Love Letter Stage looks like this:

Friday 3rd September

02:30-03:30 Ambulance
00:00-02:00 Nightflight DJs
23:00-00:40 Butterfly Explosion
22:00-22:30 Scream Blue Murmur
21:00-21:30 Kill Krinkle Club
20:00-20:30 Aindrias De Staic
18:50-19:30 The Holy Roman Army
18:00-18:20 Lady Grew
17:00-17:30 Take The Money and Run
(External Sounds Competition Winners)

Saturday 4th September

02:30-03:30 Catscars
01:15-02:15 Twin Kranes
23:00-00:45 Sian
22:00-22:30 Hunter Gatherer
21:00-21:30 Low Sea
20:00-20:30 Aindrias de Staic
19:00-19:30 The Kites of San Quentin
18:00-18:30 Maud in Cahoots
16:50-17:20 Abigail Smith
16:00-16:20 Lady Grew
15:00-15:30 Emily's Eldest
(External Sounds Competition Winners)
14:00-14:30 Ciara O Driscoll
13:00-13:30 Bella Jane
12:00-12:30 Ryan Sheridan

Sunday, 5 Sept 2010

02:30-03:30 Natural History Museum
01:15-02:15 Patrick Kelleher & His Cold Dead Hands
23:00-01:00 Peverelist
22:00-22:40 Thread Pulls
21:00-21:30 Deaf Joe
20:00-20:30 Aindrias De Staic
18.50-19:40 Maud in Cahoots
17:50-18:40 Revelation Sound feat. Cian Finn
17:00-17:30 Spook of the 13th Lock
16:00-16:30 Nick Carswell and the Elective Orchestra
15:00-15:30 Scream Blue Murmur
14:00-14:30 Harry Bird and the Rubber Wellies
13:00-13:30 Jack Harrison
12.00- 12.30 Daire O'Reilly

Meanwhile, the stage times for the Bacardi B-Live Bar are also public knowledge.

Friday 3rd September
1500-1730 Calvin James
1730-1930 Greg Wilson
1930-2100 Zombie Disco Squad
2100-2300 A Skillz & Krafty Kuts

Saturday 4th September
1200-1430 Stephen Manning
1430-1730 David De Valera
1730-2000 The Revenge
2000-2130 MJ Cole
2130-2300 Mowgli

Sunday 5th September
1200-1400 Ian Bright
1400-1700 Horse Meat Disco
1700-1900 Todd Terje
1900-2100 Greco Roman Sound System
2100-2300 Jaymo & Andy George


Finally, leviathan.ie have revealed the line up of brilliant spoken word events for their own stage as well as the Arts Council Literary Stages in the Mindfield area. Schedules for the Theatre Stage, The Word, Science Gallery, An Puball Gaeilge and SpeakEasy were also due to be revealed today but we're still waiting. In the meantime...

Leviathan Stage

Friday 3rd September.

17:30pm – 19:00

Leviathan Political Cabaret: David McWilliams hosts a discussion on Politics in the Internet Age with David Cochrane of Politics.ie; Amanda Brown, Cybersorter Column in The Irish Times; Twitterer-in-chief, Senator Dan Boyle; and Gavin Sheridan of TheStory.ie and KildareStreet.com. Special musical guests, White Cholera.

Saturday 4th September.

12:00 – 13:30

The MindField News Quiz: The voice of RTÉ Radio One’s News at One, Sean O’Rourke, takes a lighthearted look at the year’s news stories so far and tests an eclectic panel of festival personalities on their knowledge of current affairs.

13:45 – 15:15

History Ireland Hedge School: Tommy Graham, editor of History Ireland hosts a timely discussion on Irish Neutrality: Principled or Pragmatic with former Respect MP, George Galloway, Eunan O Hailpin (TCD, Spying on Ireland: British Intelligence and Irish Neutrality During the Second World War), Eamon Delaney (An Accidental Diplomat: My Years in the Irish Foreign Service); and T. Ryle Dwyer (Behind the Green Curtain: Ireland’s Phoney Neutrality During World War Two).

16:00 – 17:30

Unknown Pleasures. RTÉ 2FM’s Dave Fanning hosts a fascinating talk about the past, present and future of the music business in the company of some of its enduring legends. Peter Hook, former bass player with Joy Division and New Order teams up with Mr. Nice, Howard Marks in a frank conversation about the fraught past; former Wham manager, Simon Napier-Bell joins them to talk about the present and legendary DJ, photographer and Viscount of Vibes, BP Fallon looks into the future.

17:30 – 19:00

Graphic Content: The Big Comics Chat. A chaotic and fun-stuffed rocket ride through the inner and outer reaches of the comics and cartooning universes. Our intrepid and esteemed panel – Pat Mills (2000 AD), Steve Bell (Guardian), Emma Vieceli (Manga Shakespeare), Phil Barrett (Matter) and Mel Gibson (Northumbria University) - will cheerily dissect and debate the “sequential art” scene as it and was: offering thoughts, opinions and recollections on a wide range of topics, including: Classic British comics, Manga, Bande dessinée, Girls’ comics, John Major’s underpants, the Irish small presses, and much, much more. Masked and caped crusaders may also get an occasional mention…

19:00 – 20:30

Leviathan: Political Cabaret. David McWilliams hosts a debate about whether Can There Ever Be Peace in the Middle East? with panellists, former Respect MP, George Galloway, journalist and political activist, Eamonn McCann, former Fox News commentator, Rachel Marsden and founder of The Gulf Intelligence news service, Seán Evers. Satirical music from Paddy Cullivan and the Camembert Quartet and stand-up comedy from Kevin Gildea.

20:30 – 21:30

Jinx Lennon. Leviathan favourite and Dundalk’s finest. Part punk folk poet troubadour, part gospel music energy preacher.

Sunday 5th September.

12:00 – 13:00

Ryan Tubridy’s Picnic Brunch. Direct from his first Late Late Show of the new season, one of Ireland’s top broadcasters, Ryan Tubridy, hosts a show of chat, banter, newspaper reviews and general chaotic hangover-friendly fun with an esoteric bunch of festival guests.

13:45 – 15:15

History Ireland Hedge School: A fascinating historical discussion about the Great O’Neill: Mafiosi or Machiavelli, hosted by History Ireland editor, Tommy Graham with special guests actor Stephen Rea, Hiram Morgan (UCC, Tyrone’s Rebellion), Ciaran Brady (TCD, The Chief Governors: The Rise and Fall of Reform Government in Tudor Ireland, 1536 – 1588) and Minister of State at the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Innovation, Conor Lenihan.

15:30 – 16:30

Jon Ronson presents: The Men Who Stare At Goats and Other True Tales of Craziness at the Heart of Power. A funny and strange illustrated talk in which Jon Ronson tells the true story behind the Men Who Stare At Goats movie (he wrote the book) and the Bohemian Grove (a secret club he once infiltrated where powerful business people and politicians take part in a ritual that culminates in a mock human sacrifice). He will read from his forthcoming book, The Psychopath Test, which looks once again at madness at the heart of power.

17:00 – 19:00

Leviathan: Political Cabaret. David McWilliams hosts another interactive discussion on A Vision for Ireland in 2020 with guests, Minister for Communciation, Energy and Natural Resources, Eamon Ryan; journalist and activist, Eamonn McCann; satirical music from Paddy Cullivan and the Camembert Quartet and standup comedy from Colm O’Regan.

19:00 – 20:30

Jinx Lennon: Closing out the Leviathan stage at Electric Picnic.


Arts Council Literary Stage

Friday 3rd September

17:00-17:30 Mike Scott of the Waterboys reads from his new memoir
17:45-18:45 Conall Morrison in conversation with Mark Patrick Hederman
19:00-20:00 Paul Murray and Chris Binchy, hosted by Cormac Kinsella

Saturday 4th September

12:00 – 13:00 Tom Sykes on Isabella Blow and much more.
13:15-14:15 The Science of Flann O’Brien
14:30-15:30 Dermot Bolger hosts Roddy Doyle and Irvine Welsh
15:45-16:45 Drivetime Four Savvy Women: Mary Wilson with Justine
McCarthy, Tara Buckley, Kathy Sheridan and Sara Burke
17:00-18:00 Dermot Bolger in conversation with Carlo Gébler and Gerard Smyth
18:15-19:15 Crime Writing with Declan Burke, Arlene Hunt, Declan
Hughes and Gene Kerrigan
19:30-20:30 John Waters and Johnny Duhan

Sunday 5th September

12:00-13:00 Kids Literature: David O’Donoghue and David Maybury
13:15-14:15 Pat Boran, Leanne O’Sullivan and Rita Ann Higgins, hosted by Louis de Paor
14:30-15:30 Paul Muldoon in conversation with Philip King
15:45-16.45 Drivetime Four Savvy Women: Mary Wilson with Justine McCarthy, Tara Buckley, Kathy Sheridan and Sara Burke
17:00-18:00 Julian Gough and Greg Baxter
18:15 -19:15 Mike McCormack and Claire Kilroy
19:30-20:30 Louis de Paor with Ronan Browne