The first two acts for the BARE in the Woods festival have been announced.

Formerly a one-day event, the festival returns in 2017 with an expanded line-up of three days in Garryhinch Woods in Portarlington, Co. Laois from June 9th - 11th.

US rappers House of Pain will play their first Irish show in 23 years, and former Streets man Mike Skinner will play in his new guise as 'Mike Skinner & Murkage present Tonga' on this year's bill.

Also on the line-up are The Correspondents, DJ Dan Shake, The Hot Sprockets, Maddog McCrea, New Secret Weapon, Sounds of System Breakdown and Rews, while Andrew Maxwell and Karl Spain are the first comedians announced for the comedy stage.

Ticket prices are below and available now.