Three Ireland has unveiled the line-up for its ‘Made by Music’ stage, the newest addition to this year’s Electric Picnic festival.

The stage will feature a diverse mixture of top up-and-coming Irish and International acts.

Saturday night will host a very special and unique performance from all six of the artists involved in this year’s ‘Made By Music’ initiative.

David Kitt, Elaine Mai, Fehdah, Kean Kavanagh, Sorcha Richardson and Soulé will combine their collective talents for a never before seen performance which will include their smash hit collaborations “Follow the Sound” and “Butterflies”.

Electro-pop star Shura will headline Friday night at the Three ‘Made by Music’ stage and will be preceded by avant garde vocalist and performance artist Serpentwithfeet, indie pioneers Sports Team and rising Irish stars, Alex Gough – Waterford’s latest rap sensation and 18-year-old singer-songwriter Curtis Walsh.

Joining the Three ‘Made by Music’ artists on Saturday is some of best rising talent on the Irish music scene. Jyellowl – one of the stars of the Irish hip-hop scene, acoustic trad-metal fusionists The Scratch, Dundalk trip-hop band Just Mustard, indie rock/pop artist Somebody’s Child, producer & songwriter Rob De Boer and multi-instrumentalist Uly.

The day’s line-up is completed by multi-instrumental five-piece Easy Life, Kentucky garage punk band White Reaper and new wave post-punk trio, Working Men’s Club.

Bringing the stage to a close on Sunday are Electro pop trio Kero Kero Bonito who be joined on the final day of the festival by post genre group Ider, experimental pop duo Let’s Eat Grandma, Italian alt-pop singer Georgia, indie pop outfit Cassia and Bristol punk band Heavy Lungs. Irish artists such as the genre defying Limerick band PowPig, Brighton rockers Yonaka and poet Sinead O’Brien complete Sunday’s line-up.

“As Electric Picnic approaches, we are excited to debut the brand new ‘Made by Music’ stage,” said Aislinn O’Connor, Head of Brand and Marketing Communications at Three Ireland.

“The line up across the weekend is complete with some amazing new artists, all with such diverse sounds. We are particularly looking forward to unveiling the highly anticipated collaborative performance from our six ‘Made by Music’ artists.”

“The collective have been working on something very special for the festival which is sure to be a highlight of the weekend.”

Three’s ‘Made by Music’ initiative has brought together six Irish musicians to write, record and release two brand new collaborative songs, contributing to the Irish music industry and helping the next generation of Irish music stars reach a wider audience.

The first song of this year’s initiative combined the talents of renowned songwriter and producer David Kitt, singer songwriter Kean Kavanagh and future-afro soul vocalist Fehdah who teamed for the hypnotic summer anthem, ‘Follow the Sound’. The second, and latest, collaboration brings together three of Ireland’s best female talent in pop star Soulé, electro-producer Elaine Mai and singer-songwriter Sorcha Richardson for the pop smash hit, “Butterflies”.

Collectively, the songs have been streamed over 145k times while the bespoke music videos created by Three have been seen by over 830k viewers.

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