Jerry’s Back! Returning for the Lucky 7th year, celebrating “unity through diversity”
Jerry Fish’s majestic, magnificent and at moments chilling Electric Sideshow delivers all manner of musical pleasures and awes. This unique area promises everything from circus, cabaret, burlesque and sideshow performers, to some of the hottest acts around. Including the fairest ringmaster of them all, Jerry Fish himself who is renowned for his extraordinary performances!
This year’s line-up includes; The Academic, The Frank and Walters, An Emotional Fish, Sack, PowPig, Kid Karate, Ajo Arkestra, San Patricio Mariachi, Somebody’s Child, Classic Yellow, Join Me In The Pines, The Pale, Jack O’Rourke, Crow Black Chicken, Black Bank Folk, Lilac, Odd Morris, Underscore Orchestra, Clare Sands, Home Brew (Picnic Crew Party) Martian Subculture, Sparkle, Wolff, Breathe
with The Beat (House of Yoga) plus very LOUD special surprise guests. As well as the coolest underground nite club in picnic town “Sideshow Disco” from midnight to 4am with Mother Club DJ’s, The Kilo 1977, Se7en Inch Collective, Will De Burca, DJ Mattie B, Bon Voyage feat. Shamon Cassette and Arveene and much more.
The Electric Sideshow wouldn’t be complete without its dandy concotion of carnival sideshow theatre, so expect unearthly performances from Sideshow Sweetheart Foxy P.Cox, pole-dancing extraordinaire and fire queen Terri Fierce, The Pony Girls, The king of Cabaret Desmond O’Connor (UK) Magician Steve Spade, Wobbly Circus and many more..
The Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow promises once again to be a highlight of this year’s Picnic, delivering three debauched days and nights of mind blowing, soul bending entertainment.
Keep an eye out for some very LOUD special guests at this unique picnic stage.
He’s one of Ireland’s most enigmatic and entertaining performers to the point where the Electric Picnic have now afforded him his own stage.
An indie legend and ringmaster of exceptional renown, Jerry Fish has evolved into a showman extraordinaire, capturing the hearts and minds of audiences all over with his now legendary live shows, a unique live theatrical experience that dissolves all boundaries between performer and audience.
Jerry Fish blasted onto the Music Scene in the 1990’s touring the globe as frontman of alternative rock outfit An Emotional Fish, the band who gave us the indie rock anthem ‘Celebrate’ These days the name Jerry Fish is synonymous with Festivals, Carnival Sideshow, Circus and Theatre. Mr. Fish’s genre bending and idiosyncratic style of entertainment has made him a household name within the Irish Music industry. With two Platinum selling solo albums, an MTV award and IRMA Music Award, and a reputation as a supreme and spectacular showman.
Be sure not to miss Jerry’s now legendary picnic shows and end of the world parties.
THE JERRY FISH ELECTRIC SIDESHOW / EP2019 LINE UP + TIMES
18:00 – 19:30 WILL DE BURCA
19:30 – 21:00 DJ MATTIE B
21:00 – 00:00 SE7EN INCH COLLECTIVE
23:00 CARNIVAL FIRE SHOW feat, TERRI FIERCE + FAMILY
00:00 – 02:00 BON VOYAGE feat. SHAMON CASSETTE and ARVEENE
02:00 – 04:00 THE KILO 1977
11:00 – 12:00 BREATHE WITH THE BEAT (HOUSE OF YOGA)
12:20 – 12:50 MARTIAN SUBCULTURE
13:10 – 13:40 ODD MORRIS
14:00 – 14:30 JOIN ME IN THE PINES
14:50 – 15:20 JACK O’ROURKE
15:40 – 16:20 UNDERSCORE ORCHESTRA
16:40 – 17:20 CROW BLACK CHICKEN
17:40 – 18:20 SAN PATRICIO MARIACHI BAND
18:40 – 19:20 POWPIG
19:40 – 20:40 THE ACADEMIC
21:00 – 21:40 HOME BREW
22:00 – 22:40 SACK
23:00 – 00:00 THE FRANK AND WALTERS
00:00 – 04:00 SIDESHOW DISCO / MOTHER DJ’S
11:20 – 12:20 WOBBLY CIRCUS WORKSHOP
12:20 – 12:50 SPARKLE
13:10 – 13:40 LILAC
14:00 – 14:30 WOLFF
14:50 – 15:20 CLARE SANDS
15:40 – 16:10 CLASSIC YELLOW
16:30 – 17:00 BLACK BANK FOLK
17:20 – 18:00 THE PALE
18:20 – 19:00 SOMEBODY’S CHILD
19:20 – 20:00 KID KARATE
20:20 – 21:20 JERRY FISH ELECTRIC SIDESHOW BAND + AN EMOTIONAL FISH
21:40 – 22:40 AJO ARKESTRA
23:00 – 00:00 VERY LOUD SPECIAL GUESTS
00:00 – 02:00 SIDESHOW DISCO / “END OF THE WORLD PARTY” THE KILO 1977
The Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow ≈ Celebrating “Unity through Diversity” victoriously returns to The Electric Picnic’s Late Night Arena for the sixth year in a row.
Expect Tom Waits-like levels of carnival freakery from the legendary Mr. Fish and his dandy concoction of carnival sideshow theatre and once in a lifetime musical performances…
As The Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow promises once again to be the highlight of this years picnic, delivering three debauched days and nights of mind blowing, soul bending entertainment including the hippest after hour club spot in the known universe “SIDESHOW DISCO”.
Be sure not to miss Mr. Fish’s now legendary midnight picnic show and end of the world parties. Including a VERY SPECIAL SURPRISE PERFORMANCE on Sunday night.
FRIDAY 31st AUGUST
Let’s start a fire! ≈ Party in our tent and Everybody is Welcome!
Come and hang out with all the carnival sideshow freaks and burlesque artists performing at The Jerry Fish Electric Sideshow with more than a few hot surprises.
8:00pm – 10:00pm – THE KILO 1977
10:00pm Midnight – WARRIORS OF THE DYSTOTHEQUE
11:00pm – CARNIVAL FIRE SHOW
Midnight – 1:00am – EDDIE KAY
1:00am – 2:00am – COLIN PERKINS
2:00am – 4:00am – GET DOWN EDITS
SATURDAY 1st SEPTEMBER
12:00pm – 1:00pm ~ HOUSE OF YOGA
1:00pm – 1:20pm ~ THE 2 JOHNNIES
1:20pm – 1:50pm ~ EVERYTHING SHOOK
1:50 – 2:10 ~ THE 2 JOHNNIES
2:10pm – 2:40pm ~ SPELLBOUND
3:00pm – 3:30pm ~ SILVERBACKS
3:50pm – 4:20pm ~ MURDER CAPITAL
4:40pm – 5:25pm ~ ENGINE ALLEY
5:50pm – 6:35pm ~ DAVID KEENAN
7:00pm – 7:45pm ~ MICK FLANNERY
8:10pm – 9:10pm ~ THE FRANK AND WALTERS
9:35pm – 10:35pm ~ THE MINUTES
11:00pm – 12:00am ~ LE GALAXIE
Midnight – 4am ~ SIDESHOW DISCO / MOTHER DJ’S
SUNDAY 2nd SEPTEMBER
12:00pm – 1:00pm ~ HOUSE OF YOGA
1:20pm – 1:50pm ~ CEILI ALLSTARS
2:10pm – 2:40pm ~ WARSAW RADIO
3:00pm – 3:30pm ~ JACK O’ROURKE
3:50pm – 4:20pm ~ LOAH
4:40pm – 5:25pm ~ CC BREZ
5:50pm – 6:50pm ~ PIONTIUS PILOT + THE NAILDRIVERS
7:15pm – 7:45pm ~ VEDA + THE WITCHES
8:10pm – 8:55pm ~ BITCH FALCON
9:20pm – 10:05pm ~ WOOD BURNING SAVAGES
10:30pm – 11:15am ~ SURPRISE SPECIAL GUESTS
11:30 – MIDNIGHT ~ SIDESHOW DISCO
Midnight – 1:00am ~ THE JERRY FISH ELECTRIC SIDESHOW END OF THE WORLD PARTY
1:00am – 2:00am ~ SIDESHOW DISCO / THE KILO 1977
WITH CARNIVAL SIDESHOW PERFORMANCES AND BURLESQUE CABARET BETWEEN ACTS FROM OUR SIDESHOW SWEETHEART FOXY P COX, THE PONY GIRLS, TERRI FEIRCE, DESMOND O’CONNOR, JELLY BOY THE CLOWN (SQUIDLING BROS.), DIRTY CIRCUS, GRIM SQUEAKER AND MANY, MANY MORE CARNIVAL DARLINGS.