Burnchurch at Electric Picnic!

Kilkenny band Burnchurch are looking forward to performing on the Mindfield Stage at Electric Picnic at 9pm this Friday. This is one of the most popular stages,and they will be in the company of some of the best known names in the Irish music business.

It has been a great year for this young band who many would remember for their stunning soundtrack to the Katie Taylor fight ring walk watched globally, but also for their popular Kilkenny hurling song which was a feature on ‘Up for the Match’.

All Burnchurch material is original and they are very excited to be close to completing their first full album. The renowned producer, Leo Pearson from Thomastown, has been closely involved.The music, though original and contemporary, uses ethnic sounds and rhythm, with pipes featuring prominently.

For Sadhbh (20), Síofra (19), Éanna (17) and Ruairí – who turned 16 with days to go and is therefore just old enough to qualify to perform – this is a big change from last year when they busked to make the money to attend, to now playing in front of thousands of people on Friday night at 9pm!

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