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Tuesday 23 September 2014

80s power: Bonnie Tyler to join Spring Break at Electric Ireland Power House stage at Electric Picnic

Published 12/08/2014 | 12:33

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BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 18: Singer Bonnie Tyler performs live during 'Rock meets Classic 2013' at the Max-Schmeling-Halle on February 18, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Frank Hoensch/Redferns via Getty Images)
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 18: Singer Bonnie Tyler performs live during 'Rock meets Classic 2013' at the Max-Schmeling-Halle on February 18, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Frank Hoensch/Redferns via Getty Images)

Fans of 80s power ballads and disco choons will rejoice as Bonnie Tyler has been confirmed to headline the Electric Ireland Power House stage at Electric Picnic.

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The iconic 80s power ballad queen, who hits the stage at 7pm on Saturday August 30, is also be joined in the line-up by hugely popular 80s tribute band Spring Break.

Of her first Irish performance for several years she said, "I’m thrilled that Electric Ireland invited me to perform at their Electric Ireland Power House I know that there is great energy at Electric Picnic and I am really excited about being there”.

Each day will see the Electric Ireland Disco Brunch featuring DJs playing their one off power ballad remix playlist.

Although the festival is sold out, fans can win tickets through the Electric Ireland Power Ballads Competition. 

There are 30 tickets up for grabs next week - 6 tickets a day - from Monday 18 - Friday 22 August. 

To enter, follow these steps:

1.       Choose a favourite power ballad – by logging on to powerballads.ie and selecting from the power ballads playlist.

2.       Make an Instagram video – Record using lip-syncing skills with the best expressions – the cheesier the better!

3.       Tag the video – with #PowerBallads and #ElectricPicnic2014, change privacy settings to public and it will be submitted to www.powerballads.ie for the public to vote.

4.       The video with the most votes at the end of each day will win 6 tickets to Electric Picnic.

www.electricpicnic.ie

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