LUCKY Electric Picnic revellers are set to bask in glorious sunshine this weekend.

More than 30,000 music lovers will descend on the Stradbally Estate in Co Laois, and forecasters predict the sun will shine.

Festival goers will face cloudy conditions on Friday as they set up camp, with conditions improving as the weekend progresses.

Top temperatures of 21°C are being forecast for Saturday and Sunday — with the chance of showers breaking out. Big-name acts including The Cure, The Killers, Elbow and Orbital are all preparing to fly in for the annual festival this weekend.

A host of VIP names, including gorgeous presenter Cat Deeley and X Factor judge Louis Walsh, will travel to Laois during the three-day event.

And Sinead O’Connor, who wowed fans on the Main Stage last year, will be in the audience this time round.

She told the Irish Sun: “I’ll be there with my wig on.

“If you are looking for me, I will probably be the only sober person there — I am really looking forward to going down.”

Meanwhile, a top audiologist has warned fans to take care of their hearing at the event.

Hidden Hearing’s Keith Ross said extended periods of exposure to high-decibel noise can lead to irreversible hearing loss.

He said: “The message to Electric Picnic festival-goers is simple. Don’t stand too close to the speakers and give your ears a break from the noise from time to time.”

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