The Oxegen announcements just keep coming, with the Fratellis, Counting Crows and Charlatans all now confirmed for Punchestown in July.
Organisers have today confirmed the presence of American veterans the Counting Crows and Glaswegian lad-rockers the Fratellis, while Charlatans lead singer Tim Burgess has also indicated his band will be there.
The line-up for the three day, July 11-13 event is taking shape nicely now, with Kings Of Leon, R.E.M. and Interpol all confirmed to be putting in an appearance.
Fans registered on www.oxegen.ie will have access to pre-sale tickets from Monday March 3 at 8am, subject to availability and limited to four tickets per person. Tickets go on general sale on Friday March 7 at 8am.
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