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Finalists announced for Oxegen Battle of the Bands

Six Kildare bands have made the shortlist in the competition to win a place on the New Band Stage at Oxegen 09.

The Hot Press Newsdesk, 19 May 2009



After a series of heats hosted by Kildare Country Council and MCD, the finalists have now been selected. They are: Box Social, Colin Scallan, I Phoenix, The J-Walkers, The Resistance and Seven Days.

The final in the Late Lounge, Naas (June 19) will determine which two bands will get the opportunity to play at Ireland’s biggest music festival.

Tickets for the event are €10 and are available from the Late Lounge.


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