- 09 Jun 08
Oxegen have announced the full line-up for the now three day festival with Kings of Leon, REM, and Rage Against the Machine among the highlights.
Anyone who’s anyone is playing Oxygen this year. Organisers are dubbing it as the 'Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Weekend of the Year' and with one of the best festival line-ups in Europe and an extra day added to the event, they might just be right.
MTV have also been confirmed as the live broadcast partner for the festival which will take place at Punchestown from July 11–13. Those who missed out on tickets can still see the going’s on throughout the weekend over all the MTV stations.
And for the lucky ones with the tickets – prepare to squeal with excitement – here's the full stage line-up:
FRIDAY JULY 11:
Main Stage: Kings of Leon, Interpol, Editors, Paddy Casey, The Coronas and Amy Macdonald.
O2 Stage: Groove Armada, The Go! Team, Ben Folds, dEUS, Sugababes and Future Kings of Spain.
Green Room: Bell X1, Mundy, Aslan and Captain.
Pet Sounds: Cat Power, Aphex Twin, Tricky, Battles and God Is An Astronaut.
2FM New Band Stage/Futures: White Denim, Friendly Fires, The Metros, Noah & The Whale, Sparkadia, Bryn Christopher, Liam Finn and Leopold.
Dance Stage: Calvin Harris, Unkle, Annie Mac, MSTRKRFT, Koze, Kosheen and Burn.
SATURDAY JULY 12:
Main Stage: The Verve, R.E.M., Stereophonics, Amy Winehouse, Counting Crows, Newton Faulkner, Scouting For Girls and Bowling For Soup.
O2 Stage: The Prodigy, The Zutons, Feeder, Panic at the Disco, The Enemy, The Hoosiers, The Wombats, Powderfinger, One Night Only and Little Man Tate.
Green Room: Manic Street Preachers, The Charlatans, Pendulum, Echo and the Bunnymen, Vampire Weekend, British Sea Power, The Ting Tings, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Delays and Concerto For Constantine.
Pet Sounds: The National, Hot Chip, Richard Hawley, Seasick Steve, Declan O’Rourke, Paul Heaton, My Morning Jacket, Camille O’Sullivan and Jack McManus.
2FM New Band Stage/Futures: Elliot Minor, Royworld, Joe Lean and The Jing Jang Jong, Black Kids, Alphabeat, Ida Maria, Yeasayer, Holy Fuck, Mindless Self Indulgence, Cage The Elephant and Sergeant.
Dance Tent: Justice, Boys Noize, Slam, Michael Mayer, Kavinsky, The Japanese Popstars and Chemistry DJ’s.
SUNDAY JULY 13:
Main Stage: Rage Against The Machine, Kaiser Chiefs, The Fratellis, The Kooks, The Blizzards, The Feeling and Eddy Grant.
O2 Stage: Chemical Brothers, The Raconteurs, Republic Of Loose, Kate Nash, The Pigeon Detectives, We Are Scientists, The Courteeners and The Subways.
Green Room: Ian Brown, The Pogues, Tom Baxter, Reverend and the Makers, Jack Penate, Alabama 3, The Stranglers, The Hold Steady and The Whigs.
Pet Sounds: The Swell Season featuring Glen Hansard & Markéta Irglová, Roisin Murphy, Band of Horses, MGMT, Delorentos, Lightspeed Champion, David Jordan and Ryan Bingham.
2FM New Band Stage/Futures: Los Campesinos!, Cajun Dance Party, Flogging Molly, Fight Like Apes, Glasvegas, The Script, Twisted Wheel, In Case Of Fire, Jaguar Love and White Lies.
Dance Tent: David Guetta, Luciano, Mylo, Kaz James, Carl Craig, Crookers, Radioslave, Does It Offend You Yeah? and Quiet Village.
Ahhh, the excitement! Check hotpress.com over the coming weeks for more updates.