FESTIVAL ORGANISERS MCD have confirmed the Foo Fighters as the first headline act for next year’s Oxegen Festival. The Seattle-based rockers are the first act announced for next year’s Punchestown showpiece, with frontman Dave Grohl saying he was looking forward to playing his band’s new album, a “festival album”, in front of a live audience. ‘Early bird’ tickets for next year’s festival go on sale this Wednesday.
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Smoother operators, boy.
# oxegen-2011 - Monday 11 July, 2011
As Oxegen 2011 draws to a close Gardaí reveal that 28 people were arrested at the festival for dealing drugs, while there were 15 incidents of drink driving.
Five stages, 136 acts, 80,000 attendees and an awful lot of cleaning up to do. Here’s our Punchestown gallery.
Kildare’s favourite son is a surprise guest on the final night at Oxegen. Watch Christy and Chris sing to 60,000 people.
# oxegen-2011 - Sunday 10 July, 2011
In today’s Fix: broken election promises, long-lost paintings, the last day of Oxegen and a final hidden message from staff at the News of the World…
Photos from the final day of Ireland’s biggest music event – featuring love, Sellotape and Scooby-Doo…
# oxegen-2011 - Saturday 9 July, 2011
After days of mounting speculation, the novelist hit the stage at Oxegen to sing… one song.
One man is hospitalised and four others injured during a 4am incident; Gardaí have recovered a weapon involved.
# oxegen-2011 - Friday 8 July, 2011
Wellies at the ready, but spirits not dampened by soggy start to weekend music festival.
What do hot dogs, champagne and parrots have in common? We’ve got the answers…
As the main flock of revellers heads to Oxegen today, TheJournal.ie wants YOUR pictures of the festival fun this weekend…
# oxegen-2011 - Thursday 7 July, 2011
We asked those in the know to give us their picks of the 2011 line-up. Here’s what they came up with…
# oxegen-2011 - Wednesday 6 July, 2011
NOTW phone hacking controversy, Dáil protests over bailout troika and hospital cuts, and your guide to Oxegen. These and more in today’s Fix:
Gazebos are out, according to festival organisers.
# oxegen-2011 - Thursday 30 June, 2011
Organisers have released the stage times for the acts appearing at the three-day music extravaganza.
# oxegen-2011 - Wednesday 9 March, 2011
The London four-piece will play Ireland’s largest festival for the first time in eight years, alongside Foo Fighters and The Strokes.