OXEGEN Fans & Festival organisers move to combat ticket touting
Last Chance For Fans To Secure Tickets At Face Value!
In order to combat ticket touting a limited number of extra weekend camping tickets for the sold out OXEGEN festival will go on sale this Friday 20 June.
Following concerns from genuine fans last year about ticket touting and signs that tickets for this yearâ€™s festival have been selling on various unofficial websites for as much as â‚¬486, a limited number of extra tickets have been made available and fans are strongly advised to only purchase tickets via the OXEGEN website oxegen.ie or through Ticketmaster.
3 day camping tickets sold out over 3 months ago within days of going on sale. The event is taking place from 11th-13th July 2008 at Punchestown Racecourse, Naas, Co Kildare. (subject to licence) and will feature an incredible line-up with headliners Kings Of Leon, R.E.M and Rage Against The Machine.
OXEGEN fans who register their details with oxegen.ie before 20th June will receive the full OXEGEN line-up and stage times direct to their email accounts so that they can start planning their own â€˜Greatest Rock n Roll Weekendâ€™. The full OXEGEN stage line-up is as follows:
FRIDAY 11TH JULY 08:
Main Stage: Kings of Leon, Interpol, Editors, Paddy Casey, The Coronas and Amy Macdonald.
The 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 12TH JULY 08:
Main Stage: The Verve, R.E.M., Stereophonics, Amy Winehouse, Counting Crows, Newton Faulkner, Scouting For Girls and Bowling For Soup.
The 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 Oâ€™Rourke, Paul Heaton, My Morning Jacket, Camille Oâ€™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 DJâ€™s.
SUNDAY 13TH JULY 08:
Main Stage: Rage Against The Machine, Kaiser Chiefs, The Fratellis, The Kooks, The Blizzards, The Feeling and Eddy Grant.
The 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 & MarkÃ©ta IrglovÃ¡, 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.
For all the latest OXEGEN news check out the website oxegen.ie where youâ€™ll find all the latest news, line-up up-dates, camping, travel, age restrictions and parking information for The Greatest Rock â€˜nâ€™ Roll Weekend of the Year.
A limited number of three day tickets with camping go on general sale on Friday 20th June. Ticket prices as follows:
3 day camping: Fri/Sat/Sun â€“ â‚¬224.50 incl booking fee.
4 tickets limited per person and 1 free car park pass for every 4 tickets bought.
In person: from 100 Ticketmaster outlets nationwide
24hr hotlines: Tel: (ROI) 0818 719 300 (NI) 0870 243 4455
Buy online: ticketmaster.ie
Strictly 17s and over only – ID required and will be checked vigorously before entry. Under 17s will only be admitted if accompanied by guardian/relative 25 years or over who will sign for and accept responsibility for said person. Policy will be strictly enforced – persons who purchase and ignore conditions will be refused entry with NO refund.
OXEGEN 2008 is subject to license.