OXEGEN NAMED BEST FESTIVAL & BEST LINE-UP IN EUROPE BEATING GLASTONBURY AND V FESTIVALS

Oxegen has been named the best festival in Europe overall, beating the likes of Glastonbury and V in the UK, according to a new study from Havas Sports and Entertainment, one of the world’s leading marketing and research specialists.The company’s summer 2011 European Music Festival study analyses 64 large music festivals, collecting data via online research and direct contact with organisers and attendees.

Festivals were ranked on criteria including line-up, value and organisation, with the aim being to offer a guide to festivals for consumers and brands.

Oxegen took the number one slot, with an A+ ranking, followed by Glastonbury (A+), V Festival (A) and Belgium’s Rock Werchter (A).

Oxegen also had the best line-up, according to Havas research, followed by V, Rock Werchter, Belgium’s Pukkelpop and Glastonbury.

Oxegen Line-up 2011

Friday 8th July
THE BLACK EYED PEAS ** THE SCRIPT ** THE STROKES ** MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE ** SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA ** TINIE TEMPAH WEEZER ** LEFTFIELD ** CALVIN HARRIS ** GLASVEGAS ** SAWDOCTORS **EXAMPLE ** HOUSE OF PAIN ** TIGA ** ALL TIME LOW ** SVEN VATH ** FUN LOVIN’ CRIMINALS ** N-DUBZ ** NOAH & THE WHALE **CHERRI BOMB **THE NAKED & FAMOUS ** METRONOMY ** MADISUN ** HER MAJESTY & THE WOLVES… AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

Saturday 9th July
FOO FIGHTERS ** ARCTIC MONKEYS ** PAOLO NUTINI ** BRANDON FLOWERS ** DEADMAU5 ** BEADY EYE ** PLAN B ** TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB ** IMELDA MAY ** BRUNO MARS ** JESSIE J ** EELS ** THE VACCINES ** PROFESSOR GREEN ** PETER DOHERTY ** THE BLOODY BEETROOTS ** HURTS ** MONA ** AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT ** BIG COUNTRY ** THE PRETTY RECKLESS ** ELIZA DOOLITTLE ** MILES KANE ** CITY AND COLOUR ** THE MINUTES ** FRANKIE & THE HEARTSTRINGS ** CONSUMER LOVE AFFAIR… AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

Sunday 10th July
COLDPLAY ** BEYONCÉ ** THE NATIONAL ** SLASH ** PENDULUM ** PRIMAL SCREAM/SCREAMADELICA ** MANIC STREET PREACHERS ** JIMMY EAT WORLD ** OFWGKTA ** KE$HA ** FRIENDLY FIRES ** BRIGHT EYES ** THE SATURDAYS ** CRYSTAL CASTLES **OCEAN COLOUR SCENE ** CHASE AND STATUS ** AFROJACK ** FIGHT LIKE APES ** RYAN SHERIDAN ** JENNY AND JOHNNY ** ROYSEVEN ** BROTHER ** BIPOLAR EMPIRE… AND MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

Tickets for Oxegen 2011 are on sale now from €99.50. For full details, see oxegen.ie.

For Age Restrictions and all Terms & Conditions see: www.oxegen.ie/tickets

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