Congrats County Kildare, Ireland! Heineken’s carbon neutral Oxegen Fest is bringing Arcade Fire and Eminem to your Punchestown Racecourse on the same weekend, 7/9-7/11. This is the first festival date announced for ArFi (I am doing that right?) this year. Of course they may add earlier dates. Previously we speculated about a May release for LP3.
The line-up so far:
EMINEM, MUSE, ARCADE FIRE, JAY-Z, THE BLACK EYED PEAS, KASABIAN, THE PRODIGY, FLORENCE+THE MACHINE, PAOLO NUTINI, FAITHLESS, STEREOPHONICS, DAVID GUETTA, VAMPIRE WEEKEND, MUMFORD & SONS, JOHN MAYER, HOT CHIP, CALVIN HARRIS, NEWTON FAULKNER, GOSSIP, THE TEMPER TRAP, EMPIRE OF THE SUN, GOLDFRAPP, LA ROUX, WOLFMOTHER, RISE AGAINST, THE CORAL, BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE, ELLIE GOULDING, TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, ARMAND VAN HELDEN, STEVE ANGELLO, SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO, EROL ALKAN, STEVE AOKI, A-TRAK, AEROPLANE
Tickets go on sale Friday. You’ll find more details at oxegen.ie.