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The first names on the Oxegen ’10 bill – and there’s no sign of Jedward

As predicted by OTR, the first names for Oxegen 2010 include Eminem (good to know that both sides haven’t let this little matter stand in their way), Muse, Kasabian, Faithless, Broken Social Scene and Florence & The Machine. Also making …

Tue, Feb 23, 2010, 12:41

   

As predicted by OTR, the first names for Oxegen 2010 include Eminem (good to know that both sides haven’t let this little matter stand in their way), Muse, Kasabian, Faithless, Broken Social Scene and Florence & The Machine.

Also making their way to Punchestown Racecourse in Co Kildare between July 9 and 11 will be:

Jay-Z, Black Eyed Peas, The Prodigy, Paolo Nutini, 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, 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 on March 12 at €224.50 for a three three camping ticket. The deposit scheme introduced last year is also available for 2010.

Snap analysis: it seems that the “pop” direction predicted by OTR after Oxegen 2009 may indeed have come to pass.

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