Oasis and many more for the Gurten
Kings of Leon among first confirmations
Photographer: Bob Rose18 March 2009
Friday sees hip-hop take over with Swiss favourite Stress
and German rapper Sido down to top the bill with the premise of whipping the Gurten crowd into a beat filled
frenzy. SKA-P, The Script, Friendly Fires and
Ayo also feature.
Things only become more epic over the weekend with mighty brit-poppers Oasis headlining on the Saturday.
lads, who play their only Swiss summer show at the festival, are set to be joined by Razorlight
and Tricky on the main stage whilst Pendulum usher in the early hours on the marquee stage.
Special, high-calibre guests are still to be announced for each
day of the event.
Further names including the likes of Dropkick Murphys, The Gaslight Anthem, Eskimo Joe and Gimma, as well as Silbermond, Phenomden and Lovebugs have been confirmed with day by day breakdowns also announced.
Gurtenfestival takes place on top of the Gurten, a hill often dubbed as the most enchanting festival site in Switzerland, overlooking the townl of Berne. The event will be held from 16 – 19 July.
host of ticket options are now available for the festival from one day to four day passes and sleping zone tickets. Prices
range from 75CHF to 195CHF.