Organisers of Oxegen Festival 2011, held at Punchestown Racecourse in Ireland from 8-10 July, have released the first wave of acts to play at the festival.
Glastonbury Festival 2011 headliners Coldplay, American giants The Strokes and emo icons My Chemical Romance join the line-up, which already boasts headline sets from Foo Fighters, Blink 182 and Arctic Monkeys.
Pop-rock trio The Script, Bruno Mars, rapper Tinie Tempah and Liam Gallagher‘s Beady Eye are also set to play at Punchestown.
Electronic acts Deadmau5, Pendulum and Chase and Status join Plan B, Weezer, Eels, Bright Eyes and Primal Scream on the billing, with Calvin Harris, Jimmy Eat World and Crystal Castles also set to play.
Jessie J, House of Pain, The Vaccines, All Time Low and Noah and the Whale are also due to perform at the festival, which is expected to share its line-up with Scotland’s T in the Park 2011.
John Probyn, Festival Director, said: “I’m overwhelmed at the excitement from the bands who are playing Oxegen and very pleased to unveil the line up to the fans who helped us create it. We have pulled out all the stops to deliver this A List line-up.”
Click here to see the current Oxegen Festival line-up.
Tickets are on sale now at 224.50 € for a weekend camping pass.