Oxegen’s New Bands Stage line-up revealed

The line-up for the Hot Press New Bands Stage at this year's Oxegen Festival has been revealed.

Distiller's frontwoman, Brody Dalle's new band Spinnerette, New British pop sensation Little Boots and indie outfit The Maccabees will be among the New Bands bill-toppers on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively.

Joining Spinerette on 10 July are Sydney favourites Howling Bells, hotly tipped grunge act Dinosaur Pile-up and Mumford & Sons as well as Priscilla Ahn, O Emperor and Truffle Shuffle. The Hours were also previously announced.

On the Saturday (11 July) alongside Little Boots punters will get the chance to check out The Airborne Toxic Event, innovative singer-songwriter Patrick Wolf, US electro outfit Passion Pit and new wave four piece Hockey.

Also confirmed alongside those four are rising Aussie stars Sneaky Soundsystem, Go Audio, Magistrates, In Case Of Fire and Will and the People.

The Sunday (12 July) will see The Twang take up the headlining duties with their ever more infamous live show.

They are set to be joined by previosuly confirmed Irish singer Wallis Bird, Camera Obscura, The Virgins and rock outfit Wild Beasts.

Also helping see out the weekend will be Bombay Bicycle Club, The Phenomenal Handclap Band, The Chapters.

As actional unfolds on the New Bands Stage the main arenas will be welcoming headliners Blur, Kings of Leon and The Killers as well as the likes of Snow Patrol,  Elbow, Bloc Party, 2 Many DJs and many many more.

Click here for the latest Oxegen line-up.

Oxegen 2009 will take place at Punchestown Racecourse, County Kildare from 10-12 July.

Tickets to the festival which was voted Best European Festival of 2008 at the UK Festival Awards are on sale now priced at €224.50 (including booking fee).

Click here to buy Oxegen tickets.

Organisers have also confirmed that they will be rewarding loyal fans who bought early bird tickets before 31 December 2008 with €20 cashback onsite.