March 13, 1999 11:20

MTV BOAST

[a]Supergrass[/a], [a]Reef[/a] and [a]Ocean Colour Scene[/a] slated for MTV fest...

MTV BOAST
Suede, Supergrass, Reef, Ocean Colour Scene and Faithless have been confirmed as headliners for MTV's 'Five Night Stand' shows at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire from May 9-14.

Catatonia are also slated to appear on May 10, but this has yet to be confirmed. Suede will play the first show with support from Ultrasound and Dark Star (May 9) with Faithless and Skinny appearing on May 11.

Ocean Colour Scene, Gene and Witness play on May 12, followed by Supergrass, Kent and Medal (13). The gigs will be brought to a close by Reef (14) with support from A and an as-yet unnamed US act. The shows will be televised some time in the future.

Last year's event featured The Smashing Pumpkins, Gomez and Placebo.

An MTV spokesman said: "Forget the mud, dodgy toilets and rip-off food, we have the biggest festival line-up of 1999". Tickets are available from nme.com's 24-hour ticketline on 0870 121 0125 or click here[/url] to go to our online gig guide and ticket service.

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