Killers to top bill at Oxegen festival

Las Vegas four-piece sign up for Irish event

In the run up to Christmas we are certainly seeing some unlikely collaborations, and why should this week be any different? The Killers have become the latest act to jump on this bandwagon with the recruitment of Elton John for their seasonal offering. Get NME now for the full story. Pic: Dean Chalkley
The Killers have joined the line-up for this year's Oxegen festival, organisers have finally confirmed.

Having also been confirmed to play T In The Park this summer, the Las Vegas band will also play the Irish festival, which takes place at Punchestown Racecourse between July 10-12.

Bands confirmed for this year's event so far are:

Bloc Party
Fight Like Apes
Jason Mraz
Katy Perry
Kings of Leon
Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Pete Doherty
Snow Patrol
The Killers
The Script
The Ting Tings
White Lies
Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Tickets for this year's festival go on general sale from 8am (GMT) on March 6. To check the availability of Oxegen Festival tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

More names will be announced soon.

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