We’re hosting a stage at this year’s bash
NME has linked up with the Oxegen festival to present a stage at this year’s event.
The 2007 Irish festival, which takes place July 8 and 9 at Punchestown Racecourse, near Naas, County Kildare, will now feature the NME Stage.
“We’re delighted that NME have come on board Oxegen this year,” declared festival promoter Denis Desmond. “We are looking forward to a memorable weekend of music at Ireland’s ultimate music festival.”
NME editor Conor McNicholas was similarly pleased. “Oxegen is such a brilliant festival, and we at NME are excited to be part of such a massive event in Ireland,” he explained. “Oxegen‘s second stage is where it’s at for new music so that’s where we’ll be playing host. See you down the front!”
The NME Stage line up for July 8 is:
Dirty Pretty Things
We Are Scientists
Breaks Co Op
Meanwhile on the Main Stage that day the following are playing:
The Magic Numbers
Republic Of Loose
On July 9, the NME Stage line up for is:
While the Main Stage line up on the same day is as follows:
Red Hot Chili Peppers
For the full line-up go to Oxegen.ie now.
NME meanwhile is offering the ultimate soundtrack to the summer with a festival CD, including The Ordinary Boys, Panic! At The Disco and Razorlight among others, which is free with this week’s issue (June 17) on newsstands now.