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Not so fast say Creation

Oasis are on the verge of announcing a number of open air shows in the UK next summer according to insiders.

However, Creation Records have been quick to dismiss as ‘premature’ claims that Oasis have already confirmed gigs at London Wembley Stadium and Bolton Wanderers’ Reebok Stadium in July. They added that several venues have been considered but that “anything else is just rumours”.

It is known that Michael Eavis wants to book both Oasis and Radiohead for Glastonbury 2000 – it’s unclear how a clutch of large summer shows will effect the possibility of a headlining slot.

The new look Oasis with new guitarist Gem and bassist Andy Bell play their first dates next month in America at Philadelphia (December 3), Chicago (4) and Detroit (5).