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4 Kildare bands to battle for Oxegen 2010

BOTB 2010 final poster 


The Grand Final of the 2010 PlatformV Oxegen Battle of the Bands takes place this Friday 18th June in the Phoenix Music venue in Kildare town. www.phoenixkildare.com

‘Awake Young Soldiers’ ‘Band on an Island’ ‘Funzo’ and ‘Padraig McCauley and the P affection’ will battle it out in the Grand Final on June 18th 2010.

According to Assistant County Arts Officer Eoghan Doyle ‘The competition this year has been great, and I can’t wait to see the final this Friday. All of the bands have worked extremely hard to get here and I wish them all the best of luck on the 18th. The Phoenix Music Venue is a great place to see new bands from all over Ireland and we are delighted the competition is taking place there this year.’

The prize for two lucky bands on the night will be the chance to open the RTÉ 2FM New Band Stage at Oxegen 2010 along with a 3 day recording opportunity with Kildare County Council.

Tickets for the Grand Final are €10 and available from the Venue on the night. Doors open at 9.30pm and the gig starts at 10pm.

If you are interested in great new music from Kildare make sure to get to the Phoenix Music Venue this Friday 18th to support local artists.

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