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The semi finalists for the PlatformV Oxegen Battle of the Bands 2010 competition have been announced.

Semi Finalists announced


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The semi finalists for the PlatformV Oxegen Battle of the Bands 2010 have been announced.

Semi Final 1 – Friday 21st May at 10pm



The Curtain Thieves

Padraig McCauley and the p affection

Semi Final 2 – Friday 28th May at 10pm*

The Ragmen

Band on an Island

Awake young soldiers

Dean and the Silver trumpets

*Vasco Junior had to pull out due to unforeseen circumstances.

2 bands from each Semi Final will go through to the Grand Final on Friday June 18th at 10pm.

The competition is being held in the Phoenix Music Venue in Kildare town. For further information and directions visit www.phoenixkildare.com

Tickets are €10 and available at the door.

The 2 winning bands will get the chance to open the RTÉ 2FM New Band Stage at Oxegen 2010. For further information visit www.oxegen.ie

The opportunity has been a stepping stone for many new Irish and more importantly Kildare bands, with one of last years winners ‘Seven Days’ going on to get nominated for a Meteor award in 2009.

This competition could not happen without the support of our partners MCD and our sponsors, XMusic visit www.xmusic.ie and RTÉ 2FM visit 2fm.rte.ie for further information.

Bands that win this competition go on to great things so for your chance to check out the next big thing make sure to come to the Phoenix Music Venue on the 21st and 28th of May for the Semi’s and the 18th of June for the Grand Final!

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