Skip links and go to Page Content

County Kildare News


News Menu

News Archive


Advertise Here

July 04, 2011

Punchestown Set For Invasion by Music Fans

Oxegen crowd 90,000 music fans are expected at Punchestown Racecourse this weekend, for the annual Oxegen music festival.

The festival is one of Europe's leading music festivals and this will be its eighth year in operation.

The festival has previously won Best European Festival at the UK Festival Awards in both 2008 and 2009, and last year won the award for Best Line-up at both the Irish and European Festival Awards.

Headline acts this year include:


  • Black Eyed Peas
  • The Script
  • Swedish House Mafia
  • The Strokes


  • Foo Fighters 
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Beady Eye
  • deadmau5


  • Coldplay
  • Beyonce
  • Pendulum
  • The National

Visit for full information on the line-up and stage times, latest news, camping facilities etc.