Thursday 25 December 2014

Snoop Dogg & David Guetta thrill Oxegen fans

Published 04/08/2013 | 22:25

PITBULL pictured performing at Oxegen Festival 2013
PITBULL pictured performing at Oxegen Festival 2013
Rizzle Kicks pictured at Oxegen Festival 2013.
Vicki Notaro and Caitlin McBride pictured at Oxegen Festival 2013
Lauren Keating and Nicole Dowling from Carlow pictured at Oxegen Festival 2013
Adrienna Casas and Maria Santos from Brazil pictured at Oxegen
Chelsea and Orla Kennedy from Ballyfermot pictured at Oxegen Festival 2013.
Juliana Tito from Brazil pictured at Oxegen Festival 2013

IT was “rested” last year – but Oxegen was back with a bang this weekend.

A total of 75,000 revellers attended the festival over the weekend in Punchestown, Co Kildare.

Some 25,000 music fans flocked there today to see tonight’s headliners Snoop Dogg and David Guetta.

Not surprisingly, Snoop Dogg got the crowd off to a typically rousing start today to keep the party mood going.

Oxegen's dance and pop oriented line-up initially caused controversy amongst a fanbase used to rock headliners at previous Oxegen festivals.

But the enthusiastic crowd there this weekend were no doubt loving the likes of Calvin Harris, Pitbull, Snoop Dogg and David Guetta.

Definitely aimed at a younger fan base, the heightened security provided by MCD made sure the event ran smoothly.

Promoter Brian Spollen was thrilled with the success of the event, saying "It's been a great weekend, it's gone better than expected."

Irish Independent

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