Thursday 24 May 2018

Why we can live without Oxegen

FESTIVAL: Beyonce performed at Oxegen in 2011
FESTIVAL: Beyonce performed at Oxegen in 2011

Chris Wasser

ALL partied out. No longer viable. A conscious uncoupling between promoters and that giant hilly racecourse in Co Kildare.

Of course, MCD's official statement explaining the reason behind Oxegen's cancellation in 2014 is a little less colourful.

It's short and concise, pointing the finger at a) a lack of suitable headline acts, and b) the financial demands by local agencies, which means that Oxegen can no longer continue in its "current form".

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