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2010-02-23 04:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe is about to have a RELAPSE... Multi-platinum, Oscar and Grammy-winning rap superstar Eminem will descend upon European soil to headline three major festivals this summer - Scotland's T In The Park, Switzerland's Openair Frauenfeld and Ireland's Oxegen - giving hundreds of thousands of fans a live dose of select tracks from his impressive catalogue. First, the hip-hop icon storms the UK, headlining the mainstage at Scotland's T In The...

2008-07-21 18:00:32

A WELSH music-lover was stunned when a mini tornado appeared to suck a two-man tent up to 100ft into the sky before dumping it back down yards from where he stood. Daniel Granger was at the three-day Oxegen music festival in County Kildare, Ireland, where about 80,000 people flocked last weekend to watch some of the biggest names in music perform. Daniel, who is from Connah's Quay but moved to Ireland to work in 2000, captured the freakish weather phenomenon on his mobile phone and...

2008-07-04 18:00:15

SEXY model Sara Kavanagh got into the festival spirit yesterday as the countdown to Oxegen began. And her advice to gig-goers was don't forget your wellies or your hat because, whether or not it rains for Kings Of Leon or the sun comes out with REM's Shiny Happy People, the Irish weather is bound to play a headline role. (c) 2008 Daily Mirror. Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.


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