Oxegen Announces 'Year Off' In 2012

Organisers at Oxegen have announced there will be no festival in 2012, during a short statement on their website on Wednesday morning.

The announcement comes barely a week after speculation the festival would be moved to a central Dublin location after the announcement The Stone Roses will play Phoenix Park on Thursday July 5 2012.

However, Oxegen promoters denied the event would be moved, saying: "Following unconfirmed speculation in a morning newspaper, Oxegen promoters can confirm that Oxegen is not moving to Phoenix Park. For accurate information on Oxegen, follow us on Facebook or Twitter or keep an eye on our Oxegen website."

Soon after that statement, promoters released the following statement on their website: "Oxegen, like Glastonbury, is taking a year off in 2012 and will be back in July 2013. Wishing everyone a happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. Keep rockin' in 2012 and we will see you in 2013. Your Oxegen team."


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