A raft of names added to the quirky Norwegian festival.
Other new additions to the bill include reunited shoegazers Slowdive, Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington’s live project Darkside and feisty pop quartet Little Dragon, plus John Wizards, Brody Dalle, Highasakite and Farao.
They join a line-up that already includes Queens of the Stone Age, The National, Röyksopp & Robyn, Neutral Milk Hotel, Janelle Monae, Blood Orange, Joey Bada$$ and Omar Souleyman.
Øya Festival takes place on August 5-9 at the new “urban park” site of Tøyenparken in Oslo. Head to the festival’s website for more information and tickets, priced £235 for a four-day pass and £79 for a one-day pass.
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