Oya Festival, one of Norway’s biggest annual music festivals, is ready to take place again August 7th-11th, 2018 in Toyen Park, Oslo. Previously held at Medieval Park, Oya is a four-day festival that has taken place every year in Norway since 1999, with previous headliners such as Beck, Sonic Youth, Iggy Pop, Arctic Monkeys, and Morrissey. The festival is also known as one of the greenest festivals in the world, heralded as the best in sustainable practices and recycling standards. A whole section of the festival’s website deals with info regarding waste and organic food.
The lineup for 2018 has been released periodically with some of the major headliners announced already. With tickets already on sale, the lineup thus far includes: Arcade Fire, Lykke Li, Chelsea Wolfe, Patti Smith, Grizzly Bear, Sleaford Mods, Noname, Wolf Alice, …And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead, Converge and J Hus, with preceding shows all around clubs in Oslo from Paradise, Brockhampton, Noname, Dig Deeper, Fieh, Tones, Sassy 009, Smerz, Store P and Superorganism.
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