Brit superband Oasis and U.S. rockers the Foo Fighters will headline the two-day Virgin Festival in Toronto this fall. The Foo Fighters are set to close the night on Sept. 6, while Oasis will take the stage Sept. 7. Other big-name acts booked for the outdoor show include Bloc Party, Paul Weller, Stereophonics and Spiritualized. Canadian bands including Wintersleep, the Weakerthans and the Constantines will also appear. Organizers say they expect to add more acts to the lineup.This year the Virgin Festival will also host shows in Calgary on June 21 and 22 and Vancouver, at a date yet to be determined. [Canadian press]
Oasis will be performing a short run of Canadian and US shows with special guest Ryan Adams and the Cardinals prior to their headline appearance at the Virgin Festival Toronto on the 7th September.
The band will play their first live show in over two years at Seattle's WaMu Theater on the 26th August before crossing the border to play shows in Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary.
Oasisinet have secured a Pre-Sale for the shows.
Pre-Sale tickets can be purchased by clicking the below link and using the password: OASISINET
The full details for the shows are:
26/8/08: Seattle, WA - WaMu Theater - Pre-Sale tickets on sale 4/1/08 @ 10AM PST until 4/3/08 @ 10PM PST. Tickets on general sale 4/4/08 @ 12PM PST available from Ticketmaster & Qwest Field Box Office.
27/8/08: Vancouver, BC - GM Place - Pre-Sale tickets on sale 4/1/08 @ 10AM PST until 4/3/08 @ 10PM PST. Tickets on general sale 4/4/08 @ 10AM PST available from Ticketmaster & GM Place Box Office.
29/8/08: Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place - Pre-Sale tickets on sale 4/1/08 @ 10AM MST until 4/3/08 @ 5PM MST. Tickets on general sale 4/4/08 @ 10AM MST available from Ticketmaster & Rexall Place Box Office.
30/8/08: Calgary, AB - Pengrowth Saddledome - Pre-Sale tickets on sale 4/1/08 @ 10AM MST until 4/3/08 @ 10PM MST. Tickets on general sale 4/4/08 @ 10AM MST available from Ticketmaster & Pengrowth Saddledome Box Office.
This link will also allow you to buy tickets for the bands appearance at Virgin Festival Toronto on Sunday 7th September.