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Ozzy Osbourne announced as first Download 2018 headliner

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8-10 JUNE 2018

 

Download Festival, the world’s premier rock and metal event, has announced musical icon Ozzy Osbourne as the first of its three heavyweight headliners. The three-day festival takes place 8 – 10 June 2018 at the spiritual home of rock in Donington Park, Leicestershire. Tickets available now at downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets.

No stranger to the hallowed grounds of Donington, The Prince Of Darkness Ozzy Osbourne will headline the Sunday night. Having previously graced the main stage in previous years fronting Black Sabbath, this will be his first ever Download headline solo appearance. The Download Festival set comes as part of Ozzy Osbourne’s final world tour announcement this morning.

Download Festival’s promoter, Andy Copping says:
“We’re unbelievably excited to have Ozzy as one of the headliners next year. Already hailing from the midlands, Ozzy Osbourne is no stranger to Download, and after Black Sabbath closed the Saturday night of the festival in 2016, how could I not ask The Prince of Darkness to come back all on his own? The Download family are without a shadow of a doubt, in for a treat.”

Download Festival is the home of rock music and takes place on the sacred grounds of Donington Park, which have been associated with rock since the eighties. The festival attracts icons of rock and metal to its main stage, plus some of the hottest new acts in the world. AC/DC, KISS, Metallica, Black Sabbath, The Prodigy, Rage Against The Machine, Slipknot, Linkin Park and many more have all headlined its main stage and in 2018, fans can see the Miracle Man, Ozzy Osbourne.

For further information, please visit downloadfestival.co.uk

 

TICKET INFORMATION

Tickets for Download Festival are available now from downloadfestival.co.uk/tickets A loyalty discount is available for a limited time. downloadfestival.co.uk/news-features/register-interest-2018-loyalty

RIP PARK FARM CAMPING/ CAMPERVAN TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT!

Extras including parking and lockers can be purchased during the booking process or as a standalone after you’ve purchased your ticket. Limited edition Download 2018 Zippo lighters will also be available to purchase alongside your festival ticket. Zippo Windproof Lighters have become the ultimate accessory for making a bold statement in music and are the perfect way to show your appreciation for your favourite band; with a classic Encore moment. Backed by its famous lifetime guarantee, a Zippo is a lighter for life.

 

‘THE ACCESS CARD’ FOR DISABLED CUSTOMERS

The Access Card is a scheme developed by disabled people for disabled people and is widely accepted at events and venues across the UK. It offers a new & dynamic method of communicating disabled people’s needs and speeds up the ticket purchasing process.

Ticketmaster can now process disabled customers’ bookings using The Access Card via their dedicated Customer Services helpline.

For more information please visit www.accesscard.org.uk

SPONSORS

Carlsberg are proud to be the official beer partner of Download Festival. Carlsberg will be bringing a touch of Danishness to the festival this summer as it’s the fusion of Danish simplicity and precision that brings you a light, easy drinking, refreshing lager.
www.carlsberg.co.uk

Somersby are excited to be the official cider partner of Download Festival. Best served thirsty. This delicious cold-filtered cider has no artificial flavours or sweeteners, simply bucket-loads of great apple taste. That’s real refreshment.

Pepsi Max is proud to be the official cola partner of Download Festival. Follow us on Twitter @PepsiMaxUK

Get your rock spirit on and put your Zippo Windproof Lighter in the air at Download! Zippo Windproof Lighters have become the ultimate accessory for making a bold statement in music and are the perfect way to show your appreciation for your favourite band, with a classic Encore moment. Backed by its famous lifetime guarantee, a Zippo is a lighter for life.

Limited edition Download 2018 lighters are only on sale with festival ticket, so buy yours now to avoid missing out! Show your ID at the Zippo booth at the festival to collect your limited edition lighter. Follow Zippo on Facebook and Twitter @Zippo to be kept up-to-date with the latest news, exclusive offers and other exciting announcements about rock’s biggest events and festivals. Remember those who rock, roll with Zippo!

Big Green Coach is the largest festival coach travel provider in the UK and is the official and exclusive coach travel partner to Download Festival. Operating return coach travel from 74 locations around the UK directly to the festival, Big Green Coach is making getting to Download easy. Choose from Wed, Thursday or Friday arrivals and they will get you safely home on Monday morning. Coach only or packaged with festival ticket:
http://www.biggreencoach.co.uk/events/download-festival-tickets-coach-travel

Ant May
I spend half my life at gigs or festivals and the other half writing the reviews and editing photos, and somehow find time for a full time job too. Who needs sleep - I've got coffee.
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