Last.fm concert page for Oasis at Knebworth Park (Knebworth, Hertfordshire) on Aug. 10, 1996. Discuss the gig, get concert tickets, see who's attending, find similar events.
Oasis were an English rock band formed in Manchester in 1991. Developed from an earlier group, the Rain, the band originally consisted of Liam Gallagher (lead vocals, tambourine), Paul Arthurs (guitar), Paul McGuigan (bass guitar), and Tony McCarroll (drums). Upon returning to Manchester, Liam's older brother, Noel Gallagher (lead guitar, vocals) joined as a fifth member, which formed the band.
As their rise to fame reached its .zenith, Oasis performed back-to-back concerts at Knebworth Park on the 10th and 11th August 1996. The band sold out both shows within minutes, with tickets sold to an aggregate of 250,000 people for the two nights. At the time, the ticket sales held the record for the largest outdoor concert ever held in the UK.
Oasis: What's the story? They went All Around The World before Falling Down. Oasis ready themselves to take Knebworth, 1996. Author: Julian Marszalek Published 21st Jan 2020 Last updated 29th Apr 2020. The biggest guitar band of the 90s, Oasis fused the sonic onslaught of The Sex Pistols in their prime with the melodicism of The Beatles and the insouciant swagger of The Stone Roses.
Two-and-a-half years later, Oasis, with an actual Bonehead in their ranks, had four per cent of the UK population clamouring for tickets to see them play Knebworth. And not long after that they.
Oasis mania continued throughout 1994, as the group began playing larger theaters and watched each new single outperform the last. However, tensions in the group began to build -- Liam and Noel refused to do joint interviews because they always fought -- and Noel Gallagher briefly left the band at the end of a difficult fall American tour. However, he quickly re-joined and the band headed back.
In 1996 Oasis headlined two shows at Knebworth House an hour north of London. Over 2.6 million people reportedly applied for tickets, with the band playing to over 150,000 each night.
Oasis - 1996-08-11 - Knebworth Active topics. Topic started 8 years ago by LikeASong in Audio and video recordings. Since then 7 posts have been made by 6 users. LikeASong. 8 years. One of the most famous shows in the rock history. Noel himself said they were making history, and they certainly were. They were at their very peak of popularity everywhere, and obviously even more in the UK. They.