Band of Horses, Mew, vampire Weekend...

The Øya Festival began is Oslo on the 12 th August , showcasing the best local talent alongside international acts like Vampire Weekend, Band of Horses, Arctic Monkeys and Lily Allen.

View a photo gallery setting the scene and capturing some of the first day's acts in action.

Photos by Brian Sweeney

Read ClashMusic's ongoing coverage of Øya HERE

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