Big Day Out Australia/New Zealand

It's time to announce the first international and local artists to join the annual Australian and New Zealand traveling jamboree called Big Day Out.

Headliners include Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and Arcade Fire. But don't think it's a three horse race, these shows are gearing up to be the most ambitious series of festivals in the event's 16 year history.

Additional artists include, LCD Soundsystem, Battles, Dizzee Rascal, the Clean, Billy Bragg, Grinspoon, Paul Kelly, Sarah Blasko and others. Rage's appearance marks the first time their reunion tour has hit non-American shores.

Bid Day Out Dates:
01.18 Auckland, New Zealand - Mt. Smart Stadium
01.20 Gold Coast, Australia - Parklands
01.25 Sydney, Australia - Sydney Showgrounds
01.28 Melbourne, Australia - Flemington Racecourse
02.01 Adelaide, Australia - Adelaide Showground
02.03 Perth, Australia - Claremont Showgrounds

Ticket information available here.

[Published on: 10/2/07]

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Andrew W. starstarstarstar Wed 10/3/2007 09:54AM
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Andrew W.

Has anyone been to Big Day Out? I wonder how it compares to US festivals...

silent_J Wed 10/3/2007 08:10PM
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Hah, it says "Bid" Day Out dates...

a22nz starstarstarstarstar Thu 10/4/2007 09:54AM
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Big Day Out is always a lot of fun. Its hard to compare it to any other U.S. festival because its a different scene going on down under. Its just a great time in all.