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.