A milestone rarely achieved by any festival will become reality for us when we stage our 20th year of Big Day Out Festivals. Our goal is always to deliver the ultimate platform for artists to play to huge crowds alongside some of the most important acts in the world, to the best audiences in the world.
The Big Day Out is disappointed to announce that The Black Keys will be unable to perform on any of the 2011 Big Day Out events in Australia or New Zealand due to exhaustion.
Touring Down Under for the first time in four years, vocalist Maynard James Keenan, guitarist Adam Jones, drummer Danny Carey and bassist Justin Chancellor take a break from the studio where they have been working on a follow-up to 2006’s 10,000 Days to share their “primal, poignant, poetic and as always utterly powerful” (ARTISTdirect, July 2010) music with Aussie music fans.
Although the Big Day Out line-up has not been confirmed as yet, there have been ‘whispers’.
2010′s Big Day Out arrived at Flemington Racecourse, with Muse, Lily Allen and Powderfinger leading the charge on Australia Day.
Time to start planning your Big Day Out, maps and timetables are officially here!
Good news for those self-loathing fans of The Horrors out there who missed out on tickets to next years Big Day Out festivals, with the pack of skinny-legged ghouls announcing there sideshows for their brief stint in Australia early 2010.
With all Australian 2010 Big Day Out festivals selling out in what seemed like nothing more than a blink of a very quick eye, it’s that time where festival organizers announce the 2nd batch of top-class acts to go with the already impressive line-up.
Drummer Toby Dundas remained hopeful, yet ever so tight-lipped about the possible one-off historical performance when he spoke to Chris Wood earlier this week…