Live, Music News, Past Tours, Tours - Australian — April 19, 2012 at 11:44 am

Splendour In The Grass 2012 – lineup announced

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Thanks toTriple J www.abc.net.au/triplej/musicnews/s3480336.htm for this news piece below containing all the details on the Splendour in the Grass lineup for 2012!

The 2012 Splendour in the Grass festival is heading back to Byron Bay for the first time in 3 years and over 70 acts are set to put on the homecoming party.

Tom & Alex had the honour of announcing the full line up this morning on triple j breakfast and while there wasn’t any holograms included on the bill; there are few bands coming back from the dead.

Following their reformation gig at Coachella over the weekend, Texan outfit At The Drive-In will make their first visit to Australia in over a decade. The Shins return after 5 years away, Bloc Party make a comeback amidst break up rumoursJack White will revive someWhite Stripes classics and The Afghan Whigs are resurrected after splitting in 2001.

There’s plenty of other acts making the trip so without further ado, we present to you, the Splendour in the Grass line up for July 27,28 and 29 – 2012:

Jack White
Bloc Party (ONLY AUS SHOW)
Smashing Pumpkins
At The Drive-In (ONLY AUS SHOW)
The Shins
Hilltop Hoods
The Kooks (ONLY AUS SHOW)
Gossip
Miike Snow
Dirty Three (ONLY AUS SHOW)
Lana Del Rey
360
Azealia Banks
Tame Impala
Explosions In The Sky (ONLY AUS SHOW)
Ladyhawke
The Afghan Whigs
Missy Higgins
Wolfmother
Metric
Kimbra
Mudhoney
50 Years Of Dylan
Band Of Skulls
Spiderbait
Django Django
Gypsy & The Cat
San Cisco
Last Dinosaurs
Electric Guest
Muscles
Angus Stone
DZ Deathrays
Howler
Lanie Lane
Fun.
Big Scary
Michael Kiwanuka
Seekae
Friends
Yacht Club Dj’s
Bertie Blackman
Jinja Safari
Blue King Brown
Youth Lagoon
Pond
The Beautiful Girls
Yuksek
Tijuana Cartel
Ball Park Music
The Rubens
Ben Howard
Bleeding Knees Club
Zulu Winter
The Medics
Shihad
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Husky
Kate Miller-Heidke
Father John Misty
Emma Louise
Chet Faker
Here We Go Magic
Parachute Youth
Mosman Alder
The Cast Of Cheers
Wolf & Cub
Gossling

DJ’s
Beni
Sampology (AV/DJ show)
Canyons (DJ Set)
Nina Las Vegas
Danny T
Alison Wonderland
Nice and Ego (AV/DJ show)
Flume
Gloves
Luke Million
Harris Robotis
Alley Oop

The Splendour crew have already split those acts across 3 days. Head here to see who’s playing when.

There’s more to come too. Like every year, triple j Unearthed will be giving one lucky band the opportunity to feature on the Splendour bill so be listening next week to find out how you could be on the line up.

Tickets on sale Friday 27 April 9am AEST

If you can’t make it to Byron Bay this year, don’t fret. triple j will be taking you there from Friday July 27 broadcasting sets live to air and giving you plenty of backstage gossip, news and interviews all weekend.

More info on all of that and plenty more Splendour details over here.

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