Live, Music News, Past Tours, Tours - Australian — July 16, 2012 at 12:01 am

Big Day Out 2013 Lineup announced!

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BIG DAY OUT 2013 ANNOUNCEMENT LETTER FROM KEN WEST

Summer’s coming early this year…

Welcome to the 2013 Big Day Out festivals, a brave new frontier in our 21st year, created with our new partners, C3 Presents.

We are all extremely proud to present you with 37 acts that we feel truly represents the depth and scale of what BDO is all about. And with over 20 new releases on the way, by some of the best artists on the planet, it’s shaping up to be an epic summer for music.

Adelaide and Perth, thank you for your patience. We’re bringing the full line-up and show back to you, returning to the ultimate Big Day Out. 

While the line-up is paramount, it is only part of what it takes to present a great event. 

Stay tuned for details over the coming months for the new announcements about food, fun and non-music entertainment we have in store to deliver you the best and biggest day possible.

But for now, it’s about the nuts and bolts of the process and it all starts with the tickets.

We think it’s time to make ticket pricing more fair and simple, so we’ve held the price and absorbed all the frustrating extras to give you an all-inclusive ticket price. No booking fees, no charges for credit cards, no carbon offsets, no mailing costs. And for all of you in Perth, no transport levy! $165 flat. No surprises, no kidding!

Also, we are excited to be offering a premium ticket for the first time, designed for the kind of person that wants something more – an experience that money CAN buy. Its called the ‘Like A Boss’ ticket and as the title suggests its about fun not status… or is that status not fun?

Either way, check out the extras included and if the OASIS feels like the place you need to be, get your people to contact our people via the website. Its $265 flat and numbers are very limited.

So that’s the artists and ticketing, venues and dates covered. Stay tuned for updates as they come to hand.

We hope to see you at one or more of the shows this summer.

Eternally yours,

Ken West and all at the BDO


RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS & THE KILLERS HEADLINE THE 2013 BIG DAY OUT!  

FULL SHOW COMING BACK TO ADELAIDE & PERTH!

ALL INCLUSIVE $165 TICKET PRICE & NEW ‘LIKE A BOSS’ TICKET

This summer, Big Day Out will play host to the ONLY AUSTRALIAN SHOWS by the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS. These will be their first Australian festival shows since their record setting headline performances in 2000. Big Day Out is also welcoming back festival heavyweights THE KILLERS who return with a new album under their belts. 

Big Day Out also welcomes 30 first-timers to the tour in 2013 including YEAH YEAH YEAHS

VAMPIRE WEEKEND, BAND OF HORSES, ANIMAL COLLECTIVE, AGAINST ME!, 360, FOALS, B.o.B

SLEIGH BELLS, JEFF THE BROTHERHOOD, OFF!, JAGWAR MA, DELTA SPIRIT, EVERY TIME I DIE and 

HOUSE VS HURRICANE. 

We are proud to present for the first time on Australian shores the ALABAMA SHAKES, CHILDISH GAMBINO, LOGO, DEATH GRIPS, ADVENTURE CLUB and GARY CLARK JR.

Australia’s original dance music festival within a festival, The Boiler Room will return to it’s ground breaking roots, bringing you performances from the future so you can dance in the now. Dance-punk headliners THE BLOODY BEETROOTS will perform the world premier of their new live show along with full production sets from KASKADE, CRYSTAL CASTLES, PRETTY LIGHTS, NICKY ROMERO, MORGAN PAGE and SAMPOLOGY with his AV / DJ show. 

A very limited number of Holographic Souvenir Big Day Out tickets are available from 8am Monday 16 July at select General Pants Co. stores with each ticket going in the draw to win a trip for 2 to our sister festival the world famous Lollapalooza  in Chicago! Have your passport ready as each ticket purchase from General Pants Co. allows entry to win a week in Chicago for two including 3 Day tickets to the sold out Lollapalooza August 3-5, 2012. THAT’S IN TWO WEEKS! Your summer starts now!

Big Day Out 2013 tickets go on sale Thursday July 19 from 7pm through www.bigdayout.com at the all-inclusive price of $165, or $265 for the Like A Boss ticket. No fees, no surprises, no kidding.

Standby for announcements regarding Big Day Out acts touring in New Zealand.

Finally, without further ado, we introduce you to the full Big Day Out 2013 line-up…

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What do you think of the lineup?

Big Day Out 2013 hits Australia-wide this January on the following dates:

Friday 18 January – SYDNEY – Showgrounds (tickets on sale 7PM 19/07/2012)
Sunday 20 January – GOLD COAST – Parklands (tickets on sale 8PM 19/07/2012)
Friday 25 January – ADELAIDE – Showground (tickets on sale 9:30PM 19/07/2012)
Saturday 26 January – MELBOURNE – Flemington Racecourse (tickets on sale 9PM 19/07/2012)
Monday 28 January – PERTH – Claremont Showgrounds (tickets on sale 8PM 19/07/2012)

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