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Big Day Out 2013 Lineup Announcement!

Sunday 15 July 2012

Big Day Out 2013 Lineup Announcement!

The Red Hot Chili PeppersThe KillersYeah Yeah YeahsVampire Weekend and Band of Horses are some of the big names confirmed to play the 2013 Big Day Out.

In what will be the Big Day Out’s 21st anniversary, the festival giant is making a clean start with a bill comprised largely of fresh faces and acts who’ve never graced the BDO stage before. Thirty acts have never before played the Big Day Out, a list that includes Animal CollectiveB.o.B.Sleigh Bells and Foals. And there’s six acts – Alabama Shakes among them – who have never before made the trip Down Under.

Most artists in the top half of the bill have new albums on the slate, which means Australian audiences should get an early taste of a lot of new music. “It’s a transition year,” explains BDO founder Ken West in an exclusive interview with TMN. “It had goals to kick, which was primarily that we needed to deliver a clean, new generation statement about what the Big Day Out is without the emotional baggage of the relationships of the past.”

- Lars Brandle, The Music Network. Read full interview here.  

Full Lineup 2013:

- Red Hot Chili Peppers  
- The Killers  
- Yeah Yeah Yeahs  
- Vampire Weekend  
- Band of Horses  
- The Bloody Beetroots Live  
- Animal Collective  
- B.o.b
- Sleigh Bells
- Foals  
- Alabama Shakes
Crystal Castles  
Pretty Lights
Against Me!
Gary Clark Jr  
Nicky Romero
Morgan Page
- Logo
Every Time I Die
Delta Spirit  
Childish Gambino  
- Me
Hunting Grounds  
Jeff the Brotherhood
Death Grips  
Adventure Club
Jagwar Ma  
House vs Hurricane  
Avalanche City
- Helena
- Nina Las Vegas