Big Day Out has announced one of its biggest line-ups ever with Pearl Jam, Snoop Dogg (aka Snoop Lion), Arcade Fire and Blur announced headliners for the 2014 tour.
Pearl Jam’s headline spot for Big Day Out 2014 will be their only Australian shows. Arcade Fire will precede them on the tour. Pearl Jam will also be performing completely different setlists at each show.
This will be Blur’s first time in Australia since 1997. Big Day Out will include a new stage called ‘LOVE’ to honour Blur.
The rest of the 2014 line-up is Arcade Fire, Major Lazer, Steve Angello, Flume, The Lumineers, Tame Impala, Dillon Francis, Mac Miller, Ghost, Grouplove, Flosstradamus, Portugal. The Man, Toro Y Moi, DIIV, The Naked And Famous, Big Gigantic, PEZ, Mudhoney, Cosmic Psychos, Northlane, The 1975, Loon Lake, Kingswood, Bo Ningen, The Algorithm, DZ Deathrays, Peking Duk, Ben Morris and Rüfüs.
More acts will be announced soon.
Big Day Out details are:
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Gold Coast: 9am (local time) Wednesday 7 August
Sydney (both shows): 9am (local time) Thursday 8 August
Melbourne, Adelaide & Perth: 9am (local time) Friday August 9
BIG DAY OUT 2014 EVENT DATES
Friday 17 January ~ Western Springs, Auckland*
Sunday 19 January ~ Metricon Stadium & Carrara Parklands, Gold Coast
Friday 24 January ~ Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne
Sunday 26 January ~ Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Day One
Monday 27 January ~ Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Day Two
Friday 31 January ~ Bonython Park, Adelaide**
Sunday 2 February ~ Claremont Showgrounds, Perth**
*For New Zealand Big Day Out 2014 lineup and ticketing details, please refer to www.bigdayout.com and choose AUCKLAND
**Subject to council approval