Big Day Out 2011

After weeks of anticipation and speculation, the Big Day Out has finally unveiled the first round of acts appearing at this summer’s festivals.

Touted as both their “biggest and most diverse announcement ever” and “a sensory overload not to be missed” by promoters Lees & West, it’s a potent mix of festival veterans and BDO first-timers.

Without further ado, they are:

International Artists:
Tool
Rammstein
Iggy And The Stooges
Bloody Beetroots Death Crew 77
Lupe Fiasco
Grinderman
Primal Scream (playing their classic album Screamadelica live)
Deftones
The Black Keys
Crystal Castles (Aus East Coast)
Andrew W.K
The Jim Jones Revue
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
M.I.A
LCD Soundsystem
Booka Shade
Die Antwoord
Vitalic
CSS
Plan B
Ratatat

Local Artists
John Butler Trio
Wolfmother
Angus & Julia Stone
Dead Letter Circus
Children Collide
Operator Please
Bliss N Eso
Gyroscope
Pnau
Airbourne
Birds Of Tokyo
Kids Of 88
The Naked & Famous
Kid Kenobi & MC Shureshock
Sampology
Blue King Brown
Will Styles
Little Red
Gypsy And The Cat
Lowrider

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Comments

  1. MicheyDeeeee says:

    Disappointing. Quite frankly!

  2. Bolo says:

    TOOL! Awesome!…but i’ll be catching the side show. I’m over BDO

  3. acid stag says:

    Hanging out in a large concrete bowl for six hours in 40 degree heat isn’t your idea of a good time?

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