Big Day Out 2013

  • Big Day Out 2014 Members Pre-Sale Sold Out
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    Big Day Out 2014 Members Pre-Sale Sold Out

    The Big Day Out 2014 National Members pre-sale tickets have officially sold out, according to the festival’s official Facebook page. The tickets, which were available to Big Day Out Members who signed up before 3pm on Thursday, 1st August, went on sale yesterday. There are still some exclusive pre-sale souvenir tickets available from General Pants

  • Big Day Out 2014 Planning More Venue Changes
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    Big Day Out 2014 Planning More Venue Changes

    For 19 years, Adelaide’s Showgrounds have been home for the Big Day Out, but 2014 could see a change of scene for the event. A request from the festival to the Adelaide City Council could see Big Day Out move over to the 17-hectare Bonython Park. The downside for Adelaide is that the entire area

  • Victoria Police Seek Power To Deny Drug Offenders Entry To Music Festivals
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    Victoria Police Seek Power To Deny Drug Offenders Entry To Music Festivals

    Victoria Police are seeking the power to deny entry to festival ticketholders who have been caught in possession of illicit substances. As reported by The Herald Sun, police in Victoria have busted more than 420 festivalgoers for drug-related offences over the Australian summer festival period, beginning in December 2012. Despite confiscating a wide range of

  • Foals to Enter Shikari: “Go Fuck Yourselves”
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    Foals to Enter Shikari: “Go Fuck Yourselves”

    Out of the blue, Foals have launched a scathing assessment of fellow countrymen Enter Shikari, labelling the post-hardcore mad dogs as “trampoline jumping twats”. Nationality may have been the only two things the band seemed to have in common, but it now appears they also share a twisted sense of humor. About 4 hours ago,

  • Chow Town: Big Day Out Melbourne, 26/01/13
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    Chow Town: Big Day Out Melbourne, 26/01/13

    One of the most eye-raising and hotly-hyped new additions to Big Day Out was their new culinary offshoot – Chow Town. Based on the same attraction which is part of American festival Lollapalooza (run by the BDO’s new business partners, C3 Presents) – the concept is designed to bring top-notch food into the festival environment.

  • Big Day Out Melbourne – 26/01/13
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    Big Day Out Melbourne – 26/01/13

    New beginnings are always filled with interest and intrigue. And that was at the forefront of my mind as I arrived at Flemington yesterday for the Melbourne leg of this year’s Big Day Out. After all the behind-the-scenes drama and partnership splits that overshadowed last year’s 20th birthday celebrations, I was curious as to whether

  • Carlton AFL Player Mitch Robinson Involved In Melbourne BDO “Incident”
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    Carlton AFL Player Mitch Robinson Involved In Melbourne BDO “Incident”

    Photos have emerged on social media of Carlton AFL player Mitch Robinson being restrained in what looked like a messy brawl at the Melbourne leg of the Big Day Out yesterday. News Limited reports that the 23-year-old forward was not injured in the incident; however, the set of events surrounding the incident remains unclear. Carlton

  • Big Day Out 2013 Perth – Set Times, Maps & Transport Info
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    Big Day Out 2013 Perth – Set Times, Maps & Transport Info

    Perpare yourselves Perth, as the Big Day Out torch has now been handed to you as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Killers and all the rest make their way to your city. The WA leg of the festival has been disproportionally represented in the media lately, given the battle between organisers

  • Coroner Attending Big Day Out Perth To Investigate Death
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    Coroner Attending Big Day Out Perth To Investigate Death

    The Coroner spearheading the inquest into the 2009 death of a fan at Big Day Out Perth will be visiting the event on Monday to take note of the festival’s operations. According to the Western Australian, Dominic Mulligan will be inspecting BDO’s entry procedures, first aid facilities, and other relevant services set up for the

  • Big Day Out Aims To Attract Older Crowd
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    Big Day Out Aims To Attract Older Crowd

    In a recent interview with The Age, Big Day Out top dog Ken West has explained that organisers took a “a ground-up rebuild” approach to the festival and while that means attracting new fans it also means bringing back the old ones. The growing trend of a much younger crowd appears to be somewhat offputting

  • Police To Increase Presence At Big Day Out Melbourne
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    Police To Increase Presence At Big Day Out Melbourne

    The Age has reported that police will be attending the Melbourne leg of Big Day Out in force. As part of a massive police crackdown on violence on Australia Day, Victoria Police Assistant Commissioner Andrew Crisp has warned partygoers that they will be watching. According to recent statistics, Australia Day now has more non-domestic violent

  • Big Day Out 2013 Melbourne – Set Times, Maps & Transport Info
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    Big Day Out 2013 Melbourne – Set Times, Maps & Transport Info

    As the Big Day Out 2013 rolls along, Melbourne fans are preparing to celebrate Australia Day at Flemington Racecourse with the likes of Delta Spirit, Sleigh Bells, The Killers and, of course, Red Hot Chili Peppers. Obviously, before you can have fun at the BDO, you need to get there. Fortunately for you, Music Feeds

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