The future of the Big Day Out is looking more and more uncertain, especially as its fate now rests solely in the hands of an American corporation.
Whether or not it goes ahead is still in question but if the Big Day Out festival returns in 2016 it is likely to be an East Coast and Auckland only affair, according to promoter AJ Maddah.
The Australian festival has changed owners for the second time this year.
C3 Presents have confirmed that the Big Day Out will not return in 2015.
UPDATE 7:52am AEST 26/05/14: New owners C3 Presents have confirmed Big Day Out 2015 has been cancelled – details here.
Company now solely owned by US-based C3 Presents.
"Blur cancelled the tour because they don’t want to see each other.
Claims organisers "weren't straight" with him.
AJ Maddah addresses Big Day Out rumours during Triple J appearance.
The only thing better than one Big Day Out headliner is two on stage at the same time, and that’s exactly what happened at the Perth leg of the tour on Sunday when Arcade Fire‘s Win Butler joined Pearl Jam onstage to help Eddie Vedder cover Neil Young‘s track Rockin’ In The Free World.