Big Day Out 2014


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AJ Maddah: Blur Cancelled Big Day Out Over “Fisticuffs” On Tour

“Blur cancelled the tour because they don’t want to see each other…”

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Row Over Big Day Out VIP Tickets

The skirmish between Fairfax Media and the Big Day Out continues with further allegations of mismanagement during BDO 2014.
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AJ Maddah Confirms “Ugly” Big Day Out Losses, Looks To 2015

AJ Maddah addresses Big Day Out rumours during Triple J appearance.

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Watch Arcade Fire & Pearl Jam Team Up At Perth’s Last Big Day Out

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.
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US Big Day Out Promoter Denies Claims They Won’t Pay Vendors

In a statement released overnight, co-promotors of the Big Day Out, US-based company C3 Presents, have hit back at claims that they didn’t pay vendors working at the summer festivals, saying they are “prepared to deal with” dwindling ticket sales.
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Will Big Day Out Adelaide Be Cancelled Next?

Following the long-suspected and recently confirmed news that Big Day Out will not be returning to Perth, festival promoter AJ Maddah has raised doubts over the future of the Adelaide leg of the show.
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Big Day Out Facing Major Losses, Internal Turmoil

New report claims festival faces record low sales

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Big Day Out 2014 Perth Revised Timetable And Map Released

Big Day Out 2014 organisers have released the new map and timetable for this weekend’s BDO event in Perth, which according to promoter AJ Maddah and CEO Adam Zammit, will be the last Big Day Out ever to be held in the city, labelled by Maddah as “the end of an area.
Gig Reviews

Arcade Fire
 – Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney 28/01/14

Arcade Fire completely embody the tangible energy and rhythmic pulse of their live show: confetti, colourful outfits, an ever changing number of people on (and sometimes off) stage, even some momentary twerking – they’re a sort of portable càrnivale.