Splendour In The Grass 2011

  • Splendour In The Grass Day 2 – 30/07/2011
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    Splendour In The Grass Day 2 – 30/07/2011

    After cancelled flights and last minute logistic changes, I eventually arrived at Woodfordia, QLD in time for day two of Australia’s biggest music event, Splendour in The Grass Festival. Fitz and the Tantrums brought the funk soul brothers and sisters out early on. The US six piece was without a doubt the best kept secret

  • Julian Assange Will Speak At Splendour In The Grass 2011
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    Julian Assange Will Speak At Splendour In The Grass 2011

    Julian Assange will speak at the 2011 Splendour In The Grass Festival. This will be the first time the Wikileak’s founder has ever spoken at a music festival. Splendour announced the news today and revealed that Assange will be part of a Splendour Forum discussion panel that lifts the lid on the powers struggling for

  • Kaiser Chiefs Australian Tour 2011
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    Kaiser Chiefs Australian Tour 2011

    English indie rock rascals Kaiser Chiefs will be doing a brief Australian tour as sideshows for Splendour in the Grass 2011. Having Released their last album Off With Their Heads back in 2008, the band have now just released a new single called Little Shockers. The new track sees the Chiefs return in style and

  • Thievery Corporation perform with full band at Splendour Sideshows 2011
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    Thievery Corporation perform with full band at Splendour Sideshows 2011

    Rob Garza and Eric Hilton are Thievery Corporation, writing and recording stylish, warm, lush and soulful sounds and fat beats. During Thievery Corporation have developed, established and extended their unique art, introducing and melding and eclectic mix of worldly influences from Afro-beat, Indian, Jamaican dub, Brazilian and New York tones with trip hop and acid

  • Kele announces Splendour 2011 Sideshows with Strange Talk
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    Kele announces Splendour 2011 Sideshows with Strange Talk

    Ferocious and focused: that’s Bloc Party leader Kele, who is no stranger to Aussie punters. The Everything You Wanted singer is back again with band in tow this winter to lay out audiences with the high octane, electronic punch of his celebrated debut solo outing, The Boxer. Make no mistake, the dancefloor wallop of tracks

  • The Kills announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows
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    The Kills announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows

    Art/Garage rock band The Kills have announced their Splendour in the Grass 2011 sideshows. The Kills were the second confirmed band for Splendour after revealing in an interview that they would be making an appearance at the festival. The duo’s fourth studio album, Blood Pressures, was released in April. You can download a free track

  • Does It Offend You, Yeah? Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced
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    Does It Offend You, Yeah? Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced

    British electronic rock group Does It Offend You, Yeah? have announced their Splendour in the Grass 2011 Sideshows. After some troubles with their label, the band have released their second album Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You. We spoke with Dan Coop to discuss the band leaving Virgin as well as the new album. Tue

  • On The Bright Side 2011 Line up
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    On The Bright Side 2011 Line up

    On The Bright Side 2011 Line up has been announced after Splendour In The Grass promoters announced once again they’d be running the festival in Perth W.A/ so that fans not able to travel to QLD for Splendour will get a chance to see some of the world’s best bands. The festival will take place

  • The Hives announce Splendour 2011 sideshows and new album on the way
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    The Hives announce Splendour 2011 sideshows and new album on the way

    The five debonair Swedish men that make up The Hives are heading back to Australian shores for festivals Splendour In The Grass in QLD and The Bright Side in Perth as well as a selection of sideshows in major cities. The Hives are currently in the recording studio in their home town of Stockholm working

  • Noah and The Whale announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows
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    Noah and The Whale announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows

    English Indie folk band Noah and the Whale have announced their Splendour in the Grass 2011 sideshows. This will be their first trip to Australia with new drummer Michael Petulla who is originally from Melbourne. The band released their third album Last Night on Earth back in March, Giving away the track Wild Thing for

  • Foster The People Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced
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    Foster The People Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced

    Californian Indie Rock/Pop band Foster the People have announced their Splendour in the Grass 2011 side shows. The band return here on the back of the success of their 4 track release named Foster the People EP. A new album Torches will be released within the next week. A stream of the new album can

  • Warpaint announce Splendour Sideshows 2011
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    Warpaint announce Splendour Sideshows 2011

    The four ladies of Warpaint toured Australia earlier this year as part of the Laneway festivals along with a series of sold out shows in intimate venues. Many missed out on seeing the much hyped band, who appear to have sprung from nowhere to international accolades from all the right people and social media outlets.

  • Wild Beasts Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced
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    Wild Beasts Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced

    English Indie rock band Wildbeasts have announced their Splendour in the Grass 2011 Sideshows. The last time the band hit our shores was way back in February 2010, this time they will return on the back of a new album Smother as well as the inclusion of a new touring member Katie Harkin from Sky

  • Friendly Fires announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows
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    Friendly Fires announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows

    Friendly Fires have announced two shows in Sydney and Melbourne as part of their tour for Splendour In The Grass 2011. Their new album Pala was released earlier this week through XL recordings. Pala is their much anticipated follow up album to their self-titled debut which was released in September 2008 and shortlisted for the

  • James Blake Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced
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    James Blake Splendour 2011 Sideshows Announced

    Electronic/Dubstep musician James Blake has announced his Splendour in the Grass 2011 sideshow dates. He spent a majority of 2010 recording his debut self-titled album, and released it in early 2011. Watch the video for The Wilhelm Scream Tue Jul 26 The Prince, Melbourne, VIC Thu Jul 28 The Factory, Sydney, NSW

  • Dananananaykroyd announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows
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    Dananananaykroyd announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows

    Back in 2009 when Dananananaykroyd last toured Australia for Splendour in The Grass their tour was cut short due to an unfortunate accident onstage. Drummer/vocalist John Baillie Jnr had a heavy fall on the third song into the set, breaking his arm, thus the remainder of their set in Sydney and their show in Melbourne

  • The Vaccines announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows
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    The Vaccines announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows

    London based Indie Rock band The Vaccines have announced some Splendour in the Grass 2011 sideshows. The Vaccines were the first band confirmed on the Splendour line up, when they revealed in an interview that they would be out here for the festival. The band have drawn comparisons to The Jesus & Mary Chain and

  • Glasvegas Announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows
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    Glasvegas Announce Splendour 2011 Sideshows

    Scottish Indie rock band Glasvegas have revealed their Splendour in the Grass 2011 side show dates. The band found massive mainstream success back in 2008, after 5 years of releasing material on indie labels recently released a second album Euphoric Heartbreak. We spoke with singer James Allen about the pressures and considerations that went into

  • Modest Mouse Splendour 2011 Sideshows
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    Modest Mouse Splendour 2011 Sideshows

    American indie rock band Modest Mouse have announced their sideshows for Splendour in the Grass 2011. The band will release a new album produced by Outkast’s Big Boi, the release date is unknown. They recently previewed a new track at Brock Issac Brock’s house. You can check out the full Splendour in the Grass 2011

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