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Big Day Out 2012 Lineup: Second Announcement Due Wednesday

Written by John Ritchie on November 4, 2011

Big Day Out organisers will announce a second round of acts for the 2012 lineup on Music Feeds at 8am on Wednesday November 9th. The first announcement included Kasabian, Kayne West and Sound Garden but only featured 17 other bands, The second announcement is going to be larger.

So far ticket sales have been slow for the 2012 20th anniversary Big Day Out and organisers will be hoping that the second announcement will kick things along. Soundwave Festival have already announced over 70 bands for their 2012 lineup and the Melbourne show has already sold out which may make Big Day Out re think their tactics for 2013.

In another blow to the festival this week, Vivian Lees has pulled out of his partnership with Ken West to run the festival citing that he needs more time to spend with his family. There has been speculation that other reasons were involved in the break up consideriding

Big Day Out 2012 line-up (Updated)

Second Announcement

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
The Vaccines
Tonight Only
Abbe May
Cavalera Conspiracy
Art vs Science – East Coast
Dasracist – East Coast
Miss Kittin – East Coast
Kitty – East Coast
Daisy & Lewis – East Coast
Papa vs Pretty – East Coast
Amity Affliction – East Coast
King Cannons – East Coast
Faker – East Coast
Calling All Cars – East Coast
Stonefield – East Coast
T-Rek! – East Coast


Kanye West (East Coast only)

My Chemical Romance
The Living End (Except Adelaide)
Hilltop Hoods (Except Perth)
Boy and Bear
Parkway Drive
Mariachi El Bronx (East Coast only)
Architecture in Helsinki
The Jezabels
Odd Future (OFWGKTA) (Aus Only)
Frenzal Rhomb
Girl Talk
The Getaway Plan
Cage The Elephant
Foster The People
Best Coast

Unearthed Winners

Gold Coast – Dune Rats
Sydney – Underlights
Melbourne – King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard
Adelaide – Honey Pies
Perth – The Growl

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