UPDATE 29/03/17: The 2017 Splendour In The Grass lineup has finally been unveiled!
This year organisers have pulled together a damn fine lineup lead by the likes of English rockers The Cure, The Strokes, a reunited At The Drive In, James Blake, Santigold, Sigur Ros, Jake Bugg and The Kills.
Also playing will be Jack Garratt, Snakehips, Leon Bridges and The Internet, Years And Years, Peter, Bjorn & John and Tegan & Sara, to name but a few.
As always, Splendour delivers a strong local lineup and they haven’t disappointed this year, with the likes of Flume, Boy & Bear, Sticky Fingers, Courtney Barnett, Violent Soho, Sampa The Great, Hermitude, Matt Corby, Illy, Ball Park Music, The Preatures, Gang of Youths, Ngaiire and DMA’s.
Splendour 2016 will also see the onstage return of The Avalanches who teased a comeback of sorts yesterday sending hopes for that illusive second album through the roof.
Last year’s lineup saw Mark Ronson, Florence + The Machine and Blur all head to Byron Bay for the festival which will forever be known as one of the muddiest Splendours on record.
Obviously we can’t predict the weather for the weekend just yet, but the excellent lineup is the first step in justifying a trip to Byron Bay in the midst on winter.
Splendour In The Grass will run from Friday, 22nd July to Sunday 24th July at its permanent home of North Byron Parklands.
Tickets go on sale Thursday 21st April at 9am. See the full lineup below.
Splendour In The Grass 2016 Lineup
The Strokes (only Aus show)
The Avalanches (only Aus show)
At The Drive-In
Band of Horses
Sigur Ros (only Aus show)
Boy & Bear
Duke Dumont (DJ set)
James Vincent McMorrow (only Aus show)
What So Not
Years And Years
Gang Of Youths
Peter, Bjorn & John
Band Of Horses
Ball Park Music
Tegan & Sara
City Calm Down
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
The Jungle Giants
Nothing But Thieves
Robert Forster (10 Years On)
Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Fat White Family
L D R U
In Loving Memorty OF Szymon
Sampa The Great
The Wild Feathers
Just A Gent
The Meeting Tree
Purple Sneaker Djs
triple j Unearthed winners and more to be announced.
Splendour In The Grass 2016
Friday, 22nd July – Sunday, 24th July
North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay
3 day Event Ticket (Friday to Sunday [also includes Thursday access]): $375 + booking fees
Single Day Tickets (Friday, Saturday or Sunday): $159 + booking fees
Camping Ticket (Wednesday to Monday): $120 + booking fees
Those intending to camp onsite will need to purchase an Event Ticket as well as a separate Camping Ticket. 2.1% transaction fee applies to all orders
Best Of Splendour In The Grass 2016, Day 2