Big Day Out 2012 – Gold Coast: Set Times, Maps + Transport

Big day Out 2012 will kick off in Australia at the Gold Coast tomorrow; you can download the map and view the set times below.

Kayne West will headline the Blue Stage (8:30 – 10) while Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds close things up on the Green Stage (9 – 10). After that you’ll be able to head to the boiler room where Nero will finish up at 11pm.

Yesterday the Big Day Out went ahead for the last time ever in New Zealand; crowds were dismal and organisers offered free entry to any fans who held previous BDO merch or tickets. Things are expected to pick up in the Gold Coast tomorrow with the festival kicking into full gear at Sydney on Thursday (Australia Day).

Big Day Out 2012 Gold Coast Set Times

Orange Stage: Abbe May 11am; Frenzal Rhomb 12.20pm; Boy & Bear 1.45pm; Hilltop Hoods 3.20pm; My Chemical Romance 5.15pm; Soundgarden 7.15pm.

Blue Stage: Papa Vs Pretty 11.40am; Parkway Drive 1pm; The Jezabels 2.30pm; The Living End 4.15pm; Kasabian 6.15pm; Kanye West 8.30pm. Converse Green Stage: The Medics 11am; Stonefield 12pm; Best Coast 1.15pm; The Getaway Plan 2.30pm; Kimbra 3.45pm; Architecture In Helsinki 5pm; Drapht 6.20pm; Foster the People 7.40pm; Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds 9pm.

Essential Stage: Calling All Cars 11.30am; Cage the Elephant 12.45pm; The Vaccines 2pm; The Amity Affliction 3.15pm; Faker 4.30pm; Battles 5.50pm; Regurgitator 7.10pm; Cavalera Conspiracy 8.30pm.

Boiler Room: Loustar DJ 11am; The T-Rek Band 11.30am; Johnny G DJ 12.15pm; Bluejuice 1pm; Tigermoth DJ 1.45pm; OFWGKTA 2.30pm; Miss Kittin 3.15pm; Royksopp 4.15pm; Bassnectar 5.15pm; Girl Talk 6.15pm; Tonite Only 7.15pm; Art vs Science 8pm; Shockone & MC Shureshock 9pm; NERO 9.45pm.

Hot Produce: Double Line Minority; The Cairos 12pm; Dune Rats 1pm; The Red Paintings 2pm; King Cannons 3.15pm; Das Racist 4.30pm; Mariachi El Bronx 5.45pm; Kitty, Daisy & Lewis 7pm.

Skate Ramp: Local skaters 11am; Kings Of Vert 12.30pm; Legends Of Vert 1.30pm; Kings Of Vert 2.30pm; Local skaters 3.30pm; Legends Of Vert 4.30pm; Kings Of Vert 5.30pm; Tony Hawk and BDO Vert Jam 6.30pm; High Air Shootout 7.15pm.

GCCC Local Stage: Alone With Wolves 11am; Red Spencer 11.50am; Sound on Sound 12.40pm; Pirates Alive 1.30pm; Millions 2.20pm; Stellar Green 3.10pm; Jungle Giants 4pm; Fairchild Republic 5pm; The Blackwater Fever 6pm; Inland Sea 7pm.

Green Room: CTRL ALT DLT 11am; Too Shoes 12.30pm; Stretch 2pm; Love, From Pers 3.30pm; Antiheros 5pm; Tenzin 6.30pm; Silver Sneakerz 8pm; Joey Mojo vs Paul Delux 9.30pm.

Transport Information


A Big Day Out Shuttle Bus charter service operates from the following departure points TO the event from 10.00am until 4.00pm. Departures returning FROM the event to all locations from 7.00pm to 11.00pm. Tickets on sale at departure point in the main car park out of the front of the main gate from event staff.


Shuttle bus departs from Cypress Ave Car Park, cost is $10 return.


Shuttle bus departs from Gold Coast highway (northbound lane) outside Jupiters, cost is $10 return.


A train runs every 30 minutes to connect with the Big Day Out shuttle bus at Helensvale between 10.00am to 4.00pm.

The shuttle bus departs the venue at 9.30pm for the 10.00pm train and at 10.30pm for the last train at 11.00pm. The cost for the shuttle bus is $10 return.


Return coach service departs 9.30am from front of Roma Street Transit Centre. Tickets are $25 + BF and only available in advance from and oztix outlets. Returning bus departs the venue at 11.00pm sharp.


Call Summerland Coaches on 02 6685 6533.


LIMITED Parking is available at site and in Parklands Drive at Griffith University (Directly Opposite Parklands on Parklands Dr) at $40 per Vehicle.

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