Splendour In The Grass 2012 Lineup – Official Announcement

It is one of the most-anticipated announcements of the festival calendar. Usually compromising of artists from as many genres as possible, Splendour In The Grass attracts crowds from all walks of life and from all around Australia. After last year’s incredible lineup, which consisted of Kanye West, Coldplay, Jane’s Addiction, The Hives, Pulp and many more, it comes as no surprise that this year’s lineup is just as impressive. Although the festival could not field the huge acts that we saw bless the amphitheatre with the music last year, the depth of this year’s lineup is nothing but impressive.

Update 27/07: Splendour in the Grass 2012 Day One Live Updates, Photos, Video interview is here

As revealed yesterday, The Smashing Pumpkins will headline the festival alongside At The Drive-In, The Shins, Bloc Party and the previously leaked Jack White.

There is also a large Australian contingent amongst the lineup. Tame Impala, Missy Higgens, DZ Deathrays, Spiderbait, Angus Stone, Seeake and Muscles are just a few of the local standouts.

The 2012 installation of Splendour In The Grass sees the festival return home to Byron Bay. It will take place over Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July in Belongil Fields, which will only support a capacity of 17,500.

We’ve had leaks, rumours and just the plain outlandish, but the lineup is finally here, and it was definitely worth the wait. Consisting of international stars to local club heroes, the 2012 instalment is not one to miss.

Update 27/04: Tickets on sale now! Full details here.

Update: 27/04: Tickets have sold out!

Splendour In The Grass 2012 Lineup

Friday 27 July

Jack White

At The Drive-In – Only Australian show

The Shins

Explosions In The Sky – Only Australian show

The Afghan Whigs



Gypsy & The Cat

Dz Deathrays


Lanie Lane

Big Scary

Michael Kiwanuka

Yacht Club Djs

Bertie Blackman

Youth Lagoon


Ben Howard

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Kate Miller-Heidke

Emma Louise

Chet Faker

Triple J Unearthed


Nice And Ego

Alison Wonderland


Saturday 28 July

Bloc Party – Only Australian show

Hilltop Hoods

Miike Snow

Dirty Three – Only Australian show


Lana Del Rey

Tame Impala



Band Of Skulls

Last Dinosaurs




Jinja Safari

The Beautiful Girls

Tijuana Cartel

Bleeding Knees Club


Here We Go Magic

Mosman Alder

The Cast Of Cheers

Wolf & Cub

Danny T



Luke Million

Sunday 29 July

Smashing Pumpkins

The Kooks – Only Australian show


Azealia Banks


Missy Higgins

50 Years Of Dylan


Django Django

San Cisco

Electric Guest

Angus Stone


Blue King Brown


Ball Park Music

The Rubens

Zulu Winter

The Medics


Father John Misty

Parachute Youth


Nina Las Vegas


Alley Oop

Harris Robotis


3-DAY (Friday to Sunday inclusive) = $350 + booking fees

SINGLE DAY (Friday or Saturday or Sunday) = $135 + booking fees

Watch the lineup!

Splendour In The Grass will take place at Belongil Fields in Byron Bay on Friday 27th, Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th July 2012.

Check out our Splendour 2012 Feed.

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