Splendour In The Grass Just Dropped An Epic Pre-Party Lineup

Splendour In The Grass 2016‘s official Byron Bay pre-party lineup is here, and it’s safe to say, the festival has fkn outdone itself.

Splendour organisers have just dished up the hot deets for this year’s state-sanctioned warm-up event in Byron, and in the words of the internet’s favourite Ned Stark meme: brace yourselves, because we could be looking at the biggest bill in pre-party history.

Headlining the bash are noneother than Aussie comeback kings and electro lords The Avalanches, who’ll be giving us a sneak peak of their historic SITG set with their first Aussie performance since releasing Wildflower, their first new album in 16 years.

And that’s not all. They top a bill that also features fellow Splendour heavyweights The Kills, Methyl Ethel and Harts, plus a DJ set from KLLO.


Happy campers heading to this year’s festival will be able to pop the cork early thanks to this epic pre-party on Splendour eve, Thursday July 21st at The Northern.

Tickets obvies will be snapped up fast so best be on your game when the pre-sale kicks off from 9am this Wednesday, 13th July (running til 8am Thursday, 14th July).

Tix then go on sale to the general public from 9am on the Thursday.

And remember, if you can’t make it to the Byron bash, there’s also the other official Splendour pre-party event happening in Bris Vegas.

Check out all the details below.

UPDATE: Organisers have warned that the official Byron Bay Splendour pre-party will be a mobile phone-free zone and ticket-holders will be required to hand in their phones upon entry.

Watch: The Avalanches – Frankie Sinatra

Splendour In The Grass Official Pre-Party

Pre-sale from 9am Wednesday, 13th July – 8am Thursday, 14th July.

Tickets on sale to the general public from 9am Thursday, 14th July.

Thursday, 21st July

The Northern, Byron Bay

Tickets: Secret Sounds


The Avalanches

The Kills

Methyl Ethel




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