Triple J Unearthed Are Offering You The Chance To Play At Splendour In The Grass

Triple J Unearthed are once again offering up and coming Aussie artists the chance to play at Splendour In The Grass alongside the likes of The Strokes, Flume, The Cure, and The Avalanches.

Flying the winner from anywhere in Australia to Splendour (prize enough itself with tickets sold out), triple j will give you the full taxpayer funded travel experience our politicians are used to and put you up in VIP accommodation. Admittedly it’s only VIP camping and not a trip in Bronwyn’s chopper, but it’s better than slumming it with the rest of the plebs.

This is all just preamble though, as the real prize of course is the chance to take to the stage yourself and kick off the festivities, playing the opening set of the weekend on the amphitheatre main stage.

If you need further convincing of the size of this prize, just look at last year’s winners Tired Lion, who’ve since gone on to major success, signing record deals and lining up to play Glastonbury this year.

As well as the searching nation-wide for someone to follow Airling, Kingswood and Art vs Science as winners of this prestigious competition, Unearthed is also hunting for a local artist from Byron, Ballina, Lismore, or Tweed to represent the local area on the bill too.

And all you need to do to go into the running for this priceless prize is have your best tracks uploaded to by Sunday 12th June. If your stuff is already up there you’re already in the running.

You can get full details on the comp from triple j Unearthed.

Watch: The triple j textline Reacts to the Splendour lineup

Splendour In The Grass 2016 Lineup

Friday, 22nd July

The Strokes (only Australian show)

The Avalanches (only Australian show)

Violent Soho


Band Of Horses

The 1975

Leon Bridges

James Vincent McMorrow (only Australian show)

The Kills

Years and Years


Peter, Bjorn and John


Jack Garrett


Emma Louise

Nothing But Theives

Robert Forster

Fat White Family

Methyl Ethyl

High Tension

Roland Tings

Sampa The Great

Lucy Cliché

Dro Carey

World Champion


Nicole Miller


Saturday, 23rd July

The Cure

At The Drive-In


Matt Corby

Sticky Fingers

What So Not

Gang of Youths

Crystal Fighters

Ball Park Music


Michael Kiwanuka

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard


Beach Slang

Boo Seeka

Slum Sociable





Dom Dollar


Running Touch


Sui Zhen


The Meeting Tree

Sunday, 24th July


James Blake

Sigur Ros (only Australian show)

Boy and Bear

Jake Bugg

Courtney Barnett

The Preatures

Duke Dumont (DJ set)

Golden Features

Tegan and Sara

City Calm Down

Mark Lanegan

Jagwar Ma

The Internet

Marlon Williams and the Yarra Benders




Little May


Spring King

Tired Lion

Green Buzzard

Just a Gent



Splendour In The Grass 2016

Friday, 22nd July – Sunday, 24th July

North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay

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