Sydney, AU (EMI MUSIC AUSTRALIA)-In the last few months, rumours have been flying around quicker than a stray thong in a moshpit, but now Musichead can finally reveal the first batch of bands and artists slated to play the Big Day Out 2006 in January and February next year.
THE LIVING END will be playing the BIG DAY OUT festivals, alongside all these others: (drum roll please):
The White Stripes / Iggy Pop & the Stooges / Franz Ferdinand / The Mars Volta / Soulwax / AFI / 2 Many DJs/ Sleater-Kinney / The Magic Numbers
End of Fashion / Magic Dirt / Faker / The Grates / Youth Group / Cut Copy / Gerling / Dei Hamo (NZ) / Wolf & Cub with many, many more to come!
Dates and Venues:
Fri 20th Jan - Ericsson Stadium, Auckland
Sun 22nd Jan - Parklands, Gold Coast QLD
Thu 26th Jan - Sydney Showgrounds, NSW
Sun 29th Jan - Princes Park, Melbourne VIC
Fri 3rd Feb - Royal Adelaide Showground, Adelaide SA
Sun 5th Feb - Claremont Showgrounds, Perth WA
Tickets go on sale Friday October 14 and given the way festivals have been selling this year, don't waste too much time dilly-dallying!