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PARKLIFE 2011 TICKETS

Featuring GOSSIP / LYKKE LI / DUCK SAUCE / SANTIGOLD / DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 KATY B / THE NAKED & FAMOUS / CRYSTAL FIGHTERS / EXAMPLE / DIGITALISM (LIVE) ADRIAN LUX / THE STREETS / SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO (LIVE) / MAGNETIC MAN / NERO SEBASTIAN / DIPLO / MSTRKRFT / SEBASTIEN TELLIER / LITTLE DRAGON / MYLO (DJ SET) WOLFGANG GARTNER / JOKER & MC NOMAD / FEED ME / TENSNAKE / KIMBRA THE ASTON SHUFFLE (LIVE) / FLUX PAVILION / YACHT CLUB DJS / HARVARD BASS GOLD FIELDS / PLUS MANY MORE.

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ANNOUNCING SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS SIDESHOWS

Amazing! Block out the diary, our Splendour In The Grass sideshows are here.

The BBC’s sound of 2011 and buzz boy James Blake will bring his unique  brand of dubstep to Melbourne & Sydney while here for his inaugural appearance at Splendour In The Grass 2011. His debut album released last month is described as “an enthralling collection of tunes, building on a fascination with the London dubstep scene and mixing ethereal electronic arrangements with considerable piano skills... read more

ANNOUNCING THE KILLS HEADLINE SPLENDOUR SIDESHOWS

We are very excited to announce, one of our uber favourites The Kills will be returning to our shores to play Splendour In The Grass and headline sideshows in Sydney and Melbourne this July.

Their first trip back since 2005, the trans-atlantic duo always deliver an intensely addictive set – one you just can’t look away from. No bathroom breaks here! What makes Alison Mosshart and Jamie Hince two of the coolest people in music today is their honest dedication... read more

DOES IT OFFEND YOU, YEAH? SPLENDOUR SIDE SHOWS

Brit electro punks Does It Offend You, Yeah? have just announced a series of Aussie Splendour In The Grass sideshows.

Fresh from recent slots at massive festivals such as Coachella, Lollapalooza, South By Southwest, Glastonbury, and Reading/Leeds, Does It Offend You, Yeah? have also toured with Bloc Party, Nine Inch Nails, and The Prodigy on their 2009 Australian tour.

It’s safe to say that, when Does It Offend You, Yeah? hit our shores in July for Splendour In The Grass and selected... read more

THE GRATES ANNOUNCE ‘SECRET RITUALS’ TOUR

It’s a new year for The Grates, which means a new line up for the Brizzie band, new album, and now a headline tour.

Recently becoming a two-person show, Patience Hodgson and John Patterson headed to Brooklyn to “bang the skins on the record” with the help of Brooklyn drummer Ben Marshall and producer Gus van Go and Werner F. ‘Secret Rituals’ is slated for release on June 17, and The Grates will be playing songs from the new record this June with very special guests Big Scary... read more

ANNOUNCING BIG BRITISH SOUND 2011

The most excellent Big British Sound is back again this year, aka Ben Sherman’s ode to British Music music utilizing the best up and coming bands in Australia.

Ben Sherman clothing has been synonymous with the sounds of punk and nu-wave since the 60s and after the huge success over the past two years with the likes of Big Scary, Tame Impala, Whitley, Art Vs Science, Bertie Blackman, Little Red, Deep Sea Arcade, Jonathan Boulet, Jack Ladder and more, Big British Sound is a night... read more

MAYA JUPITER AND PEZ WALK THE LINE

This May, three of Australia’s brightest hip hop stars Pez, Maya Jupiter and 360 are joining forces to bring us a national tour with a social conscience.

The Change It For The Better national tour, is presented by The Line – an Australian Government anti-violence pro respect campaign that was launched in June 2010 at the 2010 APRA Song Summit.

According to stats, one in three Australian women will become a victim of physical domestic violence each year. It is startling... read more

ELI PAPERBOY REED IS COMING

Eli Paperboy Reed is bringing his brand of 60s soul and blues to Australia this April for the East Cost Blues & Roots Festival and sideshows.

Famous for his onstage charisma and for getting the girls all hot and bothered, Eli will be performing songs from his latest Come and Get It album.

He’s already toured with the likes of with The Hives, Franz Ferdinand and Duffy, and wooed crowds with his 21st century take on R&B at festivals like Lollapalooza, The Falls... read more

DATAROCK ANNOUNCE AUSTRALIAN SIDESHOWS

Those Norwegian electro-rock cats Datarock are returning to our shores for Groovin’ The Moo Festival and selected sideshows this May.

Fredrik and Ketil, aka those red tracksuit wearing bandits, are coming to Oz just in time for their new single release ‘Catcher In The Rye’ which they have hailed as the  ”most extravagant single in history”  featuring a limited edition designer toy with a 4GB USB stick with over 100 bonus tracks including the new single... read more

WOMADELAIDE SET TIMES & INFO

With the countdown officially on until Adelaide is infiltrated with over 500 artists from around the world, it’s time to start planning your WOMAD-venture!

WOMADelaide’s 2011 lineup was one of the strongest and most eclectic in the festival’s history, with a bill that includes Angus and Julia Stone, Ash Grunwald, music legends Afro Celt Sound System, Mali’s husband and wife act Amadou and Mariam, US indie-folk harpist Joanna Newsom, punk-reggae icon Don Letts, UK DJ Norman Jay,... read more