When:13 - 29 January 2017 Where: Various cities in Australia
The Big Day Out is an annual music festival celebrated in various cities in Australia. With a humble beginning in 1992 in Sydney, the festival then spread its wings to include Adelaide, Melbourne, and Perth in 1993 and the Gold Coast and Auckland in 1994. The festival today, features popular contemporary rock music, electronic music, mainstream international and local acts.
With Violent Femmes as the main performer in the 1992 festival, over the years the festival has seen performances by world renowned performers like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Blink 182, Limp Bizkit, Rage Against the Machine, The Prodigy, Foo Fighters, Metallica and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
Big Day Out 2017 Festival will be held on various cities of Australia and on below dates -
Saturday, January 23 – Brisbane
Sunday, January 24 – Sydney
Tuesday, January 26 – Melbourne
Line up for the Festival 2017
Some of the bands and musicians gracing this year ‘Big Day Out’ Festival are mentioned below. As the performances will be held in various cities of Australia, so in case you want to catch a particular performance just ensure that they are performing in the destination you will be catching the festival.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Killers, Hunting Grounds, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nicky Romero, The Bloody Beetroots, Band of Horses, and Vampire Weekend among various others are some of the prominent bands and musicians who will be gracing the 2017 Big Day Out Festival in Australia.
Tickets for Big Day Out Festival
Tickets for the festival can be purchased either online through the dedicated festival website or from the designated Ticketmaster and BDO ticketing operator at an all-inclusive price of $165.
Tips for the festival
Don't forget to take your ID card, ticket, sun block, a watch and important phone numbers with you along with any medicines that you might need.
Carry a charged mobile with you as there will be no facility to charge it at the festival venue.
Give yourself plenty of time to reach and enter the venue. Set aside about 30 minutes to get through the gates and security checks depending on the time of the day you are visiting the festival.
Dress for the day and wear comfortable footwear and avoid wearing jewellery as it can be risky.