Six massive acts from the 2013 line up - The Killers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Band of Horses, Crystal Castles, Bloody Beetroots and Alabama Shakes - will be performing some additional shows outside of the festival at venues across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.
These official side shows are your only chance to see the bands outside of the ‘Big Day Out.’ Tickets go on sale 9am Friday 21 September at www.bigdayout.com - don’t miss out!
Check out the full details below…
After two years on hiatus, Las Vegas high rollers The Killers return with their fourth album ‘Battle Born’ and their first Australian shows in three years.
WEDNESDAY 16 JANUARY – THE METRO, SYDNEY
TUESDAY 22 JANUARY – THE PALACE, MELBOURNE
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
New York power trio Yeah Yeah Yeahs return to Australia with three eclectic and acclaimed albums under their belt. From stomping rockers to shout-along anthems, these guys have you covered.
TUESDAY 22 JANUARY – THE METRO THEATRE, SYDNEY
Band of Horses
Formed in 2004 by multi-instrumentalist Ben Bridwell, Band of Horses blends roots and country sounds with an indie rock aesthetic that has brought the group legions of die-hard fans.
TUESDAY 22 JANUARY – THE ENMORE, SYDNEY
WEDNESDAY 23 JANUARY – THE PALAIS, MELBOURNE
With Guests Mike Noga & The Gentlemen of Fortune
Hailing from Toronto, Crystal Castles is Ethan Kath and Alice Glass. The duo have created an unexpected level of excitement and loyalty with their two eponymously titled albums, headlining sold out tours around the world.
THURSDAY 17 JANUARY – THE HI-FI, SYDNEY
TUESDAY 22 JANUARY – BILLBOARD, MELBOURNE
With Guests Gold Fields
Prepare for an in-your-face sonic assault with The Bloody Beetroots’ live show – an overblown and opulent spectacle you don’t want to miss.
SATURDAY 19 JANUARY – THE ENMORE, SYDNEY With Guest Peking Duk
TUESDAY 22 JANUARY – THE TIVOLI, BRISBANE With Guest Peking Duk
THURSDAY 24 JANUARY – THE PALACE, MELBOURNE With Guest Generik
Alabama Shakes are one of the most exciting new bands around. The 2013 ‘Big Day Out’ marks the first time the band will bring their soul-infused brand of rock n’ roll to Australia.
THURSDAY 17 JANUARY – THE METRO THEATRE, SYDNEY
THURSDAY 24 JANUARY – THE FORUM, MELBOURNE
Written by Lauren Alpe
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