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Mumford to headline Splendour

Grammy Award winners Mumford & Sons will head a huge lineup at this year’s Splendour in the Grass, the first festival to be held at Splendour’s new permanent home, North Byron Parklands.

Like Brooklyn based indie rockers TV on the Radio, Mumford will be playing their only Aussie gig at Splendour.

Other names that jump out of the 80-plus gig lineup include Empire of the Sun, The Presets, Birds of Tokyo, Architecture in Helsinki, Gurrumul, The Bamboos, Bernard Fanning and Boy & Bear.

Tickets go on sale at 9am sharp on Thursday May 2 through Moshtix or phone 1300 GET TIX (438 849). Last year’s tickets sold out in less than an hour.

Three-day tickets are $350 + $9 booking fee (Thursday night, Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Single Day Tickets cost $140 + $7 booking fee.

For full details and a complete list of ticket options go to www.splendourinthegrass.com.

Full list of acts

Mumford & Sons (only Australian show), Frank Ocean, The National (only Australian show), Of Monsters & Men, Empire Of The Sun, Bernard Fanning, The Presets, TV On The Radio (only Australian show), Klaxons, Flume, Babyshambles, Passion Pit, Birds Of Tokyo, James Blake, Architecture In Helsinki, Laura Marling, Matt Corby, Drapht, Mystery Band, Flight Facilities, Polyphonic Spree (performing Rocky Horror Picture Show), Boy & Bear, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Cold War Kids, The Rubens, Sarah Blasko, Darwin Deez, You Am I (performing Sound As Ever & Hi-Fi Way), Hermitude, Haim, Airbourne, The Drones, Ms Mr, Gurrumul, Everything Everything, Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes, Cloud Control, Portugal, The Man, Daughter, Something For Kate, Wavves, Chet Faker, Snakadaktal, Robert Delong, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Whitley, Fidlar, Jake Bugg, The Bamboos, Surfer Blood, Deap Vally, Palma Violets, Alpine, Little Green Cars, Vance Joy, Jagwar Ma, Villagers, Violent Soho, Dune Rats, Pvt, The Jungle Giants, Cub Scouts, Art Of Sleeping, The Growl, Twinsy, The Chemist, Songs, Mitzi and Triple J Unearthed winners.

DJs include Alison Wonderland, Yolanda Be Cool, What So Not, Xaphoon Jones, D-Cup, Otologic, Peking Duk, Tyler Touche and Bad Ezzy.


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