Splendour In The Grass organisers have made a huge announcement about their line-up for 2014. American hip hop duo Outkast will be among a number of performers making their only Australian appearance at the event.
The organisers say that from July 25 to 27 Splendour In The Grass will be returning with three massive days of sensational sounds from around the globe, plus all the venues and destination spaces you love, and a few new places to explore.
‘Ten months on from its maiden event, North Byron Parklands is looking pretty as a Polaroid picture. One significant change is that Splendour 2014 will see the main stage move to the site’s majestic natural Amphitheatre.
‘Finally we can present Splendour in our very own Amphitheatre and we can’t wait to watch our 2014 lineup with you. Meet you left of the front of house mixing desk, next to the guy with the beard’, say co-producers Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco.
‘From Friday to Sunday Splendour’s Amphitheatre, Mix Up and GW McLennan stages are all set to bring you 80+ of the hottest, most interesting and respected acts touring the globe right now.
‘Splendour’s much loved Global Village, Tipi Forest and Forum will all be back again as well as a late night comedy club where you’ll find the some of the hottest comics in the country.
‘Splendour’s new footprint at North Byron Parklands has allowed more space for campers directly adjacent to the event site, with a load of extra essential amenities, a General Store stocked with basic supplies and more food stalls open for business in the campgrounds from the Wednesday and right throughout the weekend.
‘Onsite camping is available for up to five nights – with early entry into the campgrounds available from Wednesday 23 July – so bunk in for an easy and affordable way to experience Splendour. Remember you will need to purchase a vehicle pass for the day you want to arrive! You can find more information about camping and vehicle passes at splendourinthegrass.com.
‘Splendour has long been at the forefront in developing new and effective ways to lighten event-specific carbon footprints. Our army of committed enviro-savvy punters has offset thousands of tonnes of carbon via carbon-offset tickets and on site recycling programs. In 2013 our collective efforts were rewarded with A Greener Festival ‘Outstanding Award’. Stay tuned for info about how you can help to keep Splendour green!
‘Splendour In The Grass is proud to present the artists that will grace the Amphitheatre, Mix Up And GW McLennan stages this July
‘Hey Ya! who together with Outkast are making their only Australian appearance, Two Door Cinema Club (only Australian show), Lily Allen, Interpol (only Australian show), Foster The People, Angus and Julia Stone, City And Colour, London Grammar, Vance Joy, Darkside (only Australian show), RÜfÜs, Ben Howard, Kelis, Metronomy, Hoodoo Gurus, Chvrches (only Australian show), Grouplove, The Jezabels, Tune-yards, 360, Wild Beasts, Danny Brown (only Australian show), Illy, First Aid Kit, Violent Soho, Ásgeir, Spiderbait, The 1975, Ball Park Music, Art Vs Science, Buraka Som Sistema (only Australian show), The Preatures, Parquet Courts (only Australian show), Sticky Fingers, Peking Duk, Sky Ferreira, Future Islands, Courtney Barnett, Phantogram, Dz Deathrays, Skaters, Gossling, Jungle, The Strypes, Hot Dub Time Machine, The Kite String Tangle, Ry-x, Mikhael Paskalev, Wave Racer, The Acid, Saskwatch, Kingswood, Circa Waves, Broods, Dustin Tebbutt, The Head And The Heart, Dma’s, Darren Middleton, Little May, Darlia, D.D Dumbo, Tkay Maidza, The Creases, The Wild Feathers, Chrome Sparks, Fractures, Mas Ysa, Nick Mulvey, Triple J Unearthed Winners
‘Plus DJs & Producers: Nina Las Vegas, Yacht Club Djs, Motez, Touch Sensitive, Indian Summer, Wordlife, L D R U & Yahtzel Djs, Cosmo’s Midnight, Sable, Kilter, Basenji, Klp, Fishing Djs, Paces, Charles Murdoch.’