In the lead up to Splendour in the Grass 2014, Echonetdaily is collecting our news and entertainment coverage on this page.
Splendour In The Grass is set to kick off today and with thousands of people staying in the region Surf Life Saving NSW is reminding festival goers to take surf safety seriously.
Thousands of young people have flocked to Byron shire for this weekend's sold-out Splendour in the Grass Festival at Yelgun's North Byron Parklands.
Glasgow electro-pop trio Chvches return to Australia after gracing the stages of Coachella, Glastonbury and Primavera Sound and ahead of their appearance at Lollapalooza.
Ben Howard is a young acoustic troubadour who amassed a secret society of fans via the world’s fiercely loyal surfing community, Ben Howard exceeded all of his expectations in just over two years.
Derived from the Greek word τώρα meaning now, local band Tora uploaded songs to the Unearthed website, and a few weeks later got a call saying the were chosen to play at Splendour.
Darkside is guitarist Dave Harrington and electronic producer Nicolas Jaar, two musicians with vastly different backgrounds, but after years of touring together they have found common ground.
With three consecutive Number 1 albums including the biggest-selling Australian hip-hop album of all time, a swag of ARIAs and countless other accolades, Hilltop Hoods have not only risen to the top of Australian hip-hop.
Since their unforgettable Splendour debut in 2011 these charming Californians have been one hell of a ride; their album Torches sold nearly two million copies worldwide, reaching Number 1 on the ARIA charts.
The world’s adorable darling, Lily Allen, blew our minds on the Splendour stage in 2007, and with her third album dropping next week and confirmed for Glastonbury, we’re super excited for her to do it all over again this year!
One of the hardest working bands in Australian music, The Jezabels shimmer with their anthemic, empowering approach to indie pop.
Known for writing great songs, crafting lyrics with care and pushing pop melodies into fabulous shapes, London-based three-piece Metronomy is a band on the receiving end of acclaim from all directions!
Indie rock legends Foals return to Splendour in all their glory. The Oxford five-piece followed up their 2008 debut Antidotes with the Mercury-shortlisted Total Life Foreverin 2010.
If you didn’t know who Rüfüs were 12 months ago, you do now. No fewer than three tracks included in Triple J’s Hottest 100, multiple sold-out tours in Australia, sold-out shows around the globe and two ARIA nominations.
Named as an ‘Artist to Watch’ in 2014 by Time magazine, Vance Joy’s single Riptide was the highest-selling Australian single in 2013.
To say Donald Glover is a man of many talents is one hell of an understatement. With a batch of albums and mixtapes under the belt of his shorts, it’s wit and intellect that sets this actor, writer, comedian and rapper apart from the rest.
Splendour ‘hump day’ will host another incredible lineup of great acts with one of the major highlights being City and Colour – the Juno-award-winning singer/guitarist for the Canadian post-hardcore band Alexisonfire.
The Splendour in the Grass forums were a fantastic inclusion into last year’s event and in 2014 they’re back.
Warm it up! With two Grammy nominations, platinum and gold records, BRIT, Q and NME awards and dozens of Top 10 singles to her name, Kelis is an artist who needs no introduction.
Splendour’s love affair with Angus and Julia Stone ignited following their unforgettable breakthrough performance on the GW McLennan stage in 2006.
New York City’s kings of post-punk return to Australia and to the Splendour stage in all their dapper glory.
With Hey Ya! Ms Jackson, B.O.B. – Rosa Parks… so many monster hits. Heading up the list of awesome first-day gigs at Splendour 2014 is Outkast.
Drawing on the diversity of Australia’s creative subcultures, the Global Village is to Splendour what Byron is to Australia – a centre of cross-cultural creative fusion, living in celebration of freedom and conscious evolution.
After a screening of the film Silenced, a panel discussing How Far Would You Go to Tell the Truth? consisting of Thomas Drake, Jesselyn Radack, Senator Scott Ludlam and hosted by Dr Suelette Dreyfus.
The North Byron Parklands in Yelgun have just installed 258 composting toilets in preparation for the upcoming Splendour in the Grass Festival.
Tweed-Byron police say they will not be taking up Art vs Science musician Daniel Macnamee's suggestion of removing police sniffer dogs from the festival after the rock star said the presence of the dogs contributes to drug overdoses.
Splendour in the Grass together with North Byron Parklands and Falls Festival have joined forces to become a collective foundation partner of VIA Byron.