Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs for Aussie festival

Bands confirm for Splendour In The Grass

Arctic Monkeys, Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs and Klaxons have all been confirmed to play Australia’s Splendour In The Grass festival, to be held on the New South Wales north coast in August.

The Shins, Lily Allen, Hot Chip and The Hold Steady will also play the event, which takes place August 4-5 at Belongil Fields near Byron Bay.

Tickets will be available from May 14 by phone or through the official Splendour In The Grass website.

Fans can find further details about camping and how to purchase tickets at

More acts are due to be announced in the coming weeks.