Festival line-up expands

Big names for Big Day Out

The Go! Team, The Subways, Mylo and MIA have all been announced to join the bill for the 2006 Big Day Out festival in Australia.

Mudvayne and LCD Soundsystem frontman DJ James Murphy are also on the bill, along with Aussie newcomers Wolfmother and The Presets.

They join a lineup which already features bands including Franz Ferdinand, The White Stripes, Iggy & The Stooges, The Magic Numbers and Kings Of Leon.

As previously reported on NME.COM, the Sydney leg of the BDO has sold out, but a limited weekly release of tickets will be available through the festival’s website www.bigdayout.com at the rate of 500 per week leading up the event.

Dates for the 2006 Big Day Out are as follows:

Auckland Ericsson Stadium (January 20)

Gold Coast Parklands (22)

Sydney Showground (26)

Melbourne Princes Park (29)

Adelaide Royal Showground (February 3)

Perth Claremont Showgrounds (5)