Splendour in the Grass has announced its 2014 artist line-up, with Outkast, Lily Allen, Foster the People, The Jezabels, and Kelis among the dozens of acts gracing the three-day event in July.
The Australian music fest will return to North Byron Parklands from July 25 to 27. Festival-goers will see quite a few changes, starting with the main stage moving to the 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,” co-producers Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco said in a statement.
The three stages – Amphitheatre, Mix Up, and GW McLennan – will be holding over 80 of the hottest acts from around the world from Friday to Sunday.
From its Web site, here are the artists that are scheduled to perform on the stages:
OUTKAST (ONLY AUS SHOW), TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB (ONLY AUS SHOW), LILY ALLEN, INTERPOL (ONLY AUS SHOW), FOSTER THE PEOPLE, ANGUS & JULIA STONE, CITY AND COLOUR, LONDON GRAMMAR, VANCE JOY, DARKSIDE (ONLY AUS SHOW), RÜFÜS, BEN HOWARD, KELIS, METRONOMY, HOODOO GURUS, CHVRCHES (ONLY AUS SHOW), GROUPLOVE, THE JEZABELS, TUNE-YARDS, 360, WILD BEASTS, DANNY BROWN (ONLY AUS SHOW), ILLY, FIRST AID KIT, VIOLENT SOHO, ÁSGEIR, SPIDERBAIT, THE 1975, BALL PARK MUSIC, ART VS SCIENCE, BURAKA SOM SISTEMA (ONLY AUS SHOW), THE PREATURES, PARQUET COURTS (ONLY AUS 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, COSMOS MIDNIGHT, SABLE, KILTER, BASENJI, KLP, FISHING DJs, PACES, CHARLES MURDOCH
For those who want a break from the bands, the festival will also offer different activities and workshops, such as the Global Village, designed to “feed the body and mind”; the Tipi Forest; the Splendour Forum; and the brand new Splendour Late Night Comedy Club.
The festival is also bringing back its Miss Saigon Karaoke, and will be building a Very Small Mall, Splendour Day Spa, and Splendour Arts.
On-site camping starts on July 23, while tickets will go on sale from May 2.