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[REVIEW] BIG DAY OUT Auckland 2012

The Big Day Out did not go out with a bang, nor a whimper, at Auckland’s Mt. Smart Stadium last Friday, but perhaps something in between. Following the promotional clusterf*** of having Odd Future banned, losing Kanye West as the headliner, and then announcing a weak second line-up with a reduced number of stages, it …

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Auckland BIG DAY OUT 2012 Timetable + Promoter Ken West explains changes

The timetable for Auckland’s Big Day Out festival taking place at Mt. Smart Stadium on January 20 has been released today, revealing the new stage set-up. There are few clashes for fans to complain about, but that is not unexpected considering how few bands there are in total for next year’s event. Promoter Ken West …

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ODD FUTURE to play Auckland headline show

Following Odd Future’s axing from Auckland’s 2012 Big Day Out line-up, a headline show has now been announced for the controversial hip-hop collective. Tyler the creator and co. will perform one show at Auckland’s Powerstation on the eve of the Big Day Out, with heavily discounted tickets available for Big Day Out ticket holders.

ODD FUTURE axed from Auckland’s BIG DAY OUT

The NZ Herald has confirmed that controversial hip-hop collective Odd Future (aka OFWGKTA) have been taken off the bill for the Big Day Out festival’s January 20th event in Auckland. The Auckland City Council ordered the band off of the bill following complaints objecting to their lyrical content, which they viewed as misogynistic and homophobic. The …

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BIG DAY OUT 2012 First Line-up Announcement

The first line-up announcement for Big Day Out 2012 was drip-fed to social media sites over the last 12 hours (an annoying strategy for fans I must say). The headliners for the Australasian summer music festival are reformed grunge rockers Soundgarden and hip hop mogul Kanye West. These headliners weren’t supposed to be announced til …

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