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Gotye and Daniel Johns join a huge second artist announcement for triple J's Beat the Drum event in January!

As part of the Sydney Festival next year, triple j are choosing to throw a huge ass birthday party in the Domain! The Beat the Drum event is already hosting the likes of Hilltop Hoods, The Presets and The Cat Empire, but today on the Matt and Alex show, a huge second artist announcement was revealed for the January 16th party!

The second announcement includes Gotye, who hasn't performed music under the moniker for a decent amount of time now, as well as Silverchair's Daniel Johns, who has been working hard on a long-awaited solo album for much of 2014. They join the following artists, listed below:

BEAT THE DRUM: CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF TRIPLE J - SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT

BERNARD FANNING
BRIGGS (with TRIALS)
DANIEL JOHNS
DAVE FAULKNER (HOODOO GURUS)
DRAPHT
DZ DEATHRAYS
GOTYE
HERMITUDE
HORRORSHOW
ILLY
JOELISTICS
MARK McENTEE (DIVINYLS)
MEGAN WASHINGTON
PAUL DEMPSEY
SARAH BLASKO
SETH SENTRY
THUNDAMENTALS
TOM IANSEK (#1 DADS/BIG SCARY)

Beat The Drum: Celebrating 40 Years of triple j will be held at The Domain in Sydney on January 16th. The first announcement, featuring Hilltop Hoods, The Presets, The Cat Empire, You Am I, Vance Joy, Ball Park Music, The Preatures, Nina Las Vegas, KLP (DJ set), Adalita, Courtney Barnett, REMI, Owl Eyes, Tkay Maidza, Alister Wright and Heidi Lenffer of Cloud Control, is set to represent the wide variety of talent triple j has championed over its extensive history.

Head to http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/events/beatthedrum/concert/event/ for more information!