Brisvegas all ages crowd - assemble! This is going to be one kickass party you're going to want to be on, with Snoop Dogg (Snoop Lion), Major Lazer and Flosstradamus headed your way in January. You all know what Snoop is capable of, but throw the renowned Major Lazer and modern trap pinups Flosstradamus into the mix? The results will speak for themselves for sure.
Audiences at The Palace in Melbourne and The Enmore in Sydney are in for a treat when the one and only Snoop Dogg (Snoop Lion) comes through for some undoubtedly memorable shows on the Big Day Out tour. Bringing both his 'Lion' tracks and his classic tunes to Australian club crowds for the first time since his 'Reinvention', Snoop is set to perform with the talented Mac Miller at both shows.
As we head ever closer to festival season 2014, the Big Day Out has unveiled its round of official sideshows that will be sure to make many punters in the usual capital cities ecstatic. Let's kick off with a headline announcement from one of the huge international bands set to tour Australia in the New Year - the Canadian powerhouse that is Arcade Fire.
Children of Bodom have recently announced their Halo of Blood 2014 tour which will see the band return to Australia for an exclusive selection of shows along the East Coast. The tour will take off from the back of their strongest release to date.
The band will perform tracks from their latest album Halo of Blood as well as a selection of fan favourites. Children Of Bodom will be touring the East Coast only; Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney (All-Ages).
After a successful run of sold-out city shows with new vocalist Paul Gallagher, The Butterfly Effect have decided to extend their tour to include visits to Newcastle, Wollongong and Mona Vale to welcome in the New Year.
Sarah Blasko will be the first artist to join the Heavenly Sounds touring calender for 2014, and will deliver the last performances of songs from her Aria nominated album I Awake.
This tour will see the return of Blasko to Heavenly Sounds after touring with her side-project Seeker Lover Keeper in 2011.
Sarah's latest single Fool was released last week along with an EP of the same name, which features remixes of the Sarah's songs by PVT and Seekae.
Darkside's debut album Psychic was released last month in Australia to worldwide critical acclaim.
The duo, consisting of Nicholas Jaar and guitarist Dave Harrington have announced their much anticipated Australian tour dates for April 2014 with tickets going on sale Thursday 21st November.
Byron Bay hardcore group In Hearts Wake have recently announced three weeks of regional dates with good friends and label mates Hands of Mercy and Hellions joining them.
The tour is scheduled for Summer 2014 and will see the band surpass 100 live shows between Australia, New Zealand, The UK and Europe since the August 2012 release of their sophomore album Divination.
Coming off the back of his sophomore EP Slow Motion Music, Oliver Tank has announced his biggest national tour to date. Tank will be bringing his EP to life on stages across the country including Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide in early 2014.
Oliver Tank recently wrapped up a national tour with Lorde and performed a special show at the Melbourne Recital Hall alongside Active Child.
Brisbane duo The Phoncurves have announced the release of their brand new single Heartstrings. The tune is the first single from their second EP, due for release in early 2014.
The Phoncurves will be hitting the road for a three date tour, heading to Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.
HEARTSTRINGS will be released on November 18.
THE PHONCURVES 'HEARTSTRINGS' TOUR DATES
THURSDAY 5 DECEMBER
Factory Floor, Sydney
with All Our Exes Live in Texas & Richard Cuthbert
Coming off the back of their sold-out national Blackbird tour, Fat Freddy's Drop return to Australia next March to play some of the countries most beautiful outdoor venues including Taronga and Melbourne Zoo's as well as select festival appearances.
In This Issue: Simple Plan (pictured) announce one night only show, Claim The Trone throw a Christmas Party and Watain announce Amplifier show!
Sydney and Melbourne are going to be paid a visit by the ever eccentric French band Phoenix. The band has been announced as a co-headliner for the much anticipated Future Music Festival.
Naturally endowed with a beautiful voice and accompanied by thrilling electronic beats, Ellie Goulding is the songstress with the mostest and she is happy to exclaim her appeal to Australia and New Zealand in 2014. Goulding has a gift of making crowds everywhere go wild with her chart topping hits.
Hitting the big cities to showcase debut his EPs, Joyride rides solo to perform hits from his Gentleman Trilogy. The Gentleman Trilogy are a bundle of EP's entitled Honourable, Chivalrous and Valiant.