Big Day Out可谓是南半球最大的音乐盛事，自1992年首届音乐节开办以后，至今已发展成为每年超过25万人观看的大型音乐节，众多北半球的腕级乐队每年在家乡雪花飘飞的冬季来到澳大利亚和纽西兰来晒太阳。而2006年的Big Day Out顶着禽流感的危机准备拉开帷幕，界时包括澳纽在内的各国摇滚音乐代表将圆满会师于美丽的黄金海岸之乡！
Festival line-up expands Big names for Big Day Out
The Go! Team, The Subways, Mylo and M.I.A 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)
Artists appearing at all shows
Artists appearing at selected shows