Splendour 2009



It is hands down my favourite festival of the year, and now the first lineup for the 9th edition of the Splendour Bender Weekender is up. It’s good. Not great. (Two of the headliners have already visited our shores once in the past six months.) And selfishly, I’m kind of glad, since I can’t go this year. Sigh.  

Delighting your eyes and ears (and nose and mouth, ew) in Byron come July will be:

Bloc Party

The Flaming Lips – Always good when your sanity levels begin to reach ‘normal’

Jane’s Addiction – Original lineup. Maybe some fighting? One can only hope.


The Specials – Shit yeah!

Hilltop Hoods – It’s a festival, of course they are


Midnight Juggernauts

Sarah Blasko

Augie March

Josh Pyke

Friendly Fires – I’ll be sideshowing this one, fo sho. 

Little Birdy

Birds of Tokyo

The Gutter Twins

Manchester Orchestra – Ridiculous. Ridiculously sick! 


Bob Evans

White Lies


Yves Klein Blue

Decoder Ring

Lost Valentinos

 Leader Cheetah

 Jack Ladder

The Middle East

Polaroid Fame

Glass Towers

 Tickets go on sale at nine o’clock on the dot (I’m in my drop top cruisin’ the streets) on May 14, through what is definitely one of the most frustrating ticketing websites to have ever existed, Q Jump. I suppose they’re slightly better than the Oztix Debacle of 2007. Remember these guys?

Stupid Stickmen

Splendour in the Grass 2009

Sat July 25th and Sunday July 26th
Belongil Fields, Byron Bay


Ra  xxx

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