By Pete Ross Feb.1.2009
In: Concerts
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Big Day Out Sydney - NEIL

Big Day Out 09

Well, what is arguably Australia’s biggest and most eminent music festival wraps up in Perth today. I figure it would be remiss if TMB didn’t bring its wonderful readers some correspondence from the front lines of Sydney’s Homebush Olympic precinct.

This year’s event toured five cities in Australia and one in New Zealand,  and was headlined by the Prodigy and the legendary Neil Young. The event was, luckily, unhampered by violence or any other dramas, but in most cities, was hindered by extreme heat. Regardless, the bands played on.

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By Jye Smith Nov.18.2008
In: Concerts, Production
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Big Day Out 2009: Side Shows Announced

All the 2009 Big Day Out Side Shows Have Been Announced:

TV ON THE RADIO
SYDNEY – Saturday 24 January – THE METRO (plus WOLF & CUB)
MELBOURNE – Thursday 29 January – THE HI FI BAR (plus WOLF & CUB)

SERJ TANKIAN AND THE FANTOMAS
BRISBANE – Wednesday 21 January – THE TIVOLI
SYDNEY – SATURDAY 24 January – THE ENMORE THEATRE
MELBOURNE – Sunday 25 January – THE PALACE

DROPKICK MURPHYS
SYDNEY – Sunday 25 January – THE METRO (plus THE CORPS)
MELBOURNE – Wednesday 28 January – BILLBOARD (plus BULLDOG SPIRIT)

THE PRODIGY
BRISBANE – Tuesday 20 January – RIVERSTAGE (previously announced)
SYDNEY – Saturday 24 January – HORDERN PAVILION (previously announced)
MELBOURNE – Thursday 29 January – PALACE

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By Jye Smith Nov.6.2008
In: Concerts
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Big Day Out 2009: 2nd Line Up Announced

Personally, I’m now considering selling my Big Day Out 2009 ticket and heading to The Prodigy sideshows. Even tempted to hop cities and see them in Brisbane.  But here you go.

Big Day Out second round line-up:

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By Jye Smith Sep.11.2008
In: Concerts
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The Prodigy coming to Australia in 2009

There have been countless rumours exceeded only by countless hopes.  But it seems it has all come true — The Prodigy are coming to Australia in 2009.

I was lucky enough to catch them in 2005 at their Hordern Pavilion show, and I was blown away.  The ferocity, presence and power of the live group was surreal.  I’ve been a fan since I was about 13 and believe they have always been a very innovative group well ahead of their time.

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