Why was Big Day Out Cancelled?

Why was Big Day Out Cancelled?

Inside the Big Day Out, a five-part audio series that ended this week, claims the Big Day Out folded because of financial mismanagement, increased competition, poor ticket sales and booking headliners it couldn’t afford. It also claims it tarnished its image by booking rapper Kanye West in 2012.

Who has played at Big Day Out?

Since its inception in 1992, Big Day Out has attracted a large range of artists, with headlining acts including Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, The Smashing Pumpkins, The White Stripes, Chemical Brothers, Blink 182, The Strokes, Muse, Hole, Violent Femmes, Iggy Pop and the Stooges, The Ramones, Soundgarden, Rammstein.

What year did Silverchair play Big Day Out?

Silverchair’s chart-topping debut album Frogstomp dropped a couple of months after they toured with Big Day Out in 1995 and The Mighty Chair also returned to grace BDO stages in 2002 and 2008.

When did Slipknot play Big Day Out?

Slipknot Concert Setlist at Big Day Out Gold Coast 2005 on January 23, 2005 | setlist.fm.

What did Fred Durst say at Big Day Out?

During Limp Bizkit’s set on Saturday evening, Durst claimed that he could recall telling Big Day Out organisers, prior to their 2001 set in Sydney, that “there’s too many f—in’ people here, and there’s no barricades. We ain’t f—in’ playing.” Durst then claimed the band was forced on stage.

Who died out of Limp Bizkit?

Jessica Anna Michalik (7 January 1985 – 31 January 2001) was an Australian girl from Sydney, born to Polish immigrants, she died as a result of asphyxiation five days after being crushed in a mosh pit during the 2001 Big Day Out music festival during a performance by headlining act Limp Bizkit.

What year did Rage Against the Machine play at the Big Day Out?

“Rage Against the Machine and Arcade Fire played the Big Day Out [in 2008], I don’t think we were playing, but I was there watching,” Frenzal Rhomb’s Lindsay McDougall begins.

Where was Big Day Out 2000?


Year Name End
2002 Big Day Out Gold Coast 2002 Gold Coast Parklands, Gold Coast Sun, Jan 20
2001 Big Day Out Gold Coast 2001 Gold Coast Parklands, Gold Coast Sun, Jan 21
2000 Big Day Out Gold Coast 2000 Gold Coast Parklands, Gold Coast Sun, Jan 23
1999 Big Day Out Gold Coast 1999 Gold Coast Parklands, Gold Coast Sun, Jan 17

What year did Marilyn Manson play Big Day Out?

The Big Day Out gave so many people the change to connect to a world that wasn’t available all year round. The theatre of Marilyn Manson in 1999 was like the theatre of the Prodigy in 1997. These acts brought another element to performance that hadn’t been seen in the grungy, mosh pit, slacker years of the early-’90s.

When did Beastie Boys play Big Day Out?

The Beastie Boys put on a sublime headline set at 2005’s Big Day Out, with the timetable atrocities seemingly less dramatic during this year’s run.

Who is the girl in the Limp Bizkit Break Stuff?

model Lily Aldridge
It’s silly and fun and didn’t sell that well. This young lady is now known as famous supermodel model Lily Aldridge, but at the time of filming she was just a fifteen-year-old.