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3rd October, 2002

Big Day Out organisers have announced the initial line-up for the 2003 event and it features local artists The Living End, The Vines, Rocket Science, Pacifier, Frenzal Rhomb, The Hard Ons, Bexta, 28 Days, Resin Dogs and 1200 Techniques. They will be joined by overseas performers the Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stoneage, Deftones, The Music, PJ Harvey, Millencolin, Chicks On Speed, Luke Slater and Kraftwerk. It all happens Fri Jan 17 @ Auckland Ericsson Stadium, Sun Jan 19 @ Gold Coast Parklands, Sat Jan 25 @ Sydney Showground, Mon Jan 27 (Australia Day Holiday) @ Melbourne RAS Showground, Fri Jan 31 @ Royal Adelaide Showground and Sunday February 2nd @ Claremont Showground. Tickets go on sale Friday 11 from stores and www.bigdayout.com

FRIDAY JANUARY 17th @ AUCKLAND ERICSSON STADIUM
Maurice Rd Penrose. Gates open 11am
Tickets $95+bf from all Ticketek, ECM, Sounds, Real Groovey, Tracs, Musicor, all good music shops nationwide and from www.bigdayout.com

SUNDAY JANUARY 19th @ GOLD COAST PARKLANDS
Smith St Southport. Gates open 11am
Tickets $93 (inc GST) +bf* from Rockinghorse (Brisbane), Skinnys (Brisbane), Woodys (Woodridge), Butter Beats (Valley), Sunflower Music (Pacific Fair & Oasis Broadbeach), Pines Music Station (Elanora), Mosh Pit (Maroochydore), Atlantis (Southport), Soundwaves (Byron Bay), Choppers (Lismore), In Box Cafe (Cairns), Ticketek outlets/Phonecharge 131 931/07 3404 6700 and from www.bigdayout.com

SATURDAY JANUARY 25th @ SYDNEY SHOWGROUND
Showground Rd Olympic Park. Gates open 11am. Event closes midnight.
Tickets $93 (inc GST) +bf* from Red Eye (Sydney), Central Station (Darlinghurst), Parade Music (Bondi), Plum Music (Randwick), Sanctuary Records (Chatswood), Sandy's Music (Dee Why), Mall Music (Brookvale), Castle Records (Castle Hill), Collect Records (Parramatta), The Sound Garden (Hurstville), Jolly Roger (Cronulla), Wow Music (Menai, Padstow), Fish Records (Newtown), In Denial (Glebe), Leading Edge Music (Penrith Plaza), Redback (Wollongong), Landspeed (Canberra), Sound World (Newcastle, Garden City & Maitland), Hewlett's Record Bar (Nowra), Stop'n'Rock (Bathurst), Rock Sounds & Hi Fi (Lithgow), Clear Haze (Gosford) and from www.bigdayout.com

MONDAY JANUARY 27th (AUSTRALIA DAY HOLIDAY) @ MELBOURNE RAS SHOWGROUND
Epsom Rd Flemington. Gates Open 11am
Tickets $93 (inc GST) +bf* from Gaslight (Melbourne), Au Go Go (Melbourne), Missing Link (Melbourne), Greville (Prahran), Polyester (Fitzroy), Raoul (St Kilda), Central Station Records (Melbourne), Relevation Music (Brighton), Plato's (Frankston), CC Music (Geelong), Funhouse Music (Rye), Island Surfboards (Cowes P.I), Leading Edge Music (Horsham), R&J's Leading Edge Music (Echuca), Mellbergs Music (Mildura), Capricorn Leading Edge (Warrnambool), Ticketmaster7 outlets/Phonecharge 136 100 and from www.bigdayout.com

FRIDAY JANUARY 31st @ ROYAL ADELAIDE SHOWGROUND
Rose Tce Wayville. Gates Open 11am
Tickets $93 (inc GST) +bf* from CIB Network: Big Star (Adelaide, Norwood, Marion, Ridgehaven, Mt Barker), Elevator Music (Seaford), Krypton Discs (Glenelg), Oceangraffix (Port Noarlunga), Sonic Temple (Semaphore), The Flipside (Renmark), Sonic CD's (Munno Para), Venuetix outlets/phonecharge 8225 8888, CIB phonecharge 8232 1484 and from www.bigdayout.com

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 2nd @ CLAREMONT SHOWGROUND
Graylands Rd Claremont. Gates Open 11am
Tickets $93 (inc GST) +bf* from DaDa's (Perth), 78s (Perth), Mills (Fremantle), Nobs Musique (Bunbury),
Beat Music (Karrinyup), Planet Video (Mt Lawley), Southern Sound (Albany), Leading Edge (Busselton, Joondalup), Geraldton CD Centre (Geraldton), Bassendean Newsagency (Bassendean), Swellsounds (Margaret River), Kalgoorlie Sound (Kalgoorlie), Ticketmaster7 outlets/Phonecharge 136 100 and from www.bigdayout.com

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY OCTOBER 11th
For full show information and internet ticket bookings check out the website www.bigdayout.com

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