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By Lauren Vadnjal
April 13, 2016
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Splendour in the Grass Announces Killer 2016 Lineup

And tickets go on sale at 9am on Thursday, April 21.
By Lauren Vadnjal
April 13, 2016
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Throw those GoPros, bubble bottles and novelty gumboots in your rucksack, Splendour in the Grass is returning to North Byron Parklands for another year of festival merriment. After a fake lineup posted was 'leaked' prior to the official triple j announcement to catfish all us suckers eagerly awaiting the list of acts that will be appearing, the details for Splendour 2016 are finally here.

In what is the best news we've heard this year, The Strokes (The Strokes!!!) will be Splendouring for their only Australian show. It also seems the predictions for The Cure were incredibly, amazingly correct — meaning that we'll be seeing both The Strokes and The Cure this July. It's almost too much to handle.

Joining them is one heck of a lineup that includes The Avalanches — who haven't played a gig (that wasn't a DJ set) in over ten years. Fingers crossed the show coincides with new music. Iceland's Sigur Rós and Irish artist James Vincent McMorrow will also being doing one-off Australian shows at the festival, Courtney Barnett will make her first appearance at Byron, while James Blake and At the Drive-In will return, as will locals Flume and Sticky Fingers.

Anyway, we know what you're here for. We'll cut to the chase.

SPLENDOUR IN THE GRASS 2016 LINEUP

The Strokes (only Aus show)
The Cure
Flume
The Avalanches (only Aus show)
James Blake
At The Drive-In
Violent Soho
Hermitude
Band of Horses
Sigur Ros (only Aus show)
Santigold
Matt Corby
Sticky Fingers
Boy & Bear
Courtney Barnett
Jake Bugg
The 1975
Leon Bridges
Duke Dumont (DJ set)
James Vincent McMorrow (only Aus show)
The Kills
The Preatures
What So Not
Years And Years
Gang Of Youths
Illy
Peter, Bjorn & John
Golden Features
Crystal Fighters
Ball Park Music
Tegan & Sara
DMA'S
Jack Garratt
Hayden James
City Calm Down
Snakehips
Mark Lanegan
Michael Kiwanuka
Jagwar Ma
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
The Jungle Giants
The Internet
Motez
Marlon Williams
Lido
Emma Louise
Kim Churchill
Nothing But Thieves
Lapsley
Kacy Hill
Slumberjack
Robert Forster (10 Years On)
Beach Slang
Urthboy
Little May
Boo Seeka
Ganz
Spring King
Melbourne Ska Orchestra
Fat White Family
Total Giovanni
Methyl Ethel
Slum Sociable
L D R U
In Loving Memory of Szymon
Blossoms
High Tension
Roland Tings
Sampa The Great
The Wild Feathers
Harts
Ngaiire
montaigne
Tired Lion
Green Buzzard
Jess Kent
Gold Class
Lucy Cliche
Opiuo
Mall grab
Dom Dolla
Paces
Just A Gent
Dro Carey
Running Touch
Wafia
World Champion
Suzi Zhen
Remi
Nicole Millar
Dreller
Feki Kllo
Banoffee

Plus...
Moonbase Comander
The Meeting Tree
Twinsy
Purple Sneaker Djs
Human Movement
Panete
Swick
Amateur Dance
Ribongia

Splendour will return to North Byron Parklands on Friday 22, Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 July. Onsite camping will once again be available from Wednesday, July 20.

Tickets go on sale Thursday, April 21 at 9am sharp AEST. More info will soon be available at the official Splendour In The Grass site.

Image: Bianca Holderness.

Published on April 13, 2016 by Lauren Vadnjal

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