BDO Replaces Blur

Australia’s Big Day Out festival replaced the sudden exit by co-headliner Blur with no less than three acts – Beady EyeDeftones and The Hives

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Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, UK

In other Australian tour news, Lionhouse has Julian Marley doing seven shows Dec. 30 to Jan. 11, including island hopping for shows in New Zealand and the Soloman Islands.

Top Shelf has Isle of Wight’s Peatbog Faeries, the “future of Celtic dance music,” for five festival and club dates Dec. 28 to Jan. 9.

Jason Isbell, who has toured Australia in the past with Ryan Adams and Justin Townes Earle, returns with his band for the first time.

Love Police booked the act for five dates April 13-19.

Chugg Entertainment, Life Like Touring and Lunatic Entertainment bring back DJ Lance Rock and the Yo Gabba Gabba! Gang.

The five-city run, June 7 to July 4, includes shows in Perth and Adelaide for the first time.

The reunited Jurassic 5’s world tour takes in Australia with five theatre shows, March 19-28, Live Industry confirmed.