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RIP Big Day Out New Zealand

RIP Big Day Out New Zealand

Wednesday 18th January, 2012 9:17AM

BDO promoter Ken West announced last night that this year's Big Day Out will be New Zealand's last. Despite most years being near-sell outs, West revealed that the Auckland festival is 'no longer financially viable'.

While not altogether surprising given the festival's recent slim down and confirmed poor ticket sales, we're not totally convinced it is actually the end - but hey after over a decade of looking forward to the festival each year maybe we just don't WANT to believe...

If you feel like a trip down memory lane - click here to browse the line-ups over the years - so many good memories.

Here is TV3's coverage of the announcement featuring Ken West and here's a piece by David Farrier who was one first to hear the news.

What do you think of BDO calling it quits on us? What have been some of your highlights?


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