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Stolen Big Day Out Tickets

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Stolen Big Day Out Tickets Will Not Be Honoured


The promoters of the Big Day Out in Auckland have announced that they will not be honouring a significant number of Big Day Out tickets that have been stolen.

The stolen ticket numbers are listed below and can be found online at

As part of the Big Day Out’s anti-scalping initiative for 2008, barcode scanners will be in operation at all Mt Smart stadium gates this year. The concert promoters are warning that patrons with tickets with numbers corresponding to the stolen tickets will be denied entry to the concert.

It is possible that people have these tickets thinking that they have been purchased legally from an authorized outlet. The promoters are therefore urging anyone who has bought tickets in the past four weeks to check their ticket number against the list of stolen tickets.

If you do find yourself in possession of a ticket listed as stolen, you should return it to the place of purchase.

Big Day Out tickets are still available from the following authorised outlets:

Online from and, by phone from 0800-ticketek, or in person from Ticketek outlets, Real Groovy and other music stores nationwide.

Series numbers of stolen Big Day Out tickets:


000744 - 000750-

007269 - 007270-

011236 - 011237-

028442 - 028450-

032165 - 032166-

032232 - 032235-

032389 – 032390-

032551 - 032552-

032829 - 032850-

033604 - 033650-



THE BIG DAY OUT 2008:  Rage Against the Machine, Bjork, Arcade Fire, Shihad, LCD Soundsystem, Scribe, Unkle, Dizzee Rascal, Supergroove, Battles, The Clean, Katchafire, Carl Cox, Krafty Cuts and MC Dynamite, The Phoenix Foundation, Billy Bragg, SJD, Grinspoon, Hilltop Hoods, Bleeders, Paul Kelly, Anti-Flag, The Nightwatchman, Tiki Taane, Dr Octagon and Kutmaster Kurt, Liam Finn, Cut Off Your Hands, Kate Nash, Op Shop, Pluto, Die! Die! Die!, Havoc, Collapsing Cities, Enter Shakiri, Operator Please, Shy Child, Brand New, Spoon, Dam Native, The Checks, Young Sid, Antagonist, Motocade, White Birds and Lemons, Spoon, Aceyalone, The Shocking Pinks, Missing Teeth, Mu, Battle Circus , Surf City, Dick ‘Magik’ Johnson, False Start, All Left Out, The Kingsland Vinyl Appreciation Society, Solstate, The Exiles, The Electric Confectionaires, Kerretta, The Lookie Loos, Pig Out.


Still to come – all the fun and madness you’ve come to rely upon courtesy of the LILYWORLD posse plus the incredible artistic and visual attractions thanks to Muck-A-Mucks and all the weird and wonderful craziness to be found in the sideshow alley.






Maurice Rd Penrose.

 Gates open 11am


Tickets $120 +bf*. Strict limit of 4 tickets per customer.

For full show information and internet ticket bookings check out the website

*booking fees may vary pending on outlet & mode of purchase



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