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Big Day Out Updates Ticket Outlet News

Big Day Out Updates Ticket Outlet News

If you are sitting at a computer reading this, you only have until the last day of 2008 to use that computer to purchase a ticket for the Auckland Big Day Out from

Tickets to the Big Day Out do however remain on sale from other official outlets right up until the point the 16 January event sells out.

Online and telephone sales will still be available from Ticketmaster and tickets can be bought in person from Ticketmaster outlets and music stores including Real Groovy stores in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington, plus selected stores in the CD and DVD Store chain as listed below.

"Our ticket outlets are well-stocked as the week of Christmas is traditionally the biggest sales week for the Big Day Out," said promoter Campbell Smith. "The show won't sell out until sometime in the new year."

"The website is powered by a hamster on a wheel," continued Smith with an air of distraction. "His employment contract stated that he was entitled to annual leave after New Year, something we overlooked in the organisation of the event. From that point on, the Big Day Out web hamster can be found sunning himself on the beach at Whanga but we trust that fans will easily find tickets at our other outlets."

Big Day Out tickets at Ticketmaster:


Outlets nationwide - Britomart Transport Centre Auckland, Pukekohe Travel, Bruce Mason Centre Takapuna, Waikato Student Union Hamilton, Bayfair Information Kiosk Mt Maunganui, Rotorua Convention Centre, Paper Plus Feilding and Levin, Upper Hutt Cossie Club and Johnsonville Lotto & Gifts Real Groovy: Auckland, Christchurch & Wellington

The CD & DVD Store: Westfield Albany, Browns Bay, New Plymouth, Lambton Quay Wellington, Meridian Shopping Centre Dunedin, Triangle Centre Christchurch

The Big Day Out 09

Neil Young, The Prodigy, Arctic Monkeys, The Ting Tings, Tv On The Radio, Serj Tankian, Tiki Live, My Morning Jacket, Bullet For My Valentine, Black Kids, Headless Chickens, Fantomas, The Black Seeds, The Datsuns, Weta, Lupe Fiasco, Simian Mobile Disco, Holy Ghost, Z*Trip, Zane Lowe, Elemeno P, Dropkick Murphys, Nesian Mystik, Hot Chip, The Mint Chicks, Pendulum, The Living End, Ladi6, Sneaky Sound System, Luger Boa, Cobra Khan, The Naked And Famous, Son Of Dave, Peewee Ferris, Ethical, Brand New Math, George & Queen, Horsemen Family, P-Money, Subtract, Sidekicknick, The Dhdfd's, Cornerstone Roots, Clap Clap Riot, Quay Street Social Club, Autozamm, The Tutts, Bionic Pixie, An Emerald City, Kolab, World War Four, Just One Fix, Honey Claws, Antiform, State Of Mind, The Mots

Tickets On Sale Now

Friday January 16th Auckland Mt Smart Stadium

Maurice Rd Penrose. Gates open 11am

Tickets $125 +bf*. Strict limit of 4 tickets per customer. Available from Real Groovy, all Ticketmaster Outlets, phone and credit card bookings 0800 111 999 or, and from our website

You will be asked to read and agree to our Conditions of Sale and Admission before you can purchase tickets. Conditions of Sale and Admission can be viewed at

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

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

We are proud to welcome Smokefree as a partner to the Big Day Out 2009. This will be the first time in the event's history that no tobacco products will be sold at the venue and, additionally, free quit support will be available all day.


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