Splendour in the Grass line-up released

David Nielsen

THE line-up for the 2010 Splendour in the Grass festival has been released, with mega bands The Strokes, Pixies, Ben Harper and Mumford and Sons all set to grace the stage.

2010 is set to be extra massive with Splendour celebrating it's 10th birthday this year as well as a new home at Woodfordia on the Sunshine Coast.

To commemorate the occasion, festival organisers have booked an outrageously good selection of international and home-grown acts for the three-day event.

Check out our Splendour in the Grass 2010 festival guide

Sharing the bill this year will be:

The Strokes
Ben Harper and The Relentless 7
Mumford and Sons
The Temper Trap
Florence and The Machine
Laura Marling
Grizzly Bear
Scissor Sisters
The Ting Tings
Hot Chip
The Vines
LCD Soundsystem
Broken Social Scene
Band of Horses
Passion Pit
Frightened Rabbit
Kate Nash
Jonsi (Sigur Ros)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
We are Scientists
Richard Ashcroft and the United Nations of Sound
Fat Freddy's Drop
School of Seven Bells
The Magic Numbers?

On the home front

The local contingent is just as strong:

Angus and Julia Stone
Empire of the Sun
The Vines
Tame Impala
Paul Kelly
Operator Please
Lisa Mitchell
Midnight Juggernauts
Little Red
Space Invadas
British India
Oh Mercy
The Middle East
Dan Sultan
Cloud Control
Miami Horror
Clare Bowditch
Grand Jury
John Steel Singers
Violent Soho
The Mess Hall
Jonathan Boulet
Boy and Bear
Gypsy and the Cat
Last Dinosaurs
Ernest Ellis
Tim and Jean

On the dance floor

There's also a great selection of acts to keep you movin' and groovin':

Bag Raiders
Van She Tech
Anna Lunoe
Kid Kenobi
Be Cool
The Only
Purple Sneakers DJs
Miami Horror DJs
Graz and Levins

New arrivals

Making their first trip to the land of Oz include:

Band of Skulls
Surfer Blood
Alberta Cross
Miike Snow
The Drums
Two Door Cinema Club

There will also be Splendour's usual array of arts and counter-culture performances as well a range of new fun, interactive activities.

Head to our Splendour in the Grass 2010 festival guide for more info

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