Big Day Out out gets bigger

Midnight Youth join the list of acts performing at Big Day Out 2010. Photo / Getty Images
Midnight Youth join the list of acts performing at Big Day Out 2010. Photo / Getty Images

The second lot of acts joining headliners Muse and Lily Allen at next year's Big Day Out has been announced.

America's new favourite big beat soul popsters Passion Pitt and Aussie rockers Jet are confirmed, along with a string of other top acts set to perform at the music festival on January 15.

Other acts announced are DJ Sasha, Head Like A Hole, Beenie Man, Devendra Banhart, The Veils, Deja Voodoo, Kidz In Space, Cairo Knife Fight, Mountaineater, True Lovers, Tim Phin, Bandicoot, Lord of Tigers and The Silent Disco.

Kiwi act Midnight Youth, having worked their way to the top of the charts over the past 18 months, will also be making their Big Day Out debut.

Simian Mobile Disco DJs also promise to delve deep into their record crates and work the Boiler Room into a frenzy at Big Day Out 2010.

The line-up so far:
Passion Pit, Simian Mobile Disco (DJ), Sasha, Jet, Midnight Youth, Head Like A Hole, Beenie Man, Devendra Banhart, The Veils, Deja Voodoo, Kidz In Space, Cairo Knife Fight, Mountaineater, True Lovers, Tim Phin, Bandicoot, Lord of Tigers, The Silent Disco

Muse, Powderfinger, Lilly Allen, Eskimo Joe, Groove Armada, Grinspoon, The Mars Volta, Ladyhawke, Dizzee Rascal, Karnivool, Peaches, The Temper Trap, Kasabian, Midnight Juggernauts, Rise Against, Magic Dirt, Mastodon, Lisa Mitchell, The Horrors, Bluejuice, Calvin Harris, Kisschasy, The Decemberists, Tame Impala and Girl Talk.

The Big Day Out takes place at Mount Smart Stadium on January 15.

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