Frank Ocean to rock Splendour's 2013 housewarming party

Frank Ocean headlines 2013 Splendour in the Grass.
Frank Ocean headlines 2013 Splendour in the Grass.

GRAMMY Award-winner Frank Ocean will headline this year's Splendour in the Grass music festival.

Joining the RnB singer songwriter are international headliners Mumford & Sons, The National and TV on the Radio in their only Australian shows.

Electro duo Empire of the Sun leads the 2013 bill's Australian contingent, which also includes a solo show by former Powderfinger front man Bernard Fanning, The Presets, Flume and Birds of Tokyo.

Mumford & Sons were one of the most memorable acts of Splendour 2010.
Mumford & Sons were one of the most memorable acts of Splendour 2010.

Triple J breakfast radio hosts Tom and Alex officially unveiled 77 acts this morning, including a so-called "mystery band" to be announced in the coming weeks.

The 2013 event will be held from July 26 to 28 at the festival's new permanent home at the North Byron Parklands.

The long-planned 660-acre site is located at Yelgun, 20 minutes north of Byron Bay.

General public tickets go on sale on Thursday May 2 AEST at 9am through Moshtix.


The full 2013 Splendour line-up

Mumford & Sons (Only Aus Show)
Frank Ocean
The National (Only Aus Show)
Of Monsters & Men
Empire Of The Sun
Bernard Fanning
The Presets
TV On The Radio (Only Aus Show)
Passion Pit
Birds Of Tokyo
James Blake
Architecture In Helsinki
Laura Marling
Matt Corby
Mystery Band
Flight Facilities
Polyphonic Spree (Performing Rocky Horror Picture Show)
Boy & Bear
Fat Freddy's Drop
Cold War Kids
The Rubens
Sarah Blasko
Darwin Deez
You Am I (Performing Sound As Ever & Hi-Fi Way)
The Drones
Ms Mr
Everything Everything
Clairy Browne & The Bangin' Rackettes
Cloud Control
Portugal. The Man
Something For Kate
Chet Faker
Robert Delong
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Jake Bugg
The Bamboos
Surfer Blood
Deap Vally
Palma Violets
Little Green Cars
Vance Joy
Jagwar Ma
Violent Soho
Dune Rats
The Jungle Giants
Cub Scouts
Art Of Sleeping
The Growl
The Chemist

Alison Wonderland
Yolanda Be Cool
What So Not
Xaphoon Jones
Peking Duk
Tyler Touche
Bad Ezzy


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