04 July 2013 | 11am |
The Big Day Out has been given resource consent by the Auckland City Council to hold the next event at Western Springs.
Jan 17 2014 is when the festival will be revived with "three stages, lots of grass and lots of room"
The plans show the main stage in the stadium will be a double stage, having two alternating sides, as has been the BDO tradition.
The second stage will be in the field near the Bullock Track, and the third inside Western Springs Park, near the lake.
They have consent for a maximum crowd of 50,000 (less than the 100,000 which regularly attend Pasifika), and for music to run from midday to 11pm - gates will open at 11am.
They have also secured the resource consent for five years - meaning if all goes well, we could be enjoying the BDO at Western Springs until 2018.