It’s the Big Day Out’s 20th birthday and to celebrate we’re taking a look back at the artwork of the last 20 years of shows as well as some key headline acts, the attendance numbers, and ticket prices. It’s been a wild ride, so sit back and enjoy as we open up the Big Day Out vault.

It's the Big Day Out's 20th birthday and to celebrate we're taking a look back at the artwork of the last 20 years of shows as well as some key headline acts, the attendance numbers, and ticket prices. It's been a wild ride, so sit back and enjoy as we open up the Big Day Out vault.
1992
Headline Acts: Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes, The Hard Ons, Nirvana, Violent Femmes
Ticket Price: $40
Attendance: 9,500
1993
Headline Acts: Sonic Youth, Mudhoney, Iggy Pop, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Attendance: 46,000
1994
Headline Acts: Bjork, Primus, The Ramones, The Smashing Pumpkins, Soundgarden
Ticket Price: $45
Attendance: 120,000
1995
Headline Acts: Ministry, Primal Scream, The Cult, Silverchair, The Offspring, Snog, Hole
Ticket Price: $48
Attendance: 130,000
1996
Headline Acts: Rage Against The Machine, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Prodigy
Attendance: 140,000
1997
Headline Acts: Soundgarden, The Offspring, The Prodigy
Attendance: 210,000
1999
Headline Acts: Marilyn Manson, Soulfly, Korn, Hole
Attendance: 210,000
2000
Headline Acts: Nine Inch Nails, Foo Fighters, Blink-182, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Attendance: 250,000
2001
Headline Acts: Coldplay, Rammstein, Mudvayne, Carl Cox, Limp Bizkit, PJ Harvey
Ticket Price: $80
Attendance: 215,000
2002
Headline Acts: The Prodigy, NOFX, The White Stripes, New Order, Garbage
Ticket Price: $88
Attendance: 215,000
2003
Headline Acts: Jane's Addiction, Foo Fighters, The Music, Kratwerk, Queens Of The Stone Age
Ticket Price: $93
Attendance: 218,000
2004
Headline Acts: Metallica, The Strokes, The Dandy Warhols, The Mars Volta, Kings Of Leon
Ticket Price: $86
Attendance: 265,000
2005
Headline Acts: Beastie Boys, System Of A Down, Chemical Brothers, Slipknot
Ticket Price: $100
Attendance: 225,000
2006
Headline Acts: The White Stripes, Iggy and the Stooges, Franz Ferdinand, Kings Of Leon
Attendance: 223,000
2007
Headline Acts: Tool, Muse, Jet, The Killers, My Chemical Romance
Ticket Price: $115
Attendance: 276,000
2008
Headline Acts: Rage Against The Machine, Bjork, Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem
Ticket Price: $125
Attendance: 282,692
2009
Headline Acts: Neil Young, Arctic Monkeys, The Living End, The Prodigy
Ticket Price: $145
Attendance: 282,692
2010
Headline Acts:Muse, Powderfinger, Lily Allen, The Mars Volta
Ticket Price: $145
Attendance: 337,248
2011
Headline Acts:Tool, Rammstein, Iggy and the Stooges, M.I.A, The Bloody Beetroots
Ticket Price: $165
Attendance: 287,000
2012
Headline Acts: Kanye West, Soundgarden, Kasabian, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Nero
Ticket Price: $175

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