Secret Sounds has revealed the full set schedule for this year’s Splendor In The Grass.
The festival will officially start on Friday July 22, but for those camping there, the North Byron Parklands will be open a day earlier. It will host a shortlist of live entertainment, with live music from a range of up-and-coming local DJs performing on stages at Tipi Forest, Smirnoff Revelry and Rainbow Bar, and a three-hour showcase of stand-up comedy in the Forum tent.
Doors will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, with the first acts taking place on stage around noon. 1300 will be first, reaching the Mixup stage at 12pm sharp, before George Alice follows at 12.15pm in the GW McLennan tent. Each stage will pause its program at 2:15 p.m., when Indigenous elders perform a Welcome to Country on the main stage of the amphitheater.
Gorillaz will close the amphitheater Friday night, performing from 10:30 p.m. to midnight. It will be the longest set of the entire weekend, with the other two headliners – The Strokes on Saturday night (July 23) and Tyler, The Creator on Sunday (July 24) – performing from 10:45 p.m. to midnight. .
Kacey Musgraves will close out the GW McLennon scene on Friday night, while Tim Minchin will wrap things up on Saturday, and Amyl And The Sniffers will send it off with a bang on Sunday. On the Mixup Stage, Dillon Francis will lead the Friday night festivities, with Chillinit and Mura Masa playing the role on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
Take a look at all of the Splendor In The Grass 2022 stage times below:
This year’s Splendor In The Grass sitemap is also available. Its layout is nearly identical to previous years’ editions, except for the relocated World Stage and the new addition of the Parklands Stage. Take a look at the map below:
This year’s edition of Splendor In The Grass will be the first to take place since 2019, after four separate postponements due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The majority of artists announced for the original lineup remained on board throughout the delays; this edition was first to go down to July 2020, before being pushed back to this October, then to July 2021, then to November 2021.
Here are the latest line-up updates on Splendor 2022: Tom Misch and Hinds have retired from the festival, and will be replaced by Cosmo’s Midnight and Noah Dillon. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have withdrawn from the festival and their sideshows due to a health issue, and will be replaced by The Avalanches. Adrian Eagle, Mako Road and Surfaces are also absent, while Pond and Tasman Keith are in the game.
Outside of the festival itself, there will be over 65 side shows staged throughout July, with the likes of Yungblud, Jack Harlow, Liam Gallagher, Mura Masa, Oliver Tree and Sofi Tukker transforming their Splendor journeys on large-scale national tours. The bulk of the side shows were announced in February, with supporting acts confirmed in May.