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Big Day Out pulls out of NZ - Entertainment - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)



Changing musical tastes and tough economic times are driving the Big Day Out's demise in New Zealand, music promoters and commentators say.
They keep telling me.

Big Day Out pulls out of NZ - Entertainment (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Organisers of the New Zealand leg of the trans-Tasman festival, which has been a staple event for music fans since 1994, announced this Friday's event would be the last because it is no longer financially viable.

The editor of New Zealand music magazine Rip It Up, Leonie Hayden, told AAP that festival-goers were not willing to pay big bucks for tickets.