AUSTRALIA MAKES ITS “MTV WORLD STAGE” DEBUT
AT SYDNEY BIG DAY OUT
FEAT. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, THE KILLERS,
BAND OF HORSES & VAMPIRE WEEKEND
In an Australian first, MTV World Stage descended on Sydney to film the first leg of the Big Day Out 2013 tour. Temperatures reaching a record breaking 46 degrees couldn’t keep the over fifty five thousand fans away as sets performed by Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Killers, Band of Horses and Vampire Weekend were recorded in high definition for MTV’s global live music series, MTV World Stage. The world premiere of MTV World Stage Big Day Out will air in Australia and New Zealand on Friday February 8 @ 9:30PM (ADST) and Aussie and Kiwi audiences will also get the exclusive screening of MTV World Stage The Killers first on Friday February 15 @ 10:00PM (ADST). The worldwide telecast of MTV World Stage Big Day Out will air on MTV internationally on February 23rd @ 8:00AM (ADST), telecast into over a half-billion homes on MTV channels around the world.
The February 8 Australian/New Zealand world exclusive of MTV World Stage Big Day Out will feature 60 minutes of live performances by Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Killers, Band of Horses and Vampire Weekend from the January 18 Big Day Out at the Sydney Showground at Sydney Olympic Park. The February 15 telecast of MTV World Stage The Killers will exclusively feature 30-minutes of live performances from The Killers’ Sydney Big Day Out performance.
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