Splendour in the Grass Goes Virtual with Splendour XR

Headliners include CHVRCHES, Grimes, The Killers and Khalid

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Splendour in the Grass Goes Virtual with Splendour XR

Another day, another festival announcement. However, Australia’s Splendour in the Grass is switching it up with their immersive music festival, Splendour XR. Featuring live performances from headliners Khalid, CHVRCHES, The Killers and Grimes, the virtual festival will run from July 24 and 25 with streaming compatibility across mobile devices, tablets, browsers, desktops and VR. Additional performances include Denzel Curry, Band of Horses, Little Simz, Phoebe Bridgers, Charli XCX, The Avalanches, Kaytranada and more.

Attendees will be able to create virtual representations of themselves and explore a recreation of the festival’s Byron Bay venue. Ticket holders can watch solo or purchase an XR Party Pack, which includes IRL goodies to preserve the digital festival experience in a tangible way. Activities range from yoga to children’s programming, as well as an online medical center for mental health resources. VOD of the performances will be available for seven days after the festival, although the virtual world cannot be accessed.

Splendour XR will air globally on July 24-25 from 12 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on both days. You can purchase tickets here and check out the full lineup underneath CHVRCHES’ 2013 Daytrotter performance of “The Mother We Share.”

Saturday
Khalid
Chvrches
Denzel Curry
Duke Dumont
Tash Sultana
Masked Wolf
Russ Millions
Band Of Horses
Little Simz
Violent Soho
Aurora
Phoebe Bridgers
Vera Blue
Pink Sweat$
Client Liaison
Griff
Dune Rats
Pond
Methyl Ethel
The Chats
Tayla Parx
Triple One
Cat & Calmell
King Stingray
The Southern River Band

Sunday
The Killers
Charli XCX
Vance Joy
Grimes Metaverse (Super Beta)
The Avalanches
Of Monsters And Men
Kaytranada
Black Pumas
Hot Dub Time Machine
Millennium Parad
The Jungle Giants
Ocean Alley
Jungle
What So Not
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Holly Humberstone
Spacey Jane
Crooked Colours
Amyl And The Sniffers
Sinéad Harnett
Wafia
Aviva
The Snuts
Band-Maid
Ziggy Ramo
Gretta Ray