Menu
Entertainment

Celebs come out to party at Big Day Out

Mark 'Occy' Occhilupo, Stephanie Gilmore and Joel Parkinson hanging out backstage
Mark 'Occy' Occhilupo, Stephanie Gilmore and Joel Parkinson hanging out backstage Patrick Gorbunovs

WHILE Vampire Weekend were providing the surf vibe on the Orange Stage, surfing royalty were hanging out backstage at the Gold Coast Big Day Out.

Mark 'Occy' Occhilupo, Stephanie Gilmore and Joel Parkinson were spotted mingling with other celebrities ahead of the launch of the Rock N Ride charity event for Headspace.

The motorcycle ride from the Gold Coast to Adelaide included Phil Jamieson from Grinspoon, Chris Joannou from Silverchair, Jake Stone from Bluejuice, Big Day Out CEO Adam Zammit and NRL player Nathan Hindmarsh.

American indie darlings Vampire Weekend started their show about 20 minutes late, but punters didn't seem to mind. 

The band treated fans to their hits including Cousins, A-Punk and Oxford Comma. 

They played a short set to make way for New York's Yeah Yeah Yeahs, who took to the Blue Stage at 6pm.

Still to play tonight are headliners The Killers and The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Topics:  stephanie gilmore



Sign up for surf skills at Snapper

SURF'S UP: Junior surfers Tommy Horne, Samantha Arderne, Slade Phillips, Joel Maritz and Soraya Phillips with Snapper Rocks Surfriders Club president Jay Phillips are looking for more junior members to join their ranks.

Youngsters called to join world champions in surfriders club

BEACH RESCUE: Two people treated at popular beach

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was on standby after reports that a young swimming was missing in the surf at Fingal Head.

Rescue crews saved two people from dangerous water.

Residents warned of fire safety scam

Police have warned residents of a man selling fire extinguishers.

Police have warned Northern Rivers residents of a fire safety scam

Local Partners

Star busted on CCTV cheating on girlfriend

THE girlfriend of The Chainsmokers star Alex Pall has very publicly outed her unfaithful boyfriend, after catching him kissing and groping another woman on CCTV...

Summer Bay’s 15 biggest breakout stars

Chris Hemsworth is now officially a 'Big Name' in Hollywood, but before that he was Home and Away's dreamy, sun-kissed character Kim Hyde. Pictures: Supplied

A long line-up of Tinsel Town’s biggest names began on Home and Away

SAVAGE STUFF: "Go f*** yourself Cory Bernardi."

Senator Cory Bernardi’s #AC100 playlist is not going down well with artists included on it. Triple J has moved its Hottest 100 date

Cory Bernardi doesn't see the problem with his #AC100 countdown.

Michelle Williams ‘engaged to secret boyfriend’

Michelle Williams

MICHELLE Williams is “engaged to marry secret boyfriend Andrew Youmans..”

The real reason Hemsworth’s over playing Thor

Chris Hemsworth taking a surf at Byron Bay before travelling to the United States. Picture: Media-Mode

What reasons does Chris Hemsworth for turning his back on playing Thor?

Eye-watering cost of Big Little Lies season 2

Big Little Lies season two has been confirmed - but at a huge cost.

IT TOOK a long time to lock in a second season of the hit TV series.

Gotye joins the one billion club

Gotye has just joined the one billion club on You Tube. Picture: Supplied

Gotye is the third Australian artist to reach milestone on YouTube.