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Australian Open (AO) Live Stage 2020 announcement

British superstar Fatboy Slim and Australian stars Thelma Plum and G Flip have been announced as the final acts for the AO Live Stage at Australian Open 2020.

Fatboy Slim will play a DJ set at the AO Live Stage at the Middle Terrace of Birrarung Marr on January 26 on Australia Day.

He joins five other major international acts including  Example (UK), Billy Idol (UK), Max Frost (USA) and Broods (NZ) in the most diverse line up for the AO Live Stage in the history of the Australian Open.

Plum, one of the country’s most prominent indigenous artists and breakthrough performer and multi instrumentalist extraordinaire G Flip, will play a solo performance at the AO Live Stage on Tuesday 21 January, the second day of the Australian Open 2020. 

Presented in association with Mushroom Events, the AO Live Stage has become an important part of Australia’s biggest sporting event.

“It’s going to be an incredible 15 days of music and the AO Live Stage will just compliment what is going to be a once in a generation Australian Open,” Australian Open CEO Craig Tiley said.

For more than two decades Fatboy Slim has had a huge following in Australia, and his addition to the AO Live Stage is a real coup for the tournament. 

He is celebrating 20 years since the release of his world-wide smash hit ‘Right Here Right Now’.

“To have Fatboy Slim play on the AO Live Stage on Australia Day is such a huge plus for the Australian Open, keeping up with the tradition of an incredible and varied line-up,” Mushroom Events CEO Michael Gudinski said.  “He is an iconic artist who has such a huge fan base in Australia, it’s sure to be a huge day.”

Once again the massive shade structure will be back on the Middle Terrace making the AO Live Stage extremely fan friendly.  The popular giant misting fans will also be back. 

To access the AO Live Stage, all music and tennis fans need is an Australian Open Ground Pass ($49) or a stadium ticket. 

Please note: All patrons aged under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Photo ID is required for entry. For more information on these terms and conditions please click here.


Sun 19 Jan | Jessica Mauboy with special guests Montaigne and Lily Papas 
Tickets on sale on Wed 20 Nov – $5 for children and $20 for adults at


Mon 20 Jan | Cub Sport with special guest: Hatchie
Tue 21 Jan | Thelma Plum and G Flip JUST ANNOUNCED
Wed 22 Jan | Lime Cordiale with special guest: Ruby Fields
Thu 23 Jan | The Veronicas with specials guests: Japanese Wallpaper Kian
Fri 24 Jan | Grinspoon with special guests: Eskimo Joe
Sat 25 Jan |  Hot Dub Time Machine with special guest: Example (UK) (18+ only)
Sun 26 Jan | Fatboy Slim (UK) JUST ANNOUNCED
Mon 27 Jan | Kate Miller-Heidke with special guests: Seeker Lover Keeper
Tue 28 Jan | Broods (NZ) with special guest: George Alice
Wed 29 Jan | Billy Idol (UK) with special guests: The Delta Riggs
Thu 30 Jan | Matt Corby with special guest: Charlie Collins
Fri 31 Jan | Hayden James with special guests: Running Touch
Sat 1 Feb | Bastille (UK) with special guest: Max Frost (USA)
Sun 2 Feb | Ziggy Alberts with special guest: Fergus James

Australian Open 2020, presented by Kia Motors in association with Luzhou Laojiao and Rolex, will take place at Melbourne Park from 20 January to 2 February.

Australian Open tickets including ground passes, which allow access to Melbourne Arena, are on sale via

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