ARIA award-winning Aussie indie rock band The Jezabels will headline the second free concert at the Australian Open of Surfing (AOS) in Manly Beach on March 5.
Joining acclaimed Aussie EDM acts Hermitude and Elk Road, who will kick off live performances on the MTV Stage on March 4, The Jezabels will take the Stage at 4:30pm on March 5, kicking off celebrations into the night of Australia's biggest lifestyle and action sports festival.
'We're super excited to add The Jezabels to the solid line up of performances set to take place on the MTV Stage over the AOS weekend", said Simon Bates, Vice President, Head of MTV Asia Pacific. 'Manly crowds can expect two epic nights of live music, from hip hop duo, Hermitude and WA electro producer Elk Road and now, Australian indie rock band, The Jezabels,
The Jezabels head to the AOS for the first time in their lauded ten-year career, which has seen them notch multiple top-five albums, sold-out national tours and live performances at some of the biggest music festivals around the world.
"We are really excited to be playing so close to where the land meets the sea and watching the surfers conquer the waves in all their glory. It's gonna be magic," The Jezabels said.
In addition to live music concerts, the 2017 AOS will feature world-class competitions in surfing, skateboarding and BMX, nautical beach club pop-ups, gourmet food trucks and more from February 25 to March 5.
A new partnership with Vans will bring premier skate and BMX competitions to the event, with the AOS hosting the first stop of the 2017 Vans Park Series (VPS) World Tour and VPS Oceania Championships for men and women, as well as the inaugural Vans BMX Pro Cup Series.