In this issue: McAlister Kemp to replace Billy Ray Cyrus at CMC Rocks the Hunter, Avicii confirms he will play remaining Australian festival dates, Golden Plains Lucky Seven, Perisher Snowy Mountains of Music turns five!, Blue Mountains Music Festival just 2 weeks away, Port Fairy artist of the year, NT’s Barunga Festival opens its doors to Australia and Boogie 7 announces last two acts.
In this issue: Laneway Festival sells out in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, Push Over Festival adds Battle of the Band finalists, Tim Finn and more added to Port Fairy Folk Festival, Between the Bays set times released, Avicii to headline the Good Life Festival and special guests are added to Doveman's 'Burgundy Stain Sessions' for the Adelaide Festival!
Laneway Festival sells out in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth
A huge line-up of over 100 inspiring international and national acts will transform the 37th Port Fairy Folk Festival next year, with blazing songwriter Arlo Guthrie headlining. A unique community celebration of folk, roots and music from beyond the borders transforms the culture.
First release tickets are almost sold out, so if you want the best value for money, you'd do well to head to www.portfairyfolkfestival.com!
One of the world's top ten music festivals revealed their first round of artists this week! The Port Fairy Folk Festival for 2012 will mark their 35th year, and have got a legendary line-up to celebrate.
So without further ado, the first round consists of:
Abigail Washburn - USA
ahab - UK
April Verch & Band - Canada
Beoga - Ireland
Ben Sollee – USA
Chris While & Julie Matthews – UK
Eric Bibb & Staffan Astner – USA/Sweden
This Thursday, Matt Walters (best known for his track "I Would Die For You, which features Megan Washington) will be playing the Fuse Festival in Adelaide. Ahead of his appearance, Arno Billard caught up with the Melbourne based performer.