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FESTIVAL NEWS

Darude set to tour Australia as part of Future Music Festival 2015

Yes, Darude, that guy behind the ominous, late 90/early 2000’s dance anthem ‘Sandstorm’ is joining the line-up for the Future Music Festival.

Set times and site map for Beyond the Valley announced!

The set times have been released and hopefully you don’t have too many clashes amongst the star studded line-up.

The Hills Are Alive 2015 line-up announced!

Wonderful festival of camping, music and good vibes, The Hills Are Alive, has just revealed its line-up for 2015, featuring artists such as Remi, Safia and Little Bastard!

The Smashing Pumpkins, Millencolin, Steel Panther and more added to Soundwave Festival 2015 line up!

More names have been added to the huge Soundwave Festival tour for 2015, with the organisers revealing the likes of The Smashing Pumpkins and Millencolin to be joining the class of 2015, featuring Soundgarden, Marilyn Manson, Judas Priest and more!

Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires, Augie March and more confirmed on latest Bluesfest announcement!

The good folk at Bluesfest have gone and given us all an early Christmas present in releasing their fifth artist announcement today! Joining the likes of Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals, Lenny Kravitz and The Black Keys are now some fantastic musical stylings of the likes of Charles Bradley and his Extraordinaires, Augie March and more.

Kacey Musgraves added to Queensland's CMC Rocks Festival!

The two-time Grammy award winner Kacey Musgraves will be coming to Australia for the first time with an appearance at Australia’s biggest country and roots festival.

The 2 Bears announce Sugar Mountain sideshows!

The house duo from London have been added to the line-up for Melbourne’s Sugar Mountain Festival as well as announcing a bunch of sideshows across the country.

Emma Dean announces festival shows for the summer!

Emma Dean has spent majority of the year abroad but is set to return to Australia with her new project Emma and The Hungry Truth.

Falcona's New Year's on the Harbour line up grows!

The Aston Shuffle, Young Franco, Mickey Kojak are a few of the artists who have been added to the line-up which already includes Hermitude and Yolanda Be Cool.

The Peninsula Picnic announces first line up, with Paul Dempsey and The Waifs to feature!

A plethora food, wine sourced from local outlets and easy breezy music will be on offer at the Mornington Peninsula Picnic in March next year.

A State of Trance Festival drops their artist announcement!

The format for the festival has changed this year with a series of festivals around the globe on set dates. The Australian editions will be held in Melbourne and Sydney on the 6th and 7th of February respectively and will include a number of huge acts.

Falls Festival releases set times, maps and app information!

With the Falls Music and Arts Festival only weeks away, punters can today start scheduling their time at the festivals in Lorne, Marion and Byron Bays, as the official set times have been released! Of course, many have been wondering who is going to be ringing in the New Year and it looks like Marion Bay will be bringing in 2015 with Empire of the Sun on the main stage, Byron Bay will have Alison Wonderland supplying the New Year's countdown, while at Lorne it's going to be a three way split, with Joey Bada$$ taking Grand Theatre punters through the final hour of 2014, and Alt-J and The Presets taking control out on the Valley Stage.

First Round Of Acts Announced For St Kilda Festival 2015!

The St Kilda Festival has announced its first wave of acts to appear and perform on the New Music Stage. This bevy of talent includes award winning electronic pop duo Audego, Melbourne indie dance act I Know the Chief, and Torres Strait rapper Mau Power.

Soundgarden announce headline shows for Melbourne and Sydney in February!

Returning to Australia early next year for the Soundwave Festival tour, rock legends Soundgarden have today announced two special headline shows for Melbourne and Sydney! Their live shows have an unique atmosphere of their own and for the fans who have been following Soundgarden for years now, these shows in Australia are sure to be a one-of-a-kind treat. The February gigs marks the band's only Australian headline shows as part of the Soundwave tour, so best get your tickets as soon as they go on sale, as we can imagine they won't be hanging around long at all.

Gotye and Daniel Johns join a huge second artist announcement for triple J's Beat the Drum event in January!

As part of the Sydney Festival next year, triple j are choosing to throw a huge ass birthday party in the Domain! The Beat the Drum event is already hosting the likes of Hilltop Hoods, The Presets and The Cat Empire, but today on the Matt and Alex show, a huge second artist announcement was revealed for the January 16th party!