WOMADelaide, Australia’s most diverse and exciting music festival, today announced a further 25 artists for the 2012 event. With 2012 heralding the 20th anniversary of WOMADelaide in Australia, next year’s milestone in Adelaide’s Botanic Park from 9-12 March will see a number of past festival favourites return, and the Australian debut of some of the world’s most exciting new artists.
Organisers of Canberra’s Mission To Launch Festival regretfully announce that the festival has suspended ticket sales and is officially cancelled.
The decision has been a very difficult one for organisers who, as Canberra locals themselves, envisaged bringing a world-class party to the nation’s capital for New Year’s Eve.
After scouring through over 1,000 music applications for the 2012 Festival, Peats Ridge Sustainable Arts and Music Festival announce a final 78 acts – rounding off their music line-up, with a phenomenally massive 140 total acts set to rock the Glenworth Valley over 3 days from 29 December 2011 – 1 January 2012.
The ever-evolving boutique music festival Playground Weekender is taking over the The Del Rio Resort, just an hour and a half outside Sydney for the sixth consecutive year in 2012. Spanning three days, March 2nd, 3rd and 4th, the award winning festival boasts six stages and one of the most excitingly diverse line-ups on Australia’s festival circuit. This is a riverside retreat like no other.
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival in Austin Texas is pleased to announce a second round of bands scheduled to perform at the 26th edition of the event. The music portion of the event is taking place Tuesday, March 13 - Sunday, March 18, 2012.
This is a partial list of invited acts scheduled to perform.
Alabama Shakes (Athens AL)
Asking Alexandria (York UK-ENGLAND)
Atlantic/Pacific (Brooklyn NY)
Bad Weather California (Denver CO)
TOUCAN is taking on more live shows today announcing that they will be performing at Playground Weekender Festival in March. To celebrate Purple Sneakers DJs have remixed single ‘Brave New World’.
With the Nov 18 release of their debut Ep ‘Brave New World’ distributed through Inertia, TOUCAN will introduce their music to audiences around the country with national tour dates and festival performances.
Look at that poster. Do you see that lineup? That's possibly the best lineup in 2012, and we aren't even in that year yet. But the organizers behind Byron Bay Bluesfest simply aren't content with words like best, fantastic, mind blowing; they just keep on adding to the already bumper list of names.
Already bursting at the seams with brilliant performers, festival organisers for CMC Rocks the Hunter announced twelve more artists in the lineup today.
The Keystone Group is very pleased to announce that in 2012, it will partner with Sydney Festival as the naming rights sponsor for Keystone Festival Bar at Hyde Park Barracks. The partnership celebrates an unbeatable combination of one of Australia’s leading arts events with one of Australia’s leading hospitality companies who are behind some of Sydney’s most glamorous and exciting venues.
Attention: Canberra bands and DJs!
Here's your chance to play at this year’s Mission To Launch Festival - Canberra's #1 New Year's Eve party - alongside some of the biggest names in music from Australia and around the world including Sneaky Sound System, The Living End and Ian Carey.
How, you ask? Just enter the Mission To Launch band/DJ competition!
The comp is open to Canberra bands and DJs only.
While the second announcement for the 2012 leg of iconic festival the Big Day Out was announced today, some odd decisions in tweaking the lineup in certain cities also came through the wire.
Two of the hottest properties in dance music, Calvin Harris and Example have joined French electro-maestros Justice on the Field Day 2012 line-up. Sydney’s best New Year’s Day party is further enhanced by the dubstep stylings of Modestep and a solid squadron of local stars including Flight Facilities, The Aston Shuffle , Cloud Control and New Navy.
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival held in Austin, Texas is pleased to announce the first round of bands scheduled to perform. 2012 marks the 26th edition of the event, and the music portion of the festival will be taking place Tuesday, March 13 - Sunday, March 18, 2012. This announcement is only the beginning, as showcase applications will be accepted until Friday, November 4 for a showcasing slot.
Sydney Festival has announced the 2012 program for its next annual three-week celebration, January 7-29.