“Down Under, surfin’ on the Gold Coast. I’m looking for the truth in a blunt, and I ain’t got a home, let’s stunt…”, rhymed Childish Gambino on his 2014 tune “Retro [Rough]”.
Since his appearance on the Big Day Out tour of 2013, the artist also known as Donald Glover has enjoyed a strong fan base out in Australia and this New Year’s, Gambino is coming back.The first artist to be revealed as touring with this year’s Falls Festival, Childish Gambino’s return has already gotten us keen for what the organisers have up their sleeve for the 2016/2017 event. He’s not released any new material since his Kauai/STN MTN mixtape dropped in 2014, but with his highly awaited sophomore album PHAROS coming later this year, no doubt there’s some tasty new music coming our way in the near future.
For its 24th year, Falls has today unveiled its tour dates for this December and January, while the first artist announcement is scheduled to be coming on August 23rd. The festival returns to its Lorne home in Victoria after 2015’s miraculous wrangling of a festival site at Mt. Duneed in Geelong (fingers crossed no freak weather dramas crop up this year!) – to be in on the line up info as soon as it drops, become a subscriber to their mailing list HERE.
In the meantime, check the dates out below!
FALLS FESTIVAL 2016 TOUR DATES
December 28th – 31st: LORNE, Victoria (18+)
December 29th – 31st: MARION BAY, Tasmania (All Ages)
December 31st – January 2nd: BYRON BAY, New South Wales (18+)
January 7th & 8th: FREMANTLE, Western Australia