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Photo Gallery: Groovin the Moo starts in Adelaide with a bang

April 24, 2023

On Friday, the Adelaide Showgrounds in Kuarna Country hosted the first leg of the Groovin the Moo tour. What a way to start it was. With three stages, the day was full of non-stop music and activity. Fatboy Slim closed off the main stage with his unique blend of mashups. Taking the collage theme one […]

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Groovin the Moo 2023 announces stellar line up

February 1, 2023

Get ready to go bush because the huge line up for Groovin the Moo 2023 dropped today and it’s a corker. The regional touring festival will take place over six dates in April and May, stopping at Wayville (SA), Maitland (NSW), Canberra (ACT), Bendigo (VIC), Sunshine Coast (QLD) and Bunbury (WA). Featuring international stars Fatboy […]

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Review: Groovin’ the Moo transforms Canberra into a festival-goers’ dream

April 26, 2022

We love long weekends – particularly when they give us an opportunity to dance, eat well and sing along to Lime Cordiale’s ‘Inappropriate Behaviour’. Groovin’ the Moo (GTM) did just that in Canberra! This year, Groovin’ the Moo was held at the EPIC Showgrounds, a place we usually find graced by farmer’s markets, exhibitions and […]

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WA gets Out Of The Woods with Angus & Julia Stone, Ball Park Music, The Jungle Giants and more

December 9, 2021

As Western Australia prepares to open up to the rest of the country, Macro Music has announced the Out Of The Woods festival in Busselton in the state’s south-west region for April featuring Angus & Julia Stone, Ball Park Music, The Jungle Giants and Hot Dub Time Machine. The two-day festival, scheduled to run on […]

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Live Review: MØ + Duckwrth – Metro Theatre, Sydney (08.05.19)

May 9, 2019

Coming to the end of her tour as part of the 2019 iteration of Groovin’ The Moo, Danish act MØ swept through Sydney’s Metro Theatre, thoroughly dominated her set and treating her fans to a couple of surprises and more than a few sing-a-long moments. Opening up the night was L.A rapper Duckwrth. Also finding himself in the country as part […]

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Photo Gallery: AURORA + Tones And I – Forum Theatre, Melbourne (03.05.19)

May 7, 2019

AURORA, the genuine article, graced the stage of The Forum, stopping in as part of her Groovin’ The Moo tour and managed to enthral the crowd for well over an hour. She captivated the audience through her whimsy, awkward humour, but most of all her voice, with “The Seed”, “Animal” and her closer “Queendom” all highlighting […]

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Photo Gallery: MØ + Duckworth – 170 Russell, Melbourne (02.05.19)

May 7, 2019

MØ and Duckworth put on a worthy sideshow in Melbourne as part of their Groovin’ The Moo tour, complete with each artist’s most popular tracks and a dance pit that would make the hardiest of DJ’s jealous.

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Live Review: AURORA + Tones and I – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (30.04.19)

May 1, 2019

Sweeping across the country as part of the annual Groovin’ The Moo national tour, Norweigan act AURORA hit up Sydney’s Enmore Theatre and proceeded to showcase why she is truly magical on stage, despite singing some tracks with some not-so-magical themes. Opening up the night was 2019’s first break out act, Byron Bay’s Tones and I. Having […]

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Interview: Royal Blood’s Ben Thatcher chats ZZ Top, Jools Holland and more

April 27, 2018

Back in the country for some sick headline dates as well as this year’s Groovin’ The Moo tour, Royal Blood caught up with us in Sydney just to check in and see how everything has been since the last time we sat down in this part of the globe. You may have seen Ben Thatcher chatting with us about […]

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Royal Blood to unleash their own beer at Groovin’ The Moo; Drummer Ben Thatcher chats about it

April 23, 2018

Canberra brewing company Capital Brewing Co. will be unveiling a brand new beer for Groovin’ The Moo punters this weekend – the Royal Brew, a 6% Blood Orange New England IPA for UK duo Royal Blood, who are playing the festival as part of their biggest ever tour of Australia, which kicks off today, April […]

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The National Community Program for this year’s Groovin the Moo tour is here!

February 21, 2018

Groovin the Moo is of course, set to bring some Aussie favourites and must see international guests out to a regional town near you this April and May, but that’s not all the festival is putting up during the course of the tour. As with each year, the GTM team have made dedicated efforts to […]

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Groovin the Moo lands Paul Kelly, Royal Blood, Lady Leshurr & more for 2018 tour

January 30, 2018

As one of the only remaining Australian touring festivals still enjoying successes year in and year out, Groovin the Moo is an example of an event that knows its market, knows its formula for success, and knows how to execute it each year. With a line up that appeals to the younger, first-time festival demographic, as […]

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The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

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Talking new music, touring & the influence of a woman’s touch in studio with Murph of The Wombats

May 10, 2017

It’s a chilly night when I sit down with The Wombats frontman Murph, as Groovin The Moo continued to roll on around us. It’s perhaps the third time I’ve sat down with Murph, testament to the long-running relationship the British band have had with Australia – we can’t remember how long it’s been since their last tour or […]

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Festival Review: Groovin The Moo – Adelaide Showgrounds (28.04.17)

May 1, 2017

Groovin The Moo kicked off in Adelaide on Friday, with the sold-out festival returning hard and fast with another stellar line-up of national and international acts, plus a very controversial petting zoo and an even more scandalous venue change. The day promised drizzling showers and some of the coldest temperatures Adelaide had experienced all year, […]

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Catching up with Against Me! as they kick off their tour of Australia for Groovin the Moo

May 1, 2017

Against Me! are currently back in Australia, touring for the Groovin the Moo festival and with this in mind, we were stoked to catch up with guitarist, James Bowman. It seems you’ve gone through a few line up changes over the years, though you’ve been a fairly consistent presence since 2001, is it? Pretty close; I […]

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PNAU join Groovin the Moo as festival tour; Maitland, Canberra and Bendigo now sold out

February 16, 2017

Groovin the Moo has been surfing a neat little wave of success since tickets for the 2017 tour went on sale last week! In just a few days, three regions on the GTM run are now sold out – Maitland, Bendigo and Canberra have all had their ticket allocations exhausted, while punters are encouraged to hustle […]

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Milky Chance confirm headline Australian shows for May

February 8, 2017

We haven’t seen Milky Chance in Australia since 2014 but best believe, the reception for the German duo upon their return for Groovin The Moo this year stands to be one helluva good one. Their single “Cocoon” has enjoyed much success out in Australia and with a new album in Blossom due out on March 17th, […]

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The Wombats celebrating 10th anniversary of A Guide To Love, Loss & Desperation on Aussie tour

February 8, 2017

The Wombats have been coming to Australia for years now and for many fans, they’ve grown up with the British group as the wave of indie rock that came through during the early 00’s reached Australia. Their debut album, A Guide to Love, Loss & Desperation still remains a beloved favourite amongst fans – it’s hard […]

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Camp Cope to support Against Me! on May Australian tour

February 7, 2017

US rockers Against Me! will be back in Australia this year for the Groovin The Moo tour and have this week announced a slew of headline dates to show off their new album, Shape Shift With Me. Also announced to be joining them on the road will be Melbourne’s Camp Cope, who’ve already gotten their 2017 off to a […]

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The importance of live music, keeping busy & Yesterday’s Gone: an interview with Loyle Carner

February 1, 2017

A dimly lit stage in smoke filled club at around 1am had, what felt like, an over-capacity crowd surrounded in front of it. A then-21 year old from South London would soon be on it, wrapping the crowd up tight in frenetic, yet incredibly earnest lyrics that cut through the noise of the bustling East 6th […]

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Against Me!, The Darkness, Amy Shark & more confirmed for Groovin The Moo 2017

January 31, 2017

Returning for its majestic 13th year this April and May, Groovin The Moo has dropped its line up for 2017 – throwing back to some of our favourite international bands (plus some names primed to be introduced to Australians for the first time), not to mention a class cut of Australian talent in the mix. With […]

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Groovin’ The Moo announces dates for 2017 festival tour

November 9, 2016

Groovin’ The Moo has unveiled its 2017 venues and dates today, with the regional festival tour kicking off in Adelaide on April 28th through until its final stop in Bunbury on May 13th. Some special surprises are coming to the festival in coming months, with plans for an extra boosted GTM long weekend at Oakbank soon […]

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From Maitland to Bunbury – A look back on our time with Groovin’ the Moo 2016

May 15, 2016

And so, the dust has settled on another Groovin’ the Moo tour. The international visitors have wrapped up their brief Australian visits, the local heavy hitters have returned to plotting the rest of their plans to dominate 2016 and fans around the country no doubt have been left with some brilliant memories of yet another […]

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Festival Review: Groovin’ the Moo – Hay Park, Bunbury (07.05.16)

May 10, 2016

‘We play rain, hail or shine’ has never been more relevant than in 2016 for Perth festivals, however the Bunbury leg of Groovin’ The Moo managed to march on through the temperamental weather with some killer acts without resorting to doing the worm through a giant mud puddle. While for those staying outside of Bunbury, getting on […]

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MS MR talk us through the “Wrong Victory” music video & their plans for 2016

May 3, 2016

While in Sydney for an unforgettable headline Groovin’ the Moo sideshow, MS MR caught up with Larry for a chat. While the first part of the interview saw Max and Lizzy reflect on their last year or so on the road, here, the band looks ahead to the rest of 2016. Following their Australian tour, MS MR head back to the United States, […]

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We catch up with MS MR in Sydney to chat Groovin’ the Moo, Coachella & more

May 2, 2016

Having Max Hershenow and Lizzy Plapinger – aka MS MR – in the country for this year’s Groovin’ the Moo tour has been a complete blast, as has being able to see the New York duo carve it up at their own headline shows. Ahead of their date in Sydney recently, Larry caught up with Max and Lizzy to […]

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Festival Review: Groovin’ the Moo – Oakbank Racecourse (25.04.16)

April 28, 2016

Ah, Groovin’ the Moo. The one festival on the Australian live music calendar that offers city slickers an opportunity to ‘head regional’ (even if, in SA, this means a half hour drive up into the hills), underage music fans can thrive on copious amounts of Red Bull and whatever else for the day and everyone can enjoy […]

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Festival Review: Groovin’ the Moo – University of Canberra (24.04.16)

April 27, 2016

The last time I had the pleasure of having a bit of a groove in the moo was in Maitland, 2012, when the likes of Public Enemy, City and Colour, Kimbra, The Maccabees, Kaiser Chiefs and Andrew WK headlined, amongst a plethora of other guns. Even looking back on the line up now, I wish I could go back […]

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Festival Review: Groovin The Moo, Maitland (23.04.16)

April 24, 2016

Making the way up the F3 on what’s become an annual pilgrimage to the Maitland Showground for the 2016 edition of Groovin The Moo, the weather and travel gods weren’t playing too nice as the convoy of punters hit unneeded rain, traffic and in my case a near empty petrol tank. As the only touring […]

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