Meredith Music Festival

Meredith and Fairgrounds join the likes of Queenscliff Music Festival in achieving gender parity in their lineups

August 13, 2018

Over the past couple of weeks, the internet has been awash with criticism around festivals like Bluesfest and Unity for offering limited diversity in their lineups. Today, Fairgrounds – the “carnival of music and discovery” that happens “a little south of Sydney” in Berry, NSW – showed just how to produce a lineup with true […]

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Here’s why Noname will be a standout artist of Meredith 27 this December

August 10, 2017

This morning we were granted a look at the line up for this year’s Meredith Music Festival and of course, like every year, it’s pretty friggin sick. And while we’re not shading any artist on the line up – Aldous Harding has our heart and the inclusion of Future Islands on the bill has proper excited […]

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Aldous Harding announced for Meredith 27 as the ballot officially opens for another year

July 12, 2017

The road to Meredith has kicked off, with a sneaky little ballot announcement landing with us today. Officially open for the December festival out at the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, the ballot is your prime opportunity to be in the running to land yourself some tickets to one of the festivals on the Australian music calendar. Announced today is one […]

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Review: Victoria’s best celebrated at The Age Music Victoria Awards

November 21, 2016

The dimly lit underground haunt of 170 Russell was packed with the best and brightest of Victorian music,  gathering for The Age Music Victoria Awards and after party! Certain awards were decided by popular vote: the choice of the punters, after all, being the deciding factor in the success of artists. The air was jubilant, and […]

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Psychedelic Swedish rockers Dungen compare delivering a perfect festival set to making a full length record

September 28, 2016

Last month, we brought you the first half of our in depth interview with Swedish group Dungen, who are finally returning to Australia for a headline tour with Meredith later this year. Today we bring you the rest of our chat backstage at the iconic Primavera Festival in Spain earlier this year. During our chat […]

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Dungen (Sweden) talk touring Australia, Tucker B’s, Tame Impala and Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of Prince Achmed

August 18, 2016

Earlier this year while in Spain for Primavera, I sat down with Swedish psych rockers Dungen, who talked with me at length about their first and only Australia tour, reflected on their tour mates the Tucker B’s, their reciprocal love of Tame Impala and the soundtrack they put together for Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of […]

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Sheila E. lines up two exclusive Australian headline shows for December

August 18, 2016

Already announced for the Meredith Music Festival this year, Sheila E. has also confirmed that she will be playing two extra gigs while out in Australia. Predictably, they’re for Sydney and Melbourne BUT, these ones are definitely going to be worth the money/travel. While her work with Prince is iconic, Sheila E.’s stamp on popular music over the […]

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Peaches, Sheila E., King Gizz and more set for Meredith 2016!

August 11, 2016

Once again, the Meredith Music Festival has dropped a killer line up of artists that’ll have people rolling out to the ‘Sup in strong numbers this December! The 26th edition of the event now has its ticket ballot also open for everyone to get involved in via their website – you have until 10:26pm, August 16th to get […]

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The ballot for the Meredith Music Festival is now open!

July 13, 2016

The 26th Meredith Music Festival is gearing up another strong celebration of live music and art this year, kicking off with the news that the ballot is now open again! First-time punters are encouraged to get involved early in particular, as tickets to Meredith become notoriously difficult to snag – hit up the website, HERE, to […]

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Neon Indian reflects on the Meredith Music Festival, globetrotting and more!

January 3, 2016

While in Australia recently, Neon Indian dropped by the AU’s offices in Sydney to have a chat with Larry about his time spent at the 2015 Meredith Music Festival and more. Having spent much of the past 12 months on the road and bringing his music to more and more people in different markets, the […]

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Bill Curtis of Fatback Band (USA) talks the universality of funk, reciprocated partying and the demise of the greats

December 9, 2015

If we’re talking longevity, Bill ‘Fatback’ Curtis is your man. Trail blazer, lover of music and worshipper of the funk. Fatback Band’s prolific turnout glorified the amalgamation of jazz beats with New Orleans funk. Their honeyed melodies, slippery rhythms and slick licks offer a hefty dose of eclectic funk. We spoke to the Bill Curtis […]

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