Why Vanfest sets the bar high for regional festivals

May 28, 2019

Vanfest has drawn to a close for another year, proving itself as one of the best regional festivals Australia has to offer. Taking place in Forbes, a five-hour drive west of Sydney, the festival is a hike to get to but well worth the effort. This year, the line-up included some of Australia’s finest talent […]

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Interview: BROODS (NZ) on their North American tour, family bands and VANFEST.

April 12, 2019

New Zealand brother and sister duo, BROODS, have been jumping from strength to strength since releasing “Bridges” in 2014. Since then, they’ve supported the tours of international superstars such as Taylor Swift, Haim, Ellie Goulding and Sam Smith; collaborated with the likes of Lorde and Tove Lo; and have won numerous ARIA and NZMA awards. This year, their single, […]

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Interview: Mallrat (AUS) on inspiring fans, her Australian tour, and VANFEST

April 11, 2019

Grace Shaw, a.k.a. Mallrat, is in the middle of a sold-out Australian tour, only to continue her sprint straight into VANFEST in May. At twenty years old, she’s taken the Australian hip-hop scene by storm, garnering international fans such as Chloë Grace Moretz, Brooklyn Beckham, Lorde and Zane Lowe. We managed to steal a few minutes […]

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Interview: Eves Karydas (AUS) talks VANFEST, synaesthesia and working on her new album.

April 8, 2019

Eves Karydas has been taking the Australian indie-pop world by storm since re-emerging on to the scene in 2017. In the past year alone, she’s dropped her debut studio album summerskin, supported the likes of Dua Lipa and Cub Sport, and garnered national and international praise for tracks such as “Damn Loyal”, “Couch” and “Further Than The Planes Fly”. […]

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GRMM, Kuren and Matt Boylan-Smith added to VANFEST lineup

November 12, 2015

The VANFEST lineup already includes the likes of John Butler Trio and Birds of Tokyo, but today, the lineup has grown! GRMM, Kuren and Matt Boylan-Smith have just been added. GRMM, Kuren and Matt Boylan-Smith with be joining Rudimental, Peking Duk, Kilter, Illy, Sticky Fingers, Sheppard, Twin Fires, Bootleg Rascal and DJ Stacie Todd. Set […]

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