Wollongong

Yours & Owls announce a massive lineup for January 2021 festival

July 16, 2020

The lineup for the rescheduled Yours & Owls Festival has been announced, and it’s an absolute belter. To ensure that the lineup stays as advertised, the festival is ‘staying local’, with the best of Australia and New Zealand showcased at this postponed edition of Y&O. The organisers have stated that they will be working with […]

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Festival Review: Yours & Owls brought Australia’s biggest musicians to Wollongong for Day One

October 8, 2019

According to my Uber driver, Yours & Owls Festival is the biggest event in Wollongong’s calendar and apparently cultivates a dedicated returning community each year, which is something to be said about the standard of this regional festival. But as the clouds rolled in for the long weekend, it was beginning to look like a […]

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Download the set times and maps for the Farmer and the Owl Festival 2019 in Wollongong

February 19, 2019

It’s not long now until the Farmer and the Owl Festival makes its McCabe Park in Wollongong, with international acts like Beach House, Flint Eastwood and Deafhaven joined by local heroes Hockey Dad, Kirin J Callinan, RVG and many more. The one day event is all happening on Saturday 2nd March, and now you’re able […]

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Festival Review: Sarah Blasko, TFS, Cub Sport and more wrap up Yours & Owls Festival for 2018

October 3, 2018

The second and final day of the Yours & Owls Festival in Wollongong promised another day of beautiful weather and even better music; with (in my opinion), an even stronger lineup than the preceding day. ‪E^ST‬ opened things up on the main stage, and then rising star Didirri – who has had an amazing 2018 […]

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Photo Gallery: Yours & Owls Day One ft. Peking Duk – Stuart Park, Wollongong (29.09.18)

October 1, 2018

The first day of Yours & Owls brought a slew of incredible talent to the Wollongong foreshore including Maddy Jane, CLEWS, Alice Ivy, Mallrat, Tiny Little Houses, Middle Kids, Hellions, The Jungle Giants, Peking Duk and many, many more. Danny Hanssen brings us back these photos from the festivities:

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Festival Review: Wollongong’s Yours and Owls kicks off 2018 event with epic sets from Peking Duk, Moaning Lisa, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets and more

September 29, 2018

While most of Sydney’s partygoers were heading to Listen Out, I jumped on the train to Wollongong to check out the sold out Yours & Owls two day festival; an annual event which has become among the most anticipated and celebrated in the region. Often being overseas at the same time, it was my first […]

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Your Guide to Yours & Owls Festival 2018: Set Times, Map, Food, Footy and getting to Wollongong from Sydney

September 24, 2018

Next weekend, the long awaited Wollongong festival Yours & Owls will be kicking off. Watch your favorite Aussie bands go crazy on stage at Stuart Park on Saturday the 29th and Sunday the 30th of September from 11:30am until 11:00pm. We hope you have secured tickets because this major NSW festival is packing fans from all over […]

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Gig Guide: 9 shows not to miss in NSW this September

August 27, 2018

Somehow August is just about done and we’re nearly in September. That’s two-thirds of the year done. Goneskies. As spring begins to do its thing and the sun starts to stay out a little longer into the evenings, it’s time for us all to dance and mosh our way into the rest of 2018. Here […]

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Peking Duk, Angus & Julia Stone and Alison Wonderland top massive Yours & Owls international lineup for 2018

May 28, 2018

It’s fair to say that the 2017 Yours & Owls Festival in the coastal NSW city of Wollongong really took things up a notch, with legendary rockers At The Drive-In headlining proceedings. This year, while the top of the lineup is a local affair – and an impressive one at that – an incredible international […]

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Following its 13th consecutive Chef’s Hat, Wollongong’s Caveau is as focused as ever (NSW)

November 30, 2017

Having been awarded their thirteenth chef’s hat in a row and evolving under new management, Wollongong’s treasured Caveau is enjoying an eventful 2017. The award-winning fine dining institution is now being managed by chefs Simon Evans and Tom Chiumento, both whom have been running the kitchen since late 2015 and have a strong sense of […]

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Claire Foxton talks blending fine art and graffiti ahead of Wollongong Wonderwalls Festival

November 14, 2017

No longer confined to the back streets of grungy inner-city suburbs, street art has really started to make it’s mark on Australia’s urban landscape. Among the artists who create these modern monoliths is Kiama-local Claire Foxton. Her realistic portraits, rendered in tremendous detail, pay homage to local heroes from across the country. Claire is one of […]

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Crafted Live: Wollongong’s first ever BBQ, craft beer and music festival announced for April

March 21, 2017

This Easter, Wollongong is grilling up to become a part of the growing barbecue scene as Crafted Live: Brewed & BBQ’d launches at MacCabe Park. The Australian Barbecue Alliance (ABA) has sanctioned this one of a kind event to showcase low n’ slow competition BBQ, along with a heady dose of a craft beer & […]

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