Ooh yeah. It’s that time of year again when we crack open our coin jar and work out whether we’ve saved enough dosh to haul ass over to Falls Festival over the New Year. And let me tell ya – looking at some of the entries on this lineup, it might just be a solid proposition.
We already knew one act – Liam Gallagher, who so graciously happened to reveal to GQ that he’d be scooting Down Under for Falls.
But the rest of the lineup on Falls’ venerable 25th showing is just as juicy. Without further ado, aim your peepers this-a-way:
FLUME (NO SIDESHOWS)
RUN THE JEWELS
GLASS ANIMALS (NO SIDESHOWS)
ANGUS & JULIA STONE
FOSTER THE PEOPLE
THE SMITH STREET BAND
THE JUNGLE GIANTS
Ooft. Pour one out for the trendy punters standing motionless through Daryl Braithwaite‘s set while they wait for The Horses to drop.
Falls also claims there’s plenty more to be announced ASAP – so stay tuned on that front. And, of course, expect more creative installations, arts performances and makers’ markets than you can possibly handle.
Here are your dates:
Lorne VIC: 28 Dec, 29 Dec, 30 Dec, 31 Dec (est. 1993) 18+ event
Marion Bay TAS: 29 Dec, 30 Dec, 31 Dec (est. 2003) All ages
Byron Bay NSW: 31 Dec, 01 Jan, 02 Jan (est. 2013) 18+ event
Fremantle WA: 06 Jan, 07 Jan (est. 2016) 18+ event
Now, tickets. General sales kick off on Tuesday the 29th of August. But if you’re a lucky bugger you might be able to get in early. Friends of Falls members can get in there on Thursday the 24th of August, and Optus Perks pre-sales go down at 9am on the 25th.
Tasty stuff, folks. See you there.