Falls Festival adds new names to the bill
While the Northern Hemisphere says goodbye to summer and prepares for the cold, Australia is feelin hot hot hot hot hot. As summer days and musical fun times creep closer, so too is The Falls Music & Arts Festival. The camping event has just announced a bunch more acts for the anniversary editions in Lorne and Marion Bay, including Mexican guitar heroes Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Fremantle 4-piece San Cisco (pictured, left), onstage ninja DJ Jaguar Skills, DJ Nu Mark, The Jungle Giants, Sydney’s own Bertie Blackman and Melbournites Oh Mercy and Loon Lake.
If you’re a fan of laughing your arse off (and who isn’t?) then the Falls Music & Arts Festival Comedy line-up includes Jason Byrne, Felicity Ward, Nazeem Hussain, Sammy J & Randy, Ronny Chieng, Luke Heggie and Matthew O’Kine
The Falls Music & Arts Festival 2012 line-up so far, in alphabetical order:
MAIN PROGRAM: Angus Stone – Ash Grunwald – Ball Park Music – Beach House (USA) – Bertie Blackman – Best Coast (USA) – Bombay Bicycle Club (UK) – Boy & Bear – Coolio (USA) – Cosmo Jarvis (UK) – DJ Nu Mark Toy Set (USA) – Django Django (UK) – First Aid Kit (SWE) – Hilltop Hoods – Hot Chip (UK) – Jaguar Skills (UK) – Jinja Safari – The Jungle Giants – Lisa Mitchell – Loon Lake – Matt Corby – Maxïmo Park (UK) – Millions – Oh Mercy – Rodrigo Y Gabriela (MX)- Sampology Presents A Falls Anniversary Live AV Show – San Cisco – SBTRKT Live (UK) – Sharon Van Etten (USA) – The Flaming Lips (USA) – The Hives (SWE) – The Vaccines (UK) – Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (UK) – Two Door Cinema Club (IRE) – Willis Earl Beal (USA) L
BOOGIE NIGHTS: Anna Lumb and DJ Lazer Ferrari, Chris Gill & Mohair Slim L, DJ Manchild & Russ Dewbury (UK) M, Furnace & the Fundamentals L, Legs Akimbo (UK), Muscles L, The Bamboos L & MP, The Cuban Brothers.
COMEDY: Felicity Ward, Jason Byrne (IRE)(L), Luke Heggie, Matthew O’Kine, Nazeem Hussain, Ronny Chieng, Sammy J & Randy.
*L = Lorne only. M= Marion Bay only. MP = Marion Bay main program.
Enticingly, there are more acts to still be announced. Keep an eye on the Falls website for news and ticketing info.