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All the music festivals

/ 03 Dec 2018
Across Victoria music festivals from the big and established to the niche and new promise summer vibes to help revellers shake off their winter shackles and dance in the sun.

Meredith Music Festival - 7 – 9 December 2018
The Meredith Music Festival is a three-day outdoor music festival held every December at the "Supernatural Amphitheatre", a natural amphitheatre located on private farmland near the town of Meredith in Victoria. This year’s Meredith lineup features the likes of American alt-rockers The Breeders, singer-songwriter Billy Bragg, dance icons The Presets, Animal Collective’s Panda Bear, psych rockers Pond and rising talent Sampa The Great. Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, Mount Mercer Road, Meredith VIC 3333

The Petting Zoo - 15 December 2015
Animals, save the date! Last year, The Petting Zoo provided an incredible party to more than 4,000 people that descended on central Melbourne for a unique event that can be best described as the illegitimate child of the bush doof and techno underground scene. This year the event will take place at Yarra Park with a stellar line-up including Dennis Cruz, Latmun, Max Chapman, Angelo Ferreri an d Human Movement. Yarra Park, Marathon Way, East Melbourne VIC 3002

NYE On The Hill - 30 December 2018 – 1 January 2019
This 3-day boutique music and camping festival welcomes good-vibing, music-loving folk to the rolling hills of South Gippsland. This year’s line-up includes The Smith Street Band, The Kite String Tangle, Sampa the Great, Last Dinosaurs, Art Vs Science and Stella Donnelly. Near Loch Village, South Gippsland VIC 3945 (exact location confirmed upon ticket purchase)

Let Them Eat Cake - 1 January 2019
Featuring art, cocktails, teahouses, gourmet seasonal food and drink, and a richly boutique feel, Let Them Eat Cake is self-described as a well-manicured hedonism with a quietly spiritual bent. The festival attracts a range of international and domestic artists, with 2019 featuring Northern Irish duo Bicep, German producer Motor City Drum Ensemble, London singer Ama Lou and Australians Opiuo and CC:Disco!. Werribee Park, Main Dr, Werribee South VIC 3030

Unify - 11 – 13 January 2019
Unify Gathering is an annual music festival featuring artists of various genres including rock, metal, and punk. The 2019 edition of UNIFY will be headlined by Underoath, Karnivool and Taking Back Sunday. Tarwin Lower, South Gippsland VIC 3956

So Frenchy So Chic - 13 January 2019
The French pop garden party returns in January 2019. Attendees are invited to celebrate France's chic wave of talent via an influential all-female line-up and groove under the summer sky. Artists include Camille, Yelle Club Party, Clara Luciani and Cléa Vincent. Kids 12 and under attend free. Werribee Park, Main Dr, Werribee South VIC 3030

Midsumma Festival - 19 January – 10 February 2019
Midsumma Festival is Victoria's premier LGBTQIA+ cultural festival with a diverse festival program, made up of visual arts, theatre, spoken word, cabaret, film, live music, parties, sport, social events and public forums.  In 2019 Midsumma Festival will unite around the theme of BODY with highlights including MDLSX by Motus – a revolutionary intersex performance by international artist Silvia Calderoni. Melbourne (various) VIC 3000

Rainbow Serpent Festival - 25 – 27 January 2019
From a small gathering in a secluded clearing, people now travel from all over the world to Western Victoria to experience what is widely regarded as one of the best music, art and lifestyle festivals in the world. Starting out as a mainly psytrance focused festival, the 2019 event will feature well over 100 producers, bands and DJ’s across a few separate stages. Rainbow showcases an eclectic mix of grooves, atmospheres and rhythms with their 2019 line-up including international acts 3 Of Life, Altruism, Atacama, BEC, BLANCah and the renowned US downbeat artist, Bluetech alongside his countryman Christopher Lawrence. Lexton, VIC 3352 (exact location confirmed upon ticket purchase)

St Jerome's Laneway Festival - 9 February 2019
The St. Jerome's Laneway Festival, commonly referred to as Laneway, began in Caledonian Lane, Melbourne in 2005. For a full day of musical discovery and adventure, the festival will feature Australian debuts from future RnB superstar Jorja Smith, beloved heartstring puller Rex Orange County, teen sensation Clairo, hip hop's brightest new star Denzel Curry plus unmissable sets from the mighty Gang of Youths, peerless electronic pioneer Jon Hopkins, and Australian songwriter royalty Courtney Barnett. Footscray Park, 40 Maribyrnong Blvd, Footscray VIC 3011

Babylon - 14 – 17 February 2019
Babylon is an enchanting music and lifestyle camping festival which will host the likes of Nina Kraviz, Dax J, Olivia Dawn, Laughing Buddha and Damian Lazarus. Organisers are also promising Babylon’s usual hits of visual art, workshops and a food village. 99 Torney Rd, Carapooee West VIC 3477

Riverboats Music Festival - 15 – 17 February 2019
The Riverboats Music Festival is the Murray River’s premiere contemporary music event. Staged in the twin-towns of Echuca-Moama on the third weekend in February each year, Riverboats takes place under towering river red gums in a natural amphitheatre next to the mighty Murray. This year’s fabulous line-up includes The Waifs, Tex Perkins, Augie March, Mark Seymour & The Undertow, Gabriella Cohen and Don Walker. Aquatic Reserve – Heygarth Street, Echuca VIC 3564

Ultra Australia 2019 - 23 February 2019
The US’s longest running dance music festival lands in Melbourne's Flemington Racecourse this February. The festival has announced its first major acts, Adam Beyer, The Chainsmokers, Marshmello, Martin Garrix with more to be announced. The world’s largest, independent and most international festival brand – ULTRA Worldwide – continues to dominate the electronic music landscape with events in Asia, Europe and USA as well as South Africa. Australia will become the 28th destination worldwide to play host to the festival. 448 Epsom Rd, Flemington VIC 3031


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