• Steve Jenkins

BIGSOUND Just Got A Whole Lot BIGGER!


BIGSOUND Festival have dropped the mic today on an undeniable second announcement, filling an epic four-night adventure of sound and setting yet another benchmark for new live music discovery in Australia. Proving that Australia’s underground is a wide, diverse pool of talent and innovation, this year’s line-up is a cross-genre triumph for anyone wanting to get excited about all that’s great about tomorrow’s music scene.

Where to start? How about satisfying your guitar fetish with sleepmakeswaves, West Thebarton, WAAX and The Beautiful Monument? Perhaps some electronic vibes with Confidence Man, Cub Sport, Golden Vessel or SUPERCRUEL? Or maybe the new generation of hip hop spearheaded by Manu Crook$, Thandi Phoenix or Midas.Gold? How about some of the strongest Australian female songwriters in Tia Gostelow, Caiti Baker and Washington? Whatever your taste, BIGSOUND Festival 2017 has a four-night path for you to plot through the country’s best new acts with each artist playing twice to ensure you don’t miss a thing.

Check out the entire second announcement below:

Amyl and The Sniffers, Andy Golledge, Annie Bass, Ara Koufax, Ariela Jacobs, Belle Haven, Big White, Billy Davis and The Good Lords, BLESSED, Braille Face, Caiti Baker, Clea, Confidence Man, Cousin Tony's Brand New Firebird, Cub Sport, DARTS, Deadlights, Dear Seattle, Didirri, Donald Hugh, Drown This City, Easy Life, Emerson Snowe, Evan Klar, Exhibitionist, Fierce Mild, friendships, Golden Vessel, Good Boy, HAMJAM, High-tails, jade imagine, Jess Riberio, Karl S. Williams, Laura Jean, Lupa J, Machine Age, Manu Crook$, Midas.Gold, MUTO, Nick Hil, lOcean Alley, Odette, OKENYO, Osaka Punch, Paddy McHugh, PLTS, Resin Moon RVG, Scalphunter, sleepmakeswaves, Slow Dancer, Stella Donnelly, SUPER CRUEL, Taj Ralph, Teischa, Thandi Phoenix, The Beautiful Monument, The Comfort, The Harpoons, Tia Gostelow, Tom Stephens, Two Steps On The Water, Vandetta (SIN), WAAX, Washington, WEST THEBARTON, WHARVES, Wild Honey, Yoko-Zuna (NZ). These join previously announced artists including Alex the Astronaut, Baker Boy, Hatchie, Mansionair, The Creases, Winston Surfshirt, Kardajala Kirridarra and more, making up the epic 133+ artist event.

All artists on this year’s BIGSOUND Festival are eligible for a share of this year’s $100,000 Levi’s Music Prize and join the now prestigious list of BIGSOUND alumni who have used the event to launch international careers including: Flume, Courtney Barnett, RUFUS, Tash Sultana, The Jezabels, Middle Kids, Seth Sentry, Gang of Youths, DMAs, Kingswood, The Temper Trap, DZ Deathrays, Ball Park Music, San Cisco, Boy & Bear, A.B. Original, Methyl Ethel and many more.

This year’s BIGSOUND Festival venue list has also been announced today, with this year’s event expanding to a huge eighteen venues crossing the spectrum of experiences Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley has to offer from big, small, inside, outside and everything in between—and all within three easily-walked blocks. The 2017 BIGSOUND Festival will welcome you at:

256 Wickham Alehouse Stage @Woolly Mammoth Black Bear Lodge Crowbar Empire Hotel Heya Bar Laruche Mane Stage @ Woolly Mammoth triple j Unearthed @ Oh Hello! Ric's Big Backyard The Brightside The Brightside Outdoor Stage The Elephant Hotel Themusic. com.au @ The Flying Cock The Foundry The TBC Club The New Globe Theatre The Zoo

Tickets for BIGSOUND Festival 2017 are on sale now from: www.bigsound.org.au

Rainbow Pass - $85.00 Four nights of live music + BIGSOUND Festival Closing Party Single Night Pass - $45.00 Access to a single night of live music Access All Areas Purple Pass - $470.00 Access to all live show, conferences, parties, delegate portal and more


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