The biggest party to hit the Australian new year’s scene is of course Falls Music and Arts Festival and today, the 2016 lineup for the festival has been announced.
The festival boasts huge acts like Bloc Party, Foals, Disclosure, Courtney Barnett and Gary Clark Jr.
Other esteemed international acts on Falls’ first lineup announcement include Halsey, Django Django, Kurt Vile And The Violators, Mac DeMarco, Young Fathers , Toro y Moi, BØRNS and The Maccabees.
Let’s not forget about our homegrown heroes with Australian acts included on the lineup such as Alpine, Birds Of Tokyo, Gang Of Youths, Hiatus Kaiyote, Hilltop Hoods , King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, Little May, Meg Mac, RÜFÜS, Seth Sentry, Paul Kelly & Merri Soul Sessions and more.
The esteemed “boogie nights” makes a triumphant return with its yearly theme to be announced later although with an impressive round of acts already announced in this festivities. One of those being legendary satirist Weird ‘Al’ Yankovic – making his Australian return.
Falls Music and Arts Festival runs simultaneously across Marion Bay in Tasmania, Lorne in Victoria and the recent mud pile of the Splendour in the Grass site, Byron Bay in New South Wales.
The festival’s ticket ballot is now open and registrations close on Friday August 14. There will be general sale for those who miss out in the ticket ballot, starting at 9am AEST on Wednesday August 26th.
See the full lineup below:
Falls Festival 2015/2016 Lineup
Gary Clark Jr
Toro y Moi
Kurt Vile And The Violators
Paul Kelly & Merri Soul Sessions ft. Clairy Browne, Dan Sultan, Kira Piru, Vika & Linda Bull
Birds Of Tokyo
Gang Of Youths
King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard
+ more to be announced