Today has been jammed packed full of exciting news. Check out todays wrap up on the latest of the happenings in the music world below:
16 New Acts Added To Australia's First Electronic Cruise Ship Festival:
Pack your bathers and googles as Sea ’N Beats has been announced a brand new event, which will see the best of the best travel around on a cruise ship for a few days celebrating good vibes and killer music. Featuring multiple stages and a main pool deck on a 2000-capacity luxury liner, as well as a full-day festival on a mystery island off Queensland. Joining the previous announcement including Alison Wonderland, Hot Dub Time Machine, SAFIA, The Kite String Tangle and Hayden James will be Peking Duk, Tkay Maidza, Allday and many more.
A twin share inside cabin can be secured today with only a $250 deposit per person. Your payments can then be spread out over 5 monthly payments of just $269 per month or 21 weekly payments of just $65 per week.Of course, you are welcome to simply pay in one instalment - your final balance will be due October 31, 2015. With a limited number of VIP packages also available offering priority service, private areas on the pool deck and main stage and an exclusive VIP area at the Island Music Festival, festival goers will have to act fast as these incredible packages will SELL OUT!
Tickets are available here
Full Artist Line-up is below:
ALISON WONDERLAND / ALLDAY / BAD NEWS TOILET / BASENJI / COSMO’S MIDNIGHT / CYRIL HAHN / DISCOVERY / EGO / HAYDEN JAMES / HOT DUB TIME MACHINE / I OH YOU DJs / JAWZ / JUST A GENT / KILTER / KLP / L.K.MCKAY / LUEN / LUKE MILLION / MICKEY KOJAK / MITOLO / PACES / PEKING DUK / PINES / SABLE / SAFIA / SLUMBERJACK / STONEY ROADS DJs / SURAHN / THE KITE STRING TANGLE / THE SWISS / TKAY MAIDZA / TOUCH SENSTIVE / WAVE RACER / YEO /YOUNG FRANCO
Megadeth To Return To Australia in October:
Thrash metal legends Megadeth have announced dates in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane. They’ve done it all from selling 50 Million records worldwide, earning platinum certification in the US for five albums, they’ve also been on the receiving end of 11 Grammy nominations. Their new album is set for release in October is due around the same time they’re due in Australia. Their dates will feature a refreshed new lineup featuring Lamb Of God drummer Chris Adler and renowned Brazilian guitarist Kiko Loureiro.
Friday October 16
Red Hill Auditorium, Perth
Sunday October 18
Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
Monday October 19
Festival Hall, Melbourne
Wednesday October 21
Eatons Hill Hotel, Brisbane
Fairgrounds Festival In Berry Is Coming This December:
The picturesque town of Berry is set to host Fairgrounds Festival on Saturday December 5th. The festival is due to put on exhibition the best there is from the sounds of folk, indie rock, soul and everything in-between. In the evening on Friday, 4 December, Fairgrounds’ Cinema Under the Stars, presented by Madman Entertainment is screening films. On Sunday 6 December, lose yourself among the beloved Berry Markets, which offers a whole range of local produce and collectables.
The current line-up:
Father John Misty
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Tickets went on sale today. You can purchase them via the link
Father John Misty and Unknown Mortal Orchestra Are Set To Play Sideshows for Meredith and Fairgrounds Festival:
Father John Misty's second album, the critically acclaimed 'I Love You, Honeybear' was released earlier this year, seeing him capture attention from everywhere. He is a prolific artist who combines his sharp wit with some pretty sweet dance moves. You can catch him this December as part of his appearance at Meredith and Fairgrounds Festival
Sunday December 6
Max Watt’s, Brisbane
Tuesday December 8
Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Thursday December 10
The Forum, Melbourne
The Portland, via New Zealand psychedelic outfit Unknown Mortal Orchestra will playing a number of dates this December. This year, they released one years best releases ‘Multi- Love’.
Thursday December 3
Astor Theatre, Perth
Friday December 4
Metro Theatre, Sydney
Sunday December 6
The Triffid, Brisbane
Tuesday December 8
Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Kisschasy Add Loads More Dates To Their Farewell Tour:
Due to overwhelming demand, local favourites Kisschasy have added whole heap of dates to their farewell tour. All the dates to shows have been selling fast. The shows will see them play their landmark debut album United Paper People in full, along with hits from their impressive catalogue.
Joining them will be Luca Brasi, Tired Lion and Sincerely, Grizzly. This is your last chance to catch Kisschasy, so don't miss out!!
Thursday October 8
Barwon Club, Geelong
Friday October 9
Spirit Bar, Traralgon
Saturday October 10
Corner Hotel, Melbourne - SOLD OUT
Sunday October 11
Corner Hotel, Melbourne - NEW SHOW! SELLING FAST!
Thursday October 15
The Cambridge Hotel, Newcastle
Friday October 16
Beachcomber Hotel, Toukley
Saturday October 17
The Metro, Sydney - SELLING FAST!
Friday October 23
Pelly Bar, Frankston - NEW SHOW! SELLING FAST!
Saturday October 24
Pelly Bar, Frankston - SOLD OUT
Friday October 30
The Triffid, Brisbane - SELLING FAST!
Saturday October 31
Coolangatta Hotel, Coolangatta
Friday November 13
The Capitol, Perth* - NEW SHOW!
With guests Tired Lion
Saturday November 14
The Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide* - NEW SHOW!
With guests Sincerely Grizzly
*Luca Brasi not appearing