Such an impressive line-up for a first year, can't wait to see how it grows over the years. I'm glad there's a major festival in Australia that sits somewhere in between Big Day Out and Splendour In The Grass now.
Sick lineup, kind of like an end of spring Laneway. I'll definitely be going.
Portishead, The Flaming Lips, Bright Eyes, The National, Holy Fuck, This Town Needs Guns, Foxy Shazam and PVT is enough to get me excited.
Adelaide, Perth and Auckland will get a few sideshows each as well.
Wish I could go SO bad
Digging: Round - Glass/Float
horseypie, I was actually thinking that Laneway is likely to be hurt by this to some extent.
will you go Davey?
such a great line-up so far; would love to see This Town Needs Guns and Foxy Shazam
Probably not. It's too classic alt/indie for me. Plus, I'm scared of the killer African animals that reside at the location! ;-)
I think I'll pass. A lot of amazing bands, but none that I'm into enough to want to see live. Except maybe Foxy Shazam.
dgaf about any of these bands
hopefully the national do a sideshow here, i wouldnt pay to see any of the others
mercury rev, the flaming lips & the national m/
damn i gotta rethink my life and move to australia
you guys do know the flaming lips pretty much but on the undisputed best show in music right?
thinking of travelling interstate just to see portishead because portishead are fucking incredible
hope the national do a sideshow but jesus there'll be so many triple-j hipsters (you know, the kind that love angus and julia stone and the wombats, not proper hipsters)
decent first announcement. The Flaming Lips and The National are great festival bands. and PVT is pretty fun live. also The Walkmen and Foxy Shazam, nice.
Digging: The Mountain Goats - Beat the Champ
Portishead and Bright Eyes!? Might give the Sydney date a try if I can rustle up some cash. Make up for missing Soundwave Revolution I guess. I'd choose Revo if I could, but ah well.
I might do a road trip around Aus about that time, so, I may look in to this. Does sound very cool. Would love to see the Flaming Lips.
imo last years FL Harvest Festival was much better then this... but we will see.