The Gum Ball
27 April 2012
Dashville, Hunter Valley
Early bird tix $155 (inlcuding camping, avail until Jan 30) from here
The Gum Ball is an all ages, camping, byo, music and arts festival set in the idyllic Hunter Valley. The second line-up announcement is in and now boasts Mat McHugh, the creative force behind The Beautiful Girls, performing hits from the band’s catalogue. ARIA award winning Aussie rock stalwarts Front End Loader will be there, alongside the 60’s inspired rhythm and soul spectacle, Clairy Browne and Bangin’ Rackettes. Also appearing are Melbourne’s ‘ferocious and infectious ones to watch’ The Delta Riggs, alternative electro hip hop master The Tongue, Seattle based alt-rockers Massy Ferguson, Aussie meets Caribbean big band Eucalypso feat. Gleny Rae, raucous in the traditional sense Two Rivers Blues, and from the other side of the stream, The Perch Creek Family Jug Band bringing their unique blend of bluegrass/country blues and old time jazz. That’s in addition to the bands already announced: Custard, Jinja Safari, Ash Grunwald, Vika & Linda Bull, Wagons, Sietta, Kim Churchill, Fire! Santa Rosa Fire!, Benjalu and The Joe Kings . So pack your swag, esky and deck chair (logs supplied), and escape to the friendliest festival out there.
To win tickets to FBI PRESENTS GUM BALL, email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘GUM BALL‘ in the subject line and tell us what colour mashmellows you’ll be toasting over the camp fire at Gum Ball. Entries close April 23. Must include FBi supporter number.