Festival crowds can often breed a sense of camaraderie as thousands of fans gather together to enjoy the main stage event, and a video from this weekend’s Future Music Festival shows exactly that kind of spirit. The video, which you can watch below, shows the crowd hoisting a wheelchair-bound punter with a cast on his
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Victoria Police made 52 drug-related arrests at Future Music Festival in Melbourne over the weekend. Police seized ecstasy, amphetamine, cocaine and cannabis as part of a sniffer dog operation. Of the 52 arrests, 46 festival-goers were given diversions while the remaining six were handed cannabis cautions. It follows the seizure of 7,500 MDMA tablets over
Drake, The Prodigy and Avicii compete for the spotlight!
Queensland police have seized half a million dollars worth of ecstasy believed to be bound for Brisbane’s Future Music Festival taking place at Doomben Racecourse today. The police taskforce seized around 7500 ecstasy pills and $50,000 in cash in a series of raids across Brisbane and Russell Island on Friday. Acting Detective Inspector Mark Andrews
Drake hit Brisbane Entertainment Centre last night for the final headline show on his Australian tour and, by all accounts, a good time was had by all. It’s unlikely, though, that anyone had a better time than this particular Drake super fan, captured going all out in an attempt to get the Canadian rapper’s attention.
Returning to Future Music Festival after a three year hiatus, I was a little skeptical. I ventured to Randwick Racecourse pondering my last experience. Future ’12 was full of fond memories and killer acts, but the overall festival experience was a off, and I left a little sour – hence my hiatus. After preaching promises
Sydney was host to a slew of music festivals this weekend with Soundwave, Future Music Festival and the Secret Garden Festival all in town, keeping NSW police busy with their previously-announced drug detection operations. Police announced late last week that a high visibility sniffer dog operation will be underway at all New South Wales festivals
Electro-punks The Prodigy are sick and tired of lazy DJs who pre-mix their sets, come on stage, hit play and lap up the attention. Prior to the group’s appearances at Future Music Festival 2015, their main man, Liam Howlett, has said new DJ trends are changing electronic music for the worse. In a recent interview
Planning time is upon us as organisers of the 2015 Future Music Festival have unveiled the event’s official set times and maps, allowing punters time to study and schedule their day before the festival rolls around in a few weeks. The set times confirm that punters will have to choose between each of the festival’s
English electronica stalwarts The Prodigy are set to play an exclusive Sydney sideshow in March, when they’re in town to headline Future Music Festival. The performance at Sydney’s Luna Park will be the influential group’s only Australian headline show during the Future tour. The Prodigy trio of Liam Howlett, Maxim Reality and Keith Flint were
The Brisbane iteration of Future Music Festival 2015 has seen a venue upgrade, and will return to Doomben Racecourse when it makes its way through the city on Saturday, 7th March 2015. Future 2014 took place at the smaller RNA Showgrounds. Future Music Festival organisers made the decision to return to Doomben Racecourse – what
Capping off a week of massive announcements, it seems the guys at Future Music Festival have saved the best for last. Not only have organisers announced the triumphant return of the beloved Cocoon Stage, they’ve also confirmed that the site will be inhabited by two of the scene’s most respected internationals – Seth Troxler and
Future Music Festival is the festival that just keeps giving, announcing the lineup for the Supernova electronic main stage and adding Australian producer Timmy Trumpet to the lineup. The Supernova main stage will be headlined by Avicii and will also feature the newly-announced, Timmy Trumpet alongside Knife Party, Afrojack, Martin Garrix and more. According to
Aussie hip-hop legends Hilltop Hoods have been added to the Future Music Festival lineup, joining an already massive bill. Hilltop Hoods join the Future Live stage, the lineup for which has just been announced today and also features headliner Drake and rapper 2 Chainz. “We are very excited to be announcing we are coming to
More than 200 local acts have been added to the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth lineups for 2015’s Future Music Festival, joining headliners like Drake, The Prodigy and Avicii. Each city on the Future Music Festival tour will feature a handful of curated local stages, hosting sets from the likes of Destroy The Machines,
Future Music Festival 2015 headliners The Prodigy are giving fans their first taste of their forthcoming sixth studio album. The 14-track full-length, entitled The Day Is My Enemy, is due to hit shelves on March 27th via the band’s own label, Take Me To The Hospital, through Cooking Vinyl. To amp up excitement for the
After Peking Duk outed themselves as shameless crowd-pleasers at Stereosonic this year, dropping the oft-aped, never-fail 1999 trance anthem Sandstorm to rapturous acclaim, Future Music Festival organisers have gone one better and added the man himself, Darude, to their lineup for 2015. Demand for Darude down under has been steadily building this year, and Future
Future Music sideshows confirmed!
Australian electro-house duo Knife Party have reportedly cancelled their upcoming December Australian Abandon Ship tour and will instead return to home soil as a part of the 2015 Future Music Festival line-up. Knife Party were due to play five shows across the country in December this year. However, reports triple j, they were approached by