The director of the collapsed Peats Ridge Music Festival, Matt Grant, has been accused of embezzling $1.3 million dollars and wiping records, with the investigation into the troubled event establishing that $1.4 million in ticket revenue has effectively disappeared. Grant announced at the beginning of the year that the beloved New Year’s Eve festival would
Peats Ridge 2012/2013
Peats Ridge creditors have successfully prevented insolvency firm Jirsch Sutherland from handling liquidation proceedings, replacing them with Ivor Worrell and Christopher Darin from forensic accounting firm Worrells. As reported by The Sydney Morning Herald, Worrells is attempting to have Peats Ridge festival & creative director Matt Grant face a public examination under oath in a
For the very first time Luke Slater is bringing his Planetary Assault Systems live show to Australia as a part of Peats Ridge 2012. Comprised of 2 Macbook Pro laptops, 2 VCM controllers, a Korg Mono/poly synth and a Roland TR 909 drum machine coupled with live visuals, PAS is more than Luke Slater simply
News Year’s Eve: it’s overpriced, overcrowded and overhyped. It’s a night where it costs an entire evening’s worth of booze money just to enter your local, only to be crammed shoulder to shoulder with strange savages who mercilessly push in at the bar and bathroom while any attempt at conversation is thwarted by blaring beats
Peats Ridge Festival has today further embellished an already glowing lineup for this year’s instalment of the event. Organisers have today handed down an eclectic mix of local and international talent spanning all corners of the music universe.