Image for The 2016 Fairgrounds Festival Set Times Are HereFairgrounds 2015 / Pic by Yael Stempler

The 2016 Fairgrounds Festival Set Times Are Here

Written by Emmy Mack on November 15, 2016

Here y’are Fairgrounds Festivalheads, the official 2016 set times have just dropped into ya laps.

The fest’s huge-ass bill has been spread over two stages on the Saturday (3rd December), with Jagwar Ma headlining proceedings at 9:30pm and just 15 minute overlaps between clashing acts across the day to keep heartbreak to a minimum.

Meanwhile, a handful of bands will take the main stage on the Friday arvo (2nd December) to usher in the country twilight sans clashes, with King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard headlining at 9:30.

The Fairgrounds 2016 lineup recently expanded with buzzed-about Sydney trio and recent FBi Northern Lights competition winners Middle Kids and a bunch of others, who join previously announced mega-acts like The Drones, Rodriguez, Big Scary and Sarah Blasko.

The regional New South Wales festival will also be boasting an on-site swimming pool, vinyl record fair, old-school field games, a Fairgrounds Record Club featuring fave album-themed chit-chat with Japandroids and Big Scary and a mini-festival just for the kids, featuring Triple J’s Zan Rowe, Julien Baker and Oscar McMahon from Young Henry’s reading kiddie stories.

That’s on top of a vast array of local culinary delights from the likes of Prestige Oyster Company, The Mac Merchants, Gourmet Goons, Bovine & Swine and many more, plus pop-up restaurant Paper Bark Camp.

Due to overwhelming demand from punters travelling great distances for a slice of the action, the fest is also expanding the Rivercamp, with a buttload more tents now on offer.

Catch the full Fairgrounds 2016 lineup & official set times, below.

Fairgrounds Festival 2016 Lineup (Click to expand)

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Fairgrounds Festival 2016 Lineup

Adam Gibson & The Ark-Ark Birds
Ali Barter
Bec Sandridge
Gabriella Cohen
Middle Kids

Joining…

The Drones
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Rodriguez
Angel Olsen
Big Scary
Jagwar Ma
Japandroids
Julia Jacklin
Julien Baker
Sarah Blasko
Sheer Mag
Son Little
The Tallest Man on Earth

Fairground Festival 2016

General admission tickets on sale now.

Friday, 2nd December – Saturday, 3rd December 2016
Berry, NSW
Tickets: Fairgrounds Festival

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