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Falls Festival 2011/2012 Line Up – Local Bands & More Boogie Nights Acts

Written by Brayden Darke on November 8, 2011

Falls Festival has announced the 3 lucky local bands that will join this year’s line-up. After a month of campaigning throughout October from media and musicians alike, the polls are closed and the results are in. The following Tasmanian talent have scored a paid spot alongside other local artists programmed on The Falls Festival Marion Bay line-up this December:

The Dirty Love – these Deep South rock’n’rollers produce pulse-pounding anthems that sound like they were birthed in the 70s and found their way into the modern day.

Sam Cole & The Mornings – this indie/folk six-piece ignites their sounds on stage with a burst of colour sparked by warm, up-lifting rhythms, heart-wrenching dynamics and honest “eyes wide open” lyrics.

Sole Stickers – purveyors of classic Australian guitar driven rock/pop; blending lyrical smarts, sharp melodic hooks, fuzzed out guitars and driving rhythms.

There were thousands of votes cast by various music lovers from across Tasmania and Australia. In what was an extremely close race, run by some of Tasmania’s best artists and aided by supportive media friends, there were only a few votes separating the winners.

The Falls Music & Arts Festival have also added two new acts to the Boogie Nights Program:

The Duchess, hailing from Melbourne, is ready to spin her eclectic soul, disco and urban beats all over the Marion Bay dance floors.

The Funk N Soul Brass Brothers are a 5-man Tasmanian outfit; expect punchy horn lines and upbeat grooves as they wander from hip-hop to old soul classics.

Falls Festival 2011/2012 Dates

Marion Bay, Tasmania – Dec 29, 2011 – Jan 1 2012 – All Ages
Lorne, Victoria – Dec 28, 2011 – Jan 1 2012 – 18+

Falls Festival 2011/2012 Line-up

The Dirty Love – NEW
Sam Cole & The Mornings – NEW
Sole Stickers – NEW

360
The Death Set
Mic Newman & Tornado Wallace
Hook N Sling
Nina Las Vegas
Strange Talk
Oscar & Martin
Bass Kleph
Dr Don Don
Lotek
Northeast House Party

Bleeding Knees Club – (Lorne Only)
Boy In A Box – (Lorne Only)
Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes – (Lorne Only)
Dub FX – (Lorne Only)
Guineafowl – (Lorne Only)
Gyuto Monks of Tibet – (Lorne Only)
Kim Churchill – (Lorne Only)
Lewis Floyd Henry – (Lorne Only)
Miles Kane – (Lorne Only)
Puta Madre Brothers – (Lorne Only)
The Bombay Royale – (Lorne Only)
Grouplove
The Naked & Famous
The Scientists of Modern Music
An Horse
CSS
John Butler Trio
Kimbra
Scratch Perverts
The Head And The Heart
Alpine
Beirut
CANT
Regurgitator (performing Unit)
The Grates
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
The Kooks
Metronomy
Jim Jones Revue
Nouvelle Vague
Aloe Blacc
Dan Deacon
Young MC
Pnau
Emma Louise
Lanie Lane
Missy Higgins
Josh Thomas
Crystal Castles
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
J Mascis
Josh Pyke
Papa Vs Pretty
Wonderful World of DJ Yoda
Arctic Monkeys
Fleet Foxes
Arj Barker
Easy Star All Stars (performing Dub Side Of The Moon)
The Jezabels
Tim Finn

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