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Falls Festival 2013/2014 Official Lineup Announcement

Written by James Arnold-Garvey on August 12, 2013

UPDATE: SECOND LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FALLS 2013/14 HAS BEEN UNVEILED!

The time has finally arrived for the Falls Festival 2013/2014 line up announcement. The roster of artists set to ignite Lorne, Marion Bay and Byron Bay this New Year’s has just been announced, including Vampire Weekend, The Roots, MGMT, Grizzly Bear, Violent Femmes and so many more!

With 28 names on the list, including 17 internationals with five of those acts never before gracing our shores, the 2013/2014 lineup was mostly kept under wraps this year, though Vampire Weekend returning to headline the event was an almost certainty with their Unbelievers used to soundtrack the latest festival teaser vids.

The Roots also announced earlier this year that they would be heading Down Under in time for New Year’s, Grizzly Bear‘s Ed Droste has also done much the same thing. We reckon both are a perfect fit.

Celebrating its 17th year on the Australian music scene, 2013 will also see the festival expanding into new territory. It’s being taken up to Byron Bay where it will share the same turf as Splendour In The Grass – the North Byron Parklands – making use of the area’s “natural amphitheatres, lakes and tree coverage”, though the festival’s keen to avoid the pitfalls that made Splendour a logistical nightmare late last month.

You can enter the ballot for tickets via the official Falls website right now, with registrations closing at 12pm AEST, Monday 26th August. Then, from 9am Thursday 29th August, lucky ballot-winners can purchase just four tickets each, with a general ticket sales then beginning 9am Wednesday, 4th September. No word yet on prices, so stay tuned.

So here it is – the Falls Festival 2013/2014 lineup!

Falls Festival 2013/2014 lineup
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Asta
Big Scary
Bombino
Bonobo
The Cat Empire
Chet Faker
Crystal Fighters
Cyril Hahn
Flight Facilities
Gossling
Grizzly Bear
Hanni El Khatib
Hermitude
James Vincent Mcmorrow
London Grammar
MGMT
Neil Finn
Pond
The Preatures
The Roots
Rüfüs
Solange
Tom Odell
Vampire Weekend
Violent Femmes
White Denim
The Wombats

Second Announcement

Emma Louise
Horrorshow
Hungry Kids Of Hungry
Johnny Marr
Oliver Tank
The Paper Kites
The Rubens
Thundamentals
The War On Drugs
Violent Soho

Falls Festival 2013/2014

28th December, 2013 – 1st January, 2014
Lorne, Victoria

29th December, 2013 – 1st January, 2014
Marion Bay, Tasmania

31st December 2013 – 3rd January, 2014
Byron Bay, NSW

Watch: The Falls Music & Arts Festival 2013/14 – Byron Bay

Watch: The Falls Music & Arts Festival 2013/14 – Marion Bay

Watch: The Falls Music & Arts Festival 2013/14 – Lorne

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