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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Cram 17 New Bands Onto Gizzfest Melbourne Lineup

Written by Mike Hohnen on November 4, 2016

As their glorious travelling festival Gizzfest 2016 edges closer, psych masterminds King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have gone full Mad Hatter, cramming an extra 17 acts onto the event’s Melbourne lineup, bringing the total amount of artists performing at this year’s Gizzfest to a proverbial f*ck-tonne.

That said, there is total method to their madness. Rather than throwing acts in the mix willy nilly, King Gizz have made sure their new additions will be performing on a variety of smaller demountable stages, each carefully curated by local (and awesome) record labels.

The labels chosen to curate include Aarght Records, who’s stage will feature Heirophants, Cereal Killer and more. Moontown Records have selected Greta Now and School Damage to be amongst those representing them at the festival, while Panache Bookings tagged GUM and Bitch Diesel, among others; and Flightless, home to The Gizz itself, will be offering even more delights from their roster.

Punters have now well and truly been spoiled for choice. Already, the event packed a worthy lineup featuring Pond, Stonefield, Mild High Club and The Gizz in pole position. Now it appears they’ve just gone mad with power…

Catch Gizzfest’s update 2016 Melbourne lineup, below.

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – ‘Robot Stop’

Gizzfest 2016 Melbourne Lineup Additions

Aarght Records presents…
Hierophants
Tommy T & The Classical Mishaps
Spotting
Cereal Killer

Moontown Records presents…
Greta Now
School Damage
Waterfall Person
Parsnip

Panache Bookings presents…
Guided Group Meditation with Dinner
Emma Russack
GUM
Bitch Diesel
Tim Presley

Flightless records presents…
Palm Springs
Crepes
Stu Mackenzie
Dreaminā€™ Wild

Joining…

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard
Pond
White Fence
The Murlocs
Mild High Club
Stonefield*
Orb*
Jaala*
Boulevards
Dinner

*Appearing in Sydney & Melbourne only

Gizzfest 2016

Tickets available now

Friday, 25th November
Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane
Tickets: Gizzfest

Saturday, 26th November
Coburg Velodrome, Melbourne
Tickets: Gizzfest

Tuesday, 29th November
The Big Top, Sydney
Tickets: Gizzfest

Saturday, 3rd December
Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
Tickets: Gizzfest

Sunday, 4th December
Bar Pop Urban Orchard, Perth
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