Strawberry Fields is turning 10 this year and they’ve just unveiled a juicy AF lineup to celebrate.
The 2018 instalment of the fruity fest will feature performances from dancefloor experimentalist and top Detroit techno producer Carl Craig in the headliner slot, alongside fellow US acts Hoj, Lonely C of Boston’s DJ and production duo Soul Clap, Oona Dah, Oakland Americana group Dirtwire, and previously announced Chicago artist Honey Dijon.
Leading the crop from the UK is veteran Sasha, Hessle Audio co-founder, Pearson Sound and South London artist Henry Wu, also performing as part of Kamaal Williams, house producers/DJs Jimpster, techno producer Third Son, DJ and producer Willow, Ryan Lee West’s alias Rival Consoles, the Radio 1 house DJ and queen of the Jackathon empties Heidi and HAAi.
From Europe, there’s ambient techno artist Move D,Sydney-turned-Berlin export Bella Sarris, fellow Berliner Max Graef, electro producers Township Rebellion and Teutonic DJ odd couple Andhim, Belgian electronic music producer, composer and DJ Peter Van Hoesen, Lo-fi house superstar DJ Seinfeld, Scandinavian melodic Techno music group Minilogue and Red Light Radio co-founder Orpheu The Wizard.
Rounding up the international selects is one of Japan’s best and most respected deckhands DJ Nobu, Argentine Pedro Canales aka DJ producer Chancha Via Circuito, Canada’s Jayda G and Anstascia D’Elene Corniere and Vivie-ann Bakos’ Blond:ish, and from closer to home, New Zealander’s Out of Sorts.
Which brings us to the homegrown harvest, of which there’s a ripe crop including future-soul quartet Hiatus Kaiyote, CC:DISCO!, Melbourne beatsmmiths 30/70, the krautback discoteque of Wax’o Paradiso and Jazz Hip-Hop Fremantle WA Rock Funk 6 piece, POW! Negro and loads more.
Strawberry Fields 2018 will hit the banks of the Murray River in NSW’s Tocumwal, from November 16-18, with Final Round tickets on sale from Tuesday, June 26.
But hurry, because early bird tix sold out in less than an hour!
The festival made headlines recently for being the first ever Australian festival to introduce a scheme that would allow certain low-income earners discounted tickets.
Catch the Strawberry Fields 2018 lineup below.
UPDATE 29/08/18: Strawberry Fields Festival Adds 64 Final Acts To 2018 Lineup
Strawberry Fields 2018 Lineup
Aaron Choulai & Daichi Yamamoto
Barney Mcall’s Empathy Chip
Cool Out Sun
Danny OSX & Paul Gorrie
Handsdown & Leighboy
Kalala & The Round Midnights
Manchild & Miss Goldie
MIguel Moves South
Photograph your Aura (Nelson Dialect & Alnitak Kid)
Setwun & the Soulstranuts
SQL & Child
Tall Paul Plays Acid Piano
Turner Street Sound
Chancha via Circuito,
LUNA-EXCHANGE (Horatio Luna & Zeitgeist Freedom Energy Exchange)
Out of Sorts
Orpheu The Wizard
Peter Van Hoesen
The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra
The Senegambian Jazz Band
Strawberry Fields 2018
Final Round tickets on sale now
Friday, 16th — Sunday, 18th November
The Wildlands @ Tocumwal, NSW
Tickets: Official Website