Melburnians can indulge in a funky mix of deck chairs, astroturf, street art… oh, and some smooth music when The Garden Party makes its debut in late January.
FasterLouder reports that the venue will be located in an abandoned lot behind the Melbourne Recital Centre in Southbank, and stage events on Friday and Saturday nights from 6pm, and late Sunday afternoons from 3pm.
Among the big acts locked in to perform at the venue are The Bamboos, who headline the opening night on Friday, January 25 (Australia Day Eve) and Gurumul, who will play with Tinpan Orange and Mia Dyson on Sunday, February 10.
Tickets will cost between $35-45, and there’ll be food and drinks available on site as well. For more information hit up the Melbourne Recital Centre website, or watch the video below.
The Garden Party Program:
Friday, January 25 – Axolotl, The Bamboos
Saturday, January 26 – Fantine, The Bearded Gypsy Band
Sunday, January 27 – The Cactus Channel, Kashmere Stage Band
Friday, February 1 – Art Of Sleeping, Gossling, Battleships
Saturday, February 2 – Graveyard Train, Kira Puru & The Bruise, Little Bastard
Sunday, February 3 – Husky, The Trouble With Templeton, Caitlin Park
Friday, February 8 – Oscar + Martin, Van She, Softwar
Saturday, February 9 – The Raah Project, Electric Empire, Jonti
Sunday, February 10 – Gurrumul, Tinpan Orange, Mia Dyson
Friday, February 15 – Jens Lekman
Saturday, February 16 – Caitlin Park
Sunday, February 17 – Mat McHugh