Due to a lack of funding, the investigation into the collapse of the troubled Peats Ridge Festival has reportedly come to a stop, with liquidators claiming that the festival’s creditors could be left $1.6 million out of pocket. According to theMusic.com.au, the liquidators leading the investigation, Worrells, this week delivered a report that alleges Peats
The director of the collapsed Peats Ridge Music Festival, Matt Grant, has been accused of embezzling $1.3 million dollars and wiping records, with the investigation into the troubled event establishing that $1.4 million in ticket revenue has effectively disappeared. Grant announced at the beginning of the year that the beloved New Year’s Eve festival would
Things have gone from bad to worse for Peats Ridge Festival director Matt Grant – the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) are now being called upon by the MEAA to intervene in the festival’s liquidation proceedings after Grant’s plans to visit France were deemed as a possible attempt to flee the country and dodge
It appears that the current poor festival climate has taken its toll on another one of our popular events. This time it’s Peats Ridge, who have announced just this afternoon that they are winding up the event due to low income from the recent 2012 event. A statement from Festival & Creative Director Matt Grant
News Year’s Eve: it’s overpriced, overcrowded and overhyped. It’s a night where it costs an entire evening’s worth of booze money just to enter your local, only to be crammed shoulder to shoulder with strange savages who mercilessly push in at the bar and bathroom while any attempt at conversation is thwarted by blaring beats
Peats Ridge Sustainable Arts and Music Festival is urging musicians from all corners of the country to apply for the opportunity to perform at this year’s festival held over New Year from Saturday, December 29, 2012 to Tuesday, January 1, 2013. To apply, simply click on Peats Ridge 2012 submission form and enter you info;
Australia’s own Peats Ridge Festival is now available for live streaming via YouTube. As seen through Splendour In The Grass earlier this year, YouTube has become a place for those not attending the festival to enjoy the live acts.
As if it wasn’t already packed full of enough sonic goodness, Peats Ridge Festival have just come out with even more artists to add to their line-up. Melbourne based indie crooner Dan Kelly, along with his Dream Band will be joining the line-up, as will delicate genre hopping Sydney two-piece kyü. Also along for the
On the 29th of December thousands of cheerful and eager campers piled into an assortment of cars, minivans, Winnebagos and trucks on their way to the famous Peat’s Ridge sustainable music and arts festival.
The arts and theatre program for Peats Ridge 2009 is filled to the brim with every type of visual and aesthetic ecstasy you can imagine.
Well it’s almost that time of the year again. Sure, there’s that whole Christmas thing coming up (as I’m sure you’ll be aware from the obscene amount of advertising already flooding your senses day in, day out), but for lovers of music late December really means something completely different.
Kid Sam are two similarly named cousins from Melbourne, Kieran and Kishore Ryan. Their music carries with it a unique aesthetic that draws on elements of post rock and ambiance, with themes of violence, romance and the politics of the everyday.
The organisers of the Peat’s Ridge Festival have announced the first round of acts
I never knew that there were places (homes, institutions or whatever you want to call them) for people who were deaf.
Going from a nationwide tour with legends Supergrass to a job in Industrial Relations may seem loathsome to some, but Cloud Control bassist Jeremy insists it isn’t all that bad
Nic Mckenzie sounds upbeat. He has good reason to be, given his band Deep Sea Arcade recently won the Homebake Incentive at the Hopetoun hotel, securing them a spot on the bill at the all-Australian festival.
A popular group from New Zealand, with funny accents and fans across Australia, that isn’t Flight of the Conchords? I can almost hear the collective gasp.
We live in troubled times. Turn on the news and all you seem to hear is how the world economic system is plunging further and further into recession.
At the rate of adding a member per year, Frightened Rabbit – originally a solo act, now a four piece – could be the next Soweto Gospel Choir, and lead singer Scott Hutchinson has even grander plans.