It seemed that the weather was in favour of the punters as gates opened for the 2012 Sydney leg of the Future Music Festival. The smell of fake tan lingered in the air as some festival goers decided to pass the time before gates opened by playing ‘Spot Snookie’, and it wasn’t a hard game.
Forget confetti showers, The Wombats might just blast punters with autumn leaves during their performances at next month’s Future Music Festival.
Two girls dressed as elves looked on as a fountain of kids spilled out of the press pit and back into the general access area. On stage stood a half-man, half-panda with a guitar, flanked by two Wombats. Just another night at Festival Hall in Melbourne.
English indie rock band The Wombats will return in 2011 for more Australian tour dates this October. This will be their third visit to Australia in 12 months after playing Parklife in 2010 and Groovin the Moo earlier this year.
Nearly fifteen thousand people arrived to the sold out Groovin’ The Moo in Bendigo on Saturday. The sun was out, and both the temperature and spirits where high. Local outfit Oh Pacific and Ipswich act The Redcoats got the day underway on the outside stages, and the crowd continued to grow as winners of the
English indie rock band, The Wombats and Aussie indie pop band The Holidays have pulled out of the final Groovin the Moo show at Bunbury, WA on 14th May. The Wombats have been invited to play at BBC Radio 1 Big Weekend, alongside the Foo Fighters, Black Eyed Peas, Lady GaGa, My Chemical Romance and
Youthful UK indie trio The Wombats are soon to visit the land of the beast that inspired their name, with Groovin’ The Moo shows lined up for this autumn, and now the Scousers have now announced a bunch of their own headline gigs too. The band will play dates in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide
With the tenth anniversary of Parklife on the horizon, people are starting to stir with excitement. Fans, organisers and artists alike are all counting down the days until the festival kicks off across Australia.