Falls Festival 2011/2012 Line Up – Local Bands & More Boogie Nights Acts

Falls Festival has announced the 3 lucky local bands that will join this year’s line-up. After a month of campaigning throughout October from media and musicians alike, the polls are closed and the results are in. The following Tasmanian talent have scored a paid spot alongside other local artists programmed on The Falls Festival Marion Bay line-up this December:

The Dirty Love – these Deep South rock’n’rollers produce pulse-pounding anthems that sound like they were birthed in the 70s and found their way into the modern day.

Sam Cole & The Mornings – this indie/folk six-piece ignites their sounds on stage with a burst of colour sparked by warm, up-lifting rhythms, heart-wrenching dynamics and honest “eyes wide open” lyrics.

Sole Stickers – purveyors of classic Australian guitar driven rock/pop; blending lyrical smarts, sharp melodic hooks, fuzzed out guitars and driving rhythms.

There were thousands of votes cast by various music lovers from across Tasmania and Australia. In what was an extremely close race, run by some of Tasmania’s best artists and aided by supportive media friends, there were only a few votes separating the winners.

The Falls Music & Arts Festival have also added two new acts to the Boogie Nights Program:

The Duchess, hailing from Melbourne, is ready to spin her eclectic soul, disco and urban beats all over the Marion Bay dance floors.

The Funk N Soul Brass Brothers are a 5-man Tasmanian outfit; expect punchy horn lines and upbeat grooves as they wander from hip-hop to old soul classics.

Falls Festival 2011/2012 Dates

Marion Bay, Tasmania – Dec 29, 2011 – Jan 1 2012 – All Ages

Lorne, Victoria – Dec 28, 2011 – Jan 1 2012 – 18+

Falls Festival 2011/2012 Line-up

The Dirty Love – NEW

Sam Cole & The Mornings – NEW

Sole Stickers – NEW


The Death Set

Mic Newman & Tornado Wallace

Hook N Sling

Nina Las Vegas

Strange Talk

Oscar & Martin

Bass Kleph

Dr Don Don


Northeast House Party

Bleeding Knees Club – (Lorne Only)

Boy In A Box – (Lorne Only)

Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes – (Lorne Only)

Dub FX – (Lorne Only)

Guineafowl – (Lorne Only)

Gyuto Monks of Tibet – (Lorne Only)

Kim Churchill – (Lorne Only)

Lewis Floyd Henry – (Lorne Only)

Miles Kane – (Lorne Only)

Puta Madre Brothers – (Lorne Only)

The Bombay Royale – (Lorne Only)


The Naked & Famous

The Scientists of Modern Music

An Horse


John Butler Trio


Scratch Perverts

The Head And The Heart




Regurgitator (performing Unit)

The Grates

Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

The Kooks


Jim Jones Revue

Nouvelle Vague

Aloe Blacc

Dan Deacon

Young MC


Emma Louise

Lanie Lane

Missy Higgins

Josh Thomas

Crystal Castles

Unknown Mortal Orchestra

J Mascis

Josh Pyke

Papa Vs Pretty

Wonderful World of DJ Yoda

Arctic Monkeys

Fleet Foxes

Arj Barker

Easy Star All Stars (performing Dub Side Of The Moon)

The Jezabels

Tim Finn

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