M.I.A. & Action Bronson Lead Lineup For Melbourne’s Fresh New Year’s Festival ‘The First NYD’

Melbourne’s freshest New Year’s Day festival The First NYD has unveiled its full debut lineup, topped by British artist M.I.A., New York rapper Action Bronson and Australia’s homegrown dance icons The Presets.

The new multi-stage festival, presented by Hardware Group and Piknic Electronik, will debut at Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl on Tuesday, 1st January 2019, with “a focus on live electronic, hip hop, house and techno”.

The lineup also features the likes of Australian electronica act Banoffee (Martha Brown), French-born vinyl DJ and producer Bloody Mary, Canadian electronic duo Bob Moses and Bulgarian DJ KiNK.

Aside from all the music, organisers are also promising plenty of food trucks, art pieces and performers, after confirming Action Bronson and The Presets as part of their roster last month.

View the full lineup and all the ticket details for The First NYD 2019 down below.

The First NYD 2019 Lineup

Action Bronson


The Presets


Bloody Mary

Bob Moses

KiNK (Live)

Krystal Klear

Max Cooper


SG Lewis

+ more to be announced

The First NYD 2019

Pre-sale begins Wednesday, 12th September

Tickets on sale to general public Thursday, 13th September

Tuesday, 1st January 2019

Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne

Tickets: Ticketmaster

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