MONA FOMA 2012 Line-up: Tickets On Sale Now + Event Info

Hobart’s MONA FOMA Festival returns this year with a line-up that’s being described as troubadours of the weird, world famous and never- heard-before music, dance, theatre, visual art, and sound.

This year PJ Harvey will front the line-up with her thought-provoking songs off her current album Let England Shake, as well as pieces from her previous albums that sometimes confuse but we love just the same.

Other MOFO favourites will be returning such as BalletLab, Gabriella Smart, IHOS, and Robin Fox, along with a bunch of MOFO newcomers who promise everything from sexy math – on a giant screen, to German gospel, nude tours of MONA, and bagpipes. So nothing out of the ordinary.

MONA FOMA will take place between 13 – 21 on January 2012.

Artist Line-Up

Pj Harvey – Playing her latest album Let England Shake

Pierre Henry – pioneer of musique concrete

Ryoji Ikeda – Pure math visuals and music

The Dresden Dolls – Brechtian punk duo

Phillip Adams Balletlab – confrontational dance troupe premiering, Aviary

IHOS – music-theatre and opera group premiering Barbarians

Hanggai – six Mongolian guys just having a good musical time

tUnE-yArDs – Coarse folk with bold pop sensibility

The Dad Horse Experience – gospel-preaching-banjo-plucking one-man band

+ Many More

MONA FOMA 2012 Tickets

Festival passes: $50. Covers everything at PW1 on Saturday 14 Jan, Sunday 15 Jan, Thursday 19 Jan, Friday 20 Jan

Day passes: $25 per day. Available at PW1 on Saturday 14 Jan, Sunday 15 Jan, Thursday 19 Jan, Friday 20 Jan

PJ Harvey – $85/ Sat 21 January/PW1

IHOS – $25/Theatre Royal, Campbell Street, Hobart

Ballet Lab – $25/ Theatre Royal, Campbell Street, Hobart

Ticketscan be purchased at

Free Events

Artist performances from The Dad Horse Experience(Ger), Lucas Abela (Aus), Hanggai (China), Robin Fox (Aus), Gabriella Smart (Aus), The Elanee Ensemble (Aus), tUnE-yArDs (USA), Adam Simmons (Aus), Rod Thomson (Aus), Chris Abrahams and Sabine Vogel (Aus/Ger) AND Dan Healy (Aus)

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