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Newcastle’s Brand New UP DOWN Festival Unveils Debut Lineup

Written by Tom Williams on December 12, 2018

Newcastle’s brand new UP DOWN music festival — from the team behind the city’s THIS THAT festival — has made its first lineup announcement for 2019, confirming a list of dance-heavy acts for its maiden event.

The boutique beach festival will take place across two stages on the Newcastle Foreshore in March, and will be headlined by the likes of Italian dance crew The Bloody Beetroots, Swedish ‘Teenage Crimes’ producer Adrian Lux and Major Lazer’s Jillionaire.

The festival’s Aussie contingent will feature the likes of Motez, Nina Las Vegas, CARMADA, Luen, Basenji and Kilter, and there are still more acts to be announced.

Aside from the music, organisers are also promising plenty of cocktail bars and street food.

Catch the full first lineup announcement and all the ticketing details down below.

UP DOWN 2019 Lineup

ADRIAN LUX (SWE)
BASENJI
THE BLOODY BEETROOTS (ITA)
CARMADA
ELK ROAD
GO FREEK
THE JILLIONAIRE (of Major Lazer)
KILTER
KOTA BANKS
LUEN
MOTEZ
NINA LAS VEGAS
ROLAND TINGS
SET MO
TØRIPEPPER

+ more to be announced

UP DOWN 2019 Lineup

Pre-sale begins 9am AEDT Thursday, 13th December

Tickets on sale to general public 9am AEDT Friday, 14th December

Sunday, 17th March
Camp Shortland, Newcastle Foreshore (18+)
Tickets: Official Website

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