Playgound Weekender 2011 2nd Lineup Announcement

The 5th edition of the Playground Weekender has announced its next set of artists to join their already strong indi line up.

Stretching over 4 days from Thursday 17th to Sunday the 20th of February in the Del Rio Riverside Resort in Wisemans Ferry New south Wales.

Along with head-line acts of the Doves, Lamb, Tricky, Kool and the Gang, Kate Nash, De La Soul, Caribou, You am I the next set of artists are:

Betty Airs (Darren Cross ex Gerling) 50’s grunge 3 piece

Magnetic Heads – Tambourine smashing 5 piece likened to new age Morrissey

Medicated Youth (Simon Day ex Ratcat) Flamboyant pop rock group

The Cracks (Hamish Rosser – The Vines) – Pure rock ‘n’ roll

Matt Van Schie – Late night electro

Inland Sea – 10 piece Brisbane based Triple J Unearthed winners (editors note: how ironically appropriately named right now)

King Kssr (Kiss ex The Scare) – Solo project with a pop twist

Slow Down Honey – Terrigal 4 piece likened to Elvis Costello, Wilco & The Cars

Fait Accompli – A mash of indie soul punk and rock ‘n’ roll

Dark Bells (Ex Mercy Arms & Lost Valentinos) Psychedelic sounds

Daniel Lee Kendall – Triple J Next Crop Artist – Folk

Jack Carty – Top Ten iTunes singer songwriter

Lanie Lane – Spirit of Muddy Waters inhabiting Doris Day

GRAZ – Musical acrobat GRAZ always plays a unique set of deep and wondrous dance music

Andrew Morris (The Wilson Pickers) – solo folk rock

Jez Mead – Whiskey fuelled blues

Mojo Juju – Eccentric blues

Mylee Grace – Gypsy rock ‘n’ roll

The Money Smokers – Moody blues

Kristina Miltiadou – New wave folk singer

Cats Are Black – Blues and country rock

Gay Bash DJ’s – Party classics from the club night with the cult following

The Flinders Hotel DJ’s – Eclectic mix of jukebox classics, 50’s to 90’s rock from Sydney’s premier dive bar

Teenage Kicks DJ’s – Indie Pop DJ’s

Bad Wives – Sweet retro and new wave tracks

Urby – Swing, rockabilly and vintage records

Dusty Duets– Knee slapping toe-tapping country

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