|Good Vibrations 2011|
Touring nationally are our Kiwi cousins Fat Freddy’s Drop and Bag Raiders, who join the other amazing local acts previously announced Yolanda Be Cool, Koolism and Tim & Jean, also performing in all cities.
After sold out tours in Europe and North America, Fat Freddy’s Drop are back with their inimitable blend of reggae, roots, dub and jazz, and will perform their exhilarating live set for the fans in Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast and Perth. Fresh off the back of their own national tour and acclaimed debut album are dynamic duo Bag Raiders, with a killer new live show.
Kicking off the tour in Sydney will be the forest rocking Triple J Unearthed winners Jinja Safari, rising hip hop outfit Thundamentals, notorious party starters Bang Gang DJs and club queen Anna Lunoe. Continuing the party vibe in Melbourne are leading lights of the club scene Denzal Park, innovative indie-rapper 360 and local legends Grant Smillie and John Course.
Get ready for an energetic show when Surecut Kids bring their infectious party set to the Gold Coast, alongside breakbeat pioneer Skool of Thought and Zennith, dubbed the future of roots and Indigenous music in Australia. Also catch rising indie pop stars the Hungry Kids of Hungary and fellow nearthed artists Teleprompter.
Don’t miss Good Vibrations golden boy Charlie Bucket wrapping up the tour in Perth, with Modular kid Shazam, electro punk outfit Blud and Knowledge Bones, winner of the 2010 Good Vibrations Indigenous Hip Hop Competition. We liked him so much that we’ve invited back!
These local artists and many more will be joining the already announced international acts Faithless, Phoenix, Nas & Damian Marley, Sasha, Ludacris, Cee Lo Green, Kelis, Erykah Badu, Miike Snow, Friendly Fires, Fake Blood, Rusko, Sidney Samson, Janelle Monáe, Mike Posner, Kill The Noise and Fenech-Soler.
Tickets are selling fast in all cities so fans are advised to jump on it before missing out!
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Good Vibrations Festival 2011
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Sydney, Centennial Park – Saturday 12 February
Melbourne, Flemington Racecourse – Sunday 13 February
Gold Coast, Parklands – Saturday 19 February
Perth, Claremont Showground – Sunday 20 February