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26 acts added to Peats Ridgelineup

The eighth Peats Ridge Sustainable Arts and Music Festival already has an impressive lineup of Australian and international music acts to help you celebrate New Years, with man of the moment Gotye, Californian popsters Dum Dum Girls, blues master Hanni El Khatib, Japanese funk band Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro and plenty more on the bill.

The festival has now dropped a second batch of acts including At the Drive In and Sparta rocker Jim Ward, Canadian band indie crew Yukon Blonde, a group of local faves including Oh Mercy, Canyons and Eagle & The Worm.

Announcing the new additions to the lineup Festival Director Matt Grant says that Peats Ridge is shaping up to be one of Australia’s hottest New Years tickets: “We’ve got a great eclectic line-up of music from musicians and bands of the moment, those soon to break, and others you may not have heard of, but that I know our fans will love. With more announcements to be made, including (incredibly) more new artists, Peats Ridge renowned arts and cultural program, sustainability program and children’s festival for music lovers with kids, fun and surprises still await.”

62 acts are now confirmed to play the Festival, spanning the gamut of musical interests and tastes, with 48 local acts and 14 internationals.

Peats Ridge second round announcement:

Jim Ward
Eagle & The Worm
Yukon Blonde
Oh Mercy
Ball Park Music
King Cannons
Busby Marou
New Navy
Inland Sea
The Rescue Ships
The Liberators
Oliver Tank
Scott Mellis
Richard Cuthbert
Sam Shinazzi
Los Capitanes
Steve Smyth
I Am Apollo

Check out the first round of announcements

Peats Ridge Festival
29th December – 1st January

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Braveheart81 said on the 14th Oct, 2011

Jim Ward from At the Drive In you wally.

The Great Monkey War

The Great Monkey War said on the 14th Oct, 2011

Oh! Yea, that makes much more sense.

Napoleon Solo

Napoleon Solo said on the 14th Oct, 2011

Jim Ward is really striving to be the next Jeff Martin, isn't he?