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Australia has emerged as a hub for some of the world’s most joyous music festivals. If music is something that excites you, do not miss being part of these terrific music festivals of Australia.
Tamworth Country Music Festival
The oldest and the biggest music festival in Australia, it represents the national music culture and heritage through numerous concerts and live performances across different venues. It is an annual festival that lasts for two weeks and witnesses around 50,000 visitors per day. During the event, visitors are treated to a varied range of entertainment options by over 700 artistes, every day.
A multi-day music festival, Falls Festival is one of the finest boutique music events in the country. With over 20 international acts by a mix of over 70 renowned bands, DJs and comedians, the event takes place from the end of December to the beginning of January, and welcomes the New Year in Australia with style! Choose to enjoy your New Year’s Eve in the country by attending this world-class event and have an experience of a lifetime.
Rainbow Serpent is an event that stands out with the four days of non-stop music. It is an electronic music festival that is held around 26th January in Lexton, Victoria and amazes with music, art, dance and spiritual discussions. Portraying the story of indigenous Australia’s god of weather, it is an event you should not miss during your visit to the country around Australia Day.
Wide Open Space
Held at Ross River Resort at the foot of the MacDonnell ranges in Central Australia, Wide Open Space takes you on a mind-blowing musical journey with live bands, superstar DJs, acoustic acts, desert reggae acts, yodelling quartets and Hip Hop crews. It is a 3-day event held in the beginning of May inviting thousands of people every year. Come and experience the diverse music scene in Central Australia!
Splendour in the Grass
One of the biggest festivals in Australia, Splendour in the Grass was first held in 2001. It is celebrated in July in North Byron Parklands and brings something new for the audience with performances in a wide range of genres. The event welcomes around 30,000 Australians and international visitors every year and astonishes them with incredible performances by some of the biggest names in the music industry.
Woodford Folk Festival
Among the largest folk festivals in the world, Woodford Folk Festival begins on 27th December and ends on 1st January. With the largest gathering of musicians and artistes in the country, Woodford Folk Festival represents the artistic, cultural and social expression of the country through music, circus, cabaret, dance, films, visual arts, comedy, workshops and a children’s festival, and ends with a number of terrific presentations boasting a fire event on the first day of the New Year.