From September the 10th to 14th Launceston is taking over Tassies music and art scene with the Junction Art Festival. Our picks for the festival are , Gentle Hurst, The Stayns,ARTSKOOL, Backyard Bands Intrude. With so much happening your best to head over to the Junction website and check out the program. www.junctionartsfestival.com.au
Held in Currie Harbour overlooking the King Island’s picturesque the Festival Of King Island brings together a bevy of great folk/blues/rock talent (Kim Churchill, Caravãna Sun, Benjalu, Shaun Kirk, Laura Hill, Simon Astley and many many more) who mix it up close and personal with perhaps Australia’s friendliest bunch of folks. Add into the mix the island’s great cheese, beef and seafood and its great surf, dive and beachcombing beaches and you are likely to find all your sensations tingling by the end of FOKI 2015… and if that doesn’t convince you then there is always the 100m soap-accelerated plastic-sheet waterslide full of thrills as it weaves and cascades its way through the scrub surrounding the festival. Early bird tickets on sale as of this weekend for the
The beckoning legend of PARTY IN THE PADDOCK grows larger every year that the festival takes place within the scenically rich hills of Tasmania’s lush north-east. In its third year, this up-and-coming boutique radical, boasts a tradition of BYO alcohol, abundant good vibes and a killer line up straight from the waves of your summer radio. 'PITP' will once again create ripples around the country this February 20-21 as it marches the Tasmanian music scene further into the nation’s eye. Showcasing the states 'cream of the crop' amongst some of the nation's finest, the big party will be headed officially by the return of dub/reggae great's - Mat McHugh & The Beautiful Girls along side the likes of - Allday - Jinja Safari - DUNE RATS - The Smith Street Band - The Delta Riggs - Willow Beats - Tommy Franklin - Dappled Cities - KLP - Luca Brasi - Little Bastard - Drunk Mums - The Dead Love - Younger Dryas - The Middle Names - Akouo - Save The Clock Tower - Sheriff - Lepers and Crooks - Our House - The Familiars - BRIGGIE SMALLS + MANY MORE TBA At a deeper level the event provides the growing era of youth culture in the region a colourful outlet for artistic expression. Active within the surrounding community this green and economically friendly festival is at foremost a celebration of life, a dedication to the people who are no longer with us and of quite recently a proud supporter of beyondblue. But plain and simply, it’s all about the vibes, see you at BURNS CREEK in February. BYO Alcohol. Underage patrons advised to attend in the company of a parent or guardian.
This event is not to be missed on your Tasmania Calendar . Everything that MONA touches turns to gold and the MOFO is no exception. Great weather Amazing Music and Art. Pack your backpack hitch a ride and head to Tasmania's capital Hobart for a true cultural experience that is sure to change you. http://mofo.net.au/
Launceston Breath Of Life festival is not to be missed. Featuring some of the best acts coming to Tasmania in 2014.
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Salamanca Market is a street market in Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania. It is a major tourist attraction in Tasmania, and is held on Saturdays between 8.30am and 3.00pm.
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