On the second Crawl for 2017, a fresh group of booking agents, musicians and media were treated to local performances, visited venues and festivals and met local council and industry in Frankston, Mornington Peninsula, Meeniyan and South Gippsland areas.
Managed by Music Victoria, the Victorian Music Crawl is the first program of its kind in Australia. Three tours will take place across 2017-18 with a tour to the Mornington Peninsula and Gippsland planned for the second half of 2017 and a tour to Geelong, the Surf Coast and Warrnambool scheduled for next summer.
“David Wade’s answer to dwindling motivation and entertainment options in the region is a community festival at Kernot Hall based around purely local music and Victorian beer in equal parts.Just as the AFL was “made up in a bar over a beer”, he’s seeking to provide the social grounds for new ideas and inspiration.
“I remember when I was a kid there was a lot of bands at Kernot Hall the whole community used to go to and that’s kind of died off,” Mr Wade said.
“It’s become Traralgon-based events lately and the big community events are gone.”
The ‘Beercide Yourself’ festival scheduled for Saturday, 18 November will showcase only Victorian breweries and bands, to draw attention to what’s happening in our backyard and create industry connections.” Latrobe Valley Express
local musicians and allowed us to keep providing local jobs within our state too.
NYE on the Hill is a 3-day (2-night) boutique music and camping festival for good-vibing, music-loving folk. It takes place in the beautifully picturesque rollings Hills of South Gippsland near Loch Village, 90mins from Melbourne, 25mins from Inverloch, 35mins from Phillip Island. Good times with great people in a stunning location. What better way to bring in the New Year.
The annual camp-out will see over 30 acts play on one stage over three days and two nights, going down on the Hills of Victoria’s South Gippsland (90 mins from Melbourne), beginning on Saturday, 30th December.
Tickets for the boutique festival will be limited to just 2,500 punters this year, and will set you back $249 including camping. Outside of the music there’ll also be field games, street food, chill out zones, DJs, art installations and yoga on offer.
Catch the full lineup alongside dates and ticket detail here