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Dashville Skyline 2017 – first round line-up announcement

IT'S THE YEAR OF THE ROOSTER! The third annual Dashville Skyline, Australia’s very own Cosmic Country Weekender, has just announced a portion of artists heading to its hallowed bushland home [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|

Dashlands: a tribute to the Boss

DASHVILLE DOES THE BOSS! The legendary Boss - Mr. Bruce Springsteen - is heading back to the Hunter Valley this month and Dashville is celebrating in style. The Hunter's favourite [...]

By | January 31st, 2017|


Not that they need much introduction, but Regurgitator are Australia's great purveyors of genre-bending music. And that's exactly what they'll bring to The Gum Ball in 2017 - bangin' classics, singalong [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|


We like acts that are a little left of centre here at Dashville, and for 2017 the legendary comic trio Tripod were one of the first acts we called. Here's [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|

Kim Churchill

Known for his magnetic, dynamic stage presence, Kim Churchill unites lyrical artistry with fierce vocals and a virtuosic power of his guitar. Every bit the sonic architect, Churchill, a Gum Ball alumni, [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|

The Funk Hunters (CA)

Borrowing inspiration from classic funk and hip hop, Vancouver natives The Funk Hunters are putting the soul back into electronic dance music. Having honed their craft at over 450 performances [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|

Boo Seeka

Songwriter and vocalist Ben Gumbleton is no stranger to our peaceful Dashville property, having performed amongst the gums with roots rock group Benjalu. Now he returns with project Boo Seeka, [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|

Mick Thomas & The Roving Commission

Raconteur, troubadour, balladeer and poet, Mick Thomas is best known as the song master of pub-rock icons Weddings, Parties, Anything. His band The Roving Commission features Squeezebox Wally on piano accordion and a rotating [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|

Gareth Liddiard

As the malevolent mastermind behind The Drones, Gareth Liddiard has staked a claim in the annals of Australian music as one of our greatest ever wordsmiths, comparable to Cave, Kelly [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|

The Peep Tempel

You could spend time trying to pinpoint The Peep Tempel's influences - the abrasiveness of The Sex Pistols, the twisted arrangements of The Drones, the unhinged rhythmic stagger of The Fall [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|
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