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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|

Felix Riebl

As the energetic, charismatic, and quietly spoken frontman of Melbourne powerhouse The Cat Empire, Felix Riebl has carved a reputation as a phenomenally gifted song-smith and performer. Since his late [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|

Caiti Baker

Caiti Baker previously journeyed to Dashville as the voice of electro-soul duo Sietta, and now returns in the pursuit of her own solo sound. Recently joining A.B. Original on stage at [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|

The Ocean Party

Melbourne-via-Wagga band The Ocean Party have released six albums in the past seven years and show no sign of slowing down. They have a dreamy pop sound that's intrinsically Australian, echoing of Youth Group, [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|

The Meltdown

Simon Burke, lead singer of Melbourne jazz-soul juggernaut The Meltdown, is no stranger to Dashville, having played at Dashville Skyline as the drummer of Lost Ragas. But this is something [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|


We love a rock band at The Gum Ball (we think you do too) and there's none in Oz that hit much harder than Melbourne powerhouse HITS. Every now and [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|
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