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Dashville Progress Society

The Hunter's legendary supergroup Dashville Progress Society will return to close festival proceedings again in 2017. Made up of the region's best musicians, the massive and powerful live band often [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|

Fallon Cush

"...combining the voice of Bob Dylan with the radio friendly vibe of Neil Finn." - Americana UK   The enigmatically named Fallon Cush is the vehicle for Sydney based songwriter [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|

Dashville Skyline 2017 – more acts announced!

More acts announced for Dashville Skyline 2017!   Dashville Skyline, Australia’s very own Cosmic Country Weekender, has announced the final portion of artists heading to its hallowed bushland home in [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|

Dashville launches ‘On the Road’

DASHVILLE IS GOING ON THE ROAD An idea has been evolving here in HQ for sometime. It's a big idea, with a simple concept, and one that involves all our [...]

By | June 22nd, 2017|


Sydney based three-piece Roadhouses craft sedated rock 'n' roll, perfect for the midnight hour. Drawing influences from artists such as Bill Callahan, Yo La Tengo and Karen Carpenter, their sound is [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|

Mel Parsons (NZ)

One of New Zealand’s established songwriting stars, indie-folk singer songwriter Mel Parsons’ released her third full length album Drylands to critical acclaim. Featuring the stunning song 'Don't Wait', which features Ron Sexsmith, [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|

Tim Easton (US)

Across three absorbing studio records and an acclaimed reimagining of Bruce Springsteen's classic Nebraska album, Melbourne's Pony Face have been enjoying a groundswell of popularity. Their live shows are dark, [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|

Lachlan Bryan & The Wildes

Once in a blue Tasman moon, the damp, limey backstreets of Melbourne produce a songsmith of singular integrity and vision; an artist who is readily able to articulate, in profoundest [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|

Claire Anne Taylor

The soulful voice of songwriter Claire Anne Taylor will make its long-awaited return to Dashville for Skyline in 2017. Having visited previously for our PigSty in July event, and having [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|

Songs From Dan (NL)

Many Australian gig-lovers will have lasting memories of legendary psychedelic folk-pop group Wild Pumpkins at Midnight, who were regularly filling rooms around the country in the late '80s and early [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|
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