A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE - MORE ARTISTS FOR GUM BALL 2019!
PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS, AUGIE MARCH JOIN GUM BALL 2019
The Dashville team is pleased to reveal at this festive time that another group of stellar artists are heading to Dashville, Hunter Valley, in April for the 14th annual Gum Ball music and arts festival from Anzac Day, April 25 to Sunday, April 28.
Joining the already robust line-up is Perth powerhouse Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, who are on the brink of exploding around the world. With two monstrous odysseys under their belt, High Visceral Pt. 1 and High Visceral Pt. 2, this four-piece create scintillating progressive rock that shifts from Biblical-sized riffs to dreamy soundscapes in the blink of an eye.
Augie March have earned their place amongst the country’s most revered acts. They returned to the spotlight this year with new record Bootikins, their first in four years, reminding us of their penchant for wrenching melodies and lyrical beauty. The brainchild of singer-songwriter Glenn Richards, Augie March will finally make their Dashville debut in 2019 – expect a tear-filled singalong.
Melbourne based space enthusiast BATTS create a blend of dream pop.folk and rock. BATTS is the moniker by which Tanya Batts delivers mesmerising and melancholic music akin to such musical influences as Sigur Ros, Bon Iver and Stevie Nicks.
Magpie Diaries craft soulful roots country music, reminiscent of the swing of the late ‘60s. They dropped their impressive debut record, Sanctuary, this year and we can’t wait to welcome them back to the Dashville arena.
Newcastle garage pop rockers dave, who will be fresh from recording their debut record in America with the legendary Steve Albini.
From the Californian coast please enter Allensworth, Led by Jamie Allensworth a soulful man with a golden set of tonsils. His approach pays tributes to some of souls greatest, all the while staying true to his unique craft of songwriting.
From the sunny NSW coastal township of Woolgoolga, comes Then Jolene. An 8 piece family band whoplay a raucous brand of swampy bluegrass-inspired folk. At PigSty In July earlier this year they brought the house down and we’re sure they’ll do it again.
THE GUM BALL 2019 line-up so far: TEX PERKINS & THE FAT RUBBER BAND + SAMPA THE GREAT + MAGIC DIRT + PSYCHEDELIC PORN CRUMPETS + AUGIE MARCH + MOJO JUJU + PHILADELPHIA GRAND JURY + MAGPIE DIARIES + VAN DUREN (US) + TAMAM SHUD + THE HAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL MOUSEMOON + PERRY KEYES + LOS KUNG-FU MONKEYS (MEX) + THE REGIME + BATTS + WILLIAM JOHN JR. + MIDNIGHT TEA PARTY + DAVE + THEN JOLENE + BATTLESNAKE + MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!