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Topping the first round line up for The Gum Ball 2018 is Melbourne artist REMI and musical collaborator Sensible J, who together are one of the fastest-rising hip hop acts […]

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The Bamboos

Australia’s premier soul and funk outfit, The Bamboos, are heading for The Gum Ball 2018. Featuring band leader Lance Ferguson and vocalist extraordinaire Kylie Auldist amongst their ranks, and fresh […]

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The Aints play The Saints (’73-’78)

“Rock music in the seventies was changed by three bands—the Sex Pistols, the Ramones and The Saints.” (Bob Geldof) On the 40th anniversary of the release of The Saints’ classic album (I’m) […]

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The Cribs (UK)

British indie rock legends The Cribs are returning to Oz for their first shows in five years and will kickstart a national headline tour with a special performance at The Gum […]

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After a 10-year long hiatus from the recording studio, Butterfingers are officially back in the saddle for Gum Ball 2018, with a new found vigour, a swag of new material […]

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Dave Graney ‘n’ The Coral Snakes

Dave Graney and the Coral Snakes were THE stand alone act in Australia during the 90s. Nobody stood near them. They cut through with wit, flash and weirdness and flew […]

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The Creepshow (CA)

Get ready Dashville. Heading our way from Canada is The Creepshow, a Frankenstein’s monster of punk, country, psychobilly and old-school rock ‘n’ roll. Drawing much of their inspiration from horror movies, the […]

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Rocket Science

Formed in mid-1988, Melbourne’s Rocket Science had become one of Australia’s must-see live acts by the late-90s. In fact, Rolling Stone called them one of the best live acts on […]

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Ben Salter

Singer-songwriter Ben Salter is one of Australia’s finest musical craftsman, revered by peers and musical purists alike. No stranger to Dashville’s pristine surrounds, Salter’s a great friend of the team […]

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Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire

Whilst pressing the flesh at a music conference in Canada, Gum Ball promoter Magpie Johnston stumbled across a wild ‘n’ dirty blues rock band from Moncton. With a burly and […]

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V Tribe

Crowd favourites of The Gum Ball when they played in 2013, we proudly hail the return of smooth Sydney reggae outfit V Tribe. We’re of the opinion that every Gum […]

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Thunder Fox

Thunder Fox is an eclectic explosion of psychedelic funk-rock goodness that provides a barrage of shredding guitar solos, titillating vocalisation, tight horn lines and stank bass ‘n’ drum groove. Hailing […]

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The Resignators

Korweinguboora-based rock band The Resignators, have been bringing their brand of ‘Aussie’ ska punk to the universe for the past 11 years. The Resignators sound is defined from the past where […]

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Hana & Jessie-Lee

Hana and Jessie-Lee are a power house duo who blend brassy wayward twang with delicate country and soul inflections, guided by the impassioned smoky vocals of Hana Brenecki and the blistering […]

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Letters to Lions

From the beaches of Cronulla we bring you the jangly indie-pop of Letters to Lions. A band on the way up, they’ve just dropped second single ‘Come Around’, the latest […]

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Lennie Tranter & The Bagism Revelation

Lennie Tranter and The Bagism Revelation have been the talk of the Hunter since establishing themselves as a must-see band on the live circuit. Wearing their ’70s British influences firmly […]

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They’re the band you grew up with, whose songs are imprinted into the DNA of every music-lover who came of age in the ’90s and ’00s. A band of eternally-youthful fuzz-pop darlings who, […]

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New Venusians

Sydney based 7 piece New Venusians is a project comprised of some of the country’s most in demand musicians, that make up parts of the bands of Sampa The Great, Ngaiire, Urthboy […]

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Terra Lightfoot (CA)

  Canada’s Terra Lightfoot offers up something rare with her new album ‘New Mistakes’: the kind of genuine document that can only come from a road-tested breed of songwriter and […]

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Coda Chroma

Coda Chroma is the space-folk alt-pop union of songsmith Kate Lucas and aural architect Damien Charles. These musical magpies collect shiny baubles of sound, threading them in and around chimerical […]

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Emerging from Adelaide’s rich songwriting scene, soul roots trio WANDERERS have cemented their place within the local industry for their captivating live show and musicianship that has translated effortlessly from […]

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Lachlan X. Morris

Self-confessed ‘Purveyor of dad-rock’, Lachlan X. Morris has just released his dad-rock odyssey ‘Ouija Board Heartbreak Tambourine’. His debut album covers as much emotional content as the schizophrenic album title […]

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The Daughters of the Rum Rebellion

The Daughters of The Rum Rebellion is a musical show that tells the forgotten tales of Australia’s female bushrangers with Gleny Rae and Ilona Harker. This will be an absolute […]

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Dave Wells

There are certain writers who command moving melodies and lyrics in equal measure. Dave Wells is one of those supreme talents, a genuine person and artist who has earned his […]

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Dashville Progress Society

The world’s hottest supergroup comes from the Hunter Valley and they are collectively known as the Dashville Progress Society. Coming off the back of a monster set at Thrashville, the […]

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