28th - 30th September, 2018
(October Long Weekend NSW)
A festival celebrating the roots of Americana, psychedelia and alternative country music. From the golden era of the mid '60s through to today's modern artists, the songs, the culture, the legacy, the vibe.
It's about getting the best artists and songwriters together in one location, sharing this timeless music, kicking back and having a bit of fun over a lazy long weekend.
Pack your camping gear and come join us!
Below is the official trailer for 2017...
Check out the last two Dashville Skylines!
Quick run down...
Dashville Skyline - Cosmic Country Weekender is a throwback feast. A super laid back long weekend camping festival located in pristine Hunter Valley bushland, celebrating the golden era of ‘Americana’ music from the mid '60s and '70s and today’s nostalgic culture that surrounds it.
Great artists from all around the world, come together in a celebration of the music and great songs that spawned from this influential period and the culture surrounding it, that has evolved and inspired so many.
In terms of the music, we like to mix it up, so expect a myriad of musical styles throughout the weekend, from alternative country, Americana, folk, bluegrass to psychedelia and blues music. Over two stages, one artist at a time, no clashes, no running around, catch it all, one by one.
Along with all the musical escapades, expect a myriad of fun and games for the whole family. Great Americana inspired cuisine, cars and culture. There's a farmyard, lawn games, hand picked markets and more all wrapped up in a relaxed family atmosphere and onsite bush camping that Dashville has become popular for.
Dashville Skyline also hosts some very cool artist collaborations..
Expect the return of the immensely popular Sunset Super Round, which proved to be the “jewel in Skyline's crown”. On sunset, artists collaborate on the main stage to pay homage to their favourite songwriters. There's been some pretty awesome moments gone by such as Holy Holy's full-blooded cover of Neil Young's 'Southern Man', Melody Pool and Ruby Boots' duet on Lucinda Williams' classic 'Fruits of My Labor' and William Crighton’s dark take on Neil Diamond’s ‘Solitary Man’. Always such a spectacle, we can't wait to see it unfold in 2017.