Golden Plains 2014 Lineup: First Band Announced

Written by Greg Moskovitch on 2nd October, 2013

Golden Plains 2014 Lineup: First Band Announced

The annual Golden Plains festival is returning to the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre in 2014, and organisers have announced the first band on the lineup, none other than hip-hop icons Public Enemy.

Elder statesmen of hip-hop, game-changers in the field of production, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, living legends, Public Enemy have released some of the most seminal albums in modern music. With their acrid production and incendiary, political lyrics, Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Professor Griff, DJ Lord and the baNNed have broken ground with every release and still put on an epic live show.

Don’t believe us? Just ask Ad-Rock of the legendary Beastie Boys:

“PE completely changed the game musically. I put them on a level with Bob Marley and a handful of other artists — the rare artist who can make great music and also deliver a political and social message. To me, Chuck D is the most important MC in hip hop. Public Enemy made hip hop that was more than entertainment. They inspired a lot of people who believed that you can effect change through music…”

The rest of the Golden Plains 2014 lineup will be released nearer to ballot result time, with organisers promising a stacked one for GP8.

Golden Plains are proud to remain BYO, with no commercial sponsors, a strict “No D!ckhe@ds” rule, and a One Stage Policy so the revellers never miss a thing. The organisers have made it clear that they’re “supremely determined to roll out the Greatest Golden Plains ever.”

Set in the natural beauty of the Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, Golden Plains offers beautiful views of the grounds “bathed in glorious autumnal light” and “Spacious Space for camping and glamping and everythinging.”

Golden Plains 8
Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 8th-10th March 2014

Golden Plains 8 Lineup
Public Enemy


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