Harvest Festival 2012 Second Lineup Announcement

Written by Brayden Darke on 21st August, 2012

Harvest Festival 2012 Second Lineup Announcement

The Harvest 2012 lineup second announcement has finally come. Today we’ve had an extension of what could be considered to be a very impressive lineup already, but now strengthened even more with the announcement of Dexy’s Midnight Runner’s, The Silversun Pickups, Crazy P, Dark Horses, River City Extension, Los Campesinos and Winter People.

Since the first Harvest announcement was made just over two months ago, the music-loving populous has been rippling with excitement over the calibre of the lineup revealed so far. The festival was launched in order to give Australians an event akin to the magnificent, natural environments paired up with your typical European music festival lineup.

Brought to you by the guys behind the popular metal/punk/hardcore event Soundwave, you just know there’s going to be a rich mixture of quality bands that you might never see visit Australia, let alone get them all here at the same time. It’s a very unique event, but one that’s been crying out to happen for a very long time.

The festival will have an arts programme, just like last year that saw over 400 artists participate across the three cities. Two unique virtual experiences were a part of that, which involved an interactive augmented reality art installation accessible via smartphones (iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Nokia). Inspired by notions of harvest, you could see animated 3D vegetables float around the festival site, expressing their emotions upon audience interaction.

This year’s event will take place on the 10th (new date), 11th, 17th and 18th of November, and will return to Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Last year’s ticket sales were high, which saw the Melbourne leg of the tour sell out, and it is expected to do so in similar fashion this year.

Harvest Festival 2012 Dates

Melbourne – 10th November – NEW DATE
Harvest Presents “The Gathering”, Melbourne, Werribee Park

Melbourne – 11th November – SOLD OUT
Harvest Presents “The Gathering”, Melbourne, Werribee Park

Sydney – 17th November
Harvest – A Civilised Gathering, Sydney, Parramatta Park

Brisbane – 18th November
Harvest – A Civilised Gathering, Brisbane, Botanical Gardens

Tickets on sale via http://harvestfestival.com.au, http://oztix.com.au 1300 762 545 & http://ticketek.com.au 132 849

Harvest Festival 2012 Line up

Second round

Dexy’s Midnight Runner’s
The Silversun Pickups
Crazy P
Dark Horses
River City Extension
Los Campesinos
Winter People

First round

Beck
Sigur Ros
Grizzly Bear
Mike Patton’s Mondo Cane
Ben Folds Five
Santigold
Beirut
Cake
The Dandy Warhols
The Black Angels
Chromatics
Ozomatli
Liars
F**k Buttons
The War On Drugs
Dark Dark Dark


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