The Loch Hart Music Festival announces its lineup for its November return to the Great Ocean Road
You can stop holding your breath. It is finally here.
Recognized as one of Victoria’s top boutique festivals for the past two years, Loch Hart Music Festival lifted the lid on the artists who will be performing in the quaint little town of Princetown when the festival makes its return scheduled for the summer, following its magical first edition in two years in January.
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Located a stone’s throw from the Twelve Apostles and the Loch Ard Gorge, along Victoria’s iconic Great Ocean Road, the grassroots BYO event will bring together over 20 world-class artists over a November weekend on a scene in a natural amphitheater at Kangaroobie Camp.
Leading the festival’s fourth edition are the likes of UFO from Australia’s Alien Nosejob scene; two-part electronic act Digital Afrika; the Melbourne Empress Electric Collective; garage punk rock duo Good Sniff, producer, bandleader and synthesizer Harvey Sutherland; Melbourne residents Hobsons Bay Coast Guard; Australian soul queen Kylie Auldist; Nurse Punk Band Wurst Nurse and more.
You’ll also see Galah, the local supergroup filled with artists who play in other bands including Eggy, Mug, Sledgehammer, Bad Bands, Thibault and Kosmetika; South Sudanese legend Gordon Koang; Jarrah Ma – the Sandy Dish guitarist’s solo project; Lightbulb (aka Mikey Cahill); DJ extraordinaire La Porgretta; Melbourne’s Ageless Boy Milo Eastwood; Fashion icons meet WIIGZ pop sensations; half-country, half-folk, full-time storyteller Watty Thompson with a 10-piece band; the neo-soul, alternative-pop and jazz-rock music project Velvet Bloom; Melbourne-based disco jazz collective Squid Nebula; singer-songwriter Harmony Byrne; DJ and live choir Sunshine & Disco Faith Choir; famous Australian treasure Peter Bibby; Melbourne folk musician Leah Senior; and Party Dozen, a sonic partnership between saxophonist Kirsty Tickle and percussionist Jonathan Boulet.
The Saturday night closing slot requires a very specific sound and a very specific talent, and this year we’ll see Roy Blues wow the crowds with his ability to play synth and drums simultaneously with seamless transitions from song to song. the other. Those who are still on stage until 3 am are in the race of their lives. There’s a reason why Bonobo, CC:Disco and RÜFÜS DU SOL line up for his records.
Alongside the music, Loch Hart is also promising three days of comedy, art, yoga, crafts and more in November, with Aaron Gocs, Blake Freeman, Emma Holland, Sonia Di Iorio and Tim Hewitt topping the list. . .
The Loch Hart Music Festival returns from 18-20 November 2022. You can Register now for exclusive access to discounted presale tickets for Loch Hart 2022. Presale and first release tickets go on sale next week at 6pm on Thursday 8th September 2022.
The Loch Hart Music Festival is part of On the Road Again, a Victorian government initiative to bring live music back to the whole state.