As we close the door on the first month of a new year, Groovin the Moo (GTM) is pleased to reveal another terrific run in 2016! With two public holidays throughout the tour, many music lovers are sure to embrace the notion of a road trip immersing themselves into the diverse and affable atmosphere of what is regional Australia.
Our GTM communities are what make the moo experience so unique. Be it through local music, creative ventures or their distinct produce, the 2016 Groovin the Moo events will shine the spotlight even brighter on each region. With even more local establishments showcasing their wares GTM 2016 will offer patrons a broad choice of goodies to imbibe.
GTM invites you to join in our expedition as we gravitate towards what will be a cosmic experience. With that we introduce to you the astronomical GTM 2016 line up. May the GTM force be with you!
In alphabetical order:
ALISON WONDERLAND – BOO SEEKA – BOY & BEAR – BRITISH INDIA – CLIENT LIAISON
DANNY BROWN (USA) – DRAPHT – DZ DEATHRAYS – EMMA LOUISE
GOLDEN FEATURES – HARTS – ILLY – IN HEARTS WAKE – MS MR (USA)
MUTEMATH (USA) – NGAIIRE – ODESZA (USA) – RATATAT (USA) – REMI – THE RUBENS
SAFIA – TWENTY ONE PILOTS (USA) – VALLIS ALPS – VIC MENSA (USA)
MARSHALLED BY THE MEETING TREE
WITH STUDIO HOSTS ALEX DYSON & DANNY CLAYTON
& TRIPLE J UNEARTHED, LOCAL AND EMERGING ARTISTS TO BE ANNOUNCED
Ground Control at GTM is once again calling out to artists, graphic designers, students, professionals and hobbyists to submit their artwork and enter the 2016 GTM-TEE Competition – round 7 of the annual search for merch! The year is 3016 and revelers have been transported on a journey through space and time – 100 years into the future. Your mission is to create a futuristic festival T-shirt that embraces the cosmic jive of outer space. To monitor the trajectory of orbiting entries we welcome judges; Tee – aficionado and founder of T-world Eddie Zammit, Craig Carroll (Art Director at Empire Magazine) and the fabulous Ngaiire (GTM 2016 artist).
In other news, Groovin is a vivid new book reflecting on over a decade of Australia’s only touring regional music festival, Groovin the Moo. From humble beginnings at the showground in Gloucester NSW to the national tour that is GTM, this publication takes you front, side and backstage through spectacular event photography, festival artwork, and a candid look behind the scenes. Groovin will be available via www.moshtix.com.au for $35 + free shipping Australia wide.
The Groovin the Moo 2016 Tour Diary
Sat 23 April – Maitland NSW
Maitland Showgrounds – Blomfield St, Maitland NSW
Sun 24 April – Canberra ACT
University of Canberra – Kirinari St, Bruce ACT
Mon 25 April – Oakbank SA (ANZAC Day)
Oakbank Racecourse – Oakwood Road, Oakbank SA
Sat 30 April – Bendigo VIC
Bendigo’s Prince Of Wales Showground – 42 – 72 Holmes Rd, Bendigo VIC
Sun 1 May – Townsville QLD (QLD Long Weekend Monday Public Holiday)
Murray Sports Complex – Townsville Cricket Grounds – Mervyn Crossman Dr & Murray Lyons Cres, Annandale QLD
Sat 7 May – Bunbury WA
Hay Park – (off) Parade Rd Bunbury WA