5 Local Festivals You Need To Attend This Summer

The summer festival season is upon us and OZ EDM has compiled our list of 5 local festival you need to attend this summer.

With the number of festival fans continuing to grow, every year there are new music extravaganzas tailor-made to suit all types of musical tastes. Whether you’re looking to get lost in the mountains with the sounds of bluegrass, or you fancy something more cosmopolitan, there’s a musical paradise for you.

05. Field Day

Field Day will return to Sydney’s Domain in 2016 and bring with it some must-see acts you can’t afford to miss. UK duo Disclosure, Australia’s own Flight Facilities and English indie-rockers The Wombats will be leading the pack of artists helping punters kick off the first day of 2016.

RL Grime, Seth Troxler, Golden Features, Zeds Dead, Boys Noize and Luke Million will also have you running from stage to stage all day. For more information, including the full lineup and ticket prices; click here.


04. Beyond The Valley

Victoria’s New Year’s Eve music festival Beyond The Valley is heading to its new home in the Gippsland Parklands, roughly 90 minutes east of Melbourne. The new site, which organisers say will play host “for 2015 and beyond”, consists of green fields scattered around a lake, with rolling hills in the distance.

Once again spread across two stages, Beyond The Valley 2015/2016 will see campers enjoy excellent tunes as well as a diverse range of gourmet food options, from food-trucks to boutique beer and cocktail bars. This year’s lineup includes Jamie XX, RL Grime, Anna Lunoe, Odd Mob, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (dj Set), Touch Sensitive and Benson to name a few. Click here for more information.


03. Rhythm & Vines

Dance fiends of New Zealand, your New Years Plans are sorted. Rhythm & Vines will once again do the honours this NYE and bring the finest in electronic, hip hop and bass music to NZ shores.

With their biggest lineup to date, the 2015 event will see none other than Nero, Sub Focus (DJ Set) Mac Miller, Pendulum (DJ Set), RL Grime and Scribe take the headline positions. Other must-see acts include Golden Features, Zeds Dead, Peking Duk, Barely Alive and Angus & Julia Stone.

Rhythem & Vines 2015 will be one of the most anticipated festivals of the summer, click here for more information.


02. Earthcore

Annual Victorian dance and electronic music festival Earthcore returns to the idyllic surrounds of Pyalong this November.

The seriously impressive roster of acts will descend upon Pyalong — about 90 kilometres outside of Melbourne — for five days, from 26 November to 30 November. With a lineup of artists that features the likes of Infected Mushroom, Vini Vici, Coming Soon!!!, Carbon Based Lifeforms, Interactive Noize and Webber to name a few; it’s definately a must-do for any fans of psytrance, deep house and techno. For more information head to the official Earthcore website.


01. Stereosonic

Australia’s premier touring electronic music festival will hit the road this November / December which features some of the biggest acts the world of EDM has to offer. Armin van Buuren, Axwell /\ Ingrosso, Major Lazer, Gareth Emery, MK, the list goes on. Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth will all play host to Stereosonic in 2015 and if you haven’t already; you can secure your tickets here.


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