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Brisbane’s Biscuit Factory Announce Stacked May Day Block Party

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Following their mammoth 6th birthday bash, Brisbane promoters The Biscuit Factory have announced their biggest show to date with the May Day 2020 Block Party.

As Queensland’s bass scene continues to grow, so do the size of the shows. With the stacked lineup of bass favouites, Block Party 2020 will offer the finest in Dubstep, Trap, Drum N Bass and everything in between this May.

Leading the charge for the May Day Block Party is dubstep don 12th Planet, bass enforcer Midnight Tyrannosaurus and drum & bass mastermind A.M.C. who’ll stop in Brisbane as part of his huge Australian & New Zealand tour. If that wasn’t enough, fans will be pleased to also see performances from Nitti Gritti, Avance, Akov and a b2b set from Phiso and Yakz.

Tickets for the event are now on sale and are selling fast. Don’t miss your chance to attend the May Day Block Party.

The Biscuit Factory Block Party 2020 Lineup

12th Planet

Midnight Tyrannosaurus

A.M.C. + MC Phantom

Nitti Gritti

Phiso b2b Yakz

Avance

Akov

Event Info

When: Sunday, 3 May 2020

Time: 12:00pm – 11:00pm

Where: The Valley Drive-In, Brisbane

Tickets: Purchase Tickets Online Here

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