Posted by Danni Le Toullec on August 2, 2011
For the second year running, Splendour in The Grass took over the humble town of Woodford, Queensland for a weekend of sun-soaked, dust-ingrained shenanigans against a stellar soundtrack of live music.
Whether your outfit of choice was a full blown cow, penguin, panda or dog outfit or just a furry animal beanie, you would have fitted right in with this years' peculiar theme of animal dress.
If you wanted to be a bit more stylish, there were some awesome pop up stores dotted around including Aje, Maurie and Eve, General Pants Co. as well as the Mo'rockin Wine Bar, Strongbow booze boat and some delicious food from Grill'd, Govindas, Hungarian Langos, dumplings, German Bratwurst, obligatory festival Gozleme, corn and about twenty million more.
But we're not here to talk about food, are we? We are here for the tunes, so here goes...
After lining up for twenty minutes to get into the main gates from the campsite (daily festival-fail), we took in the massive festival site as we bee-lined to the Amphitheatre for Jinja Safari. The Sydney band’s playful folk pop was the perfect accompaniment for the sunny Friday afternoon. Marcus Azon closed the set by crowd surfing to the back, jumping to the ground and leading the audience in a run around the valley. More...
Posted by Danni Le Toullec on April 13, 2011
After an excruciatingly slow announcement on Triple J this morning, the 2011 Splendour in the Grass line up has finally been released and we can now reveal the artists in all their glory.
Now settled into their new home of Woodfordia (South East Queensland), the annual splendiferous event is back with a mouth watering line up of diverse music talent that will be spread across three stages, The Amphitheatre, Mix Up Stage and GW McLennan Tent over three days in July (Friday 29th - Sunday 31st).
The Global Village is also back with a great program of performances, workshops, stalls and delicious food for you festivalites to nosh on. For those that want to treat themselves, check out the Splendour Day Spa and get yourself lookin’ fresh.
Tickets go on sale at 9am AEST on Thursday 5 May. They will cost $390 (inc gst) Event + $120 (inc gst) Camping + booking fees, which gains entry to the festival for 3 days, from Friday 29 July to Sunday 31 July .
Enough chit chat, down to the music!
Splendour In The Grass 2011 lineup:
Coldplay (Only Australian Show)
Kanye West (Only Australian Show)
The Living End
The Mars Volta
Regina Spektor (Only Show For 2011)
Bliss N Eso
Mogwai (Only Australian Show)
The Middle East