Fairgrounds heats up with hot summer line-up

As if the line-up wasn’t hot enough already, Fairgrounds organisers have added more amazing acts for the festival on December 8-9.

Gang Of Youths, Didirri, Donny Benet and Stella Donnelly are all set to join in the already epic summer weekend of wonder.

The line-up also includes U.S indie-pop extraordinaires The Shins, marking their first visit to Australian shores since 2012.

Joining them are Baltimore synth heroes Future Islands, Melbourne electro-pop revivalists Client Liaison and Castlemaine prodigy D.D Dumbo.

Also gracing the stage will be iconic Sydney rockers You Am I and beloved homegrown storytellers Holly Throsby and Jen Cloher, introspective Chicago emcee Noname and Oregon experimentalist Japanese Breakfast.

This is not to mention two of New Zealand’s most stunning exports in Auckland art-folk phenom Aldous Harding and Lyttelton troubadour Marlon Williams – plus many more.

The festival will also featuring plenty of delicious food and drink, markets packed with rare retro records and fun finds, the Fairgrounds pool to make a splash in as well as plenty of camping options and fun activities for the whole family.

It’s a music festival unlike any other and it’s right on our doorstep, being held at the beautiful Berry Showground.

If you’re getting a group together to share a house or you live locally, you might want to take advantage of the Festival Entry + Shuttle ticket, with shuttles going to and from Gerringong, Gerroa, Shoalhaven Heads, Nowra and Kangaroo Valley during event hours.

No designated drivers needed when you take the shuttle.

Camping and shuttle tickets are liimited and selling fast, so be quick to secure yours.

The good news for families is that kids under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult and registered during purchase.

An oasis for little rockers, Little Fairgrounds is far from your typical playdate.

A festival within a festival designed just for kids, there’s cool Karaoke to be sung, magic shows, craft activities and big things to bounce on.

The adults are covered too, with a parents’ room and child minding on offer.

There’s something for the whole tribe at Fairgrounds with Games on the Green featuring activities like sack racing and tug-o-war. 

For more information or to purchase tickets head to www.fairgrounds.com.au for ticket, camping, special dining and shuttle options as well as to register any children attending.