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SPACE 44 PARTNER WITH FARMER & THE OWL FESTIVAL

Next month’s boutique Farmer & The Owl fest is broadening its horizons as the event draws closer, adding more acts to its already impressive line-up and introducing a range of sensory goodies to keep punters engaged all day, including food, cinema and arts offerings.

Adding their name to a bill already filled out with esteemed peers such as DZ Deathrays, Jebediah, Bad//Dreems and The Mess Hall will be Queensland heroes VelociraptorRolls Bayce and Jeremy Neale, ably complemented by a DJ spread encompassing the likes of Parkside & FriendsSPACE 44 DJsBlackbear, HoneybearBerko (FBi), Vintage Stylus DJs and the Music Farmers DJs.

Outside the aural attractions, this year’s Farmer & The Owl — proudly presented by The Music — will also include a Silent Cinema on the Duck Pond Lawn, with a selection of classic films from the 1920s curated by film critic-cum-Australian-icon David Stratton; the SPACE 44 gallery, a collection of “big, interactive” large-scale works designed specifically with a festival crowd in mind; live art by Raymond Lalotoa, the founder of Sydney underground music movement My Sydney Riot and the frontman of local outfit Fait Accompli; the visual spectacular of Zender Bender‘s on-stage projections and graphics; the surreal moving collages of US-born, Sydney-based artist  L.A. Early; and expert street artists Short_Black86, Ransm, Jimmy, Bafcat, Gumball & Swamp Monster and Hugo Ramirez. There will also be installations from Sam BennetStef Harris and Matthew French, with an Oil-on-PVC artwork by Alana Cappetta and a large-scale paste-up of Drahos Zac‘s work.

All that stimulation is sure to leave punters hungry, which makes Farmer & The Owl’s newly announced array of food even more enticing than it already was, with a range of outlets including Lee & MeHeritage KitchenThe Prickly PearThe Nighthawk DinerBerlin BangersFired Up Mobile PizzeriaO!momoHummus Bar and Bush Tucka set to cover all your culinary needs, regardless of whether you’re craving tacos, Middle Eastern, southern-style BBQ, German sausage or good old-fashioned Aussie grub. And, if you’ve got the time after everything else, you can spend a bit of time moseying through the markets, which will feature more than 20 stalls peddling unique, local, handmade goods for you to drop some dosh on.

Farmer & The Owl hits the University of Wollongong on Saturday, 14 March, and will run across four stages from 1pm to midnight. Second-release tickets ($69) are available now but running out; a final limited release of tickets priced at $79 will follow shortly.

Full line up.

Bad//Dreems
Bass Drum Of Death (US)
Birds With Thumbs
Cabins
Carb On Carb (NZ)
The Cherry Dolls
Drunk Mums
DZ Deathrays
Hockey Dad
Hy-Test
Jebediah
Jeremy Neale
Los Tones
Lunatics On Pogosticks
The Mess Hall
The Peep Tempel
PH Fat (Sth Africa)
The Pinheads
Richard In Your Mind
Rolls Bayce
Shining Bird
Spookyland
Step-Panther
Sunbeam Sound Machine
TEES
Totally Unicorn
The Walking Who
You Beauty
Velociraptor

Blackbear
Berko (FBi)
Honeybear
Music Farmers DJs
Parkside + Friends
SPACE 44 DJ’s
Vintage Stylus DJ’s

 

TICKETS HERE: 

 

Words by The Music