North West Festival 2016

North West Festival 2016

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Friday 19 August - Sunday 21 August

Port Hedland

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The North West Festival has been privy to some incredible talent since its inception back in 2012, and this year theyy’re back again with a huge line-up including WA acts ShockOne and Methyl Ethel. Making the trip to Port Hedland this August is the full line-up of:

• The Rubens • You Am I • Xavier Rudd
• Sarah Blasko • The Veronicas • ShockOne
• Urthboy • Allday • Salmonella Dub
• Harts • Methyl Ethel
Plus local artists to be announced!

One of the biggest changes the festival will see this year is proceedings starting later in the day, allowing patrons to peruse the many fringe activities happening in and around town. With more quality entertainment jam-packed into both nights, this year’s event is so much more than just the Pilbara’s music weekender, with great activities to enjoy prior to gates. Fringe activities include The Hedland Art Awards, The West End Markets and brand new addition – The NWF warm up event featuring outdoor beer garden which will serve up food, drinks and live music to get festival-goers in the mood.

The much loved, family friendly event; the North West Sunday Sundowner presented by FMG is back and has a new home at the Port Hedland Yacht Club. Along with a range of great musical offerings the event will feature a series of kid’s activities and performances which will wrap up what will no doubt be a memorable few days in the Pilbara.

Headlining the festivities, is enigmatic You Am I frontman, Tim Rogers. With a career now motoring along in its third unique decade, TimRogers remarkable resume encompasses the world of Music, Film, Television and Stage. Hailing from a mining town in WA, Tim Rogers has spent his considerable energy over these very memorable years, taking his talents to the world. And now in his early 40’s and with a kit bag of experience and wisdom under his belt, has become a fully formed truly modern Australian icon.

Sunday 21st August  will be  an evening of acoustic style acts featuring Tim Rogers (You Am I), Jae Laffer (The Panics), The Elephant and The Coffee Table & Tanya Ransom. There is also a range of family friendly activities programmed into the evening’s proceedings including; roving performers, Jumping Castle, face painting and tasty treats for big and small!

A very limited allocation of first release tickets are on sale now via Moshtix and participating outlets.