Words: Sam Howard
Beyond The Valley has just announced the 1st line-up for 2017 and we are in for an absolute treat this New Years. The team has curated an exceptionally tasteful line-up and selected premium international artists of wide-ranging genres from Hip Hop, Folk, Techno, Grime, Indie to Electronic and more. Each year of Beyond The Valley progresses even more than the last and that’s not just in regards to the line-up. The team have been working on further upgrades and developments to Lardner Park in Warragul, to ensure that these New Year celebrations will be the best yet.
Schoolboy Q // The Presets // Matt Corby // Stormzy // Mura Masa // Stephan Bodzin (live) // Little Dragon //
2MNANY DJs (DJ Set) // Adana Twins // Âme (live) // Amy Shark // Andhim //
The Belligerents // B.Traits // Crooked Colours //
Cub Sport // Cut Copy // Dean Lewis // DMAs // Dom Dolla // FKJ // GL //
George Maple // Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda // Hayden James //
Hot Dub Time Machine // Ivan Ooze // Jack River // Lastlings //
Late Nite Tuff Guy // Marek Hemmann // Meg Mac
// NAO // Patrick Topping // Pleasurekraft // The Preatures
Princess Nokia // Ruby Fields // Sampa The Great // San Cisco //
Whether you’re a Grime fan or Folk holds you close, there’s an international icon of your favourite genre that will be joining you on the grounds at Lardner Park.
Schoolboy Q will be bringing his recognisable voice to the stage after the success of his major-label album Blank Face LP. From the streets of England, UK Grime King Stormzy is going to experience New Years in the summer heat after becoming one of the most hyped MC’s of the past decade.
The young and successful 21-year-old producer and multi-instrumentalist, Mura Masa will be making a visit with his thick beats while The Presets takes us back to the early noughties with their iconic sound that helped put Australia on the map for electronic music.
Little Dragon will bring their individual and original blend of R&B, electronic and indie to the stage and Australian heart-throb and talent Matt Corby will be making an appearance too.
For the electronic music lovers, we’ve been totally spoilt. You’ll be seeing Stephan Bodzin with his looming techno, Adana Twins, Âme (live), Andhim, Cut Copy, FKJ, George Maple, Harvey Sutherland & Bermuda, Hayden James, Late Nite Tuff Guy, Patrick Topping, Pleasurekraft, Marek Hemman and more.
Beyond The Valley is a four day event with 4 and 3 day tix available.
Pre-sale tickets for the event are on sale Wednesday 16th of August, register at this link to have access to pre-sale: https://arep.co/p/beyond-the-valley-presale/ .
General tickets on sale Thursday 24th August.
Beyond The Valley is held amongst the rolling hills of Lardner Park, in Warragul, 90 minutes-drive from Melbourne.