26 acts added to Peats Ridge lineup

The eighth Peats Ridge Sustainable Arts and Music Festival already has an impressive lineup of Australian and international music acts to help you celebrate New Years, with man of the moment Gotye, Californian popsters Dum Dum Girls, blues master Hanni El Khatib, Japanese funk band Mountain Mocha Kilimanjaro and plenty more on the bill.

The festival has now dropped a second batch of acts including At the Drive In and Sparta rocker Jim Ward, Canadian band indie crew Yukon Blonde, a group of local faves including Oh Mercy, Canyons and Eagle & The Worm.

Announcing the new additions to the lineup Festival Director Matt Grant says that Peats Ridge is shaping up to be one of Australia’s hottest New Years tickets: “We’ve got a great eclectic line-up of music from musicians and bands of the moment, those soon to break, and others you may not have heard of, but that I know our fans will love. With more announcements to be made, including (incredibly) more new artists, Peats Ridge renowned arts and cultural program, sustainability program and children’s festival for music lovers with kids, fun and surprises still await.”

62 acts are now confirmed to play the Festival, spanning the gamut of musical interests and tastes, with 48 local acts and 14 internationals.

Peats Ridge second round announcement:

Jim Ward

Eagle & The Worm

Yukon Blonde


Oh Mercy

Ball Park Music

King Cannons

Busby Marou

New Navy




Inland Sea


The Rescue Ships



The Liberators

Oliver Tank


Scott Mellis

Richard Cuthbert

Sam Shinazzi

Los Capitanes

Steve Smyth

I Am Apollo

Check out the first round of announcements

Peats Ridge Festival

29th December – 1st January