The special edition of the summer festival will raise money for Support Act.
With Australia looking to begin easing social distancing restrictions soon, the folks behind Falls Festival have announced this year’s event will go ahead with a special 100% homegrown lineup.
Not only will international travel likely be off the cards for a while, but the festival organisers aim to stimulate the local economy and support Australian artists, management, crew, agents, roadies, and all other hardworking members of the music industry with the all-Australian bill.
The festival will also raise funds for Australian music charity Support Act, who have been inundated with calls for help from music workers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. At the time of writing, the charity’s COVID-19 Emergency Appeal has raised over $800,000 for those affected.
“Health and safety is always our number one priority, so as the recovery process begins and more information becomes available, we will continue working with and taking direction from the health authorities,” said Falls Festival Co-Producers Jess Ducrou and Paul Piticco in a statement issued this morning.
“But today we’re letting you know that while we’re living in strange times, we’re choosing the bright side. Our team is moving ahead and we hope we’ll be seeing you all in December/January for an all Aussie edition of Falls Festival.”
Just who will be playing at the all-Australian Falls Festival is yet to be seen, but with no shortage of killer local acts to choose from, it’s safe to say this year’s festival is going to be very memorable.
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Getting ready to wave goodbye to 2020 like we are? 2021 we are ready for you! We are excited to let you know that we are working towards a limited edition #fallsfestival with an all Australian lineup! Bring in the New Year with the very best homegrown talent while also giving back to the Australian music industry who have been doing it tough through this COVID vortex! 🌈 Stay tuned and subscribe at fallsfestival.com ✨
Stay tuned via the Falls Festival website for more announcements.
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