Falls Festival 2020/21 to go ahead with an all-Australian lineup

Falls Festival 2020/21 to go ahead with an all-Australian lineup

Words by Kate Streader

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.

Stay tuned via the Falls Festival website for more announcements. 

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