Gang of Youths and other ARIA nominees part of Berry’s Fairgrounds festival

 Picture: Supplied
Picture: Supplied

The stage presence just got bigger with more musical acts announced for the Fairgrounds festival in Berry this December 8 and 9.

The event, dubbed by organisers as a ‘carnival of music and discovery’, will now see Sydney’s band of the moment Gang of Youths who have just received eight ARIA Award nominationa – including Best Group.

They join Illawarra surfers Hockey Dad and iconic rockers You Am I already on the lineup.

While cosmopolitan party starters Client Liaison and Castlemaine prodigy D.D Dumbo are also set to take the stage – who have also been nominated for three and two ARIAs respectively.

Aside from music the festival features an array of activities for the adults and the littlies.

This includes entertainment for kids and families, to the hoard of field games for all-ages, an on-site swimming pool to eclectic vinyl at a record fair, vintage stalls, sack racing and gourmet food trucks.

Fairgrounds, Berry Showgrounds on Alexandra Street, December 8 & 9.

Tickets from $167.50 + bf; Kids under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult and registered during purchase – www.moshtix.com.au 

Gang of Youths. Picture: Supplied

Gang of Youths. Picture: Supplied

MUSIC LINEUP:

FRIDAY 8 DECEMBER

FUTURE ISLANDS (USA); GANG OF YOUTHS; JAPANESE BREAKFAST (USA); NONAME (USA); THE TESKEY BROTHERS; DIDIRRI; DONNY BENET and LEAH SENIOR

SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER

ALDOUS HARDING; CLIENT LIAISON; D.D DUMBO; HOCKEY DAD; HOLLY THROSBY; JEN CLOHER; MARLON WILLIAMS; THE SHINS (USA); YOU AM I; ADAM GIBSON; JESS LOCKE; SHOGUN (ROYAL HEADACHE); STELLA DONNELLY; SPIRAL STAIRS (PAVEMENT) and PRESS CLUB

Other activities include entertainment for kids and families, to the hoard of field games for all-ages and its on-site swimming pool to make a splash in. Picture: Supplied

Other activities include entertainment for kids and families, to the hoard of field games for all-ages and its on-site swimming pool to make a splash in. Picture: Supplied

ALSO FEATURING

CAMPING ● SWIMMING POOL ● ARTISAN FOOD & DRINKS ● RECORD FAIR ● MARKETS  LITTLE FAIRGROUNDS ● PAPERBARK CAMP POP-UP RESTAURANT (BOOKINGS ONLY)

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