Australia’s Summer Music Festival Guide

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In Australia, Summer is without a doubt, the best time of the year. You get Christmas, mangos, waves, holidays, New Years, parties and of course, music festivals.

MUSIC FESTIVALS

Big Day Out
17, 19, 24, 26, 31 Jan & 2 Feb 2014
Ages: 15+, if underage you must be accompanied by someone that is 18+ years old
Big Day Out is the mother of all Australian and New Zealand music festivals, and every year we are reminded why. And this year is no exception. The venues included Auckland, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. Visit the festival website for festival dates.
This year’s line-up includes Snoop Dog aka Snoop Lion, the swoon-worthy Flume, The 1975, The Naked and Famous, Pearl Jam, Arcade Fire and many more.
Tickets on sale at- http://www.bigdayout.com/gc/tickets/

Goodlife
28 Feb & 3, 7, 9 March 2014
Ages: 13-17
Goodlife is Australia’s biggest underage music festival and this year, the music and atmosphere is all about techno, dance and dubstep beats. Goodlife has expanded its venue’s this year, with Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Visit the site for all event details.
An exception to the rave is Macklemore and Ryan Lewis who will be performing, alongside Rudimental, Kerser, Hardwell, Deadmau5, Martin Garrix and many more local and international DJs.
Tickets on sale at- http://www.moshtix.com.au/v2/event/good-life-2014/68713

WHAT TO PACK
Packing can be a pain, you might have a suitcase full of shorts and singlets, only to arrive and it’s bucketing down rain. Well fellow festival goers, we’ve got you covered.
• your festival programme
• a phone
• ID
• a hat
• sunglasses
• a small hand fan
• comfortable shoes, that can deal with wet in case of summer rain
• sunscreen
• a refillable water bottle
• a light weight rain coat
• a light jumper for the evening

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