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Falls Festival celebrate their silver jubilee with huge line-up for 2017/2018

Falls Festival are celebrating their 25th birthday this year, and for the occasion have locked in an insanely juicy line-up, with a few surprises up their sleeves.

Photo: Brooke Tunbridge

Falls Festival are celebrating their silver jubilee with huge line-up for 2017/2018, including Flume, Fleet Foxes and Glass Animals.

Leading the line-up is Flume, who told triple J he’s “currently working on a whole bunch of new ideas, bits and pieces” and will “hopefully we’ll be able to play a bunch” at the festivals. These will be his only performances over the New Year period.

The same can be said for fellow bill-toppers Glass Animals, who are among a huge list of internationals playing the festival, including Run The Jewels, The Kooks, Everything Everything, Foster The People, Fleet Foxes, Vince Staples, D.R.A.M., Flint Eastwood, and Liam Gallagher, who sneakily announced the news yesterday.

Falls 2017/2018 will not be without its usual long list of great local acts, with the likes of Dune Rats, DZ DeathraysThe Smith Street BandMethyl Ethel, D.D DumboJulia Jacklin and Winston Surfshirt.

Some new things for Falls this year: bars will now be cash and pay-wave enabled, meaning you can leave drink tokens behind; and, for the second instalment of the Falls Downtown in WA, the festival has moved location from Fremantle’s Kings Square to the Fremantle Oval Precinct.

Have a look at some snaps from Falls 2016 in Byron.

Here are the dates:

Lorne VIC: 28 Dec, 29 Dec, 30 Dec, 31 Dec (18+ event)
Marion Bay TAS: 29 Dec, 30 Dec, 31 Dec (All ages)
Byron Bay NSW: 31 Dec, 01 Jan, 02 Jan (18+ event)
Fremantle WA: 06 Jan, 07 Jan (18+ event)

Here’s the full line-up, see below for ticket info:

Flume (not playing sideshows)
Fleet Foxes
Run The Jewels
The Kooks
Glass Animals (not playing sideshows)
Peking Duk
Angus & Julia Stone
Foster The People
Liam Gallagher
Vince Staples
Jungle
Dune Rats
The Smith Street Band
D.R.A.M.
Daryl Braithwaite
Everything Everything
Allday
The Jungle Giants
Thundamentals
Methyl Ethel
Slumberjack
D.D Dumbo
Anna Lunoe
DZ Deathrays
Confidence Man
Julia Jacklin
Bad//Dreems
Cosmo’s Midnight
Winston Surfshirt
Luca Brasi
Alex Lahey
Camp Cope
Flint Eastwood
Ecca Vandal
Dave
Total Giovanni

…with more to be announced.

TICKETS TO FALLS:

Friends of Falls members pre-sales will commence at 9am (local time) Thursday 24 August

Optus Perks pre-sales will commence at 9am (local time) Friday 25 August

General Sales will commence at 9am (local time) Tuesday 29 August

Local Tasmanian in store sales will commence at 9am (local time) Tuesday 29 August

All details and pricing can be found at: fallsfestival.com