VANFEST 2022 is bringing Australia’s favourite festival artists to Bathurst on December 2 and 3. Day by day artist line-up revealed!
VANFEST is set to deliver a mammoth weekend of live entertainment from some of Australia and New Zealand’s biggest music acts this December at Mount Panorama/Wahluu in Bathurst.
Headliners include the multi-platinum selling and award-winning HILLTOP HOODS, who will bring their unrivalled live show to the mountain for their first regional appearance, following a run of sold-out stadium shows.
They will be performing classic hits such as Leave Me Lonely, Exit Sign feat. Illy & Ecca Vandal, 1955 feat. Montaigne & Tom Thum, The Nosebleed Section, Cosby Sweater and Chase That Feeling alongside their latest hit single, Show Business feat. Eamon.
The legacy of HILLTOP HOODS is undeniable. Their unparalleled career speaks for itself with ten ARIA awards; six #1 albums; #1 most streamed Australian artist on Spotify for two years running; sold out arena tours and over 60 x Platinum accreditations and counting.
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Joining the Hoods is global superstar, TONES AND I, fresh from her European and US tour with Macklemore and Imagine Dragons. Tones will be performing hits from her #1 debut album, Welcome to the Madhouse which features her global smash hit, Dance Monkey along with new singles, Charlie and Chant. From busking in Byron Bay to international stardom, her performance at VANFEST will be one of her first back in Australia this year.
“I am coming back from the European festival season, I’m ready to pick up from where I left off there and bring that same energy home to our own festivals, which is going to be incredibly special,” said TONES AND I.
The packed two-day event will also see live performances from multiple ARIA Award-winning artists and festival favourites including TASH SULTANA, SIX60, MASKED WOLF, THE PRESETS, ILLY, LDRU, HOCKEY DAD, MASHD N KUTCHER and more.
The boutique regional festival has been a favourite on the summer calendar, renowned for bringing quality entertainment to regional NSW for the past eight years. VANFEST prides itself on delivering a large-scale festival experience to the local community whilst being accessible to those wanting to travel.
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VANFEST offers the ultimate weekend getaway. A road trip by car, bus or by train will have guests arrive in Bathurst in less than three hours from Sydney. There are options to stay overnight in town, or head to Van City on site to experience the two, four and six-person camping facilities that include a VIP glamping village with private facilities, vendors, fire pits and more. Entry to Van City is only meters away from the main festival area and directly adjacent to the main stage.
Aside from the music, patrons can enjoy the local food and beverage offerings on site or in town and can experience a large number of activations and activities through market stalls, amusement rides and more.
The VANFEST team is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for all patrons. An operational plan is in place to ensure smooth and quick transfers to and from the festival site, whether you are driving yourself or travelling on public transport. The logistics have been arranged in collaboration with Bathurst Council and an experienced team of event managers to provide the best possible experience from start to finish.
Bathurst and Mount Panorama/Wahluu play host to multiple major events every year. They have taken extra care and time arranging their weather contingency plans, including additional camping and parking facilities that are within the same precinct and are in close proximity to the festival site. The VANFEST team are committed to providing their patrons with a safe and enjoyable experience at their new home.
For tickets and further information, please visit https://www.vanfest.com.au/