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Ballarat Beer Fest: Full band line up & Home Brewed band comp

October 16, 2014
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Ballarat Beer Festival: Full band line up, Home Brewed band competition and event MC’s.

Media Release

The Ballarat Beer Festival are excited to announce the full band line up of Victoria’s original and favourite craft beer festival, plus details of their Home Brewed Band competition, as they have been busily bottling the best of Australia’s vibrant crop of talent to perform on the main stage of the Civic Oval in Ballarat on Australia Day 2015.

Logo of Ballarat Beer Fest 2015Joining the previously announced acts of one of Australia’s best blues musicians Ash Grunwald, plus Melbourne soul act Clairy Browne & The Bangin’ Rackettes, will be Festival headliners Way Of The Eagle – Jay Skubiszewski’s creative collaboration with Australian golden boy Dan Sultan, and The Cat Empire’s Harry James Angus; the super-charged blues boogie power of Chris Russell’s Chicken Walk; southern stomp roots five piece Buddah In A Chocolate Box, and South Australian rootsy-folk artist Timberwolf.

This eclectic and solid six band line-up of impressive artists, has been brewed up with thoughtful care and the right mix of ingredients, much like craft beer is, and will no doubt ensure every musical palette is catered for at Ballarat’s City Oval on Australia Day 2015.

The Festival Directors are particularly excited to be announcing that one lucky band, plucked from their newly added Home Brewed Band competition will play alongside this crème de la crème of Australian talent. Artist/s have until 7th of November to submit their original music online for consideration by the Directors whom will decide on a shortlist of five finalists who go on to perform in front of a live audience and expert panel of Australian music industry judges at The Eastern Hotel in Ballarat on 15th November.

The winning artist/s perform a 45-minute set on the main stage of the 2015 Ballarat Beer Festival, and enjoy the honour of performing on the bill which contains some of Australia’s most acclaimed performers, including the aforementioned Dan Sultan, Harry James Angus and Ash Grunwald.

For more information and where to enter go to: ballaratbeerfestival.com.au/bandsearch.html

Returning to MC in betweeen the band’s sets over the jam-packed nine hours of stellar musical entertainment will be crowd favourites Ballarat Power FM’s Breakfast announcers Ross & Jules.

The 2015 Ballarat Beer Festival is shaping up to be a corker. Music lovers and beer enthusiasts are encouraged to book early for the event.

Tickets (and drink tokens) available now via Ticketek www.ticketek.com.au or 132 849, or Ticketek outlets now.

BALLARAT BEER FESTIVAL
SATURDAY 24TH JANUARY
BALLARAT CITY OVAL
CNR PLEASANT & MAIR STS
11AM – 8PM
CRAFT BEER, EDUCATION SESSIONS,
GOURMET FOOD, LIVE BANDS,
KIDS ZONE, & MORE FUN
ADULTS : $45 ENTRY,
JUNIOR (13 – 17) : $20
CHILDREN 12 & UNDER : FREE
FAMILY & GROUP TICKET PACKAGES AVAILABLE

For more information go to www.ballaratbeerfestival.com.au

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