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The Falls Music & Arts Festival’s Exciting New Partnership

Words by Scenewave Australia - Published on September 8, 2012

The Falls Music & Arts Festival is growing, in more ways than one. Two of the event’s leading ladies, General Manager Naomi Daly and Event Manager Carmella Morgan will be leaving the event to spend more time with their young families, both with babies shortly on the way.

With two thirds of the festival’s top management saying good-bye, the door has been left open to an exciting new union. Stepping into their roles and partnering with Simon Daly in The Falls Music & Arts Festival are Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco from Splendour in the Grass!

“We love The Falls Music & Arts Festival; it’s a remarkable event that we’re thrilled to be a part of. We look forward to working with Simon and his team nurturing and continuing the great Falls tradition” Jessica Ducrou and Paul Piticco, Co-Producers of Splendour in the Grass.

“The Falls Music & Arts Festival goes from strength to strength every year and the contributions from Naomi and Carmella have been immeasurable. I couldn’t think of a better team to join us in Jess and Paul as we continue this tradition for many years to come”. Simon Daly, Festival Founder.

The collaboration is a coming together of the people behind two of Australia’s most renowned music festivals. Organisers confirm there are no changes planned for either festival or personnel other than the aforementioned.

The Falls Music & Arts Festival is celebrating its 20th and 10th anniversaries in Lorne and Marion Bay this December.  With an impressive all-star line-up, the festival is set to deliver a splendid soundtrack for your summer getaway, with many more artists to be announced shortly. With Lorne selling out in record time this year, tickets to Marion Bay are expected to sell out sooner than later as people make plans to head south to Tasmania this summer.

The line-up so far and in alphabetical order: 

MAIN PROGRAM: Angus Stone – Ash Grunwald – Ball Park Music – Beach House (USA) – Best Coast (USA) – Bombay Bicycle Club (UK) – Boy & Bear – Coolio (USA) – Cosmo Jarvis (UK) – Django Django (UK) – First Aid Kit (SWE) – Hilltop Hoods – Hot Chip (UK) – Jinja Safari – Lisa Mitchell – Matt Corby – Maxïmo Park (UK) – Millions – Sampology Presents A Falls Anniversary Live AV Show – SBTRKT Live (UK) – Sharon Van Etten (USA) – The Flaming Lips (USA)  – The Hives (SWE) – The Vaccines (UK) – Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (UK) – Two Door Cinema Club (IRE) – Willis Earl Beal (USA) L

BOOGIE NIGHTS: Anna Lumb and DJ Lazer Ferrari, Chris Gill & Mohair Slim L, DJ Manchild & Russ Dewbury (UK) M, Furnace & the Fundamentals L, Legs Akimbo (UK), Muscles L, The Bamboos L & MP, The Cuban Brothers.

*L = Lorne only. M= Marion Bay only. MP = Marion Bay main program.

With over 80 artists included in the ultimate festival music and arts program, there are many more to be announced over the coming months. Stay tuned.

The Falls Music & Arts Festival 2012

About: A world-class line-up of music, comedy and arts in a relaxed festival environment. The coastal locations are beautiful and all camping is free.

Events: Dec 28 – Jan 1 in Lorne, Victoria (established 1993). 18+ event

Dec 29 – Jan 1 in Marion Bay, Tasmania (established 2003). All ages

Tickets: Lorne tickets are sold out and Marion Bay tickets are currently available via Tickets are $193 (2 day) or $226 (3 day) + b/f, including free camping.

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