Now twelve years strong, Port Macquarie’s Festival of the Sun (FOTSUN) is back in 2016, bringing more oomph than ever before. As Australia’s all-time favourite boutique festival, only the best of the nation’s live music scene has been hand-picked to play this year. Without further ado FOTSUN 2016 Deep Sea Edition is excited to present to you the smoking hot, drool-inducing lineup:
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In 2015, a new era of Festival of the Sun (FOTSUN) peeks its sunburnt head over the horizon, as the boutique summer festival commences its second decade! FOTSUN, one of Australia’s longest-running music festivals, introduces a plethora of exciting new elements this year, adding to the experience and excitement without sacrificing the relaxed, backyard vibe punters have come to know and love.
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Currently on tour (November-December 2014) in support of his new album ‘Heartwood’, KARL S. WILLIAMS took time our for LifeMusicMedia…
:: What track changed your life ::
Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground by Blind Willie Johnson. A wordless and primitive expression of pure beauty. It showed me that all artifice could be done away with and the song could be whittled to its core, transcending even language.
:: What is your favourite Album ::
Probably Pink Floyd – Wish You Were Here. I have listened to it a million times and it always works.
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Release your inner child – FOTSUN is turning 10 years young!
The biggest year of Festival of the Sun is upon us, with Port Macquarieʼs legendary music festival turning double digits!
Gear up for a weekend of childish mischief, as FOTSUN throws a SUPERHERO themed 10th birthday party. This fiesta of fun and frivolity will have you frolicking in the sun with your best mates, dancing wildly to wicked tunes, star gazing while camping in the great outdoors and all the while dressed up as a superhero! The best-dressed kid on the Friday afternoon, will receive goody bags, so be sure to play dress ups as your all-time favourite.
Continue reading Festival of the Sun Announce 2014 Line Up
Photographer: Amy Lee Freshwater
Continue reading Festival Of The Sun 2011 @ Port Macquarie, NSW – December 9-10, 2011 | Photo Gallery
Photographer: Amy Lee Freshwater
Continue reading Festival Of The Sun 2010 @ Port Macquarie, NSW 10-11 December 2010 – Photo Gallery
FOTSUN 2010 – Don’t. Miss. This.
***Keep an eye out for LIFE MUSIC MEDIA’s coverage of the Festival Of The Sun 2010***
Festival of the Sun 2010 is set to blow Port Macquarie half way to Auckland. Sundowner Breakwall Tourist Park will this year host Platinum selling artists, multiple Aria Award winners and nominees, internationally acclaimed funk/soul revivalists and the absolute cream of national and local talent. So be your penchant for roots, indie, rock, blues, acoustic or everything in between, you’re going to have to be quick to snap up tickets for this year’s killer line-up. It is easily the biggest yet!
Continue reading Festival of the Sun 2010 @ Port Macquarie on 10-11 December 2010 [Festival News]
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|With a climate recognised as the best in Australia, the sunny coastal town of Port Macquarie will for the fifth year, host Festival of the Sun held at Sundowner Breakwall Tourist Park – and this year is set to be the very best yet. Big call, but this year’s entertainment includes some of Australia’s favourite musical acts, mashed with the sounds of some of the country’s brightest stars to have recently burst onto the Oz music scene.
Spiderbait, Little Birdy, The Beautiful Girls, Children Collide, Urthboy, Pez, Philadelphia Grand Jury, Bob Log III, The Wilson Pickers, Grant Walmsley & The Agents Of Piece, Bonjah, Red Ink, Chris Pickering, Eliza Ellen, Purple Sneakers DJs