Secret Garden Festival Drops 2018 Lineup Ft. DZ Deathrays, Ecca Vandal, Paces & More
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While Secret Garden takes place at Brownlow Hill Farm – just a short drive out of Sydney – it’s a truly otherworldly experience.

Over the years, the vibrant event (which is OTT in the best way possible) has built itself a stellar reputation, evidenced by the fact that tickets for 2018’s event sold out well before the line-up was announced. Today, Secret Garden has revealed who’ll be soundtracking the 48 hours of madness from February 23-24.

The crew have covered all sonic bases with Australian talents ranging from DZ Deathrays, to Ecca Vandal, to Miss Blanks, to Paces – ensuring that there’s a little something for everyone. Oh yeah, did we mention that there’s Bris 182, an 11-piece Blink 182 cover band? Huge, can we please hear ‘Dammit’ at least five times? Travis Barker for President.

On top of the live acts, some of our favourite selectors will be in attendance, including Jade Zoe, Yemisul, Ebony Boadu, Mowgli May and more. Of course, music’s just one aspect of the event which is set to overwhelm all the senses, with theatre, food and a stack of extra-curricular activities.

See the full lineup below, and while tickets are sold out, you can join the waitlist right here. Sounds like a nice time:

SECRET GARDEN FESTIVAL 23 & 24 February (SOLD OUT)

GYMNASIUM

Alex The Astronaut • Angie McMahon • Billy Davis & The Good Lords • Boat Show • Bris 182 • Broadway Sounds • DZ Deathrays • Ecca Vandal • The Harpoons • Heaps Gay & Friends • Holy Holy • Lanks • Mezko • Miss Blanks • Odette • Paces • Vaudeville Smash • WAAX

CAMP QUEEN FITNESS

Aaron Manhattan • Andee Frost • Beau Kirq • Betty Grumble • Chrissy • Estée Louder • GAFF E • Joe Pol • Lauren Hansom •Megana Holiday • Matt Format • Mirã Bõru • Radha La Bia • Simon Caldwell • Stelly Gappasauress • Sveta • Vibe Positive

T.G.I. SECRET GARDEN

Aegean Sun • Dom Alessio & Friends • Dream Rimmy • Eilish Gilligan • Exhibitionist • Froyo Gusher DJs • Inner West Reggae Disco Machine •JEFFE • Ojikae • Rich-Spanning-Time • Stella Donnelly • The Tarantinos • Totally Unicorn + Dinosaur City ft. Babey • Big White • Fritz • Opal • Phanosland • Spike Vincent • Sunscreen • Sweater Curse

LET’SIN

Ayebatonye • Catlyf • Ebony Boadu • Fire Dancers • G Coo • Isa (aka Pop Rocks) • Jade Le Flay • Jade Zoe King IV (Live) • Lupa Howl and The Shewolves • Manic Pixie • Matka • Mowgli May • Seduna • Yemisul

THE COSMOTEQUE

Clarissa Mei • Cressy • Doris • GC OConnor • Godtet The Goods • Keep It Disco • KRYSTEL Diola • Lex Deluxe • Love Deluxe • Maja Bajy • Natalia • The Pleasure of Gwen • Price • Rebecca Hatch • Rydeen • Sidehustle • Wallace

THE MESOMIASMIC

Adi Toohey • Andy Garvey • Big Ting Recordings • Bubble Babies • DJ Meta Etcetera • E Davd (Live) • Jasmine Peters • Katia Avorodis • Lazy Susan • Oscar Mike • Slamb • Spiderdog • Swerve • Whipper Sisters

(IN A) STATE THEATRE

Awards Ceremony • Brendan De La Hay • Confetti Gun • Disney Karaoke • Dolly Magazine (Live) • Genitals of the Animal Kingdom • Good Morning Secret Garden • Is This Your Life?! • Jazz Therapy • Karlee Tiana • Lou P Scarlett • Nude For Jesus Dance Party • Porcelain Alice • Post-ITS • quad bike • Reverse Burlesque – The Damsels De-Stress • Ring! The! Bell! • Rosie Rivette • Steph Broadbridge • Mystery Bachelor Or Bachelorette

THE GREAT FATSBY

Sit down banquet (tix avail) • SG feasting Hall • French Champagne • Good Beer • Pimms • Espresso Martinis and The Usual Delights

TOMFOOLERY & SHENANIGANS

The Applause Audience • Ghost-E-OKE • Witch Dr • Aluminium Hat Making Classes (And Parade) • Corn Hole • Hot Wing Eating Comp • Porno Story Time • Formal Photos • The Kissing Booth • Wheel-Of-Fortuuuune • Trojan Party Horse • Doyle’s Farmhouse • Pub Trivia • Pre’s & Afters at Bec’s • Rancho Relaxo • Rave Cave • Shout Something Nice Bar • Sound of Silence • Tentacruel Cinema • Village Wisdom • Speed Mating

Words by Christopher Kevin Au January 11, 2018
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