OneFour, Ocean Alley, Cub Sport, Kita Alexander & More Lineup For Expanded Ability Fest 2024
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Words by Tom Disalvo July 4, 2024

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Dylan Alcott is once again pulling no punches with a massive lineup announced and the festival’s first Brisbane show.

Ability Fest, the trailblazing accessible music festival, has just revealed its impressive 2024 lineup. Headliners include the likes of Ocean Alley, ONEFOUR, Cub Sport, King Stingray, Bag Raiders, Middle Kids, and many more. This year, the festival will take place at two iconic locations: Alexandra Gardens/Birrarung Marr in Naarm/Melbourne on October 19th and, for the first time, at Victoria Park/Barrambin in Meanjin/Brisbane on October 26th.

With a mission to bring people of all abilities together, Ability Fest is set to feature two stages brimming with top-tier talent. The Main Stage will showcase performances by Ocean Alley, drill and rap group ONEFOUR, King Stingray, Cub Sport, DJ and producer jamesjamesjames, Middle Kids, Floodlights, pop sensations Kita Alexander and Eves Karydas, American folk-pop singer Brenn!, Asha Jefferies, Eliza Hull, Jordz, and triple j Unearthed artist winners.

Mark’s Stage will keep the energy high with an array of renowned DJs, including Bag Raiders, Jordan Brando, Crybaby, Wax’o Paradiso, Boone, Moss, DAWS, NayNay, Mikalah Watego, Neesha Alexander, Dewbs, Kuzco, Cheq, and Xeimma. This eclectic mix guarantees a dynamic experience for festival-goers.

Dylan Alcott, 2022 Australian Of The Year and festival founder, emphasises the festival’s core values, stating, “First and foremost, Ability Fest is a ripper festival at its core, but with the added plus that it can bring people of all abilities together. We’ll have a completely accessible venue with elevated viewing platforms, pathways, quiet zones, and sensory areas, ensuring that everyone has the ability to have an unreal day.”

Ability Fest is a not-for-profit event, with 100% of proceeds donated to the Dylan Alcott Foundation. Each ticket helps young Australians with disabilities achieve their dreams, making every festival-goer’s experience even more meaningful. As Australia’s first accessible music festival, Ability Fest offers a unique blend of world-class music, delicious food and drink, and specialised accessible facilities, all for just $60 per ticket.

Pre-Sale Ticket registration closes at 11am AEST on July 10th, with tickets on sale from 12pm AEST the same day. General tickets will be available at 12pm AEST on July 11th for $60. Note that this is a 16+ event. Presale sign up here

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