Queenscliff Music Festival adds to 2022 line up
Queenscliff Music Festival announce even more stellar acts to join their already rockin 2022 line up. These new acts put the icing on the Festival cake for QMF whilst tickets fly out the door.
Into the 2022 QMF musical mix will go Brooklyn, NY based Daddy Long Legs, described by Rolling Stone Magazine as ".like Chicago blues fired at the moon, played by the demented children of the Pretty Things" along with Australia's own blues goddess Mia Dyson on her return from the US.
Cat Empires' musical maestro Felix Riebl will perform his new album Everyday Amen which is set for release on the eve of the Festival, whilst rapper producer/ multi instrumentalist Joelistics guarantees new dance floor moves and San Lazaro, a tribe of long-lost Latinos with backgrounds from Chile and Uruguay to Cuba to Catalonia bring the hip shaking latin vibes.
The high energy 8 piece funk and reggae sensation, Andrew Gurruwiwi Band have honed their chops on the beach at Birrtjimi and in the dirt of Yirrkala and write real funk jams in their native tongue, will introduce QMF audiences to their unique and truly fresh Yolngu Funk sound, a style only hinted at previously on the impossible-to-find pair of 7-inches cut by George Rrurrambu & Birdwave. Just like King Stingray and Baker Boy before them, the Andrew Gurruwiwi Band are the next hot musical act to burst out of Arnhem Land.
Indie folk darling Emily Lubitz brings her timeless voice whilst Sam Teskey steps away from his band of brothers to step out with his new solo project. Woodfordia's Festival of Small Halls feature Canada's celtic fusion stars, Inn Echo along with singer songwriter sweetheart, Sam Buckingham, and those discerning disciples of some of history’s all-time great southern, blues, country, gospel, soul and rock bands Sweet Talk present real music by real people!
Comedian Andrew Hansen, best known for his work with The Chaser will join comedian Blogger Jude Perl to bring the laughs.
QMF is an event for all ages and the kids are never forgotten! Added to the line up are podcast superstars The Beanies who join already announced The Bluey Live Interactive Experience and the Teeny Tiny Stevies.
The QMF 2022 artists already announced include Baker Boy, The Bad Dad Orchestra, The Bamboos, Banjo Lucia, Ben Mastwyk & His Millions, Bones & Jones, Bud Rokesky, Bumpy, Cat & Clint, Emma Donovan & The Putbacks, Fanny Lumsden, Felicity Urquhart & Josh Cunningham, Folk Bitch Trio, Isabella Manfredi, Jess Ribeiro, John Butler, Kee'ahn, Little Quirks, Mark Seymour & The Undertow, Middle Kids, Monique Clare, Rambal, Raul Midon, RVG, Seeker Lover Keeper, The Seven Ups, Steph Strings, The Stetson Family, The Teskey Brothers, Vika & Linda, William Crighton, Zoe Fox & The Rocket Clocks PLUS The Kids Stage offerings include Bluey & Bingo at the Bluey Live Interactive Experience, and Teeny Tiny Stevies amongst others.
Attracting more than 10,000 music lovers of all ages annually Queenscliff Music Festival uses many of the intimate spaces of Queenscliff's iconic streetscape for live music, augmenting the golden sounds pumping out across the three main festival stages on the foreshore. QMF is the ideal weekend getaway for music lovers of all tastes and walks of life being just 90 minutes from Melbourne with festival goers treated to the best the Australian live music scene has to offer while sampling the delights of local and Bellarine craft produce.
QMF is a weekend-long celebration of live music, family-friendly activities, craft beers and spirits, fine wines, locally sourced gourmet produce and more. The festival's beach setting and picturesque locations attract music lovers from all over the country looking to soak up the laid back vibes and the eclectic mix of music on offer. The festival team are also highly aware of their environmental footprint as an event that sees thousands of people come through each year, and are immensely proud of the 95% of waste they were able to divert from landfill in 2019. The festival was a recipient of a Premiers Sustainability Award for their 2019 efforts.
The 24th Queenscliff Music Festival runs across 25 + 26+ 27 November 2022