Kylie Auldist & The Red Eyes - Can You Hear It (Queenscliff Music Festival media launch) @ Transit Lounge, Fed Square, Melbourne

The Queenscliff Music Festival takes place over the weekend of 25-26-27 November and the organisers are clearly revving up the heat this summer with the critical first round of artists revealing some significant names on the cards with old school meeting modernity meeting new wave… showcasing the best in past, present and future Australian and world music.

Treasured Australiana folk rockers The Triffids and seminal Indigenous reggae collective No Fixed Address are two of the acts performing exclusively for Queenscliff Music Festival in one-off Victorian concerts, with The Triffids pulling out their superlative work, Born Sandy Devotional from go to whoa. This will be The Triffids’ first festival performance since the passing of its esteemed singer/songwriter David McComb. The band will be joined by special friends and will play a 2 hour plus set.

Joining them will be Eskimo Joe showcasing material from the lads’ fifth record, Gypsy & The Cat who are fresh from their Kylie Minogue support, the legendary Cruel Sea, aussie hip-hop doyens The Herd, Kimbra, The Beautiful Girls, The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker, Oh Mercy, The Bamboos with Kylie Auldist, jazz great Vince Jones, Oz roots poster boy Shane Nicholson, alt country punk gathering Wagons, Christine Anu and Glastonbury success story Stonefield.

The lineup also inclused classic Australian bands such as Pseudo Echo, Richard Clapton and My Friend The Chocolate Cake will mix it with the brightest young Oz talent such as Lanie Lane, Amaya Laucirica and the effervescent sounds of Gossling, while Matt McHugh, The Bondi Cigars, Leah Flannigan, The Red Eyes, Blackeyed Susans, Puta Madre Brothers, Nat Cole & The Kings, The Snowdroppers, The Wayne Jury Three, Sweethearts, John-Luke Shelly & High Speed Steel add to the very unique Queenscliff festival bill.

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