The BYO camping festival is back on the Great Ocean Road from November 18 to 20

With three days of moving music, comedy, free camping, BYO, food trucks, ocean views, movies, arts, giant games and more, this is the regional music festival family you’ve been waiting for.

Created as an opportunity to showcase local emerging Australian talent and the aesthetically pleasing Great Ocean Road (and all its treasures), launched with just 500 guests in 2018, Loch Hart Music Festival quickly became one of Victoria’s best boutique festivals over the past two years. Creating a festival with all the elements punters desire and a unique ability to build community over three days, the festival has continually managed to find the perfect mix of acts to appeal to a large crowd while maintaining an intimate and grassroots feel. .

After delivering a magical first edition in two years in January with 1,500 of the world’s best people, the beloved festival is grabbing 2022 with both hands and hosting its fourth iteration (and second festival of the year) with three days altogether. magic of music, arts, comedy and more in November.

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  • Area Victoria’s favorite boutique campground festival, the Loch Hart Music Festival, returns in November.
  • Harvey Sutherland, Peter Bibby, Kylie Auldist, Gordon Koang and Party Dozen lead the lineup
  • The basic BYO event will also include comedy, glamping, morning yoga sessions, giant games and an outdoor cinema
  • Tickets are on sale now here.

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Taking place from Friday, November 18 through Sunday, November 20, the BYO Core event will bring together over 20 world-class performers over a November weekend on a stage in a natural amphitheater at Kangaroobie Camp, located a stone’s throw from The Twelve Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge along Victoria’s iconic Great Ocean Road.

Leading the music lineup for the November edition is producer, bandleader and synthesist Harvey Sutherland who will turn the farm into a pulsating dance floor, noted Australian treasure Peter Bibby, Australia’s Queen of the soul Kylie Auldist, South Sudanese legend Gordon Koang and Party Dozen, a sound collaboration from saxophonist Kirsty Tickle and percussionist Jonathan Boulet.

The rest of the lineup is equally impressive, featuring a variety of artists including local supergroup Galah; Jarrah Ma – the Sandy Dish guitarist’s solo project; Lightbulb (aka Mikey Cahill); DJ extraordinaire La Porgretta; Melbourne’s Ageless Boy Milo Eastwood; Fashion icons meet WIIGZ pop sensations; half-country, half-folk, full-time storyteller Watty Thompson with a 10-piece band; the neo-soul, alternative-pop and jazz-rock music project Velvet Bloom; Melbourne-based disco jazz collective Squid Nebula; singer-songwriter Harmony Byrne; and DJ and live choir Sunshine & Disco Faith Choir.

There is also the enchanting Roy Blues; Melbourne folk musician Leah Senior; Australian Alien Nosejob Scene UFO; two-part electronic act Digital Afrika; the Melbourne Empress Electric Collective; punk rock garage duo Good Sniff; Melbourne residents Hobsons Bay Coast Guard; and Nurse Punk Band Wurst Nurse.

Alongside the music, Loch Hart is also promising three days of region-first focused entertainment in November, with Aaron Gocs, Blake Freeman, Emma Holland, Sonia Di Iorio and Tim Hewitt leading the comedy lineup. Plus, morning yoga sessions, giant games and an outdoor cinema to keep everyone entertained, while local food trucks, market stalls and an on-site bar will be there for punters to purchase meals. fine dining or shopping for fresh festival clothes between trips to the bar. and festival stage.

In an exciting addition to the festival, following the success of January’s festival, Loch Hart is also now a family event, giving future generations something to remember for years to come! Children 12 and under are free while children 13-17 must have their own ticket. All children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and have a signed Guardian Consent Form to experience the pure bliss, joy and wonder of this intimate gathering.

Championing a getaway to one of the country’s most beautiful and diverse regions, the festival offers free camping as part of its ticket price, with punters pitching tents, garlands or caravans over an area spectacular campsite on top of a hill offering a 180 degree view of the oceans. For those camping with children, there is a family camping area to set up on weekends. If glamping is more your vibe, Loch Hart has premium bell tent options available, starting at just over $50 per person per night, which is an absolute steal if you’re a festival newbie or you don’t have your own camping gear. A little luxury never hurts when it comes to a multi-day music festival.

As if we needed more reasons to adore this local festival, sustainability is also at the heart of its concerns. Building on previous years, all food and beverage offerings will be served in reusable cups, plates and bowls with corresponding utensils. Replacing single-use plastic, while the BYO (no glass) policy means people can pull an esky and enjoy amazing local Aussie shows without queuing for hours for overpriced drinks and food . The BYO policy also extends to canapes with your beers so you can relax around the amphitheater on sunny afternoons. Don’t forget to take it home when you leave.

Featuring three days of moving music, plus comedy, free camping, BYO, food trucks, ocean views, yoga, movies, arts, giant games and more in the laid-back setting of the Loch Hart Music Festival 2022, you’d be mad to miss it.

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2022 Loch Hart Music Festival Lineup

Alien Nosejob
Digital Africa
Empress
Gala
Good sniff
Gordon Koang
Harmony Byrne
Harvey Sutherland
Hobsons Bay Coast Guard
Jarrah Ma
Joey Bulb
Kylie Audist
The Porgretta
Senior Leah
Milo Eastwood
Dozen Party
Peter Bibby
Roy Blues
Squid Nebula
Sunshine and Disco Faith Choir
velvet flower
Watty Thompson
WIIG
Nurse Wurst.
Aaron Gocs
Blake Freeman
Emma Holland
Sonia DiIorio
Tim Hewitt

Loch Hart Music Festival returns November 18-20, 2022 to Great Ocean Road, Princetown, Kirrae Whurrong Country. The last tickets are on sale now.

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