The Beautiful Girls
‘Raw, spooky, rootsy, punky, reggae, dubby’ – these are some of the ways the music of The Beautiful Girls has been described. And in 2017 & 2018, they’re taking it all the way back to the sonic beginnings to celebrate anniversaries of their two seminal releases Morning Sunand Learn Yourself – stripping back the performances to their original essence – the striking three-piece sound which first brought the band to attention fifteen years ago.
Cool Out Sun
New Afro-funk outfit Cool Out Sun burst onto the scene with an explosion of introspective, retrospective soul-food you didn’t know you need a serve of. The all-star line up boasts some of the most influential names in Australian music inviting you to wake up, cool down and just do you....
Comprised of the kids that won't put the drum sticks down in class. Composers taunting a treble clef to throw a few more notes on the stave. The beats are provocative, the lyrics powerfully imaginative;.
There are no big name producers and over the top stylists here, Sahara is an independent artist in the truest sense of the word - an artist finding her own sound and in the process emerging as not just another remarkable voice.
Hot Potato Band
Anything could happen! Known to cause a severe case of happy fever, this 10 piece brass band is sure to put a smile on your face in an incredibly unique live show. The Hot Potato Band have become one of the most celebrated festival bands in Australia.
Maori musician Matiu ``The Hook`` Te Huki is known for his amazing vocal skills and energy, his ability to powerfully connect with and lift a crowd with his mesmerising solo looping show, Matiu's music uses haka, chants and traditional Maori instruments, backed by solid grooves, beautiful basslines and magical melodies that stay with you well after the show ends.
“Undeniably one of the best Australian debuts of the year” (Purple Sneakers). An unlikely but brilliant fusion of dance party and performance art. Ringleaders Beatrice Lewis, Claire Nakazawa and Mie Nakazawa curate Haiku Hands collaborating with some of Australia's finest singers, writers, and producers to perform genre-bending unconventional pop, dance, electronic magic.
The originality of this Southern California quintet derives from bands diverse cultures and influences. Seamlessly weaving classic soul, rock and timeless ballads, singer songwriter Jamie Allensworth delivers a signature laid back coastal sound through tasteful melodies and gritty harmonies.
Electrik Lemonade is a merry band of funklords that play a repertoire of funk, hip hop, blues, soul and dance music that could only be fathered by the likes of Captain Planet. Each member brings their own slice of Earth, Fire, Wind, Water and Lovin’ in the live show, culminating in a whirlwind of explosive energy that comes with a tidal warning as the crowd uncontrollably burst into a wave of dance and good vibes.
His Merry Men are proud to announce they have changed their name to Nomika. The new name is a reflection of the evolution of their music and transformation of the lineup. The 8 piece lineup, fronted by award winning vocalist Megan Crocombe, draws upon broad range of influences to produce sensational grooves of nu-soul/fusion, laced with provoking melodies.
A band of accomplished and powerful women, Hussy Hicks have made a name for themselves locally and on the international stage the old fashioned way – by playing their music and connecting with audiences one passionate performance at a time.
Visionary, bohemian rocker, Felicity Lawless stimulates the senses and elevates the soul with music fusing gypsy, world, rock and folk elements. She is on a mission to uplift the world with an ethereal style which transcends classification.
Out of Abingdon
OUT of ABINGDON create a soulful atmosphere, a sound filtered from influences including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Kenny Burrell, Bjork and Nina Simone, their understated elegance draws the listener in ….Tina’s ethereal vocals and grooving double bass together with Warwick’s husky vocals and fearless expressive guitar makes for dynamic interplay and a stage presence that's smoking hot!
DJ Freddy Flyfingaz
Amplifying crowds with his wild style cuts n scratches for a couple of decades now, Freddy Flyfingaz has gained a reputation as the ultimate festive party shaker. His audio visual performances are composed of a seamless collage of electro swing, ragga beats, vintage funk and old-skool hip hop synced with a projected backdrop of twisted animations and off the wall culture.
The Barleyshakes formed in Dublin in 1995 then the band moved to the Sunshine coast in Australia in 2000. The Barleyshakes music is irish at it core with tasteful interpretations modern influences.
Irish expat Alan Kelly has spent the best part of twenty years establishing himself on both sides of the globe as a writer of genuinely touching, honest and gritty songs. He’s also got a healthy dose of the kind of irreverence that turns good music into great.
Lizzie Flynn & The Reckoning
With a combination of lyrical honesty and charming melodies, Brisbane based Lizzie Flynn writes songs that blend a little satirical storytelling with a lot of joyful emotion. Her latest collection of songs weaves audiences through toe-tapping country to tender ballads… songs of lessons learnt and love lost.
10 Years of PEAK
Snowy Mountains’ coolest winter music festival kicks-off the start of the Perisher ski season June Long Weekend 8th – 11th June with 4 days of awesome music, snow, fun and laughter. Come and enjoy the PEAK Festival 10 years experience in 2018!
Experience the Music
A diverse group of Australian and international artists will descend on Perisher to showcase their truly amazing mix of talent and entertainment across 10 live stages throughout the resort – from cosy lounges to headline acts on the Main Stage. Music to suit everyone.
4 days and nights of value including free sightseeing lift rides, snow-play, free kid’s entertainment and more. Buy your festival pass and accommodation now and save!
Perisher’s extensive snow making facilities will be preparing the resort to be ready for first tracks.
Experience the Raw Talent
The Peak Upload battle plays out on The Man Stage for the honour of being crowned Peak Upload artist 2018, Community Groups will amaze you with their diverse talents and the South East Arts Youth Stage provides a live venue for our newest artists.
Experience the Snowy Mountains NSW
Wake up to the fresh mountain air and catch the quad chair to experience the sights from the top of Australia.