SOTA Music Festival unveils huge 2016 lineup
Jebediah, San Sisco and Ta-ku head a WA festival that's FREE.
What could possibly be better than seeing Ta-ku, San Sisco, Jebediah and many more, together on a WA all-star line up? Seeing said all-star line up for absolutely zero dollars! WA Day on Monday 6 June sees the State Of The Art (SOTA) music festival return for its fifth and largest instalment yet, featuring 18 of WA's finest acts covering three stages at Elizabeth Quay.
With the perfect blend of nostalgia, new stars and up-and-comers; SOTA's line up showcases our very best WA born and bred artists. After announcing a short break in February, the legendary Jebediah return to get everyone singing along with their famous back catalogue. Triple J favourites San Sisco will roll out for one of their last festival shows on home-soil this year, while Ta-ku will be joined by Wafia, playing his first ever WA show with a full live band. Our own Koi Child will be bringing their just-released debut album, and local indie-rockers The Love Junkies will be coming in hot from the US after showcasing at SXSW. Mathas, Mosquito Coast, Morgan Bain, Verge Collection and many more will also get the opportunity to turn it on for their home town on its big day.
There'll also be a licensed area and food market to enjoy a bev and a bite to eat in between seeing your favourite acts. As part of the wider WA Day Festival, attendees will also be able to branch out from the SOTA stages to take part in a stack of activities, including sport clinics, circus skills workshops, pop-up performances, tours and community artwork.
The fifth annual SOTA festival is presented by Celebrate WA and will showcase the state's incredible music industry on WA Day. The collaboration is part of an effort to support, nurture and grow the creative opportunities for local artists, and to further position contemporary music as a leading cultural identifier for WA. Check the full lineup below and head to the SOTA WEBSITE for more info, and also to enter a COMPETITION to win a trip for two to the UK to see Methyl Ethel live at End Of The Road Festival.
The Love Junkies
Our Man In Berlin
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