Arts Program announced for the festival!

Art attack! The Village returns to The Falls Music & Arts Festival in 2012 with a labyrinth of jumbled, mystic, wondrous delights all waiting to be explored.

Playing at Lorne, in alphabetical order:

Thrash and funk band Bad Taste; mixing frenetic rhythms and contemporary pop introspection BJ Morrizonkle; avant-garde electro-pop diva Brite Flite; sharing his truths with circus skill Jeremy Farquar; come and test your mettle at one of the most sacred arts Karaoke Falls; producing lo-fi, sci-fi sonics Made For Chickens By Robots; outsider entertainer for the next generation Madeline Tucker; performing choral music from great Western composers Mucs; Laughs abound with improve from Neil Portenza; mixing magic and philosophy Sunny The Magosipher; the mayhem inducing 10 Minute Dance Parties are back; a modern besting of besteries The Beep Test of Imaginary Human Beings; New Orleans style street funk act The Brass Knuckle Band; bourgeoning 10-piece funk and soul bad The Cactus Channel; resident trick cyclist The Great Boy Wonder; Chicago based crooner Willis Earl Beal and erotic finger puppet show When Claude Met Roxy.

Playing at Marion Bay, in alphabetical order:

Synth poppers and dreamy darkwave creators All Fires; the laugh factory Clubhouse Comedy; master and maestro of physical comedy Dandy; spontaneous fun showers of improv comedy Danger Academy; contemporary acrobatic circus act Exhale; visual artist and instrumental soundscape creator Great Earthquake; electric Australian blues act Guthrie; blues-rocking and foot-stomping Horehound; progressive metal band Infernal Outcry; 5-piece acoustic-y pop outfit Katy Raucher & The 3rd Row; Eastern Europe infused dance musicians Kazband; gospel and jazz with Mangus; spiritualist and medium Mona Povey; Southern Mississippi swamp music with Seagrass; Silversonic is taking the roots genre an placing it atop a dancy driven pop vibe; plug in your bike for the 10 Minute Pedal Powered Dance Parties; poly-genre musicians The Embers; bringing the party wherever they play The Lawless Quartet; children of surf punk and garage spaghetti The 88’s; cheeky electric-folk producers The Original Cutouts and rounding it all out they have seven-piece folk band Thieves.

Along with all of the truly grandiose arts programming above there’s a whole host of fun activities happening across the festival including: face painting, circus workshops, pop-up beauty parlours, morning yoga classes, sculpture walks and crafternoons!

MAIN PROGRAM: Angus Stone, Art of Sleeping, Ash Grunwald, Ball Park Music, Beach House, Bertie Blackman, Best Coast, Bombay Bicycle Club, Boy & Bear, Christopher Coleman Collective (M), Coolio, Cosmo Jarvis, DJ Nu Mark Toy Set, Django Django, First Aid Kit, Hilltop Hoods, Hot Chip, Jaguar Skills, Jinja Safari, Lisa Mitchell, Loon Lake, Matt Corby, Maxïmo Park, Millions, Oh Mercy, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Sampology Presents A Falls Anniversary Live AV Show, San Cisco, SBTRKT Live, Sharon Van Etten, The Flaming Lips, The Hives , The Jungle Giants, The Vaccines, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Two Door Cinema Club.
LORNE ONLY: Airwolf, Ajax, Alison Wonderland, Bleeding Knees Club, Cactus Channel, Cassian, Cub Scouts, Daniel Champagne, DZ Deathrays, Elizabeth Rose, Flume, Fraser A. Gorman, Grey Ghost, Howlin’ Steam Train, Hayden Calnin, Husky, Indian Summer DJs, Jen Tutty & Katie Drover, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Miami Horror DJs, Parachute Youth, Peking Duk, Regular John, The Rechords, The Trouble With Templeton, Tinpan Orange, Soccer Mum DJs, Willis Earl Beal, World’s End Press.
BOOGIE NIGHTS: Anna Lumb and DJ Lazer Ferrari, Chris Gill & Mohair Slim (L), DJ Manchild & Russ Dewbury (M), Furnace & the Fundamentals, Legs Akimbo, Muscles (L), The Bamboos (L & MP), The Cuban Brothers.
COMEDY: Felicity Ward, Jason Byrne (L), Luke Heggie, Matt OKine, Nazeem Hussain, Ronny Chieng, Sammy J & Randy.
ARTS LORNE: Bad Taste, BJ Morrizonkle, Brite Flight, Jeremy Farquar, Karaoke Falls, Made For Chickens By Robots, Madeline Tucker, Mucs, Neil Portenza, Sunny The Magosipher, 10 Minute Dance Parties, The Beep Test of Imaginary Human Beings, The Brass Knuckle Band, The Cactus Channel, The Great Boy Wonder, Willis Earl Beal, When Claude Met Roxy.
ARTS MARION BAY: All Fires, Clubhouse Comedy, Dandy, Danger Academy, Exhale, Great Earthquake, Guthrie, Horehound, Infernal Outcry, Katy Raucher & The 3rd Row, Kazband, Mangus, Mona Povey, Seagrass, Silversonic, 10 Minute Pedal Powered Dance Parties, The Embers, The Lawless Quartet, The 88’s, The Original Cutouts, Thieves.

*L = Lorne only. M= Marion Bay only. MP = Marion Bay main program.

More acts to still be announced!

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28.Dec.12 - 01.Jan.13LorneVICSOLD OUT
29.Dec.12 - 01.Jan.13Marion BayTAS
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