We might be verging on winter but it's spring in our hearts as Caloundra Music Festival announces a massive first round of artists for its 2018 event.

Topping the first announcement list is Birds of Tokyo, The Living End, Seth SentryThe Temper Trap and return act, John Butler Trio.

"John Butler Trio is back by high demand," Festival Director Richie Eyles said.

"A big crowd favourite that festival goers request every single year, it’s fantastic to have them back and hot on the heels of their North American summer tour."

The beachside festival will take place from 28 September to 1 October this year.

Tickets are on sale from 1pm, Thursday 19 April; for more information, head to theGuide.

Caloundra music Festival 2018 First line-up announcement 

Big Sam's Funky Nation, Birds Of Tokyo, Blue King Brown, Blue Shaddy, Groovement, Hussy Hicks, John Butler Trio, Mama Kin Spender, POW! Negro, Red Young & The Hot Horns, Seth Sentry, Stomping Ivories, The Living End, The Long Johns, The Southern River Band, The Temper Trap, The Waifs, Thirsty Merc, Tim Finn

Imagine Dragons + The Temper Trap
Perth Arena, Perth
Imagine Dragons + The Temper Trap
Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne
Imagine Dragons + The Temper Trap
Margaret Court Arena, Melbourne
Imagine Dragons + The Temper Trap
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Boondall
Imagine Dragons + The Temper Trap
Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park
State of the Art Festival
Elizabeth Quay, Perth
Caloundra Music Festival Feat.
Kings Beach, Kings Beach
Get Your Groove On 2018 Feat
Bella Vista Farm, Bella Vista