The 2020 edition of Wide Open Space festival is shaping up to be a big one with some of the country's finest talent joining the line-up. 

Headlining the event is Sampa The Great and Briggs, who will be joined by Opiuo, Black Rock Band and UOne Western, while more acts are expected to be announced soon. Check out the first line-up below. 

The Northern Territory-based festival will return to the East MacDonnell Ranges from 1-3 May, a little under an hour drive from Alice Springs. 

”We take a very wide approach to programming the WOS music experience. All of us behind the scenes have restless tastes in music and we like the festival to introduce people to acts they may not normally check out," said festival director Scott Large. 

"We definitely put a lot of time into getting the flow right so each stage is a journey through various styles each day. We are really pumped to have Sampa The Great and Briggs on the program this year of course. But personally I love seeing the local acts put in the hard work to elevate their performances and blow interstate visitors away. 

"The NT has a rich musical tradition with bands like Warumpi Band, and the next wave of acts are bringing incredible new energy and flavours."

Tickets are on sale now, head to theGuide for all the info on tickets. 

Wide Open Space 2020 - First Artist Announce

Sampa The Great
U-One & Western
Chris Munky
Lady Banton
The Oddness
Black Rock Band
King Marong & Tamala Express
Resin Moon
Femme Funkale
Las Mar
Madam & The Mafia
Ed Francis
Hugh Winterflood
David Spry & Jason Butcher
iiah Dildz & Deadly Resonance
Flim Flam
Purple Patch

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