st kilda festival

Posted 8 Feb 2017 @ 3:27pm

There’s no guaranteed path to becoming a successful musician. There’s plenty that can go wrong along the way, but that doesn’t stop some folk from holding onto the dream regardless of where it leads.


For Bec Sandridge, that path has seen her meander all over the world and has led to a significant transformation of her music along the way. The secret is to find your audience...

Posted 8 Feb 2017 @ 11:56am

Gretta Ray has the world at her feet right now. But don't think for a second she's going to let that faze her. Instead, the young Melbourne songwriter is taking it all in her stride. Following a watershed year in 2016, Ray's career took off after winning triple j's Unearthed High, as well as taking out the prestigious $50,000 Vanda & Young songwriting competition. It all culminated with...

Posted 10 Jan 2017 @ 10:02am

St Kilda Festival’s long awaited lineup has finally been announced, and this year it’s set to be a doozy.


Headlining the Main Stage will be Drapht, The Ashton Shuffle (DJ Set), Emma Louise, The Smith Street Band and Daryl Braithwaite as well as Clairey Browne, Archie Roach and Mitch King.  
Also getting in on the action are Saatsuma, Cleopold, Gretta Ray, Tiny...

Posted 6 Dec 2016 @ 4:38pm

St Kilda Festival has lifted the lid off the first confirmed artists for their 2017 incarnation. 


Kicking things off with a lineup stacked with some of the biggest Indigenous names in the music scene, St Kilda Festival will open things with Yalukit Wilum Ngargee - a free celebration of Indigenous culture. 
Expect to hear the likes of Gawurra, Mau Power, Yirrmal,...

Posted 27 Oct 2016 @ 1:34pm

Australia's largest free festival, St Kilda Fest, is back for another year. 


With over 440,000 visitors in 2016, the festival continues to grow in size and attendance each year, with its upcoming incarnation slated to be just as massive. Expect the usual culprits of music, culture and food - coming together for one of Melbourne's favourite days out. 

Posted 26 Aug 2016 @ 9:40am

Whether you are a musician, children’s entertainer, community group, charity, or have an event or activity that you’d like to showcase, St Kilda Festival want to hear from you. 


Applications are open for the New Music Stage, offering Australia’s best emerging talent a chance to play at the country’s largest free music festival. Likewise, the Live N Local stage will be...

Posted 2 Feb 2016 @ 2:37pm

Over the last 35 years, Tim Dalton has assisted the careers of a phenomenal collection of artists, and gathered plenty of amazing stories along the way. Having worked as a record producer, tour manager and A&R executive, Dalton’s been closely associated with the likes of Faith No More, Beastie Boys, Run DMC and even Atomic Kitten. He’s also lectured at universities in the UK and Australia...

Posted 5 Jan 2016 @ 9:51am

Australia’s largest free music festival is on the horizon.


At the 2016 incarnation more than 50 well-known and emerging artists will perform over six stages housed throughout the City of Port Phillip.
The 2016 St Kilda Festival will culminate with the famous Festival Sunday on Sunday February 14 (Valentine's Day ooh la la), which will feature the likes of Gurrumul...

Posted 15 Dec 2015 @ 4:12pm

Australia’s largest free music festival is on the horizon, today announcing acts that will take place as part of The New Music and Live N Local stages.


The New Music stage is back once more, offering the nation’s best emerging talent a great chance to kick-start their career. Ten bands have been chosen to play, with the crowd favourite winning $5,000 and a main stage slot in...

Posted 25 Aug 2015 @ 10:41am

Australia’s largest free music festival have today opened up the call for entries for artists to get involved in their 2016 incarnation. 


Applications are now open for musicians, performers, traders, charities and community groups to take part in the 2016 St Kilda Festival. 
The New Music stage is back once more, offering the nation’s best emerging talent a great...


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