Lineup revealed for NSW Don’t Kill Live Music Protest

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Lineup revealed for NSW Don’t Kill Live Music Protest

Some huge acts have come out in support of the cause.

The lineup for the Don’t Kill Live Music rally set for Thursday February 21 has been announced. The rally has been organised in response to the recent NSW music festival regulations, which industry professionals claim will sabotage the state’s live music scene.

Currently scheduled to perform at the protest are Triple J Hottest 100 winners Ocean Alley, The Rubens, Dan Sultan, Polish Club and more. Speakers at the rally include the infamous red Wiggle Murray Cook, one half of The Presets, Julian Hamilton, Bakehouse Studios owner and Save Live Australia’s Music founder Helen Marcou and Hoodoo Gurus frontman Dave Faulkner.

The Don’t Kill Live Music rally was announced on Wednesday February 13. The protest will demand the NSW state government reconsider the new liquor license designed for music festivals and consult with festival¬†organisers further before any changes are made. Since its creation, the online petition has accumulated more than 111,000 signatures and the rally’s Facebook event current lists 9,300 people as going.

Check out the full lineup of performers and speakers below:

Ocean Alley

The Rubens

Cloud Control

Dan Sultan & Polish Club

Urthboy & Bertie Blackman


Rhys Muldoon & Yumi Stynes (MC)

Julien Hamilton (The Presets)

Murray Cook (The Wiggles)

Tim Levinson (Elephant Traks)

Helen Marcou (Save Live Australia’s Music)

Adelle Robinson (Australian Festivals Association)

Michael Chugg (Chugg Entertainment)

Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus)

Jane Slingo (Electronic Music Conference)

Councillor Jess Scully (City of Sydney Council)

Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbury