New acts added to Meredith Music Festival lineup, set times revealed

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New acts added to Meredith Music Festival lineup, set times revealed


The Meredith Music Festival lineup has expanded to include another five acts, plus the Meredith set times have landed for 2023.

We’re edging closer to the arrival of one of Australia’s most beloved music festivals – the Meredith Music Festival. The festival has long held a reputation for curating diverse lineups that cater to a wide range of musical tastes, and the 2023 lineup promises to be no exception – especially with five new artists now added to the program, DJs and the anticipated set times.

Meredith Music Festival 2023

  • Where: Meredith Supernatural Amphitheatre, Meredith
  • When: December 8, 9 and 10
  • Sold Out

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With tickets sold out, the three day, two night aural adventure through inner and outer space, all singing, all dancing on the same undulation will also feature the likes of 30/70, Hannah Cameron, Zoë Coombs Marr, Dragnet, and Andrew Tuttle.


Bringing the heat to Friday night at Meredith Thirty One: 30/70. Not only the postcode for the band’s Ruckers Hill roots but the timing of a jilted triplet. A magic ratio for their own brand of swing.

Allysha Joy, Ziggy Zeitgeist, Josh Kelly, Finn Rees, Matthew Hayes and friends make up the supergroup of sorts. All soar as artists in their own right – Supernatural sets from Close Counters and Zeitgeist Freedom Energy Exchange show many of the same fingerprints.

With almost a decade in the game, their repertoire intertwines broken beat, soul, house and African rhythmic traditions – with jazz as the starting point. Hear their expansion through Cold Radish Coma, Elevate, Fluid Motion, and this year’s Art Make Love. Gilles Peterson declared them “very much the future of what’s going on in Melbourne in many ways!”

Hannah Cameron

Holding Pattern is the new album from Hannah Cameron. It’s a cracker. Songwriting that makes the complex seem effortless. Lyrics that question cycles of behaviour and the dance between action and apathy. Her resonant voice sitting over the weighty warmth of a baritone Gretsch.

Buoyed by her live band, there’s a deftness to Hannah’s performances, from pin-drop moments to clever kraut jams.

Shuffle down, Sunday. Holding Patterns have rarely felt so satisfying.

Zoë Coombs Marr

Your MC for The Meredith Gift at Thirty One: Grafton’s own, Zoë Coombs Marr.

A highly decorated comedian for the world’s least decorated footrace, set for its most absurd and free-wheelin’ iteration yet. Zoë is a performer, writer, artist and comedian. At the end of Year 12, she and her best friend staged a musical instead of going to schoolies week. In 2006 she won the National Poetry Slam Championships under dubious circumstances. Nowadays she has a habit of being the funniest person at the comedy festival.

Her hit shows Bossy Bottom, Agony! Misery!, Trigger Warning and Dave – where Zoë plays a retrograde male comedian with a neckbeard – are all side-splitting, mind-bending romps. Most recently, her TV show Queerstralia took a fascinating look into untold LGBTQIA+ histories.


Dragnet had its humble beginnings in 2019, united under the premise of recording a tape in one day and leaving it at that. But the catch was too good to throw back. With members of Vintage Crop, House Deposit, Gutter Girls and Gonzo, the band recently followed up their debut cassette with a killer LP on Spoilsport. Bandleader Jack Cherry’s witty sprechgesang prowling over a mix of dual guitars, synthesiser and post-punk propulsion.

All rise for Dragnet, closing Meredith Thirty One with the final transmission. Accession Time.

Andrew Tuttle

Cosmic banjo from a best-kept secret of the Australian musical underground.

Andrew Tuttle is a songwriter, composer and improviser who weaves acoustic guitar, woodwinds and, yes, the five-string banjo, in and out of processed electronics. Like time-lapse photography, Tuttle’s work unfolds its colours and textures with grace and wonderment – across five solo albums, and collaborations with Matmos, Steve Gunn, Charlie Parr, Gwenifer Raymond and Luke Schneider.

Interstitial DJs

Not so much the icing on the cake as the jam in the middle that deliciously binds the whole thing together. The Interstitial DJs, known to surprise and delight in equal measure, are as crucial an ingredient to the Meredith adventure as any other.

Illuminating all spaces for Meredith Thirty One are:

DJ Earl Grey
Gavin Campbell
Lloyd Briggs

Meredith Set Times 2023

Meredith 2023 lineup

Kraftwerk, Caroline Polachek, Alvvays, Alex G, Eris Drew & Octo Octa, Flowdan, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Sneaky Sound System, No Fixed Address, Souls of Mischief, Cable Ties, Blawan, Floodlights, moktar, Telenova, They Hate Change, C.O.F.F.I.N, dameeeela, Bumpy, Kuniyuki, Meninyan, Miss Kaninna, Gut Health, Ali, Milo Eastwood, Watty Thompson, Mary Lattimore, Pachyman, 30/70, Hannah Cameron, Andrew Tuttle, Dragnet, Zoë Coombs Marr, City of Ballarat Municipal Brass Band

For all other info, head to the festival website here.