When Pigs Fly will usher in 2023 at the Collingwood Children’s Farm

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When Pigs Fly will usher in 2023 at the Collingwood Children’s Farm

When Pigs Fly

Sadar Bahar, Mildlife, Close Counters, Emma Volard, Black Jesus Experience are just some of the acts set to take over the farm to welcome in 2023.

With 14 local and international acts performing across two stages at the Collingwood Children’s Farm, the first iteration of When Pigs Fly will feature some absolutely legendary performances. Playing live will be Sadar Bahar, Black Jesus Experience, Close Counters, Mildlife, Emma Volard, Feign Jima and Naarm-based DJs: DJ Luv You, Kalyani, MzRizk, Sophie McAlister and Zepherin Saint. The festival happens this year, on December 31 from 3pm until 1am. 

What you need to know

  • When Pigs Fly is the new one-day live music festival coming to the Collingwood Children’s Farm
  • It will feature 14 local and international acts performing across two stages
  • When Pigs Fly all goes down on December 31 from 3pm until 1am, making it the perfect way to welcome in the new year

Check out Melbourne’s most comprehensive gig guide here.

“We feel that we’ve put together a bunch of musicians that perfectly encapsulate our vision of the festival and how we’d like to use the space,” says Head Pigman, Benny Rausa. 

“Ease your way into it with the dreamy vocal stylings of Feign Jima and work yourself into a sweaty dance frenzy with space groovers Mildlife and Chi-Town DJ legend Sadar Bahar. You’re in safe hands.”

“Our favourite local party outfit Love Sensation also bring their high energy disco stylings to the Barn. We’re pretty confident this will be one hell of a way to bring in 2023.” 

“Having the opportunity to create a festival for the Collingwood Children’s Farm is particularly meaningful for me, as I’ve had a relationship with the space since I was in nappies,” says Liam Alexander, another Head Pigman.

“As city kids, the Farm was the place we learnt where our food came from, where we pet animals for the first time, and where we celebrated every winter solstice with a massive bonfire (which still happens every year).”

“It’s a full circle experience coming back to integrate music with the space, and I feel as though the lineup we’ve put together really speaks to the down to earth, approachable nature of the Farm itself. I couldn’t think of a better place to bring in the new year.” 

When Pigs Fly is co-presented, sponsored, and loved by PBS Radio, Bodriggy Brewing, and Iggy Seltzer. 

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