Celebrate Australia Day with tunes and tinnies

In what is quite possibly the most stereotypically ocker Australia Day party we’ve seen, the ‘Celebration of the Tin’ Festival is set to bring a killer music line-up and a whole lotta love for the humble tinny to The Small Ballroom on 26 January.


Presented by Australian beer tin connoisseurs, The Tinny Appreciation Society, the festival will run from midday on Australia Day and features a lineup of ten live acts, headlined by Skegss, the boisterous Byron Bay trio who took out the Triple J Unearthed Splendour In The Grass competition in 2015 and released their debut EP 50 Pushups for a Dollar late last year under the Dune Rats’ label Ratbag Records.


Also on the bill are scuzzy six-piece, The Pinheads, and local crowd-favourites, Maids, along with Latham’s Grip, Split Feed, Wash, The Sufferjets, Raave Tapes, Pals, and Vacations.


You can keep up to date with the triple j Hottest 100 playing in the main bar and beer garden throughout the day, and reach your obligatory Aus Day sausage sanga quota with a free BBQ. There’ll also be a blow up pool, cockroach races, and of course, an array of classic tinnies for just $5 each.


This is a free entry event, but if you want to secure your place at the most Australian Australia Day party ever, pre-sale tickets are available at The Small Ballroom or via Oztix.


Written by Newcastle Live

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