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The Gum Ball Festival is coming back, bigger and better than ever in 2019. Picture: Supplied
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IT’S ON AGAIN: The Church lead a huge first lineup announcement for Gum Ball 2020

Australian rock legends The Chruch will be heading our way for what promises to be a massive 2020 edition of the Gum Ball festival.

The Unguarded Moment hitmakers lead a stacked first line-up announcement for the festival that has gone from strength to strength since its inception back in 2005 (wow, has it been that long?)

Aside from Steve Kilbey and Co, the rest of this first peek into what to expect in 2020 promises another killer three days of top-notch live music.

Just check out the acts that the folks at Dashville HQ have prepared for us so far – Harts Plays Hendrix, iOTA, Dyson Stringer Cloher, Frazey Ford, Steve Smyth, Cash Savage & the Last Drinks, Okenyo, Lost Ragas, Cousin Tony’s Brand New Firebird and, Son.

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VOODOO CHILE: Melbourne’s Harts will channel the spirit of Hendrix at The Gum Ball. Picture: Supplied

If that wasn’t enough to whet your appetite you’re also going to get Eagle Eye Jones, Tori Forsyth, Lachlan X Morris, Coda Chroma, M.E Baird, Jones The Cat
The Soul Movers, Buddy Bingo, Palomino,
and as always, Dashville Progress Society!

Held at Dashville, an idyllic bushland property at Lower Belford, Hunter Valley, the family-friendly cultural jamboree brings some of the best musical acts from around the globe to showcase them in an intimate setting one by one, alongside a whole list of other bits and pieces, including comedy, pro skateboarding, markets, workshops, camping and more.

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TERRIFIC TRIO: Dyson Stringer Cloher are sure to be another major Gum Ball drawcard. Picture: Supplied

The Gum Ball is on from 2pm Friday 24 April to midday Sunday 26 April incorporating a special ANZAC dawn service on Saturday 25 April.

GUM BALL 2020
First lineup announcement

The Church
Harts Plays Hendrix
iOTA
Dyson Stringer Cloher
Frazey Ford (CA)
Steve Smyth
Cash Savage & the Last Drinks

Okenyo
Lost Ragas
Cousin Tony’s Brand New Firebird
Son
Eagle Eye Jones
Tori Forsyth

Lachlan X Morris
Coda Chroma
M.E Baird
Jones The Cat
The Soul Movers
Buddy Bingo
Palomino
Dashville Progress Society

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