Cancel your plans, electronic music juggernaut What So Not is heading to Torquay and Warrnambool next month

Cancel your plans, electronic music juggernaut What So Not is heading to Torquay and Warrnambool next month

Coastal Jam are back for Easter with one of Australia’s biggest and best electronic acts.

The Easter long weekend is coming, and although staying home living off chocolate for three days may sound appealing, the Torquay Hotel is hosting an event that will make you ditch the crème egg coma.

After two sold-out one-day events this year, bringing the likes of Stace Cadet, Spacey Space, Anna Lunoe, Jordan Brando, and Human Movement to the region, Coastal Jam has upped the ante for their forthcoming Good Friday event, announcing one of Australia’s largest exports and highly respected EDM producer, What So Not (AKA Emoh / Chris Emerson).

The key takeaways

  • Coastal Jam is back for the Easter Long Weekend
  • The mini-festival is bringing What So Not to Torquay and Warrnambool
  • Register for pre-sale now

Keep up with the latest festival news via our website.

Formerly known for his collaborations with Flume, Emerson pushed on solo with the project, releasing his EP Divide & Conquer in 2016, and imprinting an iconic individualised mark on the electronic dance scene with the release of his long-awaited and greatly anticipated debut album, Not All The Beautiful Things back in 2018.

Following a brief hiatus from the revered producer, using the majority of 2020 to recharge and refocus, What So Not came back in full force just last week with news that he will be dropping his extremely popular, unreleased What So Not bootlegs that have only been heard on the festival circuit. He kicked it off with the release of his highly coveted mashup of Kendrick Lamar’s “Money Trees” and Mura Masa’s “Lotus Eater” – a mashup that has been blowing his fans’ minds since his Divide & Conquer touring days.

Hitting up the Torquay Hotel on Friday April 2 and the Cally Hotel on Sunday April 4, festival-goers can expect an assortment of vibey future-bass bangers from the Sydney artist, mixing samples of trap, house, hip-hop and EDM into a brilliantly-constructed set that often leaves everyone sweating and gasping for more.

Hosted by UNO Presents and Coastal Jam, the open-air day and night party at Torquay will also see the likes of Dean Turnley, Elliott Creed, Ben Reyment, Brod Von, Chook & Moluck, Coco Du Ma, Cooper James, Daniel Daltan, Dirge, Ethan Moloney, House Cat, Hudson Watts and Zoe Neilson, bringing the beats to the loved beachside town, making sure punters are parting well into the night.

With such a killer night set up and only limited capacity, this event is also destined to sell out quick… and judging from the demand for their Torquay and Geelong editions earlier this year, it probably will. We’re not overexaggerating here either. Many keen (and starved) festival-goers were left disappointed when the events sold out within a mind-blowing 10 minutes.

If you don’t want to miss this (and why would you), you can sign up to pre-sale access via their Facebook page to gain access to tickets to Torquay here, and Warrnambool here.

Don’t say we didn’t warn you…

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