NYE on the Hill unveils mammoth lineup for 2021 
15.07.2021

NYE on the Hill unveils mammoth lineup for 2021 

WORDS BY TOM PARKER

The festival makes its return to South Gippsland this New Year’s.

NYE on the Hill is officially back with the beloved festival revealing a huge lineup taking to its serene Loch location this New Year’s.

Going down from Thursday December 30, 2021 until Saturday January 1, 2022, NYE on the Hill will welcome over 30 bands and performers into its space, as well as late night DJs, a deck disco, comedians, art installations, morning yoga, curated food trucks and licensed bars.

The key takeaways

  • NYE on the Hill has announced it will be returning this New Year’s, dropping an epic lineup in the process
  • Over 30 bands and performers will appear at the festival, with Hockey Dad and Baker Boy billed as headliners
  • Tickets go on sale on Thursday July 22

Keep up with the latest festival news, reviews and interviews here.

To the lineup, and it’s truly magnificent. Off the top, Hockey Dad and Baker Boy will be heading up the party as co-headliners. From there, seminal party-starters Art vs. Science will light up the stage, while other names on the lineup include Alice IvyJack BottsJerome FarahThe GrogansMerpireBananagun and The Terrys.

Then there’s StumpsSunnysidePricieSteph StringsSteve CousinsSunfruitsEmma Volard and Matilda Pearl, with Kungari Comedy and Hills DJs rounding out this announcement. And that’s just the start with more artists set to be revealed.

“Welcome back to the Hill. The happy place. The place of music lovers’ dreams,” the festival said in a press release. “This year we’re all in for an amazing journey as we collectively time-travel from one glorious year into the next, arm-in-arm, surrounded by good friends we know and good friends we’re yet to meet, enjoying the best musical offerings the land has to offer.”

NYE on the Hill has sold out its previous six editions well in advance of the event taking place and with a cap of 2,700 people for the coming instalment, it’s going to be a seriously hot ticket.

If you’re not across NYE on the Hill, the festival has established quite the reputation for delivering a fantastic end-of-year party. With a strong track record of attracting big names, NYE on the Hill alumni includes Sampa the Great, The Smith Street Band, Regurgitator, Stella Donnelly, Ball Park Music, Safia, The Living End, Pierce Brothers and so many more.

Check out the NYE on the Hill 2021/22 lineup below.

Hockey Dad
Baker Boy
Art vs. Science
Alice Ivy
Jack Botts
Jerome Farah
The Grogans
Merpire
Bananagun
The Terrys
Stumps
Sunnyside
Pricie
Steph Strings
Steve Cousins
Sunfruits
Emma Volard
Matilda Pearl
Kungari Comedy
Hills DJs

NYE on the Hill goes down from Thursday December 30, 2021 until Saturday January 1, 2022. Tickets go on sale Thursday July 22. More info here.