RÜFÜS DU SOL, Peggy Gou and Central Cee lead Beyond The Valley’s NYE lineup

Subscribe to Forte Magazine


RÜFÜS DU SOL, Peggy Gou and Central Cee lead Beyond The Valley’s NYE lineup

Credit: Jordan Munns
Words by Staff Writer

NYE music festival BTV is bringing big names to Barunah Plains this year.

After announcing a return to their picturesque new home in the Geelong region and teasing some solid headline acts, beloved NYE festival Beyond The Valley have finally revealed their 2023 lineup, bringing an impressive selection of local and international acts to Barunah Plains over four days from December 28th to January 1st.

Headlining this year’s festivities are globally acclaimed acts such as RÜFÜS DU SOL, British rapper Central Cee, fashion icon and DJ Peggy Gou, the iconic R&B artist Kelis, and Australian DJ-producer Mall Grab. The list continues with a stellar array of talent including G Flip, Channel Tres, Jayda G, Romy, DMA’S, and many more.

The Podcast Stage, a unique feature of Beyond The Valley, is also making a return with Vanderpump Rules star Scheana Shay headlining. For the first time in Australia, Scheana Shay will present her podcast ‘Scheananigans With Scheana Shay’.

Beyond The Valley Full Lineup 2023/2024

  • Central Cee
  • Peggy Gou
  • Destroy Lonely
  • DMA’S
  • G Flip
  • Kelis
  • Mall Grab
  • The Jungle Giants
  • Boo Seeka
  • Cassian
  • Channel Tres
  • Conducta b2b Notion
  • DJ Heartstring
  • Ewan McVicar
  • Jayda G
  • King Stingray
  • Lady Shaka
  • Lastlings
  • Logic1000
  • Mella Dee
  • Overmono
  • Rebūke
  • Romy
  • Ross From Friends (Dj Set)
  • salute
  • STÜM
  • Taylah Elaine
  • Willaris. K
  • 6 SENSE
  • Baby G
  • Becca Hatch
  • Blusher
  • CRUSH3d
  • Crybaby
  • dameeeela
  • Effy
  • Forest Claudette
  • Gold Fang
  • House Mum
  • JessB
  • Mia Wray
  • Miss Kaninna
  • Pink Matter
  • Saoirse
  • Shake Daddy
  • Sunshine & Disco Faith Choir
  • Tyson O’Brien


Presented by The Daily Aus. Hosted by James Parr & Jules Rangi

  • Scheananigans With Scheana Shay
  • Curious Conversations With Tully And Sarah
  • Flopstars
  • Jamo And Dylan
  • In Bed With Georgia Grace
  • The Maria Thattil Show
  • The Mason Cox Show
  • Where’s Your Head At
  • Yarning Up First Nations Stories With Caroline Kell

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

NYE music festival Beyond The Valley announces return to Geelong region Barunah Plains

Grammy Award winners RÜFÜS DU SOL will be making their third appearance at Beyond The Valley after their monumental Australian shows last year. British rapper Central Cee, who gained global recognition with his hit ‘Doja,’ is set to captivate the crowd with his sensational rap style and massive social media following.

The internationally renowned Peggy Gou joins the lineup, her latest single ‘(It Goes Like) Nanana’ elevating her DJ career to new heights. The R&B icon Kelis, famous for hits like ‘Milkshake’ and ‘Trick Me,’ is ready to deliver a nostalgic journey through the noughties R&B era.

The live music segment features an eclectic mix, including The Jungle Giants, Lastlings, G Flip, Channel Tres, Romy, and many others. The electronic music section boasts names like STÜM, KETTAMA, Overmono, and Ross From Friends.

Organized by Untitled Group and supported by triple j, Beyond The Valley has built a reputation as a trendsetter in live entertainment. With exclusive stage designs, diverse music offerings, and an elevated festival experience, it’s set to be a remarkable celebration as it takes place across four days in Victoria.

Beyond The Valley has a lot more to offer than just music. The festival grounds will feature architecturally designed stages, an inflatable wedding chapel, drag performances by Poof Doof Pride Patrol, and the return of the concealed ‘Schmall Klub’ party. Swimming pools, curated by The Inspired Unemployed’s beer brand “Better Beer,” provide a refreshing oasis for festival-goers.

The 2023 event marks the return of the three acclaimed stages: The Valley Stage, The Dance Dome, and Dr Dan’s. The organisers have also introduced a range of ticketing options, including Pre-Pitched tents, VIP upgrades, and entry-only passes.

Beyond The Valley will take over Barunah Plains, Wentworth Road, Hesse from 28th December 2023 – 1st January 2024.

Presale Registrations Close Monday 21st August 3pm AEST, with Presale On Sale Monday 21st August 6pm AEST. General Public tickets go on sale Tuesday 22nd August 12pm AEST. Sign up here