Yours & Owls Festival announce massive lineup for 2023

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Yours & Owls Festival announce massive lineup for 2023

Words by Staff Writer

Bakar, Broods and Chet Faker lead the huge festival lineup for the October festival.

It may still be months away but organisers of Wollongong’s two-day party Yours & Owls have been busying themselves getting plans in place for the festival’s 2023 edition, announcing a wildly exciting lineup to help the festival christen their new all-weather home for the next three years, The University of Wollongong.

Having only just announced its 2023 dates last month, revealing its new home and the new date of October 14 & 15th, 2023, Yours & Owls Festival is keeping up the hype, delivering a damn fine lineup, welcoming international artists back for the first time since 2020!

The festival will be headed up by the likes of Platinum-selling, Helpmann and multiple ARIA Award-winning Chet Faker, Aotearoa’s introspective ethereal pop duo Broods, SAFIA, Vera Blue, Hip-Hop royalty Hilltop Hoods, and genre-bending British artist Bakar.

Yours & Owls Festival Lineup 2023

  • Bakar
  • Broods
  • Chet Faker
  • Descendents
  • Earl Sweatshirt
  • Golden Features
  • Hilltop Hoods
  • Hobo Johnson
  • Lil Tjay
  • Masego
  • Meg Mac
  • Ocean Alley
  • Oliver Tree
  • Peach Pit
  • Vera Blue
  • Angel Du$t
  • DICE
  • Fazerdaze
  • Forest Claudette
  • James Marriott
  • Pacific Avenue
  • Phony Ppl
  • Redhook
  • Royel Otis
  • RVG
  • Shagrock
  • Sorry
  • Teen Jesus and The Jean Teasers.
  • Teenage Dads
  • The Grogans
  • The Rions
  • The Terrys
  • The Vanns
  • Tia Gostelow
  • Wallice + heaps more

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Other acts include the legendary Descendents, Grammy-nominated prodigiously gifted writer, lyricist and producer Earl Sweatshirt, everyone’s favourite producer and mesmerising beat maker, Golden Features, and Sacramento spoken word poetry, punk, folk, rapper Hobo Johnson.

There’s also New York heartthrob Lil Tjay, Jamaican-born, American-raised, multitalented musical wizard Masego, Sydney powerhouse vocalist Meg Mac, psychedelic-surf-rockers Ocean Alley and platinum-selling vocalist, producer, writer, director, and performance artist Oliver Tree, Vancouver quartet Peach Pit, Canberra’s most successful electronic pop trio and festival favourites Safia and ARIA nominee and APRA Award Winner Vera Blue, plus heaps more!

Also on the lineup:

Babyface Mal, Big Wett, Billy Otto, Daily J (NZ), Full Flower Moon Band, Girl and Girl, Go-Jo, Lazywax, Old Merve, Phoebe Go, Posseshot, Rum Jungle, Stevan, Stumps, These New South Whales, Towns, YB, WIIGZ, Archie, Blue Vedder, Dust, Flowertruck, Garage Sale, Greatest Hits, Gut Health, Hallie, Lucy Sugerman, Nerve Damage, Our Carlson, Pirra, Sesame Girl, Terminal Sleep, The Empty Threats, Bronte Alva, Busty, Charbel, Chimers, Chloe Dadd, Circadia, Drift, J.Rumz, Kid Pharaoh, Kloker, Lizzie Jack and The Beanstalks, Major Arcana, MFV, The Morning Star, Plastic Bath, Private Wives, Rickys Breath, Steve Bourk, Tawny Port, and The Sweaty Bettys.

Das Shmelthaus: Featuring Object Blue B2B, TSVI, Cleo, Club Angel, DJ PGZ, Kornél Kovács, Lauren Hansom B2B Mike Who, Luca Lozano, Sam Alfred, Seb Wildblood, Skatebard and Tangela.

You can explore the absolutely enormous full lineup online!

It all goes down October 14 & 15, 2023, University of Wollongong. Pre Sale Tickets 8 am AEST Wed June 28 with General On Sale Tickets 8 am AEST Thur June 29. 

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