Brisbane music-lovers are set to receive a brand new festival this year, with the team behind the Beyond The Valley and Origin Fields festivals officially announcing the launch of Wildlands.

If you’re a fan of music, then there’s a very good chance you’d have either heard of, or attended the likes of Victoria’s Beyond The Valley, or Western Australia’s Origin Fields festivals.

While Beyond The Valley has been around since 2014, and has brought out acts like The Kooks, Chance The Rapper, Jamie xx, Stormzy, and Mura Masa to soundtrack your New Year’s Eve events, Origin Fields has been on the scene for a quite a bit longer.

Also taking place around the New Year, this WA festival has been going since 2006, offering up big names like Cardi B, A$AP Rocky, Khalid, ScHoolboy Q, Kehlani, M.I.A, and Hayden James in its lifetime.

Now, the folks behind these festivals have come together to launch a brand new addition to the festival scene, announcing the launch of Brisbane’s Wildlands today.

Taking place at the Brisbane Showgrounds on Saturday, December 28th, organisers have announced that the festival’s first act will be none other than the majestic RÜFÜS DU SOL.

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“Brisbane is such a beautiful city, filled with music lovers of all genres. Beyond The Valley & Origin host so much amazing talent touring the country over New Years, that often don’t visit Brisbane,” explains Michael Cristidis of Beyond The Valley.

“Each festival has grown so much over the past years, carving their own unique festival experience & collectively we thought it’s time Brisbane gets their own taste of our flair too.

“We’re really excited to create something just for Brisbane that will be totally different to anything currently on offer, bringing the best of the East and West Coast together for one very special day.”

“The thing I love about Brisbane is that it’s so musically and culturally diverse,” adds Saran Bajaj of Origin Fields.

“Being able to curate a broader musical programme with our partners at BTV has been one of the most enjoyable booking experiences I’ve personally have ever had.

With the strengths of the two festivals, I feel, that we will be able to create an event that is unique to Brisbane as beyond the valley is unique to Melbourne and Origin is to Perth.”

Full lineup details and ticketing information are set to be released soon, so keep an eye on the festival’s official website in the meantime.

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Wildlands Festival lineup 2019

RÜFÜS DU SOL

Full lineup coming soon

Saturday, December 28th, 2019
Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane, QLD
More info: Wildlands Festival