Things are starting to heat up, with the ticket ballot for the 2019 Meredith Music Festival opening today.

For almost three decades now, Aussie music lovers have found themselves cutting loose to sweet tunes at the Meredith Music Festival. Described as “the world’s best festival” by the likes of Warren Ellis, it’s been a staple of the local music scene since 1991.

However, if you’re a frequent attendee (or at the very least, a keen observer) you’d likely be aware that this is the time of the year when things really start to heat up, with the official lineup arriving soon.

While we’ve not seen hide nor hair of this year’s bill just yet, you can however put yourself into the running to attend the 2019 festivities, with the annual ticket ballot opening today.

So what do you have to do? Well, if you’ve entered before or are subscribed to the Meredith mailing list, then you would have received an email with a link to the first round of the ballot earlier today.

However, if you’re not yet signed up, now is the time to head along to the Meredith website to do so to ensure you’re a part of the second round.

If you don’t follow any of this sage advice, you will still have a chance to cop a ticket thanks to Aunty’s Last Chance, but it’s best to sign up now to avoid any potential heartbreak down the line.

While there’s no word yet as to who will be gracing us with their presence later this year, last year’s lineup featured the likes The Breeders, Billy Bragg, The Presets, and Sampa The Great.

Now we can let the speculation begin! Maybe the newly-reformed The Middle East might bring their reunion shows down south? Or maybe the similarly-reactivated Dirty Three could celebrate the 15th anniversary of their exceptional 2004 performance with a long-awaited return?

We’ll just have to wait and see, but be sure to sign up for the ticket ballot now!

Check out The Dirty Three live at Meredith:

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Meredith Music Festival

December 13th, 14th, and 15th
Meredith Supernatural, Amphitheatre, VIC
More info: Meredith

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