BASSINTHEGRASS: 2017 Line-up Revealed

The countdown is on to Darwin’s favourite all ages music festival, and today the Minister for Tourism & Culture Lauren Moss unveiled a ‘Stellar Line-up’ for the 15th Annual People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS.

In alphabetical order, Darwin will have the pleasure of seeing live on the BASS stage:

Amy Shark, Boo Seeka, John Butler Trio, L D R U, Peking Duk, The Rubens, Tash Sultana, Thundamentals and The Veronicas plus local artists and Battle of the School Bands still to be announced.

‘We are absolutely thrilled to have this calibre of entertainment perform at People’s Choice  BASSINTHEGRASS’ she said.  ‘There is something in the mix for all ages and music fans alike, covering all types of genres.’

‘I would like to congratulate Amy Shark coming in at No 2 on the triple j Hottest 100 countdown with her hit single ‘Adore’ along with Tash Sultana coming in at No: 3 with ‘Jungle’.

The 12 hour People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS music festival will be held once again at the Darwin Amphitheatre on Saturday 20th May kicking off at 11am.

BASSINTHEGRASS is proudly presented by the Northern Territory Government and continues an 11-year partnership with People’s Choice Credit Union.

In 2017, the event will also introduce a VIP area for a greater festival experience.  It will include a shaded area on the hill, 4 drinks and finger food, private bar and bathrooms, fun furnishings, and its own unique souvenir ticket.

‘This year we are excited to announce triple j are on board in supporting the event.  This involvement puts us on the national stage as we look towards growing the event to a wider audience in the future.’ Ms Moss said.  ‘BASSINTHEGRASS is the perfect event for festival goers chasing the endless summer and is a great opportunity to visit the NT.’

Last year People’s Choice BASSINTHEGRASS tickets sold out two weeks prior to the event and with the announcement of this exciting line-up, Territorians should act quickly to secure their spot in the sunshine watching their favourite acts on the BASS stage.

First release tickets are now on sale for $70.

Second release tickets will be $100 and limited VIP tickets are $190 (aged 18+)

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