Playground Weekender 2011 in 4 States

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Comedy Cruise

The Ultimate Bee Gees

ABBA Tribute Cruise

Beatles Meets Elvis Tribute Cruise

Retro Party Night

Sunday Jazz Sessions

 

WHILE your usual one-day festivals have you working up a sweat trying to race between stages to catch your favourite acts, Playground Weekender 2011 is spread over four days – so you can sit back, relax and enjoy everything the festival has to offer, including of course the ace lineup of live bands and DJ’s.

Travel to Western Australia

Located a mere ninety minutes outside of Sydney, on the Hawkesbury River, the festival can we summed up in one word – unique. Voted Best Crowd and Atmosphere in 2009 and 2008, there’s a reason why so many have escaped the city and visited the coast for a mix of international artists, local talent and a lot of quirky fun over the four days.

Just some of the highlights on offer include six stages of music, an outdoor cinema, cabaret, a cocktail bar, a relaxing riverside area, international cuisine, market stalls, the biggest fancy dress party, the Club Tropicana swimming pool and a bunch of other surprises.

Get your tents ready, and if you’re keen there’s also a bunch of sideshows happening around the country for you to check out. We’ve highlighted our favourite six below, but for more information visit playgroundweekender.com.au

Where: Del Rio Riverside Resore, Wisemans Ferry NSW

When: Thursday February 17 – Sunday 20th February

Cost: $199 (Three Days) and $249 (Four Days)

KATE NASH: Nash fast became the it-girl of England’s indie scene, and with a stack of hits under her belt, her live show is one that will have the party in full swing.

16th Feb: Metro, Sydney

18th Feb: Billboard, Melbourne

TRICKY: After a debut album that all but defined the trip-hop genre, Tricky has come to be recognized as one of the vanguards of a new musical revolution.

14th Feb: Capitol, Perth

16th Feb: Forum, Melbourne

19th Feb: Metro, Sydney

20th Feb: Zoo, Brisbane

DOVES: The Manchester locals are known for their large, epic sound, which combines dovetailing guitar lines with driving percussion and a penchant for atmospherics.

15th Feb: Hi-Fi, Brisbane

17th Feb: Enmore, Sydney

19th Feb: Forum, Melbourne

21st Feb: Metropolis, Perth

LAMB: After testing the waters Down Under last summer, the Manchester duo return.

17th Feb: Prince of Wales, Melbourne

18th Feb: Hi-Fi, Brisbane

I AM KLOOT: The big-sounding trio are renowned for their witty, twisted lyrics that carry a grainy texture and startling emotional power.

17th Feb: E. Brunswick, Melbourne

18th Feb: Gaelic, Sydney

KOOL & THE GANG: Formed in the mid-’60s, Kool & the Gang became one of the most influential funk units during the ’70s, and one of the most popular R&B groups of the ’80s following Celebration.

15th Feb: Palais, Melbourne

18th Feb: Enmore, Sydney

20th Feb: Zoo, Perth

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