Heaps Good is back, heaps bigger, and living up to its name with a lineup that’s set to bring the party to South Australia, Victoria and Queensland over the 2023/2024 New Year period.
After a stellar Adelaide debut earlier this year, the one-day festival is expanding to take in Melbourne’s Sidney Myer Music Bowl & Surrounds on New Year’s Eve and Sandstone Point on Tuesday 2 January, before heading home to Adelaide Showground on Saturday 6 January. All three shows will be single day events in easy to access locations and an EPIC crew is along for the ride. Get ready to have a heaps good time with…
Electronic music titan Flume will have you moving when he takes over Heaps Good, 10 years since his self-titled debut album launched him into the stratosphere with billions of streams worldwide, Platinum sales in multiple countries, a Grammy Award and two triple j Hottest 100 #1 spots to his name. British rockers Foals are also joining the party, boasting a UK #1 album, five Top 3 records and the 2020 BRIT Award for Best Group. Foals have topped the bill at Glastonbury, Latitude and Reading and Leeds Festivals for a second time just last month and now it’s Heaps Good’s turn. There are few living musicians as influential and wholly original as The Avalanches. Their 2000 debut album Since I Left You laid the blueprint for the future of sample-based music in the 21st century, they’ve released cult famous mixtapes and records since and have performed at some of the biggest festivals in the world. It’s sure to be one joyous occasion when The Avalanches bring their raucous live show to Heaps Good!
Critically acclaimed seminal act SBTRKT will hit Heaps Good Victoria and Queensland with tracks from his latest release The Rat Road under his belt, while Basement Jaxx (DJ set) will have Melbourne dancing into the new year with legendary bangers “Red Alert”, “Do Your Thing”, “Romeo”, “Where’s Your Head At”, “Good Luck” and many more. Declan McKenna will ignite stages in South Australia and Queensland with his euphoric set and feel-good tunes, while the new queen of British pop Griff impresses with her accomplished live show, proving why the Brit Award winning artist is one of the UK’s biggest breakthrough acts right now. Holly Humberstone is also along for the ride, her bare all storytelling in tow. Another accomplished UK act, Humberstone has been nominated for two Ivor Novello Awards and won the BRIT Rising Star in 2022.
Homegrown hero MAY-A will hit Heaps Good with a fresh set of tracks, hot off the release of her sophomore EP Analysis Paralysis which dropped earlier this month, while Sycco aka First Nations artist/writer/producer Sash McLeod brings her pop-driven, psych-infused, dance-inducing electronica to Heaps Good 2023/2024. That’s after up-and-coming multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer and songwriter Logan opens proceedings across all three dates.
Those in the OG city of Heaps Good are in for a special treat with the return of a dedicated dance stage, Sound Archive, ready to keep the party heaving at Adelaide Showground all night long. Presented by Divide, Sound Archive features bespoke design, top-tier production and an endless rhythm provided by a stacked lineup of renowned electronic acts. Catch the dynamic stage presence and raw energy of one of the most dominant forces in electronic music today when Mall Grab headlines Sound Archive. Prepare for in your face, sledgehammer house music from Galway’s KETTAMA after being wowed by salute, the standout DJ who has become somewhat of a cult sensation following sets at Field Day, Parklife and more. Sydney born, Berlin based producer Logic1000 will bring her UK-centric dance rhythms and hyper-accurate digi synths to life, while Kaytetye producer RONA. combines the soundscapes of Country and place with synths and melodies that pack emotional punch. That’s after Denim showcases her hard hitting, bass thumping and eclectic mixes.
It’s going to be one helluva time! Don’t miss out when this huge lineup comes to town. Presale starts 4pm AEST today, with the first 5,000 tickets across all locations available for the heaps good price of $139.90. General onsale starts from 4pm AEST Wednesday 20 September. Now, it’s time to prep’ your mates and get ready to buy tickets as your Heaps Good Summer starts now!
HEAPS GOOD 2023/2024
Sunday 31 December 2023 – Sidney Myer Music Bowl, VIC
Tuesday 02 January 2024 – Sandstone Point, QLD
Saturday 06 January 2024 – Adelaide Showground, SA
SBTRKT – MEL & BNE
BASEMENT JAXX (DJ SET) – MEL EXCLUSIVE
DECLAN MCKENNA – ADL & BNE
PLUS, RETURNING TO ADELAIDE