New Festival Coming To One Of Adelaide’s Most Underrated Venues

AltFEST is a new mini-music festival hitting hitting Charles Sturt’s Woodville Town Hall in June.

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Calling all music festival lovers! There’s a new one to add to the list.

AltFEST is a new music festival hitting hitting Charles Sturt’s Woodville Town Hall on June 29.

Celebrating the best in diverse alternative music with a twist or two, this new festival will bring powerful, gritty and raw artists to South Australia North-Western suburbs.

At this years festival will be indie rock headliner Dallas Frasca, UK sensations and festival favourites Z-Star Trinity, Triple J favourite Sahara Beck wand the evocative and dangerous sound that is Marz.

Award-winning Dallas Frasca is described as being everything rock ‘n roll should be – powerful, raw and energetic. The Melbourne band has had a top 30 charting album and was a finalist for the Australian Women in Music Awards in 2018.

Z-Star Trinity have taken Australia by storm with a 50-date tour. With their high-octane energy and raw passion, the trio have been touted as the highlight of the festival circuit.

Along with this, Sahara Beck boasts a voice that is powerful yet playful, and is stepping out in an electrifying new direction. Completing the AltFest line-up with an evocative and smoky voice, Marz’s elevates listeners to a place of escape and serenity with jagged hooks of rock, indie and the cheap thrill of pop.

“The group of amazing artists that have been carefully selected for the inaugural AltFest line-up are all independent, have a powerful voice, and something to say as artists and social commentators, don’t conform to music genres or stereotypes, and get you up on your feet,” says Abby Edwards, Festival Director.

Along with this, Big Shed will be providing food and drink for the festival. In line with the venue’s general environmental sustainability aims they will be making their food and beverage service as eco-friendly as possible including using kegs which are cleaned and reused and compostable cups.

The festival is an exciting opportunity for the venue itself.

Built in 1927, the Woodville Town Hall has been lovingly restored and is the newest venue in South Australia to showcase live music, dance, theatre and community events for locals and visitors to the area.

“We want our Woodville Town Hall to be a venue that provides quality original music to our diverse community,” says Mayor Angela Evans.

Early bird tickets are now on sale through BASS with concession tickets starting from $31 excluding booking fees.

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