Scene News: Gaytimes Australia’s Queer Music Festival 2018….

Gaytimes, Australia’s queer music festival is back in 2018 and with Le1f (USA), Alex The Astronaut, and Bec Sandridge headlining and it’s set to be the camping music festival of your big gay dreams!

Perched on the picturesque mountaintop in Victoria’s Lake Mountain Alpine Resort, Gaytimes takes place from 16 – 18 February.

Over two nights and two stages, the festival is set to once again deliver an enchanting weekend of music, art, community, sexuality and self-expression.

Celebrating its third year, Gaytimes is proud to announce its biggest lineup yet with more than 30 live acts and DJ’s including : New York rapper and producer LE1F, Sydney singer-songwriter ALEX THE ASTRONAUT, BEC SANDRIDGE, Brisbane rapper MISS BLANKS, Sydney four piece TIGERTOWN, Tasmanian rocker MADDY JANE, Sydney songstress ODETTE and BRENDAN MACLEAN. Locally legends such as SAATSUMA, SIMONA, HEXDEBT, PILLOW PRO, SPIKE FUCK and WET LIPS will also hit the stage on the three day event.

Chicago house and disco DJ CHRISSY is coming to Gaytimes 2018 for his first ever Australian tour straight from Chicago’s Smart Bar, home to Derrick Carter and The Black Madonna. With a new release out on Classix, Chrissy has played everywhere from Boiler Room’s 6th Birthday in Berlin to LA’s A Club Called Rhonda. As The Black Madonna puts it: “Chrissy one of the best DJs to ever walk the earth and I am just going to keep saying it until everyone agrees with me.”

The Nighttimes club stage will also boast a stellar DJ lineup including Australian DJ royalty STEREOGAMOUS alongside BROOKE POWERS (Spank, Le Fag), JENNIFER LOVELESS (Cool Room), MARCUS OK, SALVADOR DARLING (Beaut). More acts to be announced.

Selling out in 2017, the boutique festival will have a strictly limited capacity of 1000 lucky punters who camp under the stars or glamp in their own luxury bell tents.

Early bird and first release tickets are already sold out. Second release tickets from $240 plus booking fee.

Gaytimes Festival is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.

FULL MUSIC LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT:

LE1F (USA)
ALEX THE ASTRONAUT
BEC SANDRIDGE
BRENDAN MACLEAN
BROOKE POWERS [DJ SET]
CALLAN
CHRISSY (USA) [DJ SET]
ENOLA GAY
FROYO
GUSSY
HEARTATTRACKS
HEXDEBT
JENNIFER LOVELESS [DJ SET]
JLAW [DJ SET]
LUBULWA
LUKE AGIUS [DJ SET]
ODETTE
MARCUS OK [DJ SET]
MARION CRANES
MADDY JANE
MEZKO
MISS BLANKS
MOODY BEACHES
NICK SPURWAY [DJ SET]
RUBY SLIPPERS [DJ SET]
PILLOW PRO
PORPOISE SPIT
SAATSUMA
SAM BLUER
SALVADOR DARLING [DJ SET]
SLIPPY MANE x LALIC
SPIKE FUCK
SIMONA
STEREOGAMOUS [DJ SET]
TIGERTOWN
TOYAH HOETZEL
WET LIPS
+ MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

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