triple j live highlights from Splendour in the Grass

(Murray the Red Wiggle played ‘Highway to Hell’.)

Splendour in the Grass has wrapped for another year, and triple j was there to broadcast live sets for listeners unable to make it to the festival. 

Between Friday 20th and Sunday 22nd July, triple j broadcast 48 live sets from acts including Gang of Youths, Amy Shark, Dune Rats, Khalid, CHVRCHES, Vampire Weekend and Lorde. 

Presenters Ben & LiamLinda MariglianoRichard Kingsmill and Bridget Hustwaite were all in attendance, bringing listeners all the music news from the field. 

Highlights from the weekend include DMA’s one-off live performance of Cher’s ‘Believe’ (first covered by the band for Like a Version in 2016 but never before played live); huge crowd singalong for Alex Lahey’s ‘I haven’t been taking care of myself’; and Murray Cook (the Red Wiggle) proving he can absolutely shred, after joining DZ Deathrays on stage for a rendition of ACDC’s ‘Highway to Hell’. 


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