On Saturday 9 April triple j’s One Night Stand will take the big live music experience to Geraldton, on the beautiful Coral Coast of Western Australia.
As announced this morning on triple j Breakfast, Boy & Bear, Alison Wonderland and Urthboy will be bringing a stack of special guests with them, including Benjamin Joseph (SAFIA), Bernard Fanning, Bertie Blackman, BRAVE, Jess Kent, Kira Puru, Patience Hodgson (The Grates) and Sampa The Great, who will play a huge free concert for the regional town.
Psyched to be heading to WA, triple j Content Director Ollie Wards says “Everyone at triple j is really excited to be road tripping to Geraldton with some awesome musical mates. We’re lucky to cover so much of this massive country and visiting cool regional towns like Geraldton is one of the best things we get to do. We can’t wait to throw the biggest free concert the town has ever seen and maybe try the famous lobster while we’re there!”
City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn welcomes triple j to town, saying “This is absolutely incredible news for Geraldton. To have acts of such a high calibre coming to WA’s Mid West is amazing and we encourage everyone to come to Geraldton to check it out. Regional areas often miss out on bigger festivals so we are very excited to have this year’s One Night Stand. We love hosting big events and we know this one is going to be huge.”
triple j Unearthed are also rapt to offer a big opportunity for one talented local act. As well as getting airplay on triple j and triple j Unearthed, they’ll get to play on a massive festival stage, alongside Boy & Bear, Alison Wonderland and Urthboy. If you’re from Geraldton and the surrounding area and want a shot at playing at the One Night Stand, upload your songs to triple j Unearthed before Sunday 27 March.
The winner will be announced on Thursday 31 March.
triple j’s free all-ages concert will be broadcast live on the radio, with Veronica & Lewis, Alex Dyson and Zan Rowe bringing you live sets, interviews and backstage goss. We’ll also have online videos, photos and music news, so you can party with us in person, live on the radio, online and social media or on demand online anytime.
triple j’s One Night Stand
What: A free, all ages, drug and alcohol free concert
When: Saturday 9 April 2016
Where: Wonthella Oval, Geraldton, WA
Lineup: Boy & Bear, Alison Wonderland, Urthboy and a local Unearthed artist
Special guests: Benjamin Joseph (SAFIA), Bernard Fanning, Bertie Blackman, BRAVE, Jess Kent, Kira Puru, Patience Hodgson (The Grates) and Sampa The Great
Local frequency: triple j 98.9fm