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ENSCHWAY

'Enschway' the 18 year old beat maker from Sydney creates a sound although unique, borrows influence from artists of the like such as Flume, GRMM, Renz, Saturn and Just a Gent.

       

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DREWBOY & THE SAX ADDICTS

Drewboy and the Sax Addicts are an awesome 4 piece band from Tropical North Queensland. Drewboy shredding the guitar and vocals, Matt blowing the sax, Tanya slappin’ da bass and Gus smashing the drums.

       

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WILL ANDERSON

Will Anderson is not a middle aged Aussie comedian, he's an equally talented 19 year old musician who blends modern production with smooth vocals, didgeridoos, guitar and percussion to create a soulful one of a kind sound. His debut single "Notions" presents a clever mix of acoustic and electronic instruments and was written about shaping your own path.

       

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SACHI

Nick and Will met at primary school in Auckland, New Zealand and played in indie rock bands together throughout their schooling years. As they grew and their tastes developed, they both stumbled upon Ableton and started writing together with a shared love of fun electronic music, and thus SACHI was born. They released their debut EP 'Lunch With Bianca' in July 2016 featuring singles 'No More' and 'Hold On', and have been playing festivals and club shows around New Zealand and Australia since.

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WILLOW BEATS

In the ever-evolving electronic music industry, young Melbourne duo Willow Beats has commanded a lot of unexpected attention with their other-worldly tunes. The uncle-niece partnership of Narayana Johnson and Kalyani Mumtaz, have risen pretty quickly from making bedroom beats to launching their EP and playing festival sets.

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OCEAN ALLEY

2016 was when Ocean Alley really made people sit up and pay attention. The band toured Australia and New Zealand twice, selling out shows across both countries in support of their debut album Lost Tropics. They also made their innaugural visit to Europe, playing in excess of 40 shows across a multitude of countries including the UK, Netherlands & Germany.

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J-EL

Born and bred on the Gold Coast, Josh has been sitting on the sideline analyzing and plotting. His induction into the music scene was in 2014 where he featured on 3 tracks of RUKA’s “Crue Tape” début mixtape. This accompanied with his insane stage presence has left people asking when it was his turn to begin producing solo music

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GRETA STANLEY

With no shortage of guitar-strumming, poetry-spouting, husky-voiced artists populating the indie scene, you may well ask why Greta Stanley is worth your time. Thankfully, her debut EP provides a more than satisfactory answer. You'll hear echoes of Passenger, Angus and Julia Stone and Kate Miller-Heidke here; but not so much that Stanley becomes notable by virtue of favourable comparison alone.

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FAURÉ

Fauré is the brainchild of the technically proficient and extremely versatile producer and DJ Lachlan Scott McDiarmid. With over 500 hours of club nights under his belt and a production career already spanning 8 years, Fauré has more experience and a wealth of knowledge that is second to none both behind the decks and in the studio.

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BRITISH INDIA

British India are an Australian indie rock band, formed in Melbourne in 2004. The band comprises lead vocalist, lyricist and guitarist Declan Melia, guitarist Nic Wilson, bassist Will Drummond and drummer Matt O'Gorman. They have released five studio albums

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EKALI

Ekali is a Canadian instrumentalist and producer from Vancouver, BC. He started making electronic music in 2014, and since has been making big waves in the electronic community; from his visceral, captivating original work and collaborations to his thundering club remixes.

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WHAT SO NOT

What So Not is an electronic music project by Australian record producer Emoh Instead (Chris Emerson), and formerly a duo with record producer Flume. What So Not has toured the world, playing in various festivals, including Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival, Pukkelpop, Ultra Music Festival and Lollapalooza.

       

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ALLDAY

Tom Gaynor (born 21 February 1991), better known by his stage name Allday, is an Australian rapper from Adelaide, South Australia. Allday became active in 2011, when Gaynor began uploading his music for free online. Following his works becoming increasingly popular, he moved to Melbourne to pursue a serious career although, as of February 2017, he is now based in Los Angeles, California

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PEKING DUK

Peking Duk are an Australian electronic music duo made up of disc jockeys and music producers Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles.The pair first garnered attention in 2012 with the release of a Passion Pit bootleg remix. Their biggest hit "High" reached 5 on the ARIA Singles Chart, achieved a triple platinum certification and won the ARIA Award for Best Dance Release with music producer James Wilton Best Dance Release at the ARIA Music Awards of 2014.

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CAIRNS SHOWGROUND

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Mackay
21/10

BOTANIC GARDENS

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The Grass is Greener 2017

About the festival

In April 2016, The Grass is Greener delivered Cairns some of the best of Australia’s talent in a brand new and exciting boutique music festival. Last October we decided to do it all over again, but this time we added another leg of the festival in Mackay.

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PEKING DUK

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ALL DAY

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WHAT SO NOT

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BRITISH INDIA

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ENSCHWAY

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EKALI

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GRETA STANLEY

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J-EL

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DREWBOY & THE SAX ADDICTS

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When do tickets go on sale?

Exclusive pre-sale tickets will be made available to loyal grass goers who sign up here and will be available June 21st. General public sales will be made available June 26th.

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?

WHAT ARE THE RUNNING TIMES?

Our festival will run from 12pm - 10pm

HOW CAN I BUY A TICKET?

We will tell you all about where you can buy tickets soon. Please make sure you only purchase tickets through verified channels. We will be sure to make it clear who our ticketing partners are.

WHERE ARE THE FESTIVALS HELD?

The Cairns part of our festival will be held on the 14th of October @ Cairns Showground (Cairns Showground, Cairns City QLD)

The Mackay section of our festival will be held on the 21st of October @ Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens (9 Lagoon ST, West Mackay QLD 4740)

HOW DOES THE PRE-SALE WORK?

We want to make sure our fans get a solid chance to obtain a ticket to our event. So we make an allocation available to loyal grass goers who signed up to our newsletter here.We will send out a pre-sale code to everyone who subscribed so you can secure your ticket in the pre-sale. You can use this code to purchase your ticket to Grass 2017 during the pre-sale period.

HOW DOES GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS WORK?

There will be three releases of tickets after the Pre Sale. First Release, Second Release, Final Release. The earlier you get your ticket the cheaper it will be.

I AM UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE, CAN I COME TO GRASS?

Yes you sure can. Anyone over the age of 15 is welcome to join in on the fun. If you are over 18 a current Australian drivers license, passport or Australian government issued proof of age card is required.

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