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Wake Up Lil Nas X: The OG Wiggles Have Just Been Added to the Falls Festival Lineup

Just weeks after Lil Nas X tweeted about wanting to tour with the Aussie treasures, Falls Festival is making that a reality.
By Sarah Ward
May 12, 2022
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By Sarah Ward
May 12, 2022
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Australia, we're now one step closer to the potential music collaboration of the year: Lil Nas X and The Wiggles, that is. After the rapper tweeted about his wish to tour with the Aussie national treasures mere weeks ago, Falls Festival is now making that dream a reality — for one of its big headliners, and for audiences.

At the beginning of 2022, plenty of people tipped that The Wiggles would win the Hottest 100. That's been just the start of the skivvy-loving group's huge year, though. Embracing their love of rainbows, they also played Mardi Gras. And, because folks who definitely aren't toddlers love the band, too, they've been touring a string of adults-only shows, too. So, taking to the stage at all three Falls Festival events over the summer of 2022–23 is clearly the next logical step.

Whether you're heading to Falls at Pennyroyal Plains, Colac in Victoria from Thursday, December 29–Saturday, December 31; North Byron Parklands, Yelgun in New South Wales from Saturday, December 31–Monday, January 2; or Fremantle Park, Fremantle in Western Australia from Saturday, January 7–Sunday, January 8, The Wiggles will be on the bill. The fest will host the group's OG lineup, too — aka Anthony Field, Murray Cook, Jeff Fatt and Greg Page.

Naturally, they'll be playing all the usual songs — and Falls attendees can expect cameos from characters such as Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus as well.

The words you're looking for: yummy yummy. Whether The OG Wiggles and Lil Nas X will share the stage at the same time is yet to be seen, but we're betting that punters will hear the words "wake up Lil Nas X" at some point.

When Lil Nas X' tweeted about wanting to tour with The Wiggles back at the end of April, the group responded that they were keen — and now they're taking their big red car on the road.

The news comes just as Falls tickets go on sale — at 9am today, Thursday, May 12.

 

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And if you're keen for the full Falls Festival lineup, here's the rundown as it currently stands:

FALLS FESTIVAL 2022 LINEUP:

Arctic Monkeys
Lil Nas X
Peggy Gou
Chvrches
Jamie xx
Aminé
Ocean Alley
Camelphat
Spacey Jane
DMA's
G Flip
Pinkpantheress
Rico Nasty
Amyl and the Sniffers
Mall Grab
Ben Böhmer
DJ Seinfeld
Genesis Owusu
TSHA
CC:DISCO!
Young Franco
Anna Lunoe
Luude
Lastlings
MAY-A
Choomba
The Vanns
King Stingray
Peach PRC
Beddy Rays
Jean Dawson
Telenovela
Biscits
Barry Can't Swim
Elkka
Floodlights
Wongo
Yng Martyr
1300
Moktar
Magdalena Bay
Dameeeela
Ebony Boadu
Rona.
Elsy Wamayo
Juno Mamba
The OG Wiggles
and more

FALLS FESTIVAL 2022 DATES:

Pennyroyal Plains, Colac, VIC — Thursday, December 29–Saturday, December 31
North Byron Parklands, Yelgun, NSW — Saturday, December 31–Monday, January 2
Fremantle Park, Fremantle, WA — Saturday, January 7–Sunday, January 8

Falls Festival 2022 will take place in December 2022 and January 2023 in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia. General ticket sales kick off at 9am on Thursday, May 12. For more info and to buy tickets, visit the festival's website

Published on May 12, 2022 by Sarah Ward

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