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Fatboy Slim, Denzel Curry, Eliza Rose and Skepta Lead Groovin the Moo's Huge 2023 Lineup

Amy Shark, Ball Park Music, Barkaa, Skegss, and Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers will also tour to six regional locations around Australia in April and May.
By Sarah Ward
February 01, 2023
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By Sarah Ward
February 01, 2023
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Australia's capital cities aren't the only places filled with music fans. That's one of the ideas behind Groovin the Moo, which rounds up a heap of huge names and takes them on the road to play regional locations. And, in 2023, those acts are indeed big — Fatboy Slim, Denzel Curry, Eliza Rose and Skepta-level big.

They're four of the music stars on the just-announced lineup for the beloved large-scale touring music fest, which returns in 2023 after a pandemic-enforced break, then a smaller tour in 2022. This year, it's back with a full nationwide run, heading to six different states and territories across April and May. Along the way, it'll finally mark a comeback in Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland — and hit up New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Victoria as well.

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Also on the bill: everyone from Amy Shark, Ball Park Music and Barkaa through to Alt-J, Ocean Alley and Omar Apollo — plus Slayyyter and Sophie May as well. The full lineup spans an impressive mix of overseas and local talent, including Laurel and BBNO$ among the acts making the trip.

The list goes on, meaning that folks in Wayville, Maitland, Canberra, Bendigo, the Sunshine Coast and Bunbury — or heading to them just for GTM — have plenty to look forward to. And yes, Queenslanders will note the already-revealed new Sunshine Coast location, after logistical challenges and increased financial pressures forced a move from Townsville.

Already grabbing your gumboots? Getting ready to dance in a paddock to one helluva bill? Then you'll be keen to nab tickets from 12pm local time on Tuesday, February 7.

And, GTM still has a few details to drop, such as the triple j Unearthed, Fresh Produce artists and Community programs.

GROOVIN THE MOO 2023 LINEUP:

Alt-J
Amy Shark
Ball Park Music
Barkaa
BBNO$
The Chats
Choomba
Confidence Man
Denzel Curry
Eliza Rose
Fatboy Slim
Laurel
Luude
Ocean Alley
Omar Apollo
Royel Otis
Skegss
Skepta
Slayyyter
Slowly Slowly
Sophie May
Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers
Teenage Dads
Teenage Joans
Hosts: Lex and Pookie
Plus triple j Unearthed, Fresh Produce artists and Community programs still to be announced.

GROOVIN THE MOO 2023 DATES AND VENUES:

Friday, April 21 — Adelaide Showground, Kaurna Country, Wayville, SA
Saturday, April 22 — Maitland Showground, Wonnarua Country, Maitland, NSW
Sunday, April 23 — Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC), Ngambri and Ngunnawal Country, Mitchell, ACT
Saturday, April 29 — Bendigo's Prince of Wales Showgrounds, Dja Dja Wurrung Country, Bendigo, VIC
Sunday, April 30 — Kawana Sports Western Precinct, Kabi Kabi and Jinibara Country, Warana, QLD
Saturday, May 6 — Hay Park, Wardandi Noongar Country, Bunbury, WA

Groovin the Moo will tour Australia in April and May 2023. For more information, or for tickets from 12pm local time on Tuesday, February 7, head to the festival's website.

Top images: Ruby Boyland, Ash Caygill and Chloe Hall.

Published on February 01, 2023 by Sarah Ward
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