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RÜFÜS DU SOL, Central Cee, Peggy Gou and Kelis Lead Beyond The Valley's NYE 2023 Lineup

Destroy Lonely, DMA'S, G Flip, Mall Grab, The Jungle Giants — the list goes on for what's set to be a huge New Year's festival in Hesse.
By Sarah Ward
August 15, 2023
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By Sarah Ward
August 15, 2023
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Her milkshake brought all the boys to the yard back in the early 2000s. It also sent Kelis soaring up the charts. Now, that hit track is set to echo through Beyond The Valley. The end-of-year music festival is in announcement mode, dropping its lineup for 2023 — and not just Kelis but also RÜFÜS DU SOL, Central Cee and Peggy Gou lead the bill.

Last year, Beyond The Valley also went retro with one of its big-name acts: Nelly Furtado. This year, it's harking back to the same era. Expect to hear fellow nostalgic hits 'Trick Me,' 'Bossy,' and 'Millionaire' when Kelis takes to the stage as well, and to revel in all things noughties.

Taking place at Barunah Plains in Hesse in Victoria from Thursday, December 28, 2023–Monday, January 1, 2024, 2023's Beyond The Valley will welcome back RÜFÜS DU SOL, in what'll be their third stint at the festival since it began in 2014.

British rapper Central Cee will bust out 'Doja', of course, and show why he's notched up two-billion streams. And Peggy Gou hits the decks fresh from her latest single '(It Goes Like) Nanana' doing huge things.

Also on the lineup: Destroy Lonely, DMA'S, G Flip, Mall Grab and The Jungle Giants, as well as COBRAH, BIG WETT, Lastlings, King Stingray, Becca Hatch, CXLOE, JessB, Channel Tres and Romy. And yes, the list still goes on from there.

Fancy listening to podcasts at a music fest? There's a dedicated stage for that, too, with everyone from Vanderpump Rules star Scheana Shay to Aussie Rules footballer Mason Cox on the lineup.

The event's Barunah Plains site comes compete with a 100,000-square metre-natural amphitheatre — and it'll be setting up three main stages, a 70-metre-wide LED wall, a ferris wheel and more.

Fancy hitting up an inflatable wedding chapel? Checking out Poof Doof Pride Patrol's  roving drag performances? Trying to find Schmall Klub's hidden party? Having a swim? Doing some yoga? Get ready for that as well.

BEYOND THE VALLEY 2023 LINEUP:

RÜFÜS DU SOL
Central Cee
Peggy Gou
Destroy Lonely
DMA'S
G Flip
Kelis
Mall Grab
The Jungle Giants
BIG WETT
Boo Seeka
Cassian
Channel Tres
COBRAH
Conducta b2b Notion
DJ Heartstring
Ewan McVicar
Jayda G
KETTAMA
King Stingray
Lady Shaka
Lastlings
Logic1000
LUUDE
Mella Dee
Overmono
Rebūke
Romy
Ross From Friends (DJ set)
salute
STÜM
Taylah Elaine
Willaris. K
6 SENSE
Baby G
Becca Hatch
Blusher
CRUSH3d
Crybaby
CXLOE
dameeeela
Effy
Forest Claudette
FUKHED
Gold Fang
House Mum
JessB
DJ JNETT
Mia Wray
Miss Kaninna
PANIA
Pink Matter
Saoirse
Shake Daddy
Sunshine & Disco Faith Choir
Tyson O'Brien

PODCAST STAGE
Scheananigans with Scheana Shay
Curious Conversations with Tully and Sarah
Flopstars
Jamo and Dylan
In Bed with Georgia Grace
The Maria Thattil Show
The Mason Cox Show
Where's Your Head At
Yarning Up First Nations Stories with Caroline Kell

Beyond The Valley will run from Thursday, December 28, 2023–Monday, January 1, 2024 at Barunah Plains, Wentworths Road, Hesse, Victoria. Ticket presale registrations are open now, closing at 3pm AEST on Monday, August 21 — with presales starting that same day at 6pm AEST. General sales kick off at 12pm AEST on Tuesday, August 22. For more information, head to the fest's website.

Images: Jordan Munns / Josh Bainbridge.

Published on August 15, 2023 by Sarah Ward
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