Great Southern Nights 2024 Has Added Another 11 Artists Including G Flip and The Jungle Giants

G Flip is coming to Wollongong, The Jungle Giants are popping up in Byron Bay and Montaigne is performing an intimate show at Newtown's The Vanguard.
Ben Hansen
January 16, 2024

To get musicians back onstage after the pandemic, the New South Wales government and ARIA launched Great Southern Nights. Following two blockbuster years that saw thousands of gigs pop up across the state, the series is returning in 2024 with another 300-plus shows over 17 nights — and the program just got even bigger.

Live music will ring out throughout NSW between Friday, March 8–Sunday, March 24, with musicians big and small performing in Sydney live music institutions and regional hubs, including Newcastle, Wagga Wagga, Tamworth and the Northern Rivers.

Joining the already massive lineup that was announced in December 2023, another 11 artists will be popping up for gigs around NSW during the two-and-a-half-week festival. Leading the new slate of musicians is superstar G Flip, who will be performing at the Towragi Beach Hotel on Friday, March 8.

"I'm so stoked to be playing a show in Wollongong!" said G Flip. "I didn't get to play here on my last tour, so I'm really excited to be participating in Great Southern Nights for an epic show."

Other new additions to Great Southern Nights 2024 include The Jungle Giants, who will be performing in Byron Bay; The Tesky Brothers, who will bring their sultry folk tunes to Wollongong; Ninajirachi, who's getting the party started in Newcastle West; and Montaigne, who will be popping up for an intimate show at Newtown's The Vanguard.

Methyl Ethel, Kita Alexandra, Mia Wray, Pete Murray, Richard Clapton and The Black Sorrows round out the 11 new artists joining the massive lineup.

If you missed the original announcement, there's plenty to dig into. If you love the classics, you'll be able to catch sets from Jimmy Barnes, Peter Garrett & the Alter Egos, The Church, You Am I, Yothu Yindi, The Whitlams Black Stump Band, Hoodoo Gurus and Kate Ceberano.

The Vanguard

Local hip hop heads can hit up gigs from Barkaa, 360, JK-47, Bliss n Eso, L-Fresh the Lion, Illy, Drapht, YNG Martyr and Jesswar.

If you're an indie-rock aficionado, Ball Park Music, Sarah Blasko, King Stingray, The Buoys, Ruby Fields, Budjerah, Alex Lahey, Gordi, Gretta Ray, The Vanns, and Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers will be coming to a stage near you.

If your prerogative is to dance, The Presets, Havana Brown, Tigerlily, Sneaky Sound System, Hermitude and Anna Lunoe are all part of the Great Southern Nights program.

Plus, there will be shows from Becca Hatch, Cub Sport, Dune Rats, Vika and Linda, A.Girl, Xavier Rudd, David Campbell, Fanny Lumsden, Kasey Chambers, Kate Miller-Heidke, Redhook and Northlane — and also a special tribute to Rowland S Howard.

If you want to secure your spot, act quick — Kate-Miller Heidke, Dan Sultan and Hoodoo Gurus' shows have already sold out, with the gigs from The Presets, The Cruel Sea and Kasey Chambers all approaching sold-out status.

Check where your faves are playing and what shows are happening near you via the full gig guide.

GREAT SOUTHERN NIGHTS 2024 PROGRAM:

Just announced:
G Flip
Kita Alexandra
Methyl Ethel
Mia Wray
Montaigne
Ninajirachi
Pete Murray
Richard Clapton
The Black Sorrows
The Jungle Giants
The Tesky Brothers

Joining:
360
A.Girl
Alex Lahey
Anna Lunoe
Ball Park Music
Barkaa
Becca Hatch
Big Skeez
Bliss n Eso
Budjerah
Cub Sport
Dan Sultan
David Campbell
Drapht
Dune Rats
Elixir
Fanny Lumsden
Godlands
Gold Fang
Gordi
Gretta Ray
Havana Brown
Hermitude
Hoodoo Gurus
Illy
James Blundell
James Reyne
Jawbreakers
Jessica Mauboy
Jesswar
Jimmy Barnes
JK-47
Jon Stevens
Kasey Chambers
Kate Ceberano
Kate Miller-Heidke
King Stingray
Kye
L-Fresh the Lion
Lydia Lunch and Joseph Keckler
Northlane
Pacific Avenue
Pania
Peter Garrett & the Alter Egos
Pop Crimes – The Songs of Rowland S Howard
Raechel Whitchurch
Redhook
Ruby Fields
Sarah Blasko
Sneaky Sound System
Sophiya
Teen Jesus and the Jean Teasers
The Buoys
The Church
The Cruel Sea
The Presets
The Primitives
The Vanns
The Whitlams Black Stump Band
Tigerlily
Vallis Alps
Vika and Linda
Xavier Rudd
Yng Martyr
Yothu Yindi
You Am I

Great Southern Nights 2024 will run from Friday, March 8–Sunday, March 24 throughout New South Wales. Tickets are on sale now via the festival's website.

Images: The Jungle Giants performing at Snow Machine, Daniel Hildebrand.

Published on January 16, 2024 by Ben Hansen
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