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UNIFY Gathering is making its return to the humble hills of Tarwin Lower next year, and this time it’s bringing an all-Australian lineup.
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The festival started back in 2015 with Australian artists only, so booking a stellar Aussie lineup isn’t anything new for the organisers.
They’re also pushing the dates back a weekend so the festival will run from January 21st – 24th 2021.
UNIFY Gathering have said in a statement that they’re inviting back all Australian artists who have played at the festival before and hope to get back as many artists as they can, meaning fans can hope for the likes of Parkway Drive, Northlane, The Amity Affliction and the epic roster of local bands the festival provides.
The music industry is one of the worst suffering industries during Covid-19, with not only bands losing revenue, but also crew members, agents and managers losing entire touring schedules. UNIFY will be doing everything they can to work around artists schedules and will have no restrictions on artists wanting to tour surrounding the festival.
The festival’s statement says, “we also won’t worry about putting through artists that played last year or the year before. It’s not about exclusivity for us, it’s about community.”
“In all of this chaos, one message stands as true as ever: music saves lives. It’s the inspiration in our lives and it’s the basis of communities that can band together to survive through tough times. We wanted this announcement out now to declare our intentions and give the people in our community something to look forward to.”
Stay tuned for more details to come, and meanwhile keep streaming your favourite Aussie artists.