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TENT POLE: A MUSICAL JAMBOREE RETURNS IN 2024 FEATURING DINOSAUR JR., MOGWAI, CALEXICO AND MORE!

Dinosaur Jr

Mark your calendars and get ready to turn the festival experience on its head once again because the Surf Coast’s highly anticipated Tent Pole: A Musical Jamboree is back and will return on Saturday 17 February at Geelong’s Mt Duneed Estate.

SATURDAY 17 FEBRUARY 2024
MT DUNEED ESTATE, WADAWURRUNG (GEELONG)
PRESALE STARTS MONDAY 9 OCTOBER – EARLY BIRD TICKETS AVAILABLE!

Featuring 10 incredible artists across two stages, the colourful and carefully curated line-up features an array of artists spanning various genres and eras. Headlining the next instalment of Tent Pole are legendary US alternative rock band DINOSAUR JR. – playing their seminal album, 1993’s Where You Been in full – plus renowned Scottish indie pioneers MOGWAI; Arizona desert noir, nu-folk, alt-country legends CALEXICO; Melbourne powerhouse CASH SAVAGE AND THE LAST DRINKS; revered post-punk rockers RVG; Melbourne punksters CIVIC; one-of-a-kind techno artist OUR CARLSON; garage post-punks DELIVERY; Frankston’s own indie pop purveyors THE BELAIR LIP BOMBS; and alt-rock singer-songwriter AL MATCOTT.

Tickets go on sale Friday 13 October at 2.00pm local time from Ticketmaster with a day on the green, AAMI and Love Police members’ presale beginning Monday 9 October at 2.00pm local time. With a bill bursting with revered, respected and rising stars, get in quick and secure your discounted early bird tickets for just *$169.90. Children under 12 admitted free. Return buses are available from Melbourne, Laverton, Werribee, Torquay and Geelong. Or catch the train – Waurn Ponds Station is just 90 minutes from Southern Cross, and limited shuttle buses will be running to and from the venue. And V/Line daily fares are capped at less than $10!

Celebrating 30 years of their much-loved landmark album, 1993’s Where You Been, DINOSAUR JR. will play the seminal record in its entirety followed by a set of songs from the band’s extensive catalogue. It will undoubtedly be an explosive performance when they close Tent Pole’s main stage. Consisting of original trio, J Mascis (guitar, vocals, primary songwriter), Lou Barlow (bass, vocals) and Murph (drums), it’s the band’s first visit to Australia since 2017.

Sonic architects and post-rock monarchs MOGWAI bring their magnificent, mesmerising soundscapes and epic live show to the Tent Pole stage. The hugely influential and innovative band have released several critically acclaimed albums over their 25-year career, with their latest, As The Love Continues, scoring the band their first UK number one in 2021. Their live shows are legendary, taking the audience on the most epic of journeys.

CALEXICO fuse the dusty sounds of the American Southwest with spaghetti western soundtracks, ’60s surf rock, cool jazz, Americana, alt-country and a broad spectrum of Latin influences, creating a unique and distinctive sound described as ‘desert noir’. Formed in 1996, CALEXICO continue to break new ground and released their 10th studio album in 2022, El Mirador.

Prepare for iconic, indie, lo-fi, hi-fi, post-punk, alternative, renegade rock. Showcasing a diverse line-up of acts, ranging from up-and-coming, breakthrough and ground-breaking emerging artists to well-established, influential musicians and iconic, seminal bands. So magnificent, it will take two stages to contain them all! Arrive early and discover your next favourite band.

Tent Pole is a collaboration between Roundhouse Entertainment (the team behind Australia’s iconic outdoor summer concert series a day on the green), Love Police (led by music maverick Brian ‘BT’ Taranto, promoter of excellent international tours Out On The Weekend & Boogie, merch guru, book publisher and record label wiz) and Johann Ponniah, founder of I OH YOU (home to one of the country’s most successful independent record labels). They are combining their decades of expertise in booking the finest bands from all over the globe to give music fans the ultimate experience.

Roundhouse Entertainment Director Michael Newton says: “Our first Tent Pole event was so much fun, from the moment we started talking about it until the after-show beers! It’s great to be back.”

BT of Love Police, says: “The vibe created this year by the punters and the bands, and the spirit of good times will live on! It’s a privilege to be able to help curate the tunes again and deliver it to the sweet Surf Coast.”

Johann Ponniah of I OH YOU, says: “I had an absolute blast at the inaugural Tent Pole earlier this year and am so stoked with the line-up for ’24. Pumped to hit the Surf Coast again!”

In a celebration of timeless tunes and cutting-edge sounds, Tent Pole promises to deliver an unforgettable day and bring together music lovers from all walks of life with fans enjoying an unparalleled unique musical experience.

Tent Pole is a family-friendly, inclusive, welcoming event that encourages people of all ages to come and enjoy the experience. Children under 12 are free, with games and activities designed for friends, families and fellow music fans to relax together. Beyond the captivating sounds on the stages, attendees can revel in a variety of interactive installations, relax in shaded chillout areas for some sensory and sonic downtime, enjoy a variety of delicious food and drinks, as well as a wide range of merch and records for sale at our curated marketplace.

Sign up here for membership details, and for the latest information and updates on all things Tent Pole, follow us on socials.

Tent Pole: A Musical Jamboree. Moments of magic to excite all palates. Ten acts. Two stages. And a no-holds-barred attack on your aural senses. Come for the music, stay for the experience.

Tickets on sale Friday 13 October at 2.00pm local time from Ticketmaster. Early bird tickets on sale from Monday 9 October at 2.00pm local time.

TOUR DATES
GEELONG, VIC
Saturday 17 February, 2024
Mt Duneed Estate
with Dinosaur Jr., Mogwai, Calexico and more!

TICKETS
SHOW INFO

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Patrons are advised to purchase tickets only through authorised ticket sellers. We cannot guarantee any ticket purchase made through any means other than the official ticketing agents listed on the a day on the green, Frontier Touring, Love Police, I OH YOU, and winery’s websites

All shows subject to final regulatory approvals. Roundhouse Entertainment, a day on the green, Love Police and I OH YOU reserve the right to alter show details to comply with government and health regulations.

All event information
adayonthegreen.com.au

tentpolemusicfestival.com

adayonthegreen.com.au

lovepolice.com.au

iohyou.com

okmotels.com.au

For Dinosaur Jr.’s full Australian headline tour and ticket information, visit: frontiertouring.com

TICKETING

AAMI CUSTOMER PRESALE
Via AAMI Events and Experiences

Runs from: Monday 9 October, 2.00pm local time

For 48 hours or until presale allocation exhausted

A DAY ON THE GREEN MEMBERS PRESALE
via adayonthegreen.com.au/signup

Runs from: Monday 9 October, 2.00pm local time

For 48 hours or until presale allocation exhausted

LOVE POLICE PRESALE
Via Love Police

Runs from: Monday 9 October, 2.00pm local time

For 48 hours or until presale allocation exhausted

TICKETMASTER PRESALE
Via Ticketmaster

Runs from: Wednesday 11 October, 3.00pm local time

For 46 hours or until presale allocation exhausted

GENERAL PUBLIC ON SALE – TENT POLE: A MUSICAL JAMBOREE
Tickets on sale Friday 13 October at 2.00pm local time
From Ticketmaster

TICKET PRICES – TENT POLE: A MUSICAL JAMBOREE

General Admission:  *$169.90 plus booking fees** (Full price ticket $189.90**)

*Early Bird (Presale or until allocation exhausted)

**A one-off handling free from $5.95 per transaction applies on all purchases. All ticket/item prices include GST.

Children under 12 years of age admitted free of charge, no ticket required. Must be accompanied by Parent or Guardian

TRANSPORT
For a totally relaxing, stress-free day, leave the car at home and travel by bus. This is the preferred Tent Pole transport option. Don’t miss out – book your tickets early!

For coach and shuttle bus enquiries from Melbourne, Laverton and Werribee, contact Melbourne On The Move and locally from Geelong, Bellarine Peninsula and Surf Coast, McHarry’s Coaches.

Or catch the V/Line train from Melbourne’s Southern Cross Railway Station. Just 90 minutes from Melbourne to Waurn Ponds, V/Lines daily fares capped at less than $10.

Limited event shuttle buses available to and from the venue and nearby Waurn Ponds Railway Station. Event shuttle buses must be pre-booked. Book via Melbourne On The Move

Limited Paid Parking available on site – Book HERE

Or gather your friends and car-pool to the event. If you arrive in a vehicle with 4 or more ticket holders, you will not be charged for parking.
Sign up here for membership details and updates on the full Tent Pole experience.

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