As December rolls on, chances are you’re looking for something fun to do this NYE. Whether you hail from Freo, Darwin or Brisvegas, here’s a sweet little list of worthy events across the nation.
1. Tanglewood, VIC
Thornton, Lake Eildon, will become home to Tanglewood Festival for the fourth time this NYE. Tanglewood is not about big headliners and crowds, but rather creating an intimate, thoughtful space where attendees can get back to their roots. Get ready for the electro-indigenous beats from OKA, politically-provocative verses from rappers Combat Wombat, and some fresh psytrance from Pspiralife.
2. Lost Paradise, NSW
Head 70 kilometres north of Sydney to find the stomping ground of Lost Paradise, a music festival that will unite doof queens, tech-heads and indie rockers alike. This year will bring the psychedelic vocals of Tash Sultana, as well as pop-powerhouse M.I.A. Fans of electronic music can look forward to techno veterans BICEP, dance queen CC
3. Cosmic Dreaming, QLD
4. Freedom Time, WA
Bring the silly season to the boiling point in Perth this NYE with the help of Freedom Time. After four years of dance parties across Melbourne and Perth, Freedom Time is bringing in another hot line-up to the Roe Street car-park in Northbridge. British Donna Leake will be bringing her dancy-tech tunes, backed up by a list of loved Aussie artists Andy Garvey, Leo James, and DJ Jnett.
5. NYE at the Little Red Door, SA
OK, so this one technically isn’t a doof. But, if