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“Indie vibe, echoes of Frank Ocean, social media impact, undeniable mic skills – it’s no wonder the official debut for Allday is getting so much attention.” Rolling Stone
Box Cutter Tipi
The Box Cutter Tipi will challenge people politically and emotionally through out the day. It will use creative sounds and visuals, performed by mixed genders and racial artists from around the world. You’ll experience a wide rage of house, disco, hip hop, techno and punk late into the night. We encourage people to express themselves free from judgement. No racism, sexism, Queerphobia, Transphobia, Ableism, Unwated Touching, Fatphobia or any kind of bad vibe behaviour will be tolerated. Box Cutter supports music, people and communication, in all its forms.
From the studio to the top end of town, Client Liaison’s sound plays out like a long lunch followed by a round of cocktails. International in flavor, cosmopolitan in style – put it on the company card. Too much is never enough. Think nothing. Feel everything. Pleasure is good. Fantasy is truth. Experience Client Liaison
Sydney’s favourite twins, Cosmo’s Midnight, are maestros of the mix-n-match, purveyors of electronic beats, clad with a solid R’n’B sensibility. The duo have curated a unique and distinctive sound earning critical acclaim across globe. Their latest release ‘Walk With Me’, feat. Kučka, is one of the most Shazamed tracks in Australia, and has collectively enjoyed almost 3 million plays across online platforms.
DMA’S (dee-em-ayes) is Johnny Took, Matt Mason and Tommy O’Dell – three friends who came together making nostalgic garage pop in a bedroom in Newtown. With NME picking them as a buzz band to watch, Blur’s Dave Rowntree naming ‘Delete’ his Record of the Week on XFM, and the band selling out shows across Australia - DMA’S have gone from strength to strength.
Harley Streten aka Flume is embarking on his biggest headline world tour to date to celebrate his critically acclaimed ‘ sophomore album ‘Skin’ which debuted at #8 on The Billboard Top 100. Lead singles ‘Never Be Like You’ & ‘Say It’ Skin have clocked millions of streams online. Spilt Milk will be Flume's first ever full production headline performance in Canberra and promises to be very special.
Gang Of Youths
With a sold out national tour, triple j feature album, FBi album of the week and glowing reviews, it looks to be that 2016 for Gang Of Youths will be one of biggest years experienced by an Australian artist in recent memory.
Hermitude are Elgusto and Luke Dubs, an award winning duo based in Sydney, Australia. The’ve played across the world, and earlier this year sold out their national Australian album tour to rave reviews. Hermitude are an act you won’t want to miss when they take to the stage on December 3rd
Hot Dub Time Machine
One of the largest ticket selling electronic acts in Australia, Hot Dub has sold out multiple venues across Australia and the world with his Best Party Ever series. The unique and masterfully executed concept crossed with live vinyl video scratching and sheer showmanship has solidified Hot Dub’s position as one of the most exciting breakthrough artists in the dance world.
L D R U has had an incredible 12 months. From hitting the road around Australia and the US, to releasing the summer favourite track ‘Keeping Score’, going platinum and snagging the #22 spot on the infamous Triple J Hottest 100. The follow up single, ‘Next To You’ has already gained huge support, and on high rotation on radio.
Gold Coast producer Paces is on an undeniable upward swing. After selling out his series of Ship to Shore album launch parties around the country, his debut LP ‘Vacation’ entered the iTunes Top 20 album chart and claimed the #2 spot on the Electronic chart. Paces’ single with Jess Kent ‘1993 (No Chill)’ also received national radio support and has racked up 700,000 plays on Spotify alone!
Spark up an electro fuse with a twist of house, blend with a galvanizing slowed down beat, and Peking Duk is served. Catapulting onto the Australian music scene, the Canberra-bred duo of Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles has captivated fans across Australia and the world with their distinct flavour of indie electronica and electrifying live sets.
Bass-heavy and bombastic, frenetic yet lush, the music of Slumberjack is born from its Perth-based creators’ passion for contrast. Slumberjack are emerging as one of the most exciting and daringly creative acts within Australia’s electronic music scene.
Sticky Fingers are a melting pot of psych, rock, reggae, & bourbon. They’ll hypnotise you into a swaying trance, then punch you in the face for dancing like a hippy. This contradictory smash of flavours speaks to every walk of life, and it’s this multiplicity that makes the world their oyster.
Vera Blue, sometimes gentle, sometimes ferocious and always show-stopping, with her commanding vocals, the purity of folk music and the punch of a bassline, the result is real, raw and powerful. Take a listen and step into the world of Vera Blue.
Vince Staples surfaced in the early 2010s with a spate of appearances on Odd Future releases. Since then he’s released a bunch of originals and a full length album on Def Jam, Summertime ’06, to rave reviews. More recently he has featured on Flume’s sophomore album ’Skin’ on the track ’Smoke & Retribution’ with Kučka.
“There’s a refreshing honesty in the way Violent Soho wear their influences like badges of honour.” – Rolling Stone
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Bao Stop delivers a range of traditional Chinese and Taiwanese street food with a unique twist...specialising in Gua Bao which consists of a fluffy steamed bun filled with some amazing flavours with only the freshest local ingredients and produce.
Beloved Sydney burger joint Mary’s will be bringing their cult classic food, Slayer juice and more to Spilt Milk this December.
Gelato institution Messina will be debuting their International Soup Kitchen in Canberra at Spilt Milk. Four intricate gelato sundaes will be on offer, with details on each flavour to be announced. Each delight is lovingly encased in a bespoke soup tin, so you can even take it home and keep it forever (if you’re into that kind of thing…if not, recycle it, or make some kind of art with it, we’re not fussy).
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George Rose is often mistaken for a boy. She is actually a visual artist with a flair for not taking life too seriously. She spends most of her time up ladders painting murals and sometimes makes it into her studio just to try something a bit more normal. She feels most as home with a paintbrush in hand but also likes the feel of a pen, spray can, drill or Wacom tablet.
Phibs is one the most respected and renowned names in Australian Graffiti/Street Art with his art works far-flung across the globe. Phibs distinctive style signifies the symbiotic, engaging the urban with the organic. He produces works across a vast variety of mediums and consistently reflects his own unique realms of symbolism, multiculturalism and mythology.
Vans The Omega
Moving beyond the spectrum of graffiti while retaining the underlying skill sets, his current work is a collision of sacred geometry, organic flow and hand painted patterns splashed across vibrant figurative pieces that aim to create inner movement, reflection and beauty.
Raised in Melbourne and now found up and down Australia's eastern seaboard, VOIR has been leaving shapes and colours across Australian walls for over 25 years. Drawing from influences across Australia and the world, VOIR focuses on combining technical skill and the pursuit of beauty with attention to detail and often, a twist of the unexpected.
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To step outside life’s small things, Spilt Milk is bringing together some of Australia’s best things.
We’ve sweated the small stuff so you don’t have to, and on Saturday 3 December, will be bringing to Canberra the best in artisan street food and drink, cutting edge music and experimental art and culture.
Presented by Kicks Entertainment, Spilt Milk is a summer’s day event, taking place within the tree lined landscape of the iconic Commonwealth Park.
Albert Street Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia
Gates open at 11:00am on December 3rd and the event will end at 11:00pm that night.
That’s 12 hours of awesome.
How to buy a ticket
1. Go to the buy ticket page
Map & Set Times
These will be released closer to the date. We'll be emailing them first to all Spilt Milk subscribers when they're announced, so make sure you've signed up here
Getting to Commonwealth Park
There will be ACTION Buses running as per normal on December 3rd. More information on any extra public transportation will be confirmed closer to event date #watchthisspace
There will be extremely limited parking available in the area on the event day. We strongly encourage using public transport to get to and from the event
From the city centre, it's a short 20min walk to the event site.
Getting To Canberra
Flying to Canberra
Canberra is less than 2 hours flying from eastern state capitals like Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, making it perfect for short breaks or a must-see destination on your Australian vacation. Daily flights are also available to and from Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth.
Driving to Canberra
3 hour & 20 minute drive from central Sydney
2 hour & 40 minute drive from Wollongong
3 hour drive from Wagga Wagga
1 hour drive from Goulburn
2 hour & 10 minute drive from Jindabyne
2 hour & 30 minute drive from Ulladulla
3 hour & 20 minute drive from Orange
3 hour & 30 minute drive from Albury
Sydney Express Bus Service
Murray's Bus's offer express coach services from Sydney Central Station or International Airport, direct to the Canberra CBD. Hourly services depart from Sydney between 6am and 9pm on most days. Check out the Murray's website for more details
From Sydney: Canberra has a picturesque direct rail service from Sydney that departs from Central Station and heads south via Goulburn. For more information check out the NSW Trainlink website
From Wagga: From Wagga Central station you can catch a train to Cootamundra and then a Queanbeyan Coach service through to Canberra. For more info check out the NSW Trainlink website
From Wollongong: You can use the Sydney Trains system to get to Sydney Central station, then NSW Trainlink and Queanbeyan Coach Service through to Canberra. For more info check out the NSW Trainlink website
If you’re after a hotel, we recommend using our hotel partner QT Canberra. Not only do they have some of the best rooms in Canberra, an amazing restaurant and a speakeasy bar - they’re also located a short 20min walk from the Spilt Milk venue. Take a look at the rooms and make a reservation here.
Maybe camping is more your style? Our preferred campgrounds is Exhibition Park, who are offering a special discounted rate for any Spilt Milk ticket holders. Just mention you have a ticket when making the reservation and they’ll apply the discount. Please note that Exhibition Park is around 7.7km from the Spilt Milk venue and a little ways from the city centre. The closest supermarket to the Epic campground is Watson IGA (1.4km) or Dickson Woolworths (2.4km).
There are regular busses that you can catch from the campground straight down Northbourne Avenue into the city and onto Spilt Milk. We’ll be positing more information on getting to and from the site via public transport as the day approaches. Reserve your camping spot here and don’t forget to mention you have a Spilt Milk ticket for a discounted rate.
To explore other accommodation options in Canberra, check out the Visit Canberra website here.