Mini VANFEST is a teaser 1-day version of the much loved weekend long beauty that we all know and love, supporting the live music industry and regional NSW.
Stay tuned, we have BIG announcements coming very soon!

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Known for her delicate and haunting vocals, Australia’s Julia Stone has garnered acclaim for her blend of intimate acoustic balladry and artful indie pop. No longer content to merely explore the wildernesses of folk and indie-rock, Sixty Summers, Stone’s third solo outing, finds the celebrated songwriter diving headfirst into the cosmopolitan, hedonistic world of late-night, moonlit pop. Check Julia Stone out on Spotify.

Julia Stone

Queensland singer, songwriter and multi instrumentalist Jarryd James’ life was transformed forever by his monster track ‘Do You Remember’ and his debut album.

He’s had more than 480 million streams, an ARIA top 5 album, two triple platinum-selling singles and has the 4th most Shazamed song in Australia over the last decade. Check Jarryd James out on Spotify.

Jarryd James

Moving from Cairns to Brisbane as a teen, Eves Karydas burst onto the scene in 2017 and hasn’t stopped since. Last year, Eves shared the universally acclaimed single, ‘Complicated’, tipped one of the “years best pop anthems” by Rolling Stone, landed at #22 in triple j’s Hottest 100, broke through commercially going ATB at Nova, Hit and Kiss FM nationally, and scored placement in BBC Radio 1’s. Check Eves Karydas out on Spotify

Eves Karydas

Alt-pop act ‘Loretta’ have been developing a dedicated fan base ever since their first release, ‘Come Over’, in late 2018. After a string of well received releases in 2021 including ‘Late Night’ and ‘All I Know’ Loretta have just finished the first leg of their 2022 East Coast tour. Known for their explosive, high energy live shows in between writing and recording their debut EP, set for release later in the year. Check Loretta out on Spotify.

Loretta

Newcastle’s Rum Jungle have emerged as a serious player in one of the country’s most lively music scenes with a refreshing mix of reggae and rock. The four-piece group have developed a devoted fanbase off the back of their first two EPs Crazy Days and Sun & Smoke, and have already shared the stage with the likes of Lime Cordiale, Peking Duk, and Hilltop Hoods. Check Rum Jungle out on Spotify.

Rum Jungle

 Sweet, sour, pretty and brash… all at the same time it’s the best way to describe Toowoomba-based artist Cloe Terare. Coming out late in 2021 with only her third single ‘Scotty (Beam Me Up)‘, a genre bouncing pop number that grabbed the attention of Triple J Unearthed, Spotify and landed in TikToks ‘Emerging Artist’ playlist. Check Cloe Terare out on Spotify.

Cloe Terare

We’re excited to announce a collection of local talent who will warming up the Vanfest stage in April! Stay tuned for some epic announcements coming sooooon!

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FAQS

What is Mini Vanfest?

Mini VANFEST is a teaser 1-day version of the much loved weekend long beauty that we all know and love, supporting the live music industry and regional NSW.

Good things come in small packages and Mini Vanfest still has everything you know and love about our main Vanfest events! Get your tickets to come and help us reignite the live music industry and support locals as best we can.

Will there be a main Vanfest in 2022?

Heeeell yeah there will be! Vanfest is back bigger than ever this year in December. Get excited ✌🏼

When do gates open?

  • Gates will open at 1:00pm on Saturday 9th April.
  • The event will conclude at 10:30pm.

Where are the set times?

  • Set times will be released closer to the event date.

What to bring

  • Your ticket (tickets will not be available to purchase at the gate and must be pre-purchased)
  • ID
  • Weather protection (including sunscreen, wet weather gear, hat, etc.)
  • Picnic rugs, fold out chairs, blankets… get comfy!

What not to bring

  • Glass or metal cutlery
  • No BYO alcohol
  • Bean bags or air beds
  • Marquees, tents or shade structures
  • Aerosols or flammable substances
  • Professional cameras or drones
  • Illicit substances

Help! I have lost my ticket!

Help! I never received my ticket!

Can children attend Vanfest?

  • Children are more than welcome to come along, as long as they remain in the care of a parent or guardian throughout the events duration. Children must hold a ticket to the event, which can be purchased via our ticketing link.

Where can I stay at Vanfest?

  • Forbes has a selection of awesome accommodation options for you to choose from during your stay! We recommend checking out Booking.com, Wotif & other booking sites for local stays.

Can I camp at Vanfest?

  • You absolutely can! Camping is available NOW via our ticketing page.

What documents do I need to bring?

  • You will need your ticket and proof of ID.

Are there pass outs?

  • There will be no pass outs on event day.

Can I buy tickets on the day?

  • You can purchase tickets on the day of the event, subject to the availability of tickets and whether the event has been sold out. No tickets will be available at the gate, but tickets can be purchased via our website for immediate use at the gate.

Will there be food and drink stalls?

  • We have a variety of food & drink offerings available at the event for you to enjoy. These will be announced closer to the event day. We will ensure that all dietary requirements are met across our food offerings.

Can I bring in food?

  • We understand that patrons may have diverse dietary requirements and will allow light snacks to be brought into the event under these circumstances. Food may be confiscated if it is not classified a “light snack”.

Do you have wheelchair access?

  • The entire event space is accessible, and staff will be onsite to assist patrons if required.

Is there a first aid facility?

  • Vanfest will have first aid at the event, just ask one of our customer service staff on the day if you require assistance.

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