Southbound (Australia) 2012

Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th January 2012
Sir Stewart Bovell Park in Busselton, Western Australia, Australia
$200 Australian for weekend with camping
daily capacity: 20000
last updated: Tue 3rd Jan 2012

Southbound is an Australian arts, camping and music festival taking place at the Sir Stewart Bovell Park in Busselton, in Western Australia on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th January 2012. Busselton is located approximately 3 hours drive south of Perth, Western Australia, near the Margaret River wine region.

Line-up

The line-up over four stages includes Arctic Monkeys, Aloe Blacc, Arj Barker, Beruit, Crystal Castles, CSS, DubFx, Fleet Foxes, Grouplove, Jim Jones Revue, Josh Pyke, Metronomy, Papa vs Pretty, PNAU, The Jezabels, The Kooks, The Naked and Famous, Tim Finn, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and Wonderful World of DJ Yoda.

Tickets

Tickets are priced from $200 Australian for weekend with camping. Yo buy tickets, click here.

Camping

Southbound is actually only two full days of music with three nights camping. However, campers can arrive on Friday and settle in for the exclusive campers only entertainment with Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Little Birdy, Emiliana Torrini and many more to be announced. Day trippers can only arrive on Saturday morning. With those who camp able to stay until Monday morning.

Green ethos

There is a Green Fee of $3 added to every ticket sold. The Green Fee goes directly into purchasing carbon credits used in offsetting the carbon footprint of those patrons – including travel to and from the event. The festival also recycles waste, as well as initiatives including composting, stall holder packaging policy, EcoBound education and awareness campaigns, and more EcoBound initiatives (yet to be announced). Festival organisers also match every Green Fee dollar with $2 of its own money, used to further offset carbon emissions. They also have a Tree-For-Ticket policy, where they purchase a tree for every ticket sold. In 2009 this led to 20,000 tree plantings across Western Australia.

Getting there

There are good international transport links straight to Perth airport. If you are travelling from out of town to Busselton, buses will be organised to get you to the Festival. Bus tickets are limited and must be pre-purchased.

More information will be here when available.

Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th January 2012
Sir Stewart Bovell Park in Busselton, Western Australia, Australia
$200 Australian for weekend with camping
daily capacity: 20000
last updated: Tue 3rd Jan 2012


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