Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Mullum Music Mixes It Up; Four-Day Festival in Laid-Back Town Has Something for Everyone

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Mullum Music Mixes It Up; Four-Day Festival in Laid-Back Town Has Something for Everyone

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NOW in its seventh year, the Mullum Music Festival continues to serve up a musical adventure of unrivalled diversity.

Alt rock legends The Church (pictured) join a line-up of more than 80 international and national acts set to transform the halls, clubs and streets of Mullumbimby over the four-day festival from November 20 to 23.

"The Church are one of the great trailblazing bands and they're still creating new music," says festival director Glenn Wright. "They're inspiring and original and fit in perfectly with a festival that focuses for a large part on emerging artists."

Along with The Church there's southern gothic Americana from New Orleans with Hurray For the Riff Raff, the Bollywood-inspired musical safari of 11-piece The Bombay Royale, the electric energy of Melbourne outfit Saskwatch, and the Clarence's favourite sisters Siskin River on board this year.

There's also afro-folk from South African artist Bongeziwe Mabandla and blues from an Aussie who's one to watch, Kim Churchill.

The magnetic Mia Dyson returns as do indie folk darlings Husky, while Hiatus Kaiyote vocalist Nai Palm, Brisbane up and comers Holy Holy, and the incomparable Frank Yamma will make their festival debuts.

Add to that roving theatre, street circus, impromptu performances, workshops, the Rhythms Magazine BBQ, a psychedelic Magic Bus transporting punters up and down the main street, and a come-one-come-all New Orleans-style street parade and you have the recipe for an exhilarating weekend.

The Mullum Music Festival's diverse line-up and relaxed, unpretentious atmosphere makes it a favourite with discerning music lovers, punters and musos alike, who are looking for something different. Melbourne and Sydney hipsters mix in with Brisbane day-trippers, families and a kaleidoscope of locals enjoying the transformation of their town. …

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