Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Aussie Music Greats Unite; Birdsville Big Red Bash Is Returning to Entertain Us

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Aussie Music Greats Unite; Birdsville Big Red Bash Is Returning to Entertain Us

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What's on

What: Birdsville Big Red Bash

Where: Big Red sand dune, 35km West of Birdsville

When: Tuesday July 16--Thursday July 18, 2019

How much: Starting from $92. Children aged 11 and free

More info: www.bigredbash.com.au

A UNIQUE bucket list music experience -- the Birdsville Big Red Bash -- will return on July 16--18 and draw more than 9000 festival-goers to the remote red sands of Queensland's Simpson Desert.

The line-up of Outback entertainment and live music acts will headlined by Oz Rock legends Midnight Oil.

Taking place during the winter school holidays, the all-ages and dog-friendly event will have Midnight Oil perform against the striking backdrop of the legendary 40m-high Big Red sand dune.

It is an Outback landscape often linked with the Oils and their many iconic rock anthems including Beds Are Burning and The Dead Heart.

Joining Midnight Oil will be a host of all-time Australian music greats including ARIA award winners The Living End, Richard Clapton, 1927, Kasey Chambers and Wendy Matthews, as well as Neil Murray, Busby Marou and many more.

Midnight Oil said on Facebook: "We understand that Australians and Kiwis might be wondering if and when we're going to do some more gigs closer to home. At this stage the only one we've confirmed is the Big Red Bash in Birdsville on July 18. When we saw the photos, we just couldn't say no."

More than just the world's most remote music festival, the Big Red Bash offers a destination adventure for families, motoring and camping enthusiasts, all-age music lovers, backpackers, grey nomads and travellers.

"The journey to the Big Red Bash is in itself an amazing and mind-blowing experience -- whether you're an Aussie or an international traveller," said Big Red Bash organiser, Greg Donovan. …

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