Falls Festival Drops 2015/2016 Lineup

The New Year-straddling Falls Festival has dropped its first lineup bombshell for 2015/2016. This year will see some of the biggest names in Australian music take to stages across the country alongside plenty of heavy-hitting internationals, including Bloc Party, Foals, Disclosure, Courtney Barnett and Gary Clark Jr.

Halsey, Django Django, Kurt Vile And The Violators, Mac DeMarco, Young Fathers

, Toro y Moi, BØRNS and The Maccabees round out the impressive list of global acts heading Down Under to celebrate New Years at Falls.

They’ll join other beloved homegrown acts such as Alpine, Birds Of Tokyo, Gang Of Youths, Hiatus Kaiyote, Hilltop Hoods , King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, Little May, Meg Mac, RÜFÜS, Seth Sentry, Paul Kelly and many more to be announced.

The travelling New Year’s Eve event will once again return to its longtime homes of Marion Bay (Tassie), Lorne (VIC) as well as Byron Bay (NSW) in late December and early January.

Organisers have also unveiled the lineup for Boogie Nights, the festival’s opening party, which will this year be headed up by musical and comedic genius, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic, together with Sydney trio Art Vs Science, DJ collective Fleetmac Wood and the man known as the “Mexican Elvis” El Vez.

Check out the full lineup, along with venue and ticketing details, below. Head here for the first lineup for Falls Festival’s Western Australia counterpart Southbound 2016.

UPDATE 25/08/15: Even more acts have joined the Falls Festival 2015/2016 lineup. See the updated list below. 

Falls Festival 2015/2016 Lineup 


Jarryd James


Comedy Lineup

Nazeem Hussain


Adam Rozenbachs

Nick Cody

Becky Lucas

Tien Tran


Bloc Party



Gary Clark Jr

Toro y Moi

Young Fathers

Django Django

Courtney Barnett


Hilltop Hoods

Hiatus Kaiyote

Kurt Vile And The Violators

Mac DeMarco

The Maccabees

Meg Mac

Oh Wonder

Paul Kelly & Merri Soul Sessions ft. Clairy Browne, Dan Sultan, Kira Piru, Vika & Linda Bull


Seth Sentry


The Avener

Birds Of Tokyo


Gang Of Youths

King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard

Little May

+ more to be announced.

Falls Festival Dates

Monday, 28th December 2015 — Friday, 1st January 2016

Lorne, Victoria

Tickets: Falls Festival

Tuesday, 29th December 2015 — Friday, 1st January 2016

Marion Bay, Tasmania

Tickets: Falls Festival

Thursday, 31st December 2015 — Sunday, 3rd January 2016

Byron Bay, New South Wales

Tickets: Falls Festival

Boogie Nights Lineup

Art Vs Science

El Vez

Fleetmac Wood

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic

+ more

Monday, 28th December 2015

Lorne, Victoria

Tuesday, 29th December 2015

Marion Bay, Tasmania

Thursday, 31st December 2015

Byron Bay, New South Wales