Historic NSW town Dungog is in for a treat on 29th October this year with the announcement that Mumford and Sons will have a camping stopover in the town as part of their Gentlemen of The Road Tour.
The one-day, outdoor event in Dungog is part of a global series of GOTR Stopovers, which debuted in the UK this June. The Gentlemen Of The Road concept was developed by the members of Mumford & Sons, with the band curating the line-up and overseeing the details of the festival themselves.
The band explain the idea behind the concept :" The Gentlemen Of The Road Stopover is based loosely upon our favourite festivals like Colorado's Telluride Bluegrass and Scotland's Loopallu Festivals. We want to stop off in towns not usually heavily toured by bands, and celebrate the people, food and music that inhabit them. We're keen to promote the town's local businesses, and we'll be using the local bars and venues for
aftershow parties, whilst working closely with the local people to get everyone involved in making these shows spectacular. There will be a host of our friends playing too, and the vibe falls somewhere between
'travelling Victorian circus'' and 'Victorian travelling circus'. It should be a whole lot of fun."
The show will be headlined by Mumford & Sons, and will feature EDWARD SHARPE & THE MAGNETIC ZEROS, SARAH BLASKO, MATT CORBY, and Melbourne's HUSKY. Also performing will be folkie WILLY MASON with YACHT CLUB DJs rounding out the line-up with some late night goodtimes.
Camping at the event is available and encouraged. Whether you intend to travel by plane, train or automobile, They've got every option covered. Head to www.gentlemenoftheroad.com for all the details.
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