Subsonic Music Festival to make triumphant return after 4-year hiatus

photo of the dancefloor at Subsonic Music Festival

Following a 4-year hiatus, the beloved Subsonic Music Festival is finally returning to NSW’s Barrington Tops region from December 8 -10 to celebrate three days of music, art, glamping and dancing.

With Subsonic’s 2019 event tragically cancelled due to bushfires for the first time since its inception in 2009, organisers are welcoming their vibrant community of music lovers and talented artists back to the idyllic natural surroundings of Riverwood Downs – a lush eco-resort on the banks of the Karuah River.

A lineup of over 50 international and Australian live acts and DJs has been announced, spanning some of the most exciting names in house, techno, reggae, acoustic, ambient, world, bass, trance, hip-hop, disco and ‘’everything in between.’’ More details below!

”Riverwood Downs holds a special place in our hearts, where both our team and our community have formed countless epic memories. As Subsonic’s home for 15 years, we can’t wait to return and share the experience with friends both old and new.”

Subsonic Director Scott Commens

Where to grab tickets?

Subsonic 2023 is taking place at Riverwood Downs on December 8 – 10, 2023 (3 hours north of Sydney). First-release tickets are on sale now for $330 + fees over at Ticketfairy. For more details visit the festival website.

Subsonic 2023 lineup

Perth indie-dance trio Crooked Colours, Malyangapa/Barkindji rapper BARKAA and British singer/songwriter Youngr head up the roster, alongside alternative dance-pop posse Haiku Hands and New Zealand rapper JessB.

Celebrated Aussie groups Tijuana Cartel, True Vibenation, Sub Tribe and Tetrameth are just a handful of live acts who will join international and local DJs including Andy Garvey, Barney Kato, Dr Dubplate, DJ Scorpion and Eric Cloutier, plus Kate Miller, Litmus, Lunar Disco, Marlie, Robbie Lowe, + more TBA.

Subsonic festival lineup flyer 2023

Check out other upcoming music festivals in Australia via our Aussie Festivals feed. Image credits: Subsonic Music Festival.

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