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Earthfest 2007

Earthfest is an all ages one day mini- music festival to be held at Maitland City Bowls, Sports and Rec Club on Saturday, July 14th from 1.30pm- 10.30pm. The festival will feature up to 20 of Maitland and Newcastle’s most talented independent bands, with a variety of genres including folk, indie, grunge and good ol rock’n'roll.

The Earthfest Line-up so far includes Sleight Of Hand, Level 8, Benjalu, Light Noise, The Wireflys, The Zillers, Sketching Cato, Volition, The Receptionists, Sensitive Freight, Laugh Or Cry, The Winters, Red Light Trolley, Alusive, The Bright Blues and Romance Explosion.

Other features of the festival include stalls by local artists and not-for- profit organisations, a free shuttle bus service at the end of the night, raffles, cheap food and a huge after party in Maitland for bands and attendees over 18. The aim of the festival is to promote young musicians and artists, and raise funds for environmental conservation and education with the help of Maitland Region Landcare. Tickets for the event are $16, with $3 from each sale going towards the cause. Earthfest aims to provide a great atmosphere for festival goers, in which to expose some fantastic local bands and raise awareness of this region’s environmental issues.

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Posted on June 14th, 2007 in Events

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