Vance Joy, Peking Duk top triple j’s One Night Stand bill
triple j announced this morning that its bill for its One Night Stand 2018 includes Vance Joy, Peking Duk, Tkay Maidza, Middle Kids and Alex the Astronaut.
The annual free all-ages event will be held on Saturday September 1 at a regional town.
The town will be announced on Thursday June 7 on Breakfast with Ben and Liam Breakfast show.
Towns chosen to host in the last 15 years have been:
2004 – Natimuk, Victoria
2005 – Ayr, Queensland
2006 – Port Pirie, South Australia
2007 – Cowra, New South Wales
2008 – Collie, Western Australia
2009 – Sale, Victoria
2010 – Alice Springs, Northern Territory
2011 – Tumby Bay, South Australia
2012 – Dalby, Queensland
2013 – Dubbo, New South Wales
2014 – Mildura, Victoria
2015 – Not Held
2016 – Geraldton, Western Australia
2017 – Mount Isa, Queensland
The shows tend to attract audiences of up to 15,000. Last year’s Mt Isa show had a draw of 7,000.
The first ever event, at Natimuk, saw the organising committee submit a petition of 3000 names and $30,000 worth of pledges from local businesses – pretty admirable considering the town’s population at the time was 500.