After an unprecedented inaugural tour with sold-out shows across the nation, Hot Dub Wine Machine is gearing up to return to the Hunter Valley in March.
The wine-derful tour will hit Hope Estate on Saturday, March 10 and it’s set to be a just as big of a party as last year.
World-beating Sydney audiovisual artist Hot Dub Time Machine (Tom Loud) spearheads this unique show, and after selling 45,000 tickets across six venues in 2017, he has curated a top crop of all-Aussie talent with even more bite than last year’s.
The festival is set to showcase the cream of the contemporary Australian dance music scene, who will perform on a custom-built stage at Hope Estate.
The line-up includes Sneaky Sound System, who Loud describe as “some of the best party starting DJs in Sydney”.
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“Bright new stars” the Kite String Tangle will also perform, bringing their huge hits The Prize, Given The Chance and Arcadia among others.
“They’re really at the cutting edge of new wave electronica,” Loud said.
Good friend of Loud and “one of the best bass players in the country” Touch Sensitive will grace the stage, as well as Luke Million, Owl Eyes, Luen Jacobs, Falcona Djs and a very special guest set to only appear at the Hope Estate show.
Loud remained tight lipped on who the guest would be, but said they rivaled last year’s surprise appearance by Australian Idol winner Guy Sebastian.
After what Loud described as a “tropical cyclone” last year, the DJ is hoping for improved weather in the Hunter Valley for this year’s performance.
But one thing that will remain almost the same is Loud’s own performance, which is a time-travelling experience with all the best hits throughout the decades.
“Over seven years, my long-term fans have said they don’t want me to change that much,” he said.
“If I don’t play Madonna, I get in a lot of trouble.”
Loud said he wanted the event to become a regular addition to the live music calendar.
“I hope it can become an annual part of the music landscape,” he said.
“Hopefully it can fulfill a little niche.”
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