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homegrown Post-hardcore outfit The Amity affliction to tour ‘All My Friends Are Dead’ single to Wollongong – playing UOW Unibar, January 24

Posted on October 16, 2019

Off the back of their huge East Coast capitol city tour and the release of their massive new single ‘ All My Friends Are Dead ‘ The Amity Affliction have announced they will be hitting regional Australia and Adelaide for the first time since 2017, due to hit Wollongong on January 24th.

The band will be bringing Odd Worlders Ocean Grove and New Zealand’s Own Antagonist AD*, plus local supports TBA.

Tickets: $64.83 incl. bf – here

Indie-rockers from out west Spacey Jane bring their ‘Head Cold’ single tour to the east coast – playing uow unibar, december 4

Posted on October 16, 2019

Having just finished an entirely sold out lap of Australia, WA’s indie-rock darlings Spacey Jane are embarking on another huge tour without a moments’ hesitation. In support of their newest single “Head Cold”, they’ll be playing some of their biggest headline shows EVER in Australia.

Strike while the iron is hot, they reckon, and right now it’s absolutely scorching. The last six months alone has seen the group net significant triple j airplay and quickly become a festival favourite. This year, they’ve played Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival, BIGSOUND and Wave
Rock Weekender and have been recently announced on Yours & Owls and Laneway 2020. It’s clear things are looking up for Spacey Jane.

Joining them at most shows will be highly esteemed SASAMI (US) – a recent Domino signee and certified legendary figure in the Los Angeles music scene, and Newcastle slacker-rock heroes VACATIONS.

Get your tickets now!

Tickets: $24.54 incl. bf – here

Newtown punk outfit SCABZ to bring ‘Feel Good Summer’ tour down to the Gong – playing uow unibar, November 27

Posted on October 16, 2019

Newtown’s self-proclaimed shittest band are a driving force behind Australia’s punk scene. Over the past 12 months SCABZ have toured relentlessly, joining Skeggs on the ‘My Own Mess’ tour in between their own mammoth regional jaunts for singles ‘Starting Line’ and ‘Brett Lee’s Got No I.D (And He Can’t Get Into World Bar).’

SCABZ are just as comfortable heckling old mates at a country pub as they are at a festival. With standout appearances at Yours And Owls, Pool House Party, Mountain Sounds (rip) Festival of the Sun and Bad Friday proving they can be politically charged, grating and funny as ever regardless of the stage.

SCABZ provide direct and unapologetic protest in the Mike Baird-defying ‘Locked Out’ next to cowbell-doused tales of chasing tipsy smooches in ‘Beach Song’ with ease. Their newer releases are a testament to SCABZ technical and expressive growth. With guitarist and vocalist Siobhan Poynton’s increasingly thrilling style of guitar playing; SCABZ are closing in on a full, reckless and energetic sound that no other act in Australia can match.

Tickets: $12.78 incl. bf – here

PARTYWITHAPURPOSE

Posted on September 30, 2019

AFTERPARTIES

Posted on September 30, 2019

Still feel like kicking on once the festival is over each day? Never fear, we got you covered with a couple of after parties to keep you going well into the early hours of the morning – keep an eye on the Yours & Owls socials for further info!

Details below:

Saturday October 5 – From 10pm-3am
Venue – Pepes

Sunday October 6 – From 9pm-Midnight
Venue – Hotel Illawarra

EXPERIENCES

Posted on September 30, 2019

To make sure you get the most out of your festival experience, there will be a whole range of unique on-site activities to keep you entertained all weekend long.

If you’re a footy fanatic or just ready to enjoy some good old-fashioned shouting at a big screen, you’re in luck! The Jeb Taylor Hotel is where you need to be. A fully-fledged beer garden with Coopers on tap and a big screen TV with full coverage of the NRL Grand Final featuring Two-Man Tackle commentators and a DJ set by FullCredit.
Banter & tunes from 6.30pm with the Roosters vs The Raiders NRL grand final kicking off at 7.30pm

Head on over to Octopus Gardens and quench your thirst at the Pirate themed cocktail bar and picnic area featuring bevs from Captain Morgan’s, Coopers on tap, Batlow cider and specialty cocktails.
Enjoy the food market, take a chill and relax in the garden under the tentacles of the giant octopus.

Loosen the limbs and rediscover the inner child in Mother’s Ball Pit or check out leading men’s and women’s fashion store Edge Clothing, who will be providing a full range of festival pieces and accessories.

FOOTY

Posted on September 30, 2019

We’ll be screening the battle of the century this October long weekend when The Rooster take on The Raiders for the 2019 NRL Premiership!

WHERE
The Jeb Taylor Hotel

WHEN
Tunes & Banter kicks off at 6.30pm with the game kicking of at 7.20pm

WHAT
We’ll be showing the game on the big screen, which will be commentated by the Two Man Tackle DJs

TRANSPORT

Posted on September 30, 2019

The festival site is located at Stuart Park, North Wollongong, nestled between the escarpment and the beach. Parking around the festival site is very limited, we encourage you to use public transport or if driving, carpool and use parking bays throughout Wollongong City or the UOW Innovation Campus parking P5 and jump on the free Yours and Owls Shuttle bus.

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TRAIN

The closest train station is North Wollongong.
The last train from North Wollongong to Sydney departs at 11.52pm.
The last train from North Wollongong to Nowra departs at 1.12am

BUS

Yours and Owls will be putting on a free shuttle bus service that will be on a continuous route from the festival site (Stuart Park) to Wollongong CBD (Cnr of Corrimal & Market Street), North Wollongong Train Station, The Festival camp site (Dalton Park) and the bus stop on Squire Way out the front of the Innovation Campus (2519121 – South Bound) every 15 – 20 minutes between 11.30am and 11.30pm Saturday and 11.30am – 10.30pm Sunday.

(Please see map of stops above)

Timetables for the Gong free shuttle are also available Here

MENU

Posted on September 30, 2019

HYDRATION

Posted on September 30, 2019

HOT TIP FOR A SIZZLING FESTIVAL: take good care of you and your mates this long weekend by keeping your cells hydrated!
There will be free water top up stations around the festival to keep your water bottles filled, as well as our guardian ‘water angels’, so keep an eye out and get around some juicy H2O!

We’re expecting some saucy UV rays this weekend so don’t forget to SLIP on a shirt, SLOP on the SPF, SLAP on a hat, SEEK shade and SLIDE on a slick pair of jet black Oakleys to complete the lewk.

Huge thanks to Sydney Water for providing us all with the goods! Check out our website for how to use our reusable cup & drink bottle system.. #partywithapurpose