Peats Ridge - MusicNSW

What happens when you put thousands of smiling people in a beautiful valley, over a three day period, showcase music, arts and culture across 9 stages and bring in the New Year… PEATS RIDGE!

Peats Ridge is a festival that has been described as a ‘sensual explosion’ (, ‘colourful and memorable’ ( and a ‘musical circus’ (Reverb). Last year saw 10,000 patrons, filled with enthusiasm and excitement, ascend on the valley and with glowing reviews, it was a shining success enjoyed by all.

The largest camping festival over the New Year period, in NSW, Peats Ridge is a Sustainable Arts & Music Festival. It has proven to be a fresh, creative and innovative melting pot, where people can celebrate in a friendly and relaxed festival environment.

With a music line up that boasts pieces of many musical pies, for everyone to savour. The Festival always delights punters with big names acts and also surprises, with up and coming musical talent to be discovered.

The 2010 instalment promises to be everything brilliant that has been offered in previous years and much more… So without further ado, let’s unleash the first of the musical magic that will grace some of the 9 stages at Peats Ridge 2010.

Angus & Julia Stone * Trentemøller (Live) [DENMARK] * Built to Spill [USA] * Freestylers [UK] * Kate Miller-Heidke * Shout Out Louds [SWEDEN] * The Dynamites Featuring Charles Walker [USA] * Born Ruffians [CAN] * Lightspeed Champion [UK] * PVT * Decoder Ring * The Audreys * The Break * Washington * Cloud Control * Jonathan Boulet * Freq Nasty [UK] * Space Invadas * The Jezabels * Dan Mangan [CAN] * Thundamentals * Steve Poltz [USA] * Joel Plaskett [CAN] * King Tide * Horrorshow * Watussi * Parades * Big Scary * Spit Syndicate * Belles Will Ring * Kim Churchill * THE Chemist * The Gin Club * Tom Fun Orchestra [CAN] * Carmen Townsend [CAN] * Matt Barber [CAN] * Chase the Sun * The Lovetones * THE E.L.F * The Seabellies * McCartney * The Delta Riggs * Holly Martin * Spooky Land * Alter Ego Mania * Dereb the Ambassador [ETHIOPIA/AUD] * The Strides * plus the triple j Unearthed Winner and loads more artists to be announced. Stay tuned…

If you are looking to feel the bass, Peats Ridge are very happy to announce the ‘DUB SHACK’ is returning. The stage that became known as ‘the dub monster’ in 2009, is set to pound yet again. Our three favourite Sydney crews Foreigndub, VOID and Western Synthetics, will be returning to bring you the best that the dubstep, drum n bass and dub scenes have to offer.

Peats Ridge, is held in the beautiful Glenworth Valley an hour north of Sydney. A three day event, it has become a major part of the annual calendar.

Peats Ridge has proven to be world class in entertainment, experience and education. Recognised as one of the world’s leading sustainable events, the Festival is a winner of numerous national and international awards for environmental sustainability.

A family friendly festival, Peats Ridge hosts an array of amazing music, arts performance and exhibitions, a focus on sustainable practices and education, a dedicated children’s festival, workshops, markets and much more.

As Peats Ridge is an Over 18 event, Youth tickets can only be purchased as part of a Family Pass. Children and Youth are permitted entry to the festival only if accompanied by a guardian over 25.

All Season Passes include camping and festival entry from 29th December 2010 – 1st January 2011.

Tickets will be available through our ticketing partners Oztix. Only Mastercard and Visa are accepted