The annual Groovin’ the Moo (GTM) cosmogram has announced its 2012 lineup much to the delight of regional music lovers around the country with a record ten international Artists alongside local essentials coming together for Australia’s only touring regional event.

From City and Colour, Kaiser Chiefs to Public Enemy and more, this will be one fun techni-colour spectrum of artist-all-sorts handpicked for GTM fans to enjoy this May.

Now in its eighth percussive year, the GTM tribe of 75,000 strong across the land will hold up the sky for another gathering culminating in a happiness explosion of epic proportions.

Promoter Stephen Halpin relayed in anticipation of the 2012 events saying “I’m really excited about this lineup. So many fresh locals, festival favourites and breaking internationals to keep the outdoor stages rocking and the Moolin Rouge banging. Looking forward to checking out Chiddy Bang, plus Mutemath and The Maccabees who are making their first tours of Australia. I’m sure everyone will give them a friendly GTM welcome.”

See below for the lineup and ticket sale dates.

Groovin The Moo 2012 Lineup
360, Adrian Lux (SWE), Andrew W.K One-Man-Party Tour (USA), Beni, Big Scary, Bluejuice, Chiddy Bang (UK), City and Colour (CAN), Digitalism (GER), The Getaway Plan, Gold Fields, Hermitude, Hilltop Hoods, Kaiser Chiefs (UK), Kimbra, The Maccabees (UK), Matt Corby, Muscles, Mutemath (USA), Naysayer & Gilsun, Parkway Drive, Public Enemy (USA), Purple Sneakers DJs, San Cisco, Wavves (USA) with more local and triple j unearthed artists to be announced!

The official 2012 Groovin The Moo tour diary:

Saturday 5 May 2012 – Bendigo VIC

Bendigo’s Prince of Wales Showground 42 – 72 Holmes Rd, Bendigo VIC 3550

Sunday 6 May 2012 – Townsville QLD

Murray Sports Complex – Townsville Cricket Grounds Mervyn Crossman Dr & Murray Lyons Cres Idalia QLD 4811

Saturday 12 May 2012 – Maitland NSW

Maitland Showground Blomfield St, Maitland NSW 2320

Sunday 13 May 2012 – Canberra ACT

The Meadows, University of Canberra Kirinari St Bruce ACT 2617

Saturday 19 May 2012 – Bunbury WA

Hay Park (off) Parade Rd Bunbury WA 6230



Tues 14 February (from 9am local time) – Bendigo VIC

Wed 15 February (from 9am local time) – Maitland NSW

Thurs 16 February (from 9am local time) – Townsville QLD, Canberra ACT & Bunbury WA

GTM is a licensed all ages (16 + recommended) event. GTM recommends parents should consider whether the event is appropriate for their child and recommends that any children under 16 years of age who attend the event are accompanied by their parent or guardian. Persons who are 18 years of age or older and wish to purchase alcohol MUST have photographic ID. No pass outs will be issued at any of the five GTM events.


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