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Good Saturday Festival - CANCELLED

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Update March 21st 2018

"It is with deep regret that the organisers of Good Saturday announce that this year’s event, scheduled for Saturday March 31, will not be going ahead," the statement reads.

"Due to circumstances beyond the organisers control we are unable to proceed with this show. It's not a decision any of us have taken lightly, and we apologise sincerely for any inconvenience caused.

"Refunds will be available via Oztix, who will contact ticket holders directly."

Easter just got even better
As if Easter wasn't sweet enough already, it's set to get even better for Sydney with the inaugural Good Saturday Festival rolling in to town on Saturday 31st March. Not only do we get an extra long weekend and four guilt-free days to stuff our faces with Easter eggs and hot cross buns, we now get a whole day of awesome live music to boot.

Good Saturday Festival
Introducing the Good Saturday Festival (Image Credit: Good Saturday Festival)

The success of the Bad Friday Festival over the past eight years has spawned a new festival aimed at a more mature, but no less enthusiastic, audience of music lovers. I like to think of Good Saturday as kind of like a really cool older brother to Bad Friday, one who lets you hang out with him and muck around on his guitars.

Imaginary cool older brothers aside, there is a lot to love about the impressive lineup. Headlining the event will be some awesome Australian music legends who require no introduction - You Am I, Something for Kate, Augie March and singer-songwriter Jen Cloher. Does it get any better than this? The answer is NO, it definitely does not.

Good Saturday Festival Something for Kate
The distinctive sounds of Something For Kate will feature at this festival (Image Credit: Something for Kate)

So here's what you need to know:

This is an outdoor event in the streets of Marrickville (Railway Parade)

It is an all-day and all-ages event, starting at 12 noon and going strong until 10pm.

The festival line-up will feature the following acts:

You Am I
Something For Kate
C.W. Stoneking,
Augie March
All Our Exes Live in Texas
Jen Cloher
Cash Savage & the Last Drinks
Andy Golledge Band

Ticket options include General Admission, Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children) or Child (12 - 18 years) General Admission tickets.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by clicking here.

To ensure your Easter Saturday is covered with fantastic music, good food and liquor, the festival will also feature some of the best local food and beverage providers including Porteno, Mary's Burger, Lansdowne Hotel, Frank Strong's Taco Stand, Vejoe's, Sparky's Jerk Chicken, Inbocca and beverages from the Inner West Brewer's Association including Young Henry's, Batch, Willie the Boatman, Sauce, Philter, The Grifter and Waywards.

In association with the event the organisers are raising money for two local charities, Youth Off The Streets and the Aboriginal Women and Children's Crisis Service (formerly Marrickville Women's Refuge). Charity donations can be made when purchasing your tickets online here.

To hear more about the festival and stay up to date, you can follow on Facebook here.

The Good Saturday Festival is presented by The Music & Booze Company and Architects Of Entertainment.

Good Saturday Festival Marrickville
Easter just got even better (Image Credit: Good Saturday Festival)

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Why? New Festival for Music Lovers
When: 12 noon - 10pm
Where: Railway Parade, Marrickville
Cost: $76 General Admision
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