AUSTRALIAN hip-hopMC Urthboy has pulled out of this weekend’s Groovin the Moo festival in Bunburyand will be replaced by rapper Allday.
The well-knownartist plans to focus on his family and released this statement to Groovin theMoo headquarters earlier today:
“Over the years I’ve had the great pleasure ofexperiencing Bunbury – mostly through the lens of the classic Prince of WalesHotel. It’s a beautiful little port on a stretch of WA coastline that holdscountless good memories, whether they be Bussleton, Dunsborough or thatsensational little town called Margaret River and Settler’s Tavern. Thereforeit brings me great displeasure to announce I won’t be playing at Groovin’ theMoo this Saturday.My wife is having a baby and I’ll be by herside. I happily give my life to music but not this time.I’m sosorry to the legends that were looking forward to seeing us, I shall try andmake it up to you. Groovin the Moo is one of the best run festivals; with themost relaxed vibe and friendly atmosphere so you’re in for a great day. Thebands are killer and there’s something special about a super-pro regional musicfestival. I should add, the organisers have been understanding of mypredicament and I’m very grateful. I owe them and you, possibly my secondchild.Thank you for your understanding and apologies for thedisappointment.”
Allday has been tearing up the Australian hip-hop scene withthe recent release of his EP ‘Loners Are Cool’ going straight into the ARIAcharts at #18.
Currently based in Melbourne after moving from his nativehome of Adelaide, this will be Allday’s debut GTM appearance.
triple j Unearthed winner Kadyelle is also nolonger able to appear at GTM Bunbury.
The Love Junkies, Foam and Anton Franc have all graciouslyextended their playing times so the Bunbury Moo crew do not miss out.
In alphabetical order, touring nationally for Groovin’ theMoo:
ALISON WONDERLAND – ALPINE – THE AMITY AFFLICTION – THEBRONX (USA)
DZ DEATHRAYS (DJ SET) – EXAMPLE (UK) – FLUME – FRIGHTENEDRABBIT (UK)
HUNGRY KIDS OF HUNGARY – THE KOOKS (UK) – LAST DINOSAURS
MATT AND KIM (USA) – MIDNIGHT JUGGERNAUTS – PEZ –REGURGITATOR
SETH SENTRY – SHOCKONE – TAME IMPALA – TEGAN AND SARA (CAN)
THE TEMPER TRAP – THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS (USA)
TUKA WITH ELLESQUIRE – URTHBOY – DJ WOODY’S BIG PHAT 90’SMIXTAPE (UK)
YACHT (USA) – YOLANDA BE COOL
Urthboy fans will miss out on seeing him at this weekend’s Groovin the Moo festival in Bunbury.
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