Homebake taking a year off in 2010

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Sydney’s long-standing all-local festival Homebake won’t be happening in 2010, a move that is sure to surprise its many eager followers. A statement from the organisers has just been published outlining the reasons for its postponement.

“As we’ve not been able to have the ‘planets align’ to a standard we feel appropriate to the long standing reputation of Australia’s largest ‘locals only’ event,” it reads, “we’d rather focus on a positive future and are instead planning for a unique return version of Homebake Festival to take place during the first week of December 2011.”

Last year was the 15th anniversary of Homebake, and the line-up boasted Midnight Juggernauts, Hilltop Hoods, Decoder Ring and The Aston Shuffle. It’s set to return ‘bigger and better’ in the first weekend of December 2011.

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daverh

daverh said on the 25th Aug, 2010

Interesting development. I personally don't have a problem with festivals taking a break. But somebody really needs to book Flight of the Conchords for a festival set already.

theHordern

theHordern said on the 25th Aug, 2010

yes. fucking NEED flight of the conchords

vinh_

vinh_ said on the 25th Aug, 2010

Think about all the aussie talent on a Summers day having to wait a whole year.

benn J

benn J said on the 26th Aug, 2010

super gay... homebake is such an awesome day to bring on the summer!
:(

mischa21

mischa21 said on the 31st Aug, 2010

massive boo. we should get rid of a few other festivals and support this one. market saturated!