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About Playfest

Sprawl on the grass and soak up the festival atmosphere, or wander about and enjoy the various stages, music genres, zones and activities at Melbourne’s newest family music and arts festival.

To be held at Melbourne’s iconic Sidney Myer Music Bowl on 21 & 22 November 2014, choose from Pre-schooler Friday and Festival Family Saturday - both days will have something for everyone.

Festival Family Saturday hosted by comedy duo Luke & Wyatt from Nikelodeon will include very special performance from Wooden Spoon, a side project from of legendary Aussie rock band, Grinspoon. Phil Jamieson and bandmates will be perform a set list to include some favourite 'Grinnners' tracks as well as popular movie tracks 'Let it Go' and 'Everything is Awesome'. Also on the Saturday, Melbourne sextet, the WooHoo Revue (straight from Glastonbury), Sam Moran, Yo Gabba Gabba, Georgia Fields, Minibikes, Mighty Duke & The Lords, The Rrrrrockets and The Playground Craze.

Pre-schooler Friday will be hosted by Abi Tucker and Alex Papps (as seen on ABC4Kids’ Play School) who will perform songs from their new albums, joined by the Bananas in Pyjamas, The Kazoos and Nay Nay Let’s Play, The Mudcakes, The Mighty buZZniks

Both days will feature Ali McGregor’s Jazzamatazz show and Cabaret Spectacular!, and G rated comedy and cabaret from Em Rusciano in the Cabaret Zone.

Roving peformers include Spot the Dog, Peter Rabbit, The Zucchini Clan, face painters, fairies will be available for meet and greets.

Readings Storytime Zone will feature Andy Griffiths, Sally Rippin and Melbourne comedians Colin Lane, Cal Wilson, Frank Woodley and Claire Hooper.
IKEA Little Play Zone will entertain little rockers up to age 3.
Brickfest will have lego fans enthralled in the Variety Live Laugh & Learn Zone.
Yamaha Music Corner will be where Melbourne's next generation of musos hang out.
Polyglot Children's Theatre will amaze and delight all ages.