The Falls 2016 Arts program is here and it’s bursting with magical show stoppers, interpretive dance routines, circus acrobatics, trippy games, interactive installations and enough activities and performances to amuse you all fest long! Keep your eyes peeled whilst onsite at Falls this year for the party inside the party, including…

Guiding you through a lyrical and spectacular arts landscape this year will be circus shows, interpretive dance-offs, kid’s comedians, rock bands, soul duos, Ukraine accordion maestros, dance parties, beauty salons, face painting craft stations, yoga sessions, interactive kinetic sculptures, BBQ punk bands, story times, treasure hunts and more! A perfect place to keep the kids entertained throughout your time onsite! Including:  PERFORMERS: 8 Foot Felix · Burnt Sausages · Lawless Quartet · Lazer Baby · MILQUEBARTH · Mocane · Zac Henderson solo · Bianca Blackhall band · Boil Up · Chupacabra · Dead Maggies · Jed Appleton · Foxy Morons · A. Swazey and the Ghost · Lasca · Radiolad · Resilient Gums · SETH · PEEN · Jug Life · The Stitch · Set Yourself Free (Private Dancer) COMEDY: Danger Acadamy / INTERACTIVE: Tovaresh · MUM and DAD · Dane Certificate · Hairdressers · Hungover Yoga · Psychles · So You Think You Can Interpretive Dance · 10 minute dance parties / Wolf Arrow Rain / Angelus / Visual Art Program · Re-birth/Shed · Songs of Diversity THEATRE: The Operating Theatre of Dr Satan  KIDS SPECIFIC: Mr Snot Bottom · Milly Yenken Workshop · Royal Family Treasure Hunt · Pillage The Village + MORE

It’s all about the interactive installations! Unexpected lights and delights will be around each and every corner. Curated by the uber creative MANY team. Offering roving activities across the weekend, there will be plenty for you to take in and take on!  INTERACTIVE: Success Arts · Sunday Weaves · Shady Crafternoons · Days of Being Wild · Fiona Gavino · Bruce Slatter · Island Fever Studio · Remington Matters and Duncan McGrath · Games Station + more!  MANY 6160 FESTIVAL MARKETS: Fashion · Vintage · Makers Markets · Beauty · Hairstyling station · Temporary tattoos · Art · Gifts ·a chill out café + more to be announced + MORE

Spinning you right round will be: burlesque performances, dance parties, sketch comedy shows, bands from across Australia and the globe – ranging from hip-hop, jazz, opera, punk and more! DJs, glam-bulances, morning yoga sessions, beauty salons, Latin dance sessions, karaoke and heaps more!
PERFORMERS: Juan Versuvius in Calypso Nights · Penny Candy-Oke · Penny Greenhaigh · Tek Tek · Sugar Fed Leopards · Afrobics · Papa Chango · Deep Vein Trombosis · The Whoopee Project · Los Cojones · Mystery Pacific · Lord Apocolypso and His Komodo Kittens · Owl Egg Omlette · DJ Wolf Nipples · DJ Uncle Barnie · Music and Feelings · Miss Money Toast · Steph Brett COMEDY: Tom Walker · Josh Glanc – manful · Laura Davis · Lisa-Skye BURLESQUE: Clara Cupcakes in Hot Patootie COMPETITIONS: So You Think You Can Interpretive Dance · Real Hot Bitches INTERACTIVE: The Hole · Karaoke · 10 Minute Dance Parties · The Wedding Factory · Gherkin Khan’s Amusement Alcazar for Young Warriors · The Haircuts · Eye Am Hair CIRCUS: Dr. Prof. Neal Portenza MD + MORE

Now in its third year, Rancho Relaxo is our very own lifestyle precinct, with an eclectic offering of craft workshops, yoga and dance workshops, live music, divine massage, funky markets, healthy food options and of course the infamous late night silent disco sessions!
·       Electric Garden Silent Disco – after dark get set, live djs and heaps of tunes to choose from.
·       Lotus Massage Lounge – offering a variety of massage and relaxation therapies.
·       Creative Craft Sessions – sit down and join in, create something unique and beautiful.
·       Dance and yoga sessions – align and restore your energy at Falls.
·       Gyuto Monks of Tibet – harmonic chanting, meditation and sand mandala creation.
·       Lounge sessions – sonic bliss with world music troubadours.
·       World of Wellbeing Workshops – cacao ceremonies, health workshops and more!
·       Lounge sessions – soulful live music with vibrant storytelling artists.

Get ready for the hilariously unexpected at The Grove! Get a culture hit and sit back and relax to freestyling rhymes, physical comedy, circus, magic, hip-hop dance workshops, puppetry, burlesque, samba soul sessions, Russian choirs, 80’s flash mob troups, rom-com stand-up, folk and bluegrass bands, cabaret, French songstresses, morning yoga, wild rappers and so much more!
PERFORMERS: Angie Hudson · DELI · DustyEsky · Haiku Hands · Hello Tut Tut · Ilona Harker · Inagwa · Leo · Low Down Riders · Mataya · Merryn Jeann · Mouldy Lovers · Parcels · Shaun Kirk · Teddy Lewis King · Wharves COMEDY CLUB: Gordan Southers · Lindsay Webb · Mandy Nolan DANCE CREWS: Funky Moves crew · Samba Soul · The Cassettes DJS: Beatrice · Crucial D · DJ Shizzle · Joelism · Sounds Good Sound System CIRCUS AND MAGIC: California; Russia’s Best Kept Secret · Corey Pickett · E=MC3 · French Maids · Glow Show · Juggling Chef · Kiki Bittovabitcsh · Kiki Bittovabitcsh backstage tour · MAE WILDE · Nick Kay · Peep O-Rama · Rosalita Ole · Sir Anthony Livingspace · The Fire Boy · The Great Dave · The Strong Man WORKSHOPS:  Adagio – partner acrobatic workshops · carnivale percussion and dance with Samba Soul · hip-hop dance workshop with The Funky Moves crew · hula-hoop workshop Juggling workshop · MC workshop with Teddy Lewis King · movement and dance workshop – with Haiku Hands · yoga with Jess Humpries POP UPS: 10 Minute disco · Costume Space · Mae Wilde presents ‘So you think you can Dance’ · The Official Officer of Outstandingly Outrageous Occurrences and his Encouraging Enablers + MORE

The first night of each event has a fancy dress theme and this year is no different. Get ready to be a fancy pants, the theme this year is ALL GOLD EVERYTHING!


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