The grandest event on the Dashville calendar is by far The Gum Ball Music & Arts Festival.


With an impressive array of national and international acts already announced in the first round line-up, the Hunter Valley’s hidden gem is pleased to reveal the complete bill for the 13th year of the boutique annual music festival.


The second round of artists includes:


The Bamboos

The Cribs (UK)

Rocket Science

Ben Salter

Les Hôtesses d’Hilaire (Ca)

The Resignators

Thunder Fox

V Tribe

Letters to Lions


Hana& Jessie-Lee

Dave Wells

Nicholas Connors

Lennie Tranter & The Bagism Revelation

Dashville Progress Society




The Gum Ball is an all-age camping, music and arts festival, featuring around 30 live performances over three days, an array of amazing gourmet food and market stalls, licensed bar precinct, popular late night silent disco, a night-time kids crèche, various workshops and activities, roaming performers, morning yoga, pro skater demos and live artworks.


The Gum Ball 2018 is on Friday, April 27 to Sunday, April 29, 2018.


Early Bird tickets sold out in record time for 2018. Standard tickets and discount bundles are now selling and available via the website.



The complete line up for 2018.


REMI // The Bamboos // The Cribs (UK)

The Aints (Play the Saints, ’73 to ’78)

Butterfingers // Rocket Science // The Creepshow (CA)

Dave Graney ’n’ the Coral Snakes // Ben Salter

Les Hôtesses dHilaire (CA) // Screamfeeder // Hat Fitz and Cara

Letters To Lions // The Resignators // New Venusians

V Tribe // Baghead // Wanderers // Terra Lightfoot (CA)

Nicholas Connors // Thunder Fox // Coda Chroma

Dave Wells // Lachlan X. Morris // Hana & Jessie-Lee

Lennie Tranter & The Bagism Revelation // Dashville Progress Society