BASSINTHEGRASS ready to take over Mindil Beach tomorrow

The Territory’s biggest music festival returns to Mindil Beach tomorrow for 11 hours of non-stop music from some of Australia’s hottest acts.

Thousands of people are expected to attend, with gates opening at 1pm. There is free public transport for all ticket holders on the Urban Bus Network from the city, Casuarina, Palmerston and the Rural Area. Simply flash your ticket as you get on the bus. Buses will also be ready and waiting outside the venue from 9pm to help people get home safely.

Music fans will hear from the likes of Angus & Julia Stone, Baker Boy, LDRU, Ocean Alley, Peach PRC and Spacey Jane as they take to the Tropical Stage and Palm Stage, with the first acts starting just after 1pm. There will be no pass-outs at BASS.

Festival-goers will enjoy a number of extra activities, including the Good Tides Sunset Beach Club, Somersby Silent Disco and Good Vibes Market. The Mindil Beach Sunset Markets will be serving up food from 1pm to midnight at BASSINTHEGRASS, which is delivered by the Northern Territory Major Events Company (NTMEC).

NTMEC CEO Suzanna Bishop said there’s just one more sleep until BASSINTHEGRASS.

“Festival-goers can look forward to an action-packed day of great music and entertainment. We’re looking forward to welcoming thousands of people, including plenty from interstate and overseas.

“There is a definite buzz in the air, with tourists and locals ready for the Territory’s biggest festival at one of Darwin’s most iconic locations – Mindil Beach.”

With a typically sunny Top End day on the forecast, there will be plenty of shade, sunscreen and free water for attendees, plus a Wellness Zone where they can chill out. Combined with the All Good Project, St John NT and a facility run by the National Critical Care and Trauma Response Centre, everything is in place for music lovers to have the best time possible.

Sought-after BASS merch will be available for purchase on the day, including t-shirts, crops, stubby coolers and bucket hats.

BASS travel partner Travello is also offering a $50 voucher, accessible online, to all General Admission and LA COCO ticket holders and will hold a competition on the day so be sure to visit their stall.

To see the line-up, set times or grab a last-minute Final Release ticket for $140, plus booking fee, visit Tickets will be available on the day to purchase online until 8pm or at the gate for $150 until 8pm.

“If you haven’t got your ticket yet, grab one now, and give yourself plenty of time to get to the venue. You don’t want to miss the act you’ve been planning your whole day around! Visit the BASS website for everything else you need to know about having the best time,” said Mrs Bishop.