One of Australia’s favourite music, food and art festivals, Spilt Milk today reveals its biggest line-up yet for 2019. Returning to Canberra and unveiling a second home in Ballarat, Spilt Milk visits Commonwealth Park Canberra on Saturday November 23 and Ballarat’s Victoria Park on Saturday November 30, with a line-up of dazzling star-studded internationals and outstanding locals including Khalid, CHRVCHES, Juice WRLD, Illy, Middle Kids, G Flip, Ocean Alley and more.
Spilt Milk are ecstatic to welcome American R&B star Khalid to Canberra and Ballarat. The multi-platinum pop hero has collaborated with the likes of Halsey, Logic, Kendrick Lamar, Billie Eilish, Lorde and Shawn Mendes on singles that have stayed in the US Billboard and ARIA charts for weeks on end. Khalid’s own works like “Location”, “Young, Dumb & Broke” and “Talk” from his #2 ARIA charting debut album, Free Spirit have solidified the 21-year-old as a voice of his generation.
From Scotland, three-piece CHVRCHES add to Spilt Milk’s international presence with their globally adored synth-pop hits. From releasing 2018’s third album Love Is Dead to this year’s collaboration with Marshmello “Here With Me”, the trio’s live set is one to look forward to. Joining them is Chicago’s Juice WRLD. The 20-year-old rapper, singer-songwriter will bring his US Billboard chart-topping debut album, Death Race For Love to the live arena for Spilt Milk. Having collaborated with Future and Travis Scott and toured with Nicki Minaj, Juice WRLD is coming in to his own.
The ever-strong local contingency of Spilt Milk features well-loved ARIA-award winning rapper Illy, alongside indie darlings Middle Kids who recently released their EP, New Songs For Old Problems. Solo wonder, G Flip will bring her irresistible hits in “About You” and the Steph Claire Smith starring video for “Drink Too Much” to Canberra and Ballarat. Triple J Hottest 100 winners, Ocean Alley bring their laidback style to the stage along with new music like 2019 singles, “Stained Glass” and “Infinity”.
Golden Features will return to Spilt Milk with his dark and powerful beats, alongside Adelaide’s Allday and his unique combination of rap and sing-song tracks. Festival favourites Confidence Man are set to start an almighty dancefloor, while Tones and I showcase their track “Johnny”, trio Dune Rats rock out as Kota Banks delivers pop perfection, and Running Touch debuts his club-ready hits, alongside Sydney six piece collective Winston Surfshirt and many more.
Joining the heaving artist line-up, is a partnership with Studio A, who bring colour, life, opportunity and a touch of humour to the festival. Studio A are makers of great art and provide professional opportunities to artists with intellectual disability. Meanwhile, returning in 2019, is the BACARDÍ El Coco danceteria stage with mojitos on tap and unique artist surprises, along with a new initiative Guilty Pleasures, hosted by Levins & friends and the now infamous Bus Da Move stage that lets you BYO bangers.
Spilt Milk attracts festival lovers from all over Australia, having sold out in less than 30 minutes every year since launching in 2016. Whether it’s a weekend getaway to the nation’s heart in Canberra, or a new adventure to Ballarat – Spilt Milk promises its most exciting year to date.
For your best chance to score tickets ahead of the crowd, sign-up to spilt-milk.com.au to access pre sale tickets, available from 8am on June 12. If there’s ever been a time to get out of bed early for those who missed out on the first round, it’s at 8am on June 13 when all remaining general admission spots are set to fly out the door.
This year, there are some extra chances for hopefuls to secure their spot. If you’re a Canberra, Geelong, Bendigo or Ballarat local, Spilt Milk has you covered via its Homegrown ticket pop-up at on June 9, visiting selected venues listed below.
No luck during the initial pre sale? It’s not too late for a second chance. This year, Spilt Milk partners with Tinder to hook you up with another shot at pre sale tickets ahead of GA sale. On June 11, download Tinder and begin matching to find the Spilt Milk profile card for access to this limited pre sale allocation.
Having exhausted all tickets in record time last year, don’t be crying over Spilt Milk. Save the date, sign up to the Spilt Milk website for pre-sale info, and be ready for Spilt Milk’s largest visit to Canberra and Ballarat yet.