The lineup forGrapevine Gatheringhas been announced and is a showcase of both international and Australian talent, headlined by The Kooks and Peking Duk, among many more.

After last week announcingan expansion to include South Australia and Queenslandand Western Australia, Victoria, and New South Wales, Grapevine Gathering returns in 2022, with the organisers revealing the artists who will be appearing at the five-date wine and music festival.

Hailing from Brighton in the United Kingdom, indie-rock band The Kooks are set to take centre stage as this year's headlining act. The group will make its way to Australian shores for the first time since 2018 to play at Grapevine Gathering.

Australia's very own Peking Duk will also be appearing as one of the top-billed acts on the lineup, the Canberra-based electronic duo of Adam Hyde and Reuben Styles looking to bring their dance music to the vineyards.

Fellow Australian artists such as pop duo The Veronicas made up of Jess, and Lisa Origliasso, indie-rock band Ball Park Music, indie-electronic pop group Confidence Man, and singer-songwriters Jack River, Alice Skye, Nyxen, and Becca Hatch also form part of the lineup.

Gus Dapperton, a singer-songwriter from New York, will also make the journey over to Australia for the event.

At each date of the tour, social media comedians and podcast hosts Matt Ford and Jack Steele of The Inspired Unemployed will host Grapevine Gathering, performing changeover DJ sets and various other shenanigans.

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Grapevine Gathering, located in the country's picturesque wine regions, festival-goers will experience lush vineyards, rolling lawns, and world-class wine. Each respective region will allow partygoers to sample the finest local food and produce and a selection of the tastiest drops of wine on offer.

Grapevine Gathering will take place throughout October and will first visit Sandalford Wines in Swan Valley in Western Australia on October 1 before moving on to South Australia (Serafino Wines, McLaren Vale), Victoria (Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley), New South Wales (Roche Estate, Hunter Valley), and Queensland (Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton).

DATES

Saturday, October 1 - Sandalford Wines, Swan Valley, WA

Sunday, October 2 (Public Holiday Eve) - Serafino Wines, McLaren Vale, SA 

Saturday, October 8- Rochford Wines, Yarra Valley, VIC

Saturday, October 15 - Roche Estate, Hunter Valley, NSW

Sunday, October 16 - Sirromet Wines, Mount Cotton, QLD

Pre-sale registrations for tickets to Grapevine Gathering close on Wednesday, May 25 at 3 pm AEST. You can sign upherebefore pre-sale tickets go on sale on Wednesday, May 25 at 6 pm AEST. General public tickets go on sale from Thursday, May 26 at 12pm AEST.