With over 17 million records sold worldwide, Grammy award-winning and multi-platinum recording artist Coolio is an American rapper, most famously known for his legendary hit single ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’. It became one of the most successful rap songs of all time.
The track won him a Grammy Award, an American Music Award and two MTV Music Awards. He played a role in making hip-hop the mainstream pop music of choice for a new generation.
Grinspoon, undoubtedly one of Australia's most iconic rock bands, will come to Hobart for the fifth edition of Day on the Lawn. The band has released seven albums, had 13 ARIA nominations, sold over half a million records and played 400 live shows.
With classics like ‘Chemical Heart’, ‘Hard Act to Follow’ and ‘Just Ace’, Grinspoon is a juggernaut - a much loved master class of indie rock history.
Northern Beaches natives Ocean Alley will bring their unique sounds of vintage surf, psych rock, and blues to Day on the Lawn.
One of their hits ‘Confidence’ was voted #1 in Triple j’s Hottest 100 in 2018.
Last June the band released their critically acclaimed third LP Lonely Diamond. featuring classics such as ‘Tombstone’ and ‘Infinity’.
With candid, relatable lyrics and a guitar-driven sound, Angie McMahon combines elements of folk and indie rock. In 2013 she decided to pursue her solo career and kicked it off by opening for Bon Jovi on the Australian leg of his tour. Her debut album ‘Salt’ was released in July 2019 and peaked at #5 on the ARIA Charts.
In 2020 the album won her an ARIA for the Best Independent Rock Album.
With her infectious melodies, clever tongue-in-cheek lyricism, fresh beats and a big dose of confidence, it’s not hard to see why Australian/Italian singer Kota Banks has captured the world's attention.
Her colab with MOZA ‘Empty Streets’ boasts 20 millions streams on Spotify, and her more recently she has released her EP ‘Sweet and Spice’.
Banks completed the Spilt Milk Australian tour last year, alongside the likes of Khalid, CHVRCHES and Tones and I.
Long-time collaborators and friends Carlos Lara and Jimmy Young mix reggae, hip hop, dub, indie-rock and electronica, and are influenced by the likes of Kid Cudi, Gorillaz and Massive Attack.
Feel the grass between your toes and the Tassie sunshine, whilst you enjoy some of Australia’s best live music, food, beer & wine. Returning to the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens March 20, 2021