Live Review: Groovin The Moo, Bendigo 30/04/22

Hope D. Credit: Joseph Mayers
(Image credit: Joseph Mayers)

WHERE: Prince Of Wales Showgrounds, Bendigo VIC
WHEN: Saturday April 30th, 2022
REVIEW: Matt Doria

There’s no other festival in Australia that feels like Groovin The Moo. While it’s undoubtedly one of the country’s biggest live music events, with lineups packed from top to bottom with acts that could easily headline festivals of their own, there’s always a distinct homeliness to it. Part of that comes courtesy of its regional setting: the air smells like real, genuine fresh air, the countryside sprawls on in the distance, and when the night rolls in, you can see actual stars glittering above the figurative ones onstage.

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Ellie Robinson
Editor-at-Large, Australian Guitar Magazine

Ellie Robinson is an Australian writer, editor and dog enthusiast with a keen ear for pop-rock and a keen tongue for actual Pop Rocks. Her bylines include music rag staples like NME, BLUNT, Mixdown and, of course, Australian Guitar (where she also serves as Editor-at-Large), but also less expected fare like TV Soap and Snowboarding Australia. Her go-to guitar is a Fender Player Tele, which, controversially, she only picked up after she'd joined the team at Australian Guitar. Before then, Ellie was a keyboardist – thankfully, the AG crew helped her see the light…

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