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Splendour in the Grass, Byron Bay

The music don’t feel like it did when I felt it with you. It’s that time of the year again, when thousands of festival-goers make the mid-winter pilgrimage to Byron Bay for a celebration of music, art and exploration in Northern NSW’s lush parklands.

See …
The lineup to end all lineups – Splendour in the Grass has sourced some of the best local and international acts for this 2017. Think The xx, Queens of the Stone Age, LCD Soundsystem, Haim, Tash Sultana, Father John Misty, Banks and Amy Shark. Do we need to say more?

Take …
Limited bag space means tactical packing – layer light tops under slip dresses, and pack a leather skirt and some long sleeves for when the night sets in. Sunscreen is always a must, as well as This Works cleansing wipes to clean the day away after when you’re back at the campsite. Oribe’s Gold Lust dry shampoo keeps your locks festival fresh, while RMS Uncover Up eases any evidence of the late night before.

 Explore …
Start your morning with a yoga or dance class at the Bohemian Lounge, for a change of pace drop by the Science Tent before checking out the array of homegrown acoustic talent from the Northern Rivers at the Busker Stage. End the night at the neon-lit Tipi Forest – DJs, light and video artists and music producers collide in this psychedelic playground.