Unify Gathering

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Unify Gathering
Genre Heavy metal, metalcore, hardcore, punk rock, progressive rock, alternative rock
DatesMid January
Location(s) Flag of Australia (converted).svg Tarwin Lower, Victoria
Years active2015 - present
Organised by RED HILL Entertainment / UNIFIED MUSIC GROUP / The Hills Are Alive
Website Official website

Unify Gathering is an annual Australian music festival held in South Gippsland, Victoria, featuring artists of various genres including rock, metal, and punk.

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Originally started in 2015 as a two-day music and camping festival, the event expanded to three days in 2017; with attendance increasing from 3,000 in 2015 [1] to 5,000 in 2016, and 7,500 for 2017 and 2018. [2] In 2019, the festival moved to a new location in Tarwin Meadows, 5 minutes away from the previous site at the Tarwin Lower Recreation Reserve. [3]

Artist lineups by year

2015

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2016

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2017

[6]

Notes

A ^ The Getaway Plan performed their debut album, Other Voices, Other Rooms in full.
B ^ Bodyjar replaced I Killed the Prom Queen, who withdrew from the lineup. I Killed the Prom Queen were originally announced to perform their album 'Music for the Recently Deceased' in full.

2018

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2019

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2020

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