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Tame Impala headline Groovin
Tame Impala headline Groovin'

The Temper Trap, Tame Impala and Flume will be joined by international acts Example and The Kooks as major drawcards at the 2013 instalment of Groovin’ the Moo.

The popular regional touring festival, now in its ninth year, makes stops in Maitland, Canberra, Bendigo and Townsville before concluding in Bunbury on Saturday May 11.

More than 25 artists will perform on two outdoor stages and in the Moolin Rouge big top tent.

Groovin’ the Moo promoter Stephen Halpin said he was pleased with the strength of this year’s line-up.

“After six months of planning, it’s always an exciting time when the GTM line-up is finally revealed, ” Mr Halpin said.

“Again we’ve assembled a great bunch of exciting new acts and festival favourites and we’re especially excited to be hosting They Might Be Giants’ first visit to Australia in a long while.”

American alternative band They Might Be Giants, British rapper Example and Brighton export The Kooks represent part of an internationally renowned group of artists making the trip to Groovin’ the Moo.

The hardcore punk outfit The Bronx and Canadian songstresses Tegan and Sara are also on the bill.

Australian indie rockers The Temper Trap will close each of the five shows and are supported by a plethora of new and established local talent, including The Amity Affliction, Hungry Kids of Hungary, Seth Sentry and Alpine.

Tickets for the Bunbury show go on sale on February 6 and cost $99.90 plus booking fee.

For more information, including the full line-up, see www.gtm.net.au.