Mofo, Tasmania, Autralia
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A devilishly good arts and music festival in Tasmania
"Mofo asks you to surrender to music, sound, sight and space," Mofo curator Brian Ritchie says, making us feel nervous about making any jokes about the festival name, even though they're staring us in the face like a randy badger.
Mofo — or the Museum of Old and New Art's Festival of Music and Art — is shedding it's skin and emerging as a new beast in Tasmania, the cheeky devils. Expect stunning art but also some exploratory music that'll shake your senses to the core, which, we're promised, is a good thing. If you happen to find yourself in Tasmania in January, and there's no reason why you might not, there are worse ways you could spend three days.
If you ever meet a Tasmanian devil, don't try to reason with him. He can't understand English. Or Australian
- Kate Tempest
- The Flaming Lips
- Mirel Wagner
- Amanda Stone
- Amy Gebhardt
- Allan Halyk
- Ariana Reines
- Arthur Russell
- Bree Van Reyk
- Brett Newski
- Christopher Wrench
- Elise Taylor
- Ensemble Offspring
- Evelyn Ida Morris & Haftu Reda & Dale Garfunkel
- Evelyn Ida Morris
- Gilbert & George
- Hailu Mergia with Tony Buck & Mike Majkowski
- James Turrell
- Jenny Hval
- Joshua Santospirito & Craig San Roque
- Julius Schwing Trio
- Katthy Cavaliere
- Kim Myhr
- Mathieu Briand
- Matthew Goddard
- Michael Bettine
- Mike Noga
- Okmalumkoolkat ft Cid Rim & The Clonious
- Oren Ambarchi & Will Guthrie
- Santhana Vaidhyanathan & Sai Prashanthi
- Project Drums
- Scott Tinkler
- Robin Fox & Byron J. Scullin
- Tom Vincent Trio
- Tim Jones & Jennifer Marten-Smith
- Ultra Vivid Light Spa
- Will Guthrie
- Yyan Ng
- Wildbirds & Peacedrums
- Evelyn Glennie
- State Theatre Company of SA
- Kate Miller-Heidke & the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
- Faux Mo
- Antonio Sanchez
- DANCENORTH: Kyle Page & Amber Haines
- Amy Spiers & Catherine Ryan
- Clyde McGill
- Jenny M. Thomas
- DJ KRUSH
- ADE SUHARTO & SIMON BARKER & BRIAN RITCHIE
- AHSAN BALTISTANI & APOORV DAVE
Full lineup here.
How do I get there?
Ferries and buses will be running between Brooke Street Pier and Mona often. A return ticket (on sale Tuesday 1 December) will cost you $20, or you can buy a three-day return pass for $45.
Once the ferries sell out, tickets will automatically switch to buses.
Travel times can be changed up to half an hour before departure, subject to availability. See Museum Reception or Box Office (Mona) or Mona Ferry Terminal (Brooke Street Pier) staff to do so.
Taxi United 131 008
Taxi Combined 132 227
Metro 36, 37, 42 and X1 pass Mona, and depart the Elizabeth Street Bus Mall often.
Call 13 22 01 for timetables
Borrow a bike from Hobart Bike Hire for $35, and head north on the Intercity Cycleway. It’s roughly fourteen kilometres.
Do not drive to Mona. There is no parking.
Three-day Mona Pass - $179/$139 + booking fee
Individual event tickets between $19/$17 - $80
Entry to Mona gallery - $20/$15
Cinemona screenings between $28 - $19 for adults, concession & U18s tickets available
Gilbert & George in Conversation - currently sold out, join the waiting list here.
Some free events, more info here.
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