The SummerSalt Music Festival is back with 20 artists including Missy Higgins and Pete Murray – The Latch


One of the best things about summer is the promise of live music enjoyed outdoors, and after months of lockdown, chances are we all dream of a day spent soaking up the sun and listening to music. good music with friends.

Fortunately, SummerSalt is making a return in 2022, with Tasmania and Western Australia set to be the first states to enjoy the fun.

Missy Higgins, Xavier Rudd, Birds of Tokyo, Pete Murray and The Waifs will perform both shows at Tassie and WA, with The Dreggs and Tulliah joining for the event at the Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens in Hobart and Coterie and Banjo Lucia added to the at Esplanade Park in Fremantle.

Since its inception, SummerSalt has continued to bring Australia’s top performers to some of the country’s most scenic locations.

According to the organizers, these festival events will be a great day with live music in a dynamic setting. It’s the perfect place to bask in the sun while relaxing or dancing day and night to some of Australia’s best live music.

It will be local Australian talent playing live music in stunning locations and environments of family friends, local market stalls, lush lawns, food trucks and a selection of refreshing drinks, making it perfect. for a day in the sun.

Promoter John Zaccaria said “after going through a tumultuous time for events, we are excited to bring another great series of shows to Tasmania and Western Australia”.

“We are all looking forward to getting back to fun days with friends and enjoying some of Australia’s best live music. We have another list of local Australian talent to bring to Hobart and Fremantle and we can’t wait to see music fans again creating sensational summer memories with their friends.

Headliner Missy Higgins is a nine-time ARIA Award winner who has brought us albums such as The sound of white, on a clear night, The Ol ‘Razzle Dazzle, Oz and Solastalgia. She started 2020 by releasing the single ‘Carry You’ written by Tim Minchin for his TV show Law and closed the year with the release of “When The Machine Starts” – a song focusing on the positives we could take from the year’s foreclosure experiences.

The Perth band Birds of Tokyo are one of Australia’s most popular contemporary rock bands and have achieved commercial success with singles such as “Plans”, “Lanterns”, “This Fire”, “Anchor” and “I’d Go With You Anywhere”. The band has performed at major Australian festivals like Falls, Splendor In The Grass and Groovin ‘The Moo, and has performed over 70 of their songs on Triple J, making them one of the three most performed artists on the station during this millennium.

Meanwhile, Pete Murray has released 7 albums over an impressive career and is one of the few Australian artists to have over a million album sales to his name. He received 17 ARIA nominations and saw three of his albums reach No. 1 on the Australian music charts.

Fresh out of a relay SAS Australia, Murray is back with brand new music ‘Hold Me Steady’.



Sunday, 6e February 2022


Sunday, 6e March 2022

Tickets will go on sale for both shows on Saturday 9e October at 10:00 a.m. from

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Gerald R. Schneider

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