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That’s a wrap on Groovin the Moo 2019! This year was so incredible – filled with unforgettable moments, amazing friendships…

Introducing: Trophy EyePA

INTRODUCING: Trophy EyePA, a collaboration brew between Trophy Eyes and Cattleyard Brewing Co 🍻 This sessionable IPA is light with moderate bitterness,…

The GTM 2019 app is here!

We’re super duper excited to announce that our official GTM 2019 app is available for download! Thanks to our pals…

Motel Sessions with G Flip

We caught up with G Flip recently for hotel hangs. She brought along her piano and performed a beautiful, intimate…


It’s true. After a year in the making, our favourite dance duo SOFI TUKKER have released new single ‘Fantasy’ and…

Motel Minute with G Flip

We caught up with G Flip to find out her fears, how she maintains mindfulness and what the highlight of…

Get To Know: Rejjie Snow

What does Ireland and hip-hop have in common? Not a whole lot, until now. Cue, Rejjie Snow. Before you head…

Who the MOO is Bessy?

The secret is out. We’ve searched far and wide across all the paddocks in regional Australia for the newest addition…

Viagogo = ViaNONO

New year, same scam. Before our General on sale of tickets for Groovin the Moo 2019, we thought we would…

Save the Date! #GTM2019

Time to check in to Groovin the Moo 2019, your home away from home!   Sit back, relax and get…

March 06

Townsville, your Commoonity Program is here!

At the heart of Groovin the Moo’s (GTM) festival philosophy is the desire to showcase and support communities and regions that are often those less travelled. GTM’s Community Program has been developing organically each year and we’re thrilled to announce what we’ve got in store for Townsville in 2019.


LGBTQI+ Safe Space

Operating since 1966, Ede Events have been at the forefront of event development in the region. They have supplied GTM with marquees, furniture and event equipment since our very first festival and in 2019 are excited to have an even larger presence. Ede Events Extravaganza will be popping up on show day in support of our LGBTQI+ community, they will be hosting an inclusive space complete with drag queens and disco tunes. Make sure you pop in and say g’day.

Local Artist Showcases

Umbrella Studio are running a bunch of community art workshops! Come on down and decorate a suitcase to celebrate the Hotel/Motel theme. The suitcases will be used to decorate various parts of the GTM site. To get involved, email for more info!

Local Business Involvement

The Hub Creative Centre is a gallery and workshop space for groups to hire or individuals to join in on different activities. Every Friday morning, people get together for a Positive Possibilities Program. The program enables and empowers individuals living with a disability to gain life, social and self-care skills. They have teamed up with the GTM décor team to assist with bringing the festival to life with bright and colourful artworks.

Local Fundraisers and Business Involvement

St Vincent de Paul

St Vincent de Paul will be running a market stall of vintage and second hand clothes that have been sourced from their stores. The money raised will go back towards helping those less fortunate in Townsville and those who have been heavily impacted by the floods.

Queensland Country Women’s Association

The QCWA will be hosting a fundraising stall packed with protein balls and other bits and bobs to get you through the day. Pop your water bottle into a crotchet drink holder or browse through the other crafts made just for you! While you are there have a chat to the QCWA and see how you can get involved; it is not all just tea and scones!

Powder Pen

Returning in 2019, GTM’s Powder Pen will keep you looking festival fresh! For a small donation, you can get a quick hair and make-up “zjoosh” thanks to Beautique. A portion of proceeds from the Powder Pen will go back to the charity of the salons’ choice.

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