Welcome to our rolling coverage of Groovin The Moo 2016 which is on this Saturday in Bunbury.
We'll be bringing you all the latest news, photos, videos and more from this year's festival from our roving reporters on the ground.
Refresh the page to see all the latest updates and if you've got an update or photo to submit to the live coverage then you can do so by sending it to email@example.com.
We’ve got 95 awesome photos of all the 2016 Groovin The Moo acts courtesy of Michael Caird Photography and Film. Check them out here.
Every year a sell-out crowd converge on Bunbury for a marathon day of entertainment at Groovin The Moo and 2016 was no different.
Verge Collection opened the festival on a high note belting out a solid set to half an audience, followed by Mosquito Coast and Bunbury’s own heavy rock band Longshore.
The band took their GTM opportunity seriously and put everything they had into their great sounding set.
But it was lead singer Ross Day who managed to draw the attention.
Day was a giant on the stage, his presence was palpable and his audience interaction drew a magnificent response from the crowd. He definitely is a born performer.
Read the rest of Blayde Grzelka’s review here.
There is now a new batch of your photos from social media waiting to be looked at here.
The headliners are starting to make their way onto the stage this evening as we share the link to our first 100 photos.
The Bunbury Mail photographers spent the afternoon hunting out groups of music fans dancing in the strong breeze with a massive array of outfits and costumes on display. Check out all our photos here.
Our roving reporters grabbed a kick video of the WA Police horses patrolling the crowd.
They also spotted the drug detection dogs enjoying some time out.
We asked for your photos via social media using #GTM and #GTM2016 ... and you delivered in fine style.
Here's our gallery of readers' photos as they prepare for, travel to and then enjoy the initial stages of the festival.
So far the weather is holding and the first acts have taken to the stage to kick things off.
Who are you most excited about seeing later in the day?
Anyone planning on going to Saturday’s Groovin The Moo, if you haven’t got your tickets already it’s now too late, the festival has officially sold out of tickets.
This is the fourth event out of the six on the national tour which has sold out in advance of the festival date.
But don’t stress if you’ve missed out, with the Bunbury Mail’s coverage it will be like you were there.
Music fans from across the state grabbed their highlighters last month and began to put together their preferred set list. A difficult job considering the amount of talent on offer this year.
If you still haven’t locked in your final plan, you’d better click here pronto!
In the lead up to her second Groovin the Moo appearance Alison Wonderland spoke to the Bunbury Mail about what it takes to produce and write the music that bought her to international attention.
It goes down the rabbit hole of her mind and into a place where her music and creativity reign unchecked in a self described “primal place”.
While Alison has only done a few regional tours, for her, the amount of people she’s performing to in an audience doesn’t affect the level of intensity or passion she uses to connect with her fans.
“Most important is the energy and the art, I couldn’t f**king live with myself if my music came from any other place,” she said.
“You can’t analyse a piece of work before it’s finished, it’s the same when you’re writing a story, it all has to come from a primal place deep inside, it’s what speaks to people.
“For me I started making music as cheap therapy and out of fun, I never sought out the success I’ve experienced.”
You may be excited for Groovin The Moo, but you’d be hard-pressed to hit the nervous levels of excitement four-piece heavy-metal punk band Longshore are at after they were asked to take to the stage.
After the Bunbury band uploaded their single Masterpieces, Ross Day, Joel Morgan, Jaymon Bromley, and Ricky Signorini were contacted by a Groovin The Moo promoter asking for Longshore to perform at this year’s festival.
Bassist Jaymon Bromley said the opportunity was a complete no-brainer.
“We were like, duh, yeah of course we want to,” he said.
“It would be ridiculous to turn down an opportunity like that.”
It might be time to pull out the designed gumboots and a raincoat.
The weather forecast for Saturday’s GTM in Bunbury is in with the temperature set to hit just 18 degrees.
There is a good chance of a storm the night before. From 9am onwards the chance of rain drops to about 15 per cent but the wind will pick up as the afternoon goes on.
Groovin The Moo 2016 was also a big hit in Bendigo with all the excitement of the festival captured and shared on social media.
Check out the shots here to give you some inspiration for Bunbury’s turn.
As Maitland Showground turned into a musical oasis, thousands of festival-goers take to their phones to share with the world, all that is Groovin the Moo.
Check out the gallery to see what Groovin the Moo was like, as told by the people that were there.
Music wasn’t the only big thing at Maitland’s Groovin the Moo 2016.
Fashions on the field dominated the day with a wide variety of attire seen across the field.
A 15-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy from Sydney almost died at Groovin The Moo 2016 in Maitland after a suspected drug overdose. Another 36 people were arrested at the same event for drug possession.
In 2015, 36 people were also charged at Groovin The Moo Bunbury for possessing illicit substances. The most significant seizure saw a 20-year-old Yokine man charged with possessing 65 LSD tabs.
This year event organisers have urged attendees to “look after themselves” with an entertaining little video.
2015: More than 20,000 people from across WA travelled to Bunbury for Groovin The Moo 2015.
2014: Big name acts Allday, Illy, Violent Soho, Thundamentals, Dizzee Rascal, The Presets and Disclosure pulled waves of punters to their sets in 2014.
2014: Our photographers captured 100 photos of smiling faces dressed up for a day out in Bunbury for GTM.
2014: The rise of social media and the invention of the selfie saw our first gallery of photos from music lovers themselves.
2013: A great set of headliners kept Bunbury rocking all night long during the 2013 GTM.
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