Cancelled: Supermild Weekender
A new festival from Novel, the music experts behind Let Them Eat Cake and Pitch Music & Arts festival, aims to adopt an equally considered approach to arts, food, music and recreation.
Running from November 8 to 10, Supermild Weekender will take over the lush Mitchelton Winery, situated in Nagambie on the Goulburn River. The winery is already home to a world-class restaurant and art gallery, and Supermild will see organisers curate dining, art, and music options across the site for the weekend.
Germany’s Motor City Drum Ensemble – aka Danilo Plessow – headlines the music portion of the line-up. As well as playing a three-hour set on the Sunday, Plessow will curate the day’s soundtrack. He’ll appear alongside over 25 international and local acts, from live bands to DJs, including Nightmares on Wax (DJ set), Jeremy Underground, Acid Pauli, Late Nite Tuff Guy, 30/70, GL, Dance Party, Otologic, Whiskey Houston and more.
Leading the dining experience is Peter Gunn, award-winning owner and chef of Ides restaurant. Gunn will host one of five “Super-Sit-Up meals” at on-site restaurant Muse, alongside a selection of esteemed Australian chefs, including Shane Delia (Maha), Dave Stewart (Ascot Food Store) and others. See the full line-up on Broadsheet.
Visual artist Yandell Walton spearheads the art selection of the weekend, which will be on display in tandem with Mitchelton’s own Indigenous art collection. Punters will gain access to the gallery where the artworks of renowned First Nations artist Clifford ‘Possum’ Tjapaltjarri and his extended family will be on display alongside real-time live painting sessions from family members Gabriella ‘Possum’ Nungurrayi and Michelle ‘Possum’ Nungurrayi. The entire estate will also house installations and visual works from local artists including Emme Orbach, John Fish, OCTA and Fulcrum.
As well as the “soundtrack, sustenance and stimulation” portions of the event, attendees will be encouraged to explore the grounds to enjoy health and welfare practices, boat cruises, food vendors in the “Supermarket” section, and more.
Camping options include a luxe tier; BYO will be available in the campground section only.
This article was updated on Wednesday November 6 to advise of event cancellation.