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Skepta & Omar Apollo Are No Longer Performing At Groovin The Moo

17 March 2023 | 10:11 am | Parry Tritsiniotis

Genesis Owusu and Nothing But Thieves will be replacing them.

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Groovin The Moo have this morning revealed that both Skepta and Omar Apollo will not be performing at this year's festival.

They will be replaced by none other than Genesis Owusu and Nothing But Thieves

According to their social media, Groovin stated that Skepta and Omar Apollo have "unfortunately cancelled their Australian tours."

Despite the changes, The 2023 festival line-up has something for everyone, led by crowd favourites Denzel Curry and Fatboy Slim. The triple j Hottest 100 was loaded up in the front end with Groovin The Moo artists, including Eliza Rose, who took out the number 2 spot with B.O.T.A (Baddest Of Them All), Ball Park Music (#8 Stars In My Eyes), Skegss (#19 Stranger Days), LUUDE (#28 Big City Life), Teen Jesus And The Jean Teasers (#55 Girl Sports) with Teenage Dads and plenty of other festival artists taking spots across the countdown.

Up-and-comers Royel Otis will join Groovin The Moo alumni Ocean Alley and Amy Shark. BARKAA and Choomba will bring the grooves; Confidence Man are bringing the party, Teenage Joans are bringing the rock; The Chats are coming armed with some good fun, and you can get your emo fix with Slowly Slowly.

The UK's Sophie May and Laurel join indie-rock royalty alt-J. Canada’s BBNO$ accompanies fellow rapper Denzel Curry (USA) along with LA-based songwriter and Slayyyter.

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The festival will kick off in Wayville, SA on Friday 21 April, before heading to Maitland, NSW on Saturday 22 April, Canberra, ACT on Sunday 23 April, Bendigo, Vic on Saturday 29 April, Sunshine Coast, Qld on Sunday 30 April, and Bunbury, WA on Saturday 6 May.