Announcing Inverted Festival today (December 2), organisers revealed it as a merger of the best in punk-rock alongside some of Australia’s best action sports athletes.
The one-day event – due to take place on Saturday May 1, 2021 at Metricon Stadium – will see live music performances sit alongside live action sport competitions in Street Skate, BMX, Freestyle Motocross and more.
In a press release, Skegss frontman Ben Reed said, “Inverted Festival seems like it will be the first of its kind in Australia, and we’re stoked to be on the line-up next to our best homegrown Aussie talent.”
On the action sport element of Inverted Festival, six-time X Games Best Trick motocross gold medallist, Jackson Strong, added, “The competition at Inverted Festival is going to be fierce, with the world’s best action sports athletes going head-to-head and I can’t wait to get out to be a part of it.”
Inverted Festival will be one of the first standing music festivals since the pandemic, with more than 20,000 action sport and music fans expected to attend.