Here’s To Now, the Happy Motel’s annual New Year celebration of music, dancing, food and wine, shakes things up for its fifth birthday on Friday, December 29.
For its fifth incarnation, Happy Motel (aka Jordan Jeavons) has moved the annual party from its usual early January date to late December so punters can relax, enjoy the festivities and not think about work the next day.
The soul, folk, electronic and funk sounds Here’s To Now revellers will enjoy include Grammy-nominated Nai Palm (Hiatus Kaiyote) as the nu-soul singer will perform tracks from her debut album Needle Paw, while local Afrobeat champions Shaolin Afronauts will be in 18-piece mode and then there is French electro soul multi-instrumentalist FKJ.
Joining the aforementioned artists are Jordan Rakei, Naomi Keyte, Jonti, Abbey Howlett and Man Made Mountain
Aside from the music, two of this state’s most acclaimed hip food brands will supply the day’s nourishment: Pizzateca and Comida while Coriole, Vale Brewing and Billy Sunsets will sling the drinks.
Return buses will be available from the Adelaide Convention Centre.
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Friday, December 29, 5pm to 1am