A Grammy Award-winning band is spearheading the first line-up announcement for the 2013-14 Falls Music and Arts Festival.
Hip-hop soul funksters The Roots were among almost 30 bands announced for the New Years Eve festival at 8am today.
Other names include Chet Faker, Neil Finn, The Violent Femmes, The Wombats, MGMT, Gossling and Hobart Triple J Unearthed songstress Asta.
The festival will take place at Marion Bay in the state's south from December 29 to January 1, as well as at Lorne, Victoria and for the first time, Byron Bay.
THE FIRST LINE-UP IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER: !!! (CHK CHK CHK), Asta, Big Scary, Bombino, Bonobo, The Cat Empire, Chet Faker, Crystal Fighters, Cyril Hahn, Flight Facilities, Gossling, Grizzly Bear, Hanni El Khatib, Hermitude, James Vincent McMorrow, London Grammar, MGMT, Neil Finn, Pond, The Preatures, The Roots, Rufus, Solange, Tom Odell, Vampire Weekend, Violent Femmes, White Denim and The Wombats.