First acts for Launceston's Basin Concert

Xavier Rudd will headline the 2015 Basin Concert.

Xavier Rudd will headline the 2015 Basin Concert.

The first three acts for the Basin Concert have been announced.

Australian artists Ash Grunwald and Xavier Rudd were revealed this afternoon as the headline artists for the 2015 New Year's Day concert, alongside Tasmania's own Younger Dryas.

The Basin Concert will return to Launceston Cataract Gorge, after an absence of about 14 years.

Ash Grunwald will perform at the Basin Concert on New Year's Day.

Ash Grunwald will perform at the Basin Concert on New Year's Day.

Promotor Clint Pease said the event will also aim to highlight the region's food and beverage products.

The concert will take place from 3pm to 10pm, with the first act on at 3.30pm.

Tickets for the event will be capped at 2500, and a limited number of VIP tickets will be available.

General admission tickets will sell for $79, and VIP tickets for $179.

Tickets go on sale at 9am on Monday, August 18 and will be available from www.basinconcertseries.com.au and Oztix retail outlets.

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