Torch Fest is a first-of-its-kind mental health music festival, shining a light on mental health.
Your Canberra 2022 lineup includes: Gretta Ray, AYA YVES, Charley, Sputnik Sweetheart, The Million, The Shang, Tiarnie, Seb Szabo, Lucy Sugerman, Imogen Clark, LIV LI, AZURE, Swaré, The SunBears and Chins.
The name Torch Fest comes from the notion that everyone has a Torch Song; the light that gets you through. After launching in Brisbane in 2021, the festival is coming to FOUR cities (Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane) in 2022 as we continue to shine a light on mental health.
All performers on the day perform their Torch Song as part of their full set and attendees will switch on torches, provided to them by the festival, for each of these songs throughout the day. Alongside the incredible music you can enjoy wellbeing activations from our partners including art therapy, mindfulness sessions, activities, games and a whole host more.
With mental health having such a huge impact on the music industry, especially in recent COVID times, the festival is a chance to eradicate the stigma associated with talking about mental health, while retaining the essence of fun and celebration.