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BLACKEN is Australia's first ever open-air heavy metal festival.

It takes place in the Dead Centre of the country and inspires an annual pilgrimage into the heart of Australia.

In it's seventh year in 2019, BLACKEN will evolve to become a true camp-out heavy music experience. With dozens of bands from every corner of the country set to descend upon ROSS RIVER RESORT for a weekend of music and community-spirited heavy metal culture.

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    Event date

    4 – 6 May 2019

    Event type

    • Concert or Performance
    • Festivals and Celebrations

    Entry cost

    All Tickets tickets from $119 to $149
    All pre-sale tickets are general admission All pre-sale tickets are for the full two days and nights All tickets include camping Over 18s must carry ID Minors must be accompanied by a guardian Children under 15 free One Day tickets available at the door only Tickets available NOW from


    • Bar
    • Cafe
    • Carpark
    • Family Friendly
    • Kiosk
    • Public Toilet
    • Restaurant


    Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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