With much media attention to the NSW Government's new music festival rules recently, organisers of Farmer and the Owl are reassuring fans the show will go on.
Despite not being granted an official licence a week out from Saturday's event, the government's change to the regulations have signaled the Wollongong festival will be safe.
In a statement, organisers said authorities sent them an email at 10pm last Friday alerting them their event was no longer classified as "high-risk" and their original license approval was reinstated.
On Saturday, the government named 14 "high-risk" festivals which would be made to abide by new regulations beginning on March 1 - no South Coast event was included on that list.
Hockey Dad, Beach House, New War, The Pinheads and Deafheaven are some of the acts performing at Farmer and the Owl - MacCabe Park from midday on Saturday.
The 'high-risk' festival list:
- Days Like This
- Up Down
- This That
- Knockout Games of Destiny
- Lost Paradise
- Electric Gardens
- Rolling Loud