Melbourne’s latest offering to the Australian music scene, Vance Joy is a balladeer with a warm folk flavour that’s sure to get hands clapping in the carefree fields of Splendour 2013. This year Joy played his first SXSW and his single Riptide clocked in as #1 Most Popular Song on international blog aggregaror Hype Machine during the event. HUGE. It also amassed 140 000+ plays on Soundcloud in less than a month. He’s been called on to support the likes of Of Monsters And Men and Ben Howard and his own headline tour for his debut EP God Loves You When You're Dancing is going gang busters with 3 sold out Northcote’s at last count and a bunch of other shows looking to go the same way. Get caught in his riptide and be swept off your feet!