Category Archives: Laneway Festival

White Lung Announce Headline Shows For Sydney & Melbourne – January 2017

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Handsome Tours are proud to announce headline shows from Vancouver’s WHITE LUNG in Sydney, Melbourne and Wollongong. These thrilling club dates have been wedged between their commitments as one of the proud punk acts on the stellar 2017 Laneway Festival bill.
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Glass Animals Announce Laneway Sideshows – January 2017

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Glass Animals have announced their biggest Australian shows to date starting off in Sydney, at Enmore Theatre on Wednesday 25th January and followed by Melbourne Town Hall, Wednesday 1st February.
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Laneway Festival announces Official 2016 Emcee

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Laneway Festival is thrilled to announce Kirin J Callinan (guitarist, linguist, activist, gymnast, moodist and Instagram nudist) as the National Festival Emcee in 2016. The news was formally shared by last year’s honourable emcee Agnes DeMarco earlier today, check it out below.
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GRIMES – Laneway Festival 2016 Sideshows Announced **venue upgrade**

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Laneway Presents and Penny Drop have announced details of GRIMES’ Laneway Festival sideshows.

After selling out both her Sydney and Melbourne sideshows in record time, Laneway Presents and Penny Drop are excited to announce that, due to overwhelming demand, GRIMES’ only Sydney show has been upgraded to the Enmore Theatre.

Grimes’ only Melbourne sideshow is completely sold out, which means the only chance to see her in Melbourne will be at Laneway Festival.

Back down under for the first time since 2012, Grimes will be toting her hugely anticipated new album Art Angels. The first single from that album, ‘Flesh Without Blood’ dropped overnight and was premiered on triple j this morning.
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BATTLES – Laneway Sideshows Announced

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Already confirmed for the 2016 Laneway Festival, Feel have announced headline shows for Brooklyn based trio Battles.

The idiosyncratic three-piece, featuring drummer John Stanier (The Mark Of Cain / Tomahawk), bassist and sonic manipulator Dave Konopka and multi-instrumentalist Ian Williams, will bring the noise via new album La Di Da Di for side shows in Sydney and Melbourne.
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MAJICAL CLOUDZ – Laneway Festival 2016 Sideshows Announced

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The minimal synth/vocal project of Montreal local Devon Welsh and multi-instrumentalist Matthew Otto, MAJICAL CLOUDZ are one of those rare acts that have the power to make you laugh, cry, fall deeply in love and have your heart savagely broken all in the space of one set.
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PURITY RING – Laneway Festival 2016 Sideshows Announced

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PURITY RING, the Canadian duo comprising vocalist Megan James and producer/synth wizard Corin Roddick, are enjoying a huge 2015. Their stellar second album Another Eternity (4AD), has been all over the radio, and helped them sell out shows worldwide and spellbind audiences on late-night TV.
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CHVRCHES – Laneway Festival 2016 Sideshows Announced

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With the release of their incredibly impressive second album Every Open Eye, CHVRCHES have strengthened their status as one of the most-loved and respected bands in the game. Attracting perfect or near-perfect scores all over the world, the album broke into the Top 10 in the US, UK, Australia and elsewhere on its release.
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