Category Archives: Laneway Festival

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


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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Laneway Festival announces Official 2016 Emcee

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**

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

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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CHVRCHES – Laneway Festival 2016 Sideshows Announced

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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