St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2016 Lineup Announced!

The St Jerome’s Laneway Festival has become one of Australia’s leading alternative music festivals, offering major cities a generous line-up of local and international talent. Organisers recently announced the 2016 program, which features some truly amazing musical talents including Flume, Chvrches, Grimes, Hermitude, Beach House and Thundercat.

Next year, EDM legend Flume will be rocking the festival with his unique blend of futuristic genres. The producer spoke to Triple J about working at the festival in his younger, less famous days. “I actually volunteered at the 2010 Laneway … I was carrying bottles of water between stages and all that,” Flume told triple J. “I walked past The xx [playing on stage]. I kind of stopped; I put the box of water down and watched the whole set. Got in heaps of trouble.”

Other major acts include indie-rock darlings Beach House, bass playing supremo Thundercat, live-wire electronic act Grimes and acclaimed singer-songwriter Tobias Jesso Jr. Rapper Vince Staples and Odd Future-related crew The Internet will bring their unique talents to Australian crowds, along with Chvrches, Hudson Mohawke and Hermitude. Local favourites will include Violent Soho, Big Scary, The Smith Street Band and Japanese Wallpaper.

The Laneway Festival is renowned for its relaxed atmosphere and welcoming vibe. With a smattering of other wonderful festival attractions and an overwhelmingly good line-up, don’t miss out on next year’s Laneway!

The 2016 St Jerome’s Laneway Festival Line-Up includes:
•    Banoffee
•    Battles
•    Beach House
•    Big Scary
•    Chvrhces
•    DMA’s
•    East India Youth
•    Flume
•    Grimes
•    Health
•    Hermitude
•    High Tension
•    Hudson Mohawke
•    Japanese Wallpaper
•    Majical Cloudz
•    METZ
•    Purity Ring
•    QT
•    Shamir
•    Silicon
•    The Internet
•    The Smith Street Band
•    Tobias Jesso Jr.
•    Vince Staples
•    Violent Soho

Tickets go on sale September 30.

When/Where:

  • Friday 5 February: Harts Mill, Port Adelaide (16+)
  • Saturday 6 February:  Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane (16+)
  • Sunday 7 February: Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
  • Saturday 13 February: Footscray Community Arts Centre And The River’s Edge, Melbourne
  • Sunday 14 February: Esplanade Reserve and West End, Fremantle

 

For more information visithttp://lanewayfestival.com/


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