Including Violent Soho, Big Scary, The Smith Street Band & more.
Laneway Festival 2016
As the next generation of teens begin to hit adulthood, a entirely new breed of musician is are starting to stake a claim on the global scene, and unlike young artists of the past, there’s something intrinsically exciting and disruptive going on. Gone is the glad-wrap sheen applied by labels and cookie-cutter personalities who are simply
Despite the very public brouhaha surrounding New Zealand act Silicon‘s abrupt removal from the Laneway festival lineup, organisers have yet to make a public announcement to fans about his ousting. Silicon (aka Kody Nielson) was booted off the bill for “kissing a cop’s gun” during his set at Laneway’s Adelaide leg on Friday, and has since been removed from
Don’t be that guy.
“They said they ‘didn’t want this to go public’ but I feel like at the very least our fans deserve an explanation as to why we just vanished from the lineup.”
The men yelled “fuck her right in the pussy” mid-broadcast and the journo didn’t stand for it.
“There is no need for Police to carry guns at a music festival.”
The police statement has angered people on social media.
“Fuck Lameway festival and fuck the police.”
Laneway release a bizarre video to announce Kirin J Callinan as MC for 2016’s festival.
Let the battle of the clash commence!
Because the party doesn’t stop at the festival.
An international act has pulled out of the festival, but some local legends have stepped up to the plate.
Five triple j Unearthed winners have been added to the bill.
Christmas has come early for Grimes fans, with the Canadian producer dropping a bundle of gifts off at The Internet this morning. Not only has Grimes announced a pair of Laneway Festival sideshow dates in Melbourne and Sydney, she’s also bestowed a brand new song upon us. The track, dubbed creepily Flesh Without Blood, will
The Laneway 2016 floodgates are open and a torrent of sideshows has come gushing out. Those who can’t make next February’s Australia-straddling festival (or just want to catch a bit of extra action on the side from their fave acts) can now do just that, with sideshows announced from the likes of CHVRCHES, Majical Cloudz
Glasgow trio CHVRCHES will be heading our way this summer as part of the Laneway Festival 2016 lineup, and today they have announced two extra headline shows to accompany their festival appearances. The band will play two solo headline shows, one at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre on Thursday 4th February and another at Melbourne’s Forum Theatre
Even before they have even played a note, Battles have a distinct and commanding presence. Ian Williams and Dave Konopka are surrounded by pedals, guitars, keyboards, sequencers and all kinds of gizmos and gadgets that would send a lesser musician into a tailspin; themselves dwarfed by big-business amps that take in all that lay in
UPDATE 14/09/16: The 2017 Laneway Festival lineup has now been announced. ORIGINAL STORY: Your official Laneway Festival 2016 lineup announcement has arrived, with the likes of Grimes, Flume, CHVRCHES, Beach House and Violent Soho set to take the stage at next year’s event. Other acts announced on the festival lineup include Fidlar, Big Scary, DMAs,
UPDATE 22/09/15: The official Laneway Festival 2016 lineup has been announced. Your official save the date for Laneway Festival 2016 has arrived. Dates and venues for next year’s instalment have just been announced, with the festival due to return across February in Singapore, Auckland, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Fremantle. The Aussie leg of Laneway