Listen Out 2015

  • Childish Gambino Fans Offered Free Listen Out Tickets After “Disappointing” Sideshow
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    Childish Gambino Fans Offered Free Listen Out Tickets After “Disappointing” Sideshow

    Ticket holders who attended a Childish Gambino performance in Newcastle this week have been offered free admission to Listen Out festival after Gambino was booed by concertgoers at his brief Newcastle set, which some attendees called “unprofessional” and “very disappointing”. Newcastle Herald reporter Sam Rigney has shared a screenshot of an email (below) sent to

  • Listen Out 2015, Sydney – Centennial Park 03/10/15
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    Listen Out 2015, Sydney – Centennial Park 03/10/15

    If you walked into Sydney’s Centennial Park as the gates opened for Listen Out 2015, you probably stepped over a few guys being wrestled to the ground and arrested by undercover cops. It wasn’t an ideal start for them, though it did send a pretty clear warning to everyone else — Police were out in

  • Organisers Blame Childish Gambino For ‘Disappointing’ Newcastle Show
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    Organisers Blame Childish Gambino For ‘Disappointing’ Newcastle Show

    The venue, promoter and ticket seller behind Childish Gambino‘s Listen Out sideshow in Newcastle last night have each issued statements blaming the rapper for “disappointing” fans and not delivering what was expected. Posting to Facebook, The Cambridge Hotel says it is as disappointed as the fans who attended Gambino’s Newcastle show, which sold out in

  • Childish Gambino Booed By Aussie Fans At Listen Out Sideshow
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    Childish Gambino Booed By Aussie Fans At Listen Out Sideshow

    UPDATE 02/10/15 12:25pm AEST: Organisers of Childish Gambino’s Newcastle show have blamed the rapper for disappointing fans and not delivering what was expected “by everyone”. Childish Gambino fans are calling for refunds after the rapper was reportedly booed by a number of concertgoers at his Listen Out sideshow in Newcastle overnight — a show which

  • Childish Gambino Cancels Listen Out Sideshow, Replacement Act Announced
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    Childish Gambino Cancels Listen Out Sideshow, Replacement Act Announced

    The bad news is Childish Gambino has just pulled the plug on his scheduled Listen Out 2015 sideshow in Canberra, just two days out from the performance. But the good news is a replacement act has already been announced, and the even-better news is, it’s Alison Wonderland. Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover aka Troy from

  • Watch Gatecrashers Fail, Run From Police At Listen Out
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    Watch Gatecrashers Fail, Run From Police At Listen Out

    Gatecrashers at the Perth leg of Listen Out festival have had their plans to break into the festival dashed recently as this video posted to YouTube shows. While last year a team of dedicated fence jumpers managed to tear down a fence and storm the grounds of the electronic music festival, this year’s effort was

  • Listen Out 2015, Melbourne – Catani Gardens, St Kilda 26/09/15
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    Listen Out 2015, Melbourne – Catani Gardens, St Kilda 26/09/15

    The ’boutique’ Listen Out festival signals the start of the party season, and 2015’s Melbourne instalment proved auspicious. Now in its third year, Listen Out found a new home, leaving the Observatory for St Kilda’s Catani Gardens — and, being above the foreshore and surrounded by palms, it had a carnival resort atmosphere. Inhaling salty

  • Basenji To Replace Lido On Listen Out 2015 Lineup
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    Basenji To Replace Lido On Listen Out 2015 Lineup

    After Norwegian producer Lido cancelled his festival appearance just a week out from the event, Listen Out 2015 organisers have announced Sydney producer Basenji has come to the rescue as the replacement act. Basenji, who is dropping his new Trackpad EP this Friday, will be filling in for Lido, performing at 2.35pm at each leg

  • Listen Out 2015 Just Lost One Of Its International Acts
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    Listen Out 2015 Just Lost One Of Its International Acts

    Just one week before Listen Out 2015 is due to kick off, the festival has lost one of its big name international acts. Norwegian producer Lido has been forced to pull the plug on his appearance at this year’s event, but is keeping the details vague. “Australia friends… I’m very very sad to say that

  • Listen Out 2015 Set Times Unveiled
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    Listen Out 2015 Set Times Unveiled

    Take off your spontaneous beanie and pop your organisation hat on kids, the Listen Out set times are fresh and piping hot off the presses, ahead of the festival’s first leg next weekend. Pursuing the timetables below, you’ll find you’ll have to choose between hip hop heavyweights and electronic king pins this year, with sets

  • Listen Out 2015 Crate Diggers Lineup Announced
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    Listen Out 2015 Crate Diggers Lineup Announced

    The Listen Out 2015 lineup just got even bigger thanks to a stack of new local DJ acts who will each perform on the festival’s Red Bull Music Academy Crate Diggers stage, busting out everything from Italo-disco to Daft Punk classics, mash-ups, grime and ’90s trip-hop. This year’s Red Bull Music Academy Crate Diggers include

  • Listen Out 2015 Lineup Expands
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    Listen Out 2015 Lineup Expands

    The 2015 Listen Out lineup is already bulging with exciting talent, but now organisers have upped the ante, adding 4 new acts to the bill courtesy of triple j’s unearthed competition. Winners of the coveted festival slots include Melbourne dance duo Running Touch, Sydney MC B Wise, Brisbane producer Feki and Perth indie-pop group Grrl

  • This Listen Out Act’s Tour Rider Is Brilliantly Nuts
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    This Listen Out Act’s Tour Rider Is Brilliantly Nuts

    It looks like Listen Out might have to fork out the big bucks for one of the hip-hop acts on their lineup this year as the lavish requests are already filtering through. Rae Sremmurd, the US rap-duo consisting of Swae Lee and Slim Jimmy, are heading down-under for the festival and it seems festival organisers

  • Australian Musos Criticise Listen Out Festival For Lack Of Diversity
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    Australian Musos Criticise Listen Out Festival For Lack Of Diversity

    Australian musicians collective LISTEN has taken aim at this year’s Listen Out festival for it’s lack of diversity, pointing out that the 2015 lineup features just a single female act. “Of the 17 acts announced on the line-up for Listen Out festival, only one, Alison Wonderland, is female,” reads a statement from the collective, founded

  • Listen Out 2015 Lineup Announced
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    Listen Out 2015 Lineup Announced

    Head here for the Listen Out 2015 set times! It’s officially here. After a few names leaked earlier today, the full lineup for the third annual Listen Out festival has arrived, featuring the likes of Childish Gambino, SBTRKT and Joey Bada$$. This year’s Listen Out lineup also includes acts such as Odesza, Alison Wonderland and

  • Listen Out 2015 Lineup Leaked?
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    Listen Out 2015 Lineup Leaked?

    While the official lineup is due to drop in just a few hours, it looks like a few of the names on the Listen Out 2015 bill may have leaked thanks to some tour posters floating around. As reported by Project U, posters spotted on the streets of Sydney name Childish Gambino, SBTRKT, Joey Badass

  • Listen Out 2015 Dates & Venues Announced
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    Listen Out 2015 Dates & Venues Announced

    It’s that time of year again, better start planning. Now in its third year, Listen Out festival is confirmed to be returning in September/ October 2015, stopping by Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and a brand new Melbourne venue. The boutique festival will launch its 2015 instalment in Melbourne at its new home in the Catani Gardens

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