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Laneway Festival To Host Hottest 100 Party In Brisbane This Year

Written by Tom Williams on January 6, 2017

Laneway Festival organisers have announced that the Brisbane leg of this year’s festival will host a party within the event to countdown triple j‘s Hottest 100 of 2016.

The Brissie leg of Laneway 2017, which is going down on the same day as the Hottest 100 (Australia Day, 26th January), will see The Grates’ Patience Hodgson and comedian/writer Mel Buttle host a Hottest 100 Backyard Party within the festival grounds at Brisbane Showgrounds.

What’s more, some of Laneway Festival’s best m8s will be turning up to help celebrate, while the likes of Violent Soho and DZ Deathrays will be signing vinyl, chatting and discussing their favourite songs of the year.

A stack of Laneway alumni will probably appear in the countdown too, including this year’s Laneway MCs A.B. Original with their protest song ‘January 26’, which has been backed by a social media campaign.

Laneway’s Hottest 100 Backyard Party will feature a live stream of the countdown, cocktails by the Bowery, BBQ grub by the folks at Crafted Q and some well-earned shade.

Learn more about the Hottest 100 Backyard Party in the video below, alongside the festival’s full 2017 lineup.

Watch: Laneway Festival Hottest 100 Backyard Party Brisbane

Laneway Festival 2017 Lineup (Alphabetical)

Confidence Man (Brisbane)
Dream Rimmy (Fremantle)
Genesis Owusu (Sydney)
IV League (Melbourne)
Lonelyspeck (Adelaide)

Joining…

A.B.Original
AURORA
Baro*
Bob Moses
Camp Cope
Car Seat Headrest
Clams Casino
D.D Dumbo^
Ecca Vandal*
Fascinator
Floating Points (live)
Flyying Colours*
Gang of Youths
GL
Glass Animals
Jagwar Ma
Jess Kent
Julia Jacklin
Koi Child
Luca Brasi
Mick Jenkins
Mr. Carmack
NAO
Nicholas Allbrook
Nick Murphy (fka Chet Faker)**
Roland tings
Sampa The Great
Tame Impala**
Tash Sultana
The Julie Ruin
Tourist
Tycho
White Lung
Whitney
Young Thug

*Melbourne only
**Exclusive to Laneway, no sideshows
^Not playing Adelaide

Laneway Festival 2017

Tickets on sale now.

Thursday, 26th January
Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane (16+)
Tickets: Laneway Festival

Saturday, 28th January
Footscray Community Arts Centre And The River’s Edge, Melbourne
Tickets: Laneway Festival

Friday, 3rd February
Hart’s Mill, Port Adelaide (16+)
Tickets: Laneway Festival

Saturday, 4th February
Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney
Tickets: Laneway Festival

Sunday, 5th February
Esplanade Reserve and West End, Fremantle
Tickets: Laneway Festival

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