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Falls Festival Replaces Robyn & Royksopp With Two New Acts

Written by Nastassia Baroni on November 14, 2014

Hoping to quell fan disappointment following the announcement that neither Robyn nor Royksopp will be appearing at the 2014/2015 Falls Music & Arts and Southbound festivals, organisers have announced they will be replacing the headliners with two new acts, Empire Of The Sun and La Roux.

“We’re super jazzed to announce not one, but two of music’s greatest dance-pop heavyweights will be stepping up,” said Falls and Southbound organisers in a statement. “Please welcome the following superstar artists will be joining the 2014 line-up and heading to Lorne, Marion Bay and Byron this summer.”

Australia’s alt-electronic pioneers Empire Of The Sun will return home from their recent worldwide tour performing tracks from their loved albums Ice On The Dune and Walking On A Dream. A festival favourite for many years, they are renown for adventure-filled live shows, packed full with costume changes, bright lights, dancers and barrels of fun.

Last in the country in 2010, Bulletproof hit-maker La Roux will return to Australia for Falls and Southbound, armed with her new release Trouble In Paradise, as well as all the hits from her 2009 Grammy Award winning self-titled debut album.

The statements from the festivals did not make any mention of possible sideshows for the two new acts. These artists will share the stage with already announced acts like alt-J, Cold War Kids, and SBTRKT.

The full and updated Falls Festival 2014/2015 lineup is available below, alongside ticket and festival details. Tickets to the Marion Bay leg of the event are still available.

Photos: Falls Festival Lorne 2013/2014, Day 2


Photos by Carbie Warbie

The Falls Music & Arts Festival 2014 Lineup

Tora (Byron only)
Mosman Alder (Byron only)
Jim Lawrie (Byron only)

…joining
The Rubens (Marion Bay only)
C.W. Stoneking (Marion Bay only)
Empire Of The Sun
La Roux
GL (Lorne only)
Violet Swells (Marion Bay only)
Hockey Dad (Byron Bay only)
Dark Matter of Story Telling (Marion Bay only)
Verticoli (Marion Bay only)
Ursine (Marion Bay only)
Luca Brasi (Marion Bay only)
Airling (Byron only)
Alt-J
Art Of Sleeping (Lorne & Byron Bay only)
Ásgeir
Benson (Lorne only)
Big Freedia
The Black Lips
Bluejuice
Charlotte OC (Lorne only)
Cloud Control (Lorne & Byron Bay only)
Cold War Kids
Dan Sultan
DMAs
Fishing (Lorne & Byron Bay only)
Glass Animals
George Ezra
Grmm (Lorne only)
Horns Of Leroy (Lorne only)
Jagwar Ma
Jamie xx
Japanese Wallpaper (Lorne only)
Joey Bada$$
John Butler Trio
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz
Just A Gent (Lorne only)
Kilter (Lorne only)
Kim Churchill
Kingswood (Lorne & Byron Bay only)
The Kite String Tangle
KLP (Lorne & Byron Bay only)
Megan Washington (Lorne & Byron Bay only)
Melbourne Gospel Choir (Lorne only)
Milky Chance
Moses Gunn Collective (Byron only)
Movement
Northeast Party House (Lorne & Byron Bay only)
Pierce Brothers (Lorne only)
The Presets
Remi
Röyksopp & Robyn
Run The Jewels
Safia
SBTRKT (LIVE)
Spiderbait
Sticky Fingers
Thelma Plum (Lorne & Byron Bay only)
The Temper Trap
Tensnake
Tkay Maidza
Todd Terje (LIVE)
Torren Foot (Lorne only)
Tycho
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Vance Joy
Wolf Alice
Yahtzel (DJ Set) (Lorne only)

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Falls Festival 2014/2015

New-release Byron Falls tickets on sale 9am Tuesday, 2nd December

Sunday, 28th December 2014 until Wednesday, 31st December 2014 (Exit Thursday, 1st January)SOLD OUT
Lorne, Victoria
Tickets: Falls Festival

Monday, 29th December 2014 until Wednesday, 31st December 2014 (Exit Thursday, 1st January)
Marion Bay, Tasmania
Tickets: Falls Festival

Tuesday, 30th December 2014 until Friday, 2nd January 2015 (Exit Saturday, 3rd January)NEW TICKETS TO BE RELEASED
Byron Bay, New South Wales
Tickets: Falls Festival

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