A Festival Called Panama Unveils Eclectic 2018 Lineup

Tasmania’s ultra-boutique A Festival Called Panama has just unveiled the first round of artists for its 2018 event, so prepare your adrenal glands.

Topping the bill for the epic fifth instalment of the forest fest is Brooklyn indie darlings Grizzly Bear — who are already headed down under for Golden Plains 2018 armed with new album Painted Ruins — alongside renowned producer Thundercat, art rocker Perfume Genius, Australian rapper Sampa The Great, Alice Ivy, Daptone soul legend Lee Fields and loads more.

They’ll take to the main stage at the three-day camping festival, while smaller venues set in old canvas tents and tiny candlelit bars will host sideshows of wild jazz, world class cabarets, intimate acoustic sessions, DJ sets, afternoon storytelling, delicious pop-up food stalls and tasty Tasmanian produce from local brewers, vineyards and distillers.

A Festival Called Panama will go down across the weekend of March 9th, 10th, and 11th on the Apple Isle, and coming off the back of two sold-out years with only 1,500 tickets on offer this time around, you’d better get in quick if you don’t want to miss out.

Catch all the lineup and ticket details, below.

UPDATE 21/11/17: A Festival Called Panama has now sold out, and has also added a stack of new acts to its 2018 lineup, including the likes of Jens Lekman, All Our Exes Live In Texas and CC: DISCO!. Details below.

A Festival Called Panama 2018 Lineup

Jens Lekman

All Our Exes Live In Texas

My Own Pet Radio


Nice Biscuit

A Swayze and The Ghosts

Karate Boogaloo

Christopher Coleman

Peak Body

The Stitch

DJ Black Amex

Madi Adunga

Isla Ka

The Bruny Island New Orleans Jazz Band

Watermelon Nights

The Stragglers

Bert Spinks – Searching for Colour (Storytelling)

Love Is The Drug and Acts Of Kindness (Cabaret)


Grizzly Bear


Sampa the Great

Perfume Genius

Lee Fields & The Expressions

Alice Ivy


Haiku Hands

Ghosting presents: Reimagining Miyazaki


Slow Dancer

A Festival Called Panama 2018

Friday, 9th — Sunday, 11th March — SOLD OUT

Lone Star Valley, Tasmania

Tickets: Official Website

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