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Here’s How Australia Reacted To The 2018 Splendour In The Grass Lineup

Written by Tom Williams on April 11, 2018

UPDATE: Splendour In The Grass 2018 Sells Out, Resale Details Announced

ORIGINAL STORY: Splendour In The Grass dropped its much-hyped 2018 lineup this morning, making many people’s dreams a reality and breaking some hearts in the process.

Putting those fake lineup posters to bed, organisers revealed a roster of 101 acts, topped by headliners Lorde, Kendrick Lamar and Vampire Weekend, and backed up by the likes of Khalid, The Wombats, Hilltop Hoods, CHVRCHES, Miguel, Girl Talk, Angus & Julia Stone, Gang of Youths, Franz Ferdinand and MGMT.

Of the 101 acts announced on the lineup today, 43 contain members who identify as female. The lineup also contains the groups responsible for eight of the 10 highest placing songs in triple j‘s Hottest 100 of 2017.

And while the Splendour In The Grass lineup had some music fans hyperventilating…

…others were a bit more critical of this year’s offering:

Arctic Monkeys fans were also fuming, after rumours suggested the band would headline Splendour this year, given the suspicious Splendour-sized hole in their touring schedule.

And yeah, the lineup was also missing a certain Australian Idol runner-up…

…but there’s still hope:

Splendour In The Grass will return to North Byron Parklands between Friday, 20th and Sunday, 22nd July. Tickets for this year’s festival will go on sale to the general public 9am AEST Thursday, 19th April, but Splendour members and local residents will be able to purchase tickets before everyone else.

Peep the full lineup and all the ticket details below.

UPDATE: Looks Like SZA & Johnny Marr Almost Made It Onto Splendour In The Grass’ 2018 Lineup

Gallery: Splendour In The Grass 2017 – The Best Of You / Photos: Maria Boyadgis

Splendour In The Grass 2018 Lineup

Kendrick Lamar
Lorde (only AUS show)
Vampire Weekend (only AUS show)
Khalid (only AUS show)
The Wombats
Hilltop Hoods
Girl Talk (only AUS show)
Angus & Julia Stone
Gang of Youths
Franz Ferdinand
Ben Howard
Dune Rats & Friends
James Bay
Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite
The Avalanches DJ set
Ball Park Music
Henry Rollins (only AUS show)
The Jungle Giants
Lil Xan
Methyl Ethel
Amy Shark
The Bronx
Ocean Alley
Carmada (L D R U & Yahtzel)
DZ Deathrays
Lord Huron
Middle Kids
Hockey Dad
Cub Sport
Touch Sensitive
Sampa The Great
Dean Lewis
Albert Hammond Jr
Alex Lahey
Riton & Kah-Lo
Jack River
Anna Lunoe
Lewis Capaldi
All Our Exes Live In Texas
Alex The Astronaut
Crooked Colours
Nina Las Vegas
Soccer Mommy (only AUS show)
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
Tim Sweeney
Stella Donnelly
Baker Boy
No Mono
Angie McMahon
West Thebarton
Eves Karydas
G Flip
The Babe Rainbow
Haiku Hands
Alice Ivy
Amyl & The Sniffers
Ziggy Ramo
Fantastic Man
Human Movement
Manu Crook$
Madam X
Ara Koufax
Two People
B Wise
Made In Paris
Jensen Interceptor
Antony & Cleopatra
Elk Road
triple j Unearthed winners (TBA)


Mike Gurrieri
Love Deluxe
Lauren Hansom
Emma Stevenson
Ebony Boadu

Splendour In The Grass 2018

Tickets on sale 9am AEST Thursday, 19th April

Friday, 20th — Sunday, 22nd July
North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay
Tickets: Moshtix

Ticket Prices

3 Day Event: $399 + Fees (inc booking fees & cc charges)
Single Days :(Fri, Sat, Sun) $179 + Fees (inc booking fees & cc charges)
Camping: $129 + Fees (inc booking fees & cc charges)
Family Camping: $129 + Fees (inc booking fees & cc charges)

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