International Act Pulls Out Of Sugar Mountain 2018, A.B. Original Join Lineup

An international act has pulled out of Melbourne’s 2018 Sugar Mountain festival, but it’s not all bad news, as local hip hop heavyweights A.B. Original have stepped in to join the lineup.

London muso J Hus — who was the first act to be confirmed for Sugar Mountain 2018 — has pulled the plug on his scheduled appearance at the festival in January, saying in a statement:

“I’m truly disappointed that I won’t be able to appear at Sugar Mountain due to circumstances out of my control. Big thanks to all my Australian fans for their love and support… will be working hard to reschedule dates as soon as possible.”

With seven weeks to go until Sugar Mountain 2018, the addition of A.B. Original’s Briggs and Trials is one of many festival slots the duo have picked up since releasing their debut album Reclaim Australia last year.

Sugar Mountain will take place on Saturday, 20th January at the Victorian College Of The Arts. Peep the full lineup alongside ticket details, below.

Gallery: Sugar Mountain Festival 2017 / Photos: Nikki Williams

Sugar Mountain 2018 Lineup


A.B. Original


Actress (UK)

Ara Koufax


Body Type

Cut Copy

Dan Shake (UK)

Eclair Fifi (UK)

Fantastic Man

Gerd Janson (GER)

Honey Dijon (USA)

J Hus (UK)

Jamila Woods (USA)

Joey Bada$$ (USA)

Kardajala Kirridarra

Laurel Halo (USA)

Love Deluxe

Project Pablo (CAN)

Sevdaliza (NED)

Shanti Celeste (UK)

Stella Donnelly


VIA ALICE feat. Waangenga Blanco x Khalif Diouf (USA)

Amrita Hepi x Pasefika Victoria Choir

Justin Shoulder x CORIN x Tristan Jalleh

Hiroyasu Tsuri (JPN) x Jun Inoue (JPN)

Marcus Whale x Athena Thebus

Sugar Mountain 2018

Saturday, 20th January 2018

Victorian College Of The Arts, Melbourne

Tickets: Official Website

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