Laneway Festival Adds Alex Lahey, Alex The Astronaut & More ‘Girls Rock!’ Acts To 2019 Lineup

St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has added another bunch of new acts to its 2019 lineup, this time in the form of some established and rising female and gender-diverse musicians, who’ll perform as part of the festival’s MOJO x Girls Rock! stage.

Each of Laneway Festival’s five Aussie dates have received their own Girls Rock! lineup, and some feature already announced Laneway acts like Courtney Barnett and Middle Kids.

Others include new acts like Alex Lahey (Sydney), Alex The Astronaut (Sydney), Camp Cope frontwoman Georgia Maq (Fremantle), Thelma Plum (Melbourne) and Bec Stevens (Adelaide). See the full list in each city, below.

The stage is a collaboration between Girls Rock! Australia (who run music camps designed to empower girls, trans and gender-diverse young people) and beverage company MOJO, which has donated $15,000 to Girls Rock!’s work.

“We want to eradicate all of the limiting myths about music and gender which make FTGD [female, trans & gender-diverse] people afraid to speak up, sing out, and make noise,” said Girls Rock!.

“A big part of Girls Rock! is encouraging girls to have fun and not be intimidated or scared or feel like they have to fit a certain mould to make other people happy,” added Courtney Barnett.

Laneway Festival’s 2019 lineup underwent a slight change earlier this week, when British singer Jorja Smith cancelled three of her scheduled performances at the Aussie festival. Thankfully, local rockers The Smith Street Band were added to the national lineup.

Peep the full Laneway lineup down below, and all of the festival sideshows right here.

Laneway Festival 2019 Lineup

MOJO x Girls Rock! Stages


Being Jane Lane


Major Leagues

Pink Matter

San Mei



Alex Lahey

Alex the Astronaut


imbi the girl

Sports Bra

Teen Jesus & the Jean Teasers


Bec Stevens

Elsy Wameyo


Middle Kids

Oscar the Wild

Teenage Joans


Courtney Barnett

Cry Club

Jungle Cuffs



Thelma Plum


Denise Le Menice

Georgia Maq (Camp Cope)



Web Rumors

Your Girl Pho


The Smith Street Band


Sweater Curse (Brisbane only)

Tasman Keith (Sydney only)

RAT!hammock (Melbourne only)

Wing Defence (Adelaide only)

Carla Geneve (Fremantle only)


Gang of Youths

Courtney Barnett

A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie (Laneway Festival Exclusive)

Baker Boy

Camp Cope

Charlie Collins (East Coast Exclusive)


Cosmo’s Midnight

Crooked Colours (East Coast Exclusive)

Denzel Curry (East Coast Exclusive)

DJDS (Excluding Adelaide)

G Flip

Jon Hopkins

Jorja Smith (Brisbane and Sydney only)


Mansionair (Excluding Fremantle)


Methyl Ethel

Middle Kids

Mitski (East Coast Exclusive)

Parquet Courts

Ravyn Lenae

Rex Orange County

Ruby Fields (Excluding Fremantle)



What So Not

Yellow Days (Excluding Adelaide)

Laneway Festival 2019

Saturday, 2nd February

Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane

Tickets: Official Website

Sunday, 3rd February

SCA and Callan Park, Sydney

Tickets: Official Website

Friday, 8th February

Hart’s Mill, Port Adelaide

Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 9th February

Footscray Park, Melbourne

Tickets: Official Website

Sunday, 10th February

Esplanade Reserve and West End, Fremantle

Tickets: Official Website

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