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Laneway Festival Grows With Five New Acts

Written by Tom Williams on December 3, 2014

Laneway Festival 2015 just got even bigger. Five winners of this year’s triple j Unearthed competition have been added to the festival bill, with each act set to perform exclusively at individual legs of the festival.

17-year-old singer and producer Olivia McCarthy, aka JOY, has been added to the Brisbane leg of Laneway 2015. McCarthy recently teamed up with Peking Duk to play the part of Kylie Minogue in their performance on triple j‘s Like A Version.

Sydneysiders I Know Leopard will perform at Laneway in their home city. The indie-pop four-piece have opened for acts such as Deep Sea Arcade, The Rubens and Goldfields in the past. Adelaide math rock outfit Sparkspitter will play in their home city.

Melbourne’s Laneway 2015 festivities will see the electronic duo of Edo and Dyl Thomas, aka Milwaukee Banks, take to the stage with their crisp, hip hop infused beats, while Perth indie-pop duo Dianas will perform in Fremantle.

The newly-added triple j Unearthed winners will join an already uber-impressive 2015 Laneway lineup, which includes acts such as FKA twigs, Royal Blood, Mac DeMarco, Flying Lotus and St Vincent. View the updated festival lineup in full, below, and check out more music from the new acts at triple j.

Watch: Milwaukee Banks – Hazy

Photos by Annette Geneva

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2015

JOY (Brisbane only)
I Know Leopard (Sydney only)
Sparkspitter (Adelaide only)
Milwaukee Banks (Melbourne only)
Dianas (Perth only)

…joining
Agnes DeMarco*
Andy Bull
Angel Olsen
BANKS
Benjamin Booker
Caribou
Connan Mockasin
Courtney Barnett
Dune Rats
Eagulls
Eves***
FKA Twigs
Flight Facilities
Flying Lotus (Layer 3)
Future Islands*
Highasakite
Jesse Davidson**
Jon Hopkins*
Jungle
Little Dragon
Lykke Li
Mac DeMarco
Mansionair
Perfect Pussy
Peter Bibby
POND
Ratking
Raury
Royal Blood*
Rustie
Seekae
SOHN
St Vincent*
Vic Mensa

*Exclusive to Laneway: no sideshows
**Laneway Adelaide only
***Exclusive to East Coast shows only

Tickets on sale now

Saturday, 31st January 2015
Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills, Brisbane (16+)
Tickets: Moshtix

Sunday, 1st February 2015
Sydney College Of The Arts (SCA), Rozelle, Sydney*
Tickets: Moshtix

Friday, 6th February 2015
Harts Mill, Port Adelaide, Adelaide (16+)
Tickets: Moshtix

Saturday, 7th February 2015
Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) And The River’s Edge, Melbourne
Tickets: Moshtix

Sunday, 8th February 2015
Esplanade Reserve And West End, Fremantle
Tickets: Moshtix

*Subject To DA Approval

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