Lil Nas X, PinkPantheress, Magdalena Bay
Lil Nas X, PinkPantheress, Magdalena Bay | Images: Rich Fury + David Wolff-Patrick + Mat Hayward/Getty

Lil Nas X, PinkPantheress and Magdalena Bay Announce Falls Sideshows

Falls Festival promoters Secret Sounds have announced a trio of sideshows for artists playing this year’s edition of the festivalLil Nas X, PinkPantheress and Magdalena Bay will all perform headline gigs in Sydney in early January 2023.

On Wednesday, 4th January, Lil Nas X will play his first-ever Australian headline solo show, bringing Montero to Sydney’s Hordern Pavilion. The same evening, UK bedroom pop producer PinkPantheress will be performing at the UNSW Roundhouse. The following night (5th January), US synth-pop duo Magdalena Bay will be performing cuts from debut album Mercurial World at Oxford Art Factory.

Lil Nas X – ‘MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name)

All three artists will be appearing at this year’s Falls festivals in Birregurra, VIC, Byron Bay, NSW, and Fremantle, WA. The lineup also includes Arctic Monkeys, Peggy Gou, Chvrches, Jamie xx, Aminé, Ocean Alley, Spacey Jane, DMA’S, Rico Nasty, Amyl and the Sniffers and more. Lil Nas and PinkPantheress will also be performing at Lost Paradise on the NSW Central Coast, along with many other Falls acts.

Falls headliners Arctic Monkeys – who’ll have freshly released seventh studio album The Car by the time they arrive on our shores – will also be playing their own headline shows. See the details for those here.

Lil Nas X

Wednesday, 4th January – Hordern Pavilion, Sydney


Wednesday, 4th January – Roundhouse, Sydney

Magdalena Bay

Thursday, 5th January – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

Tickets for all three shows will go on sale next Tuesday, 6th September, with a pre-sale kicking off a day earlier.

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Lil Nas X – ‘Montero’ review

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