Melbourne’s Summer Sounds Festival Expands With Spiderbait, Jebediah & More

With the Adelaide Summer Sounds Festival currently in full swing, the festival’s organisers are beefing up the lineup for the Melbourne bash, which is set to pop off at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl at the end of the month.

First up, a night of 90’s homegrown rock goodness has been added to proceedings, with Spiderbait, Jebediah and Bodyjar teaming up to make all of your Homebake dreams a reality on Friday, March 5th.

A bunch of other epic support acts have also been added to some of the previously announced shows in the concert series, with Alice Ivy, Didirri, Carla Geneve & more joining the stacked lineup, which also features the likes of Ball Park Music, Thelma Plum, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Bernard Fanning, Something For Kate, RAT!Hammock and more.

ICYMI the festival has punters’ health and safety front of mind, with COVID-safe plans in place across the entire event That means you’ll have to book a private area for you and your pals in groups of two, four or six.

You can choose from private decks, stall tables or balcony seats, with all coming at a different cost.

Check the details below, or head to the official Summer Sounds website for more info.

UPDATE 23/02/21: In light of the current border restrictions, Summer Sounds Festival Melbourne has made some date changes to ensure the availability of artists and crew. The updated dates are listed below.

Summer Sounds Festival has also added a limited number of 4 Person Lawn Decks for Bernard Fanning + Something For Kate’s show this Saturday as well as Spiderbait’s performance on Friday 5 March & Ball Park Music’s show on Thursday 11 March. Lawn Decks were previously only available in groups of 6. 4 Person Lawn Decks are limited in numbers and available for these three shows only.

UPDATE 25/03/21Cable Ties have joined the Summer Sounds Festival Melbourne lineup. The band released their second album, Far Enough, in March 2020, taking out Best Rock/Punk Album at the 2020 Music Victoria Awards. 

Also, following updated Department of Health advice, punetrs will be able to move about the show more freely with guests now able to purchase an Individual Lawn General Admission ticket to the show on Thursday 8 April.

Summer Sounds Festival 2021

Tickets on sale now 

Presale for Spiderbait + Jebediah + Bodyjar from Thu 11 Feb 9am AEDT

General onsale Fri 12 Feb 9am AEDT

Thursday, 25th Feb – Thursday, 25th March

Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne

Friday, 26th February

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Tropical Fuck Storm

+ Smarts

Saturday, 27th February

Bernard Fanning

Something For Kate

+ Didirri

+ Mia Wray

Friday, 5th March




Cable Ties

Thursday, 11th March (Changed from Thursday, 25th February)

Ball Park Music

Thelma Plum

+ Alice Ivy

Tuesday 23rd March (Changed from Wednesday, 3rd March)

Spacey Jane


+ Carla Geneve

Thursday, 25th March — SOLD OUT (Changed from Thursday, 4th March)

Spacey Jane


+ Carla Geneve

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