The Avalanches, Catfish & The Bottlemen, Modern Baseball… clap your eyes on these Falls Festival sideshows!

The 2016/2017 Falls Festival and Southbound run has already got festival lovers applying for holiday leave, locking away the New Year’s celebrations for the run of events out on the east and west coasts this year. Today, a run of sideshows have been announced from a large swag of artists set to play; from The Avalanches on stage with Grandmaster Flash and Bad//Dreems through to Grouplove hitting up Melbourne and Sydney with Phantogram, the first week of 2017 is going to be hectic.

Find out who you can be catching where, below.

THE AVALANCHES

Following on from their much hyped return with Wildflower and their Splendour in the Grass comeback show, The Avalanches are extending the love to more audiences at the end of the year with a spot on the Falls line up and some headline dates elsewhere on the east coast and in Adelaide, alongside Grandmaster Flash and Bad//Dreems. Tickets are on sale from September 23rd. Visit Secret Sounds Touring HERE or XIII Touring HERE for tickets.

January 3rd | Melbourne Town Hall
January 5th | Enmore Theatre, SYDNEY
January 7th | Thebarton Theatre, ADELAIDE (with Bad//Dreems)

JAMIE T

Jamie T returns for a visit long overdue in the eyes of Aussie fans, no doubt, adding in headline shows in Melbourne and Sydney to his festival run of shows this January. Tickets are on sale from September 23rd. Visit Secret Sounds Touring HERE or XIII Touring HERE for tickets.

January 4th | Enmore Theatre, SYDNEY
January 5th | Croxton Bandroom, MELBOURNE

MODERN BASEBALL

Touring with Camp Cope, Modern Baseball play Melbourne and Sydney in January. Tickets are on sale from September 23rd. Visit Secret Sounds Touring HERE or XIII Touring HERE for tickets.

January 4th | Metro Theatre, SYDNEY | Licensed/All Ages
January 6th | 170 Russell, MELBOURNE

LEMAITRE

Sydney and Melbourne will be getting a taste of Lemaitre’s indie-electro sounds next January too, with the Norwegian duo hitting both the Oxford Art Factory and Howler. Tickets are on sale from September 23rd. Visit Secret Sounds Touring HERE or XIII Touring HERE for tickets.

January 4th | Oxford Art Factory, SYDNEY
January 6th | Howler, MELBOURNE

CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN

Catfish & The Bottlemen have long held a great relationship with their Australian fan base since breaking through in 2014. Now returning with their latest album, The Ride, the UK group will be hitting 170 Russell and the Metro Theatre in Melbourne and Sydney along with their festival appearances. Tickets are on sale from September 23rd. Visit Secret Sounds Touring HERE or XIII Touring HERE for tickets.

January 3rd | 170 Russell, MELBOURNE
January 6th | Metro Theatre, SYDNEY

GROUPLOVE

Having already introduced the sounds of their latest album Big Mess to Australian audiences this year with a few shows on the east coast, Grouplove return to Falls for another round, including two headline shows along with Phantogram in January. Tickets are on sale from September 23rd. Visit Secret Sounds Touring HERE or XIII Touring HERE for tickets.

January 3rd | 170 Russell, MELBOURNE
January 6th | Metro Theatre, SYDNEY

RY X

Ry X is back in Australia for the first time in ages with a live show that has been lauded around the world. He plays venues in Melbourne and Sydney this January. Tickets are on sale from September 23rd. Visit Secret Sounds Touring HERE or XIII Touring HERE for tickets.

January 6th | Newtown Social Club, SYDNEY
January 7th | Northcote Social Club, MELBOURNE

ALUNAGEORGE

AlunaGeorge finally gets to further spread their wings on the Australian circuit with their captivating music, and have locked in a special Melbourne headline date to accompany. Tickets are on sale from September 23rd. Visit Secret Sounds Touring HERE or XIII Touring HERE for tickets.

January 6th | The Corner, MELBOURNE

MØ hits up Sydney and Melbourne while not on the festival circuit, playing the Metro Theatre and 170 Russell in January. Tickets are on sale from September 23rd. Visit Secret Sounds Touring HERE or XIII Touring HERE for tickets.

January 3rd | Metro Theatre, SYDNEY
January 5th | 170 Russell, MELBOURNE

Header Image: Andrew Wade.

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