Laneway Festival

Photo Gallery: Laneway Festival ft Charlie XCX and The 1975 – Hart’s Mill, Adelaide (07.02.20)

February 11, 2020

The weather was warm and overcast in Adelaide which made for perfect conditions at Laneway Festival.   This year there were four stages playing a good variety of genres. There were so many highlights, from Hatchie, Kučka, and local favourites, Stabbitha and the Knifey Wifeys early in the day. Hockey Dad and DMA’s rocked, Ruel was […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival – Hart’s Mill, Adelaide (07.02.20)

February 10, 2020

It was a warm and overcast day on Friday in Adelaide, which made for perfect conditions for Laneway Festival. Since humble beginnings in the laneways of the Adelaide University grounds, Laneway Festival has grown in harmony with the improvements around Hart’s Mill on the Port River. This year there were four stages playing a good […]

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Review: Laneway Turned Into Rain-way But That Couldn’t Dampen Sydney’s Spirits (02.02.20)

February 3, 2020

Sydney’s St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival had surprises in store even before the day had begun. With The 1975 being a late cancellation to the previous night’s festival in Brisbane, Sydneysiders were stricken with worry that their the headliner wouldn’t be fit to perform. But as the city got festival-ready in the morning, the UK act […]

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Photo Gallery: Laneway Festival- The Domain, Sydney (02.02.20)

February 3, 2020

The 15th edition of the Laneway Festival hit Sydney on Sunday, 2nd February 2020. This year it was in a new location, back into the center of Sydney in The Domain. Weather-wise, it was a day of two halves. The first half was hot and steamy, then the heavens opened up. Much needed rain was […]

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Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Footscray Park, Melbourne (09.02.19)

February 12, 2019

Enjoy this photographic look back at all the action from St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival in its new home of Footscray Park in Melbourne over the weekend. Photos by Rebecca Houlden.

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Live Review: G-Flip, Ruby Fields, Methyl Ethyl and more stun crowds at Laneway Festival in Melbourne

February 11, 2019

The day started off with dark clouds and the threat of rain at any moment. A sprinkling of water showered festival go-ers as they waltzed into the festival, a pulsating mass of Gorman jackets, four dollar plastic rain coats and the occasional punter (myself) who forgot to check the weather report. There was fear in […]

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Photo Gallery: Laneway Festival – Hart’s Mill, Adelaide (08.02.19)

February 11, 2019

Laneway Festival rolled into Hart’s Mill again on Friday, with a huge lineup including Gang of Youths, What So Not, Courtney Barnett, Camp Cope, Rex Orange County, and more, each act drawing massive crowds throughout the day. Our photographer Kerrie Geier was there to bring you these shots.

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Photo Gallery: Laneway Festival – Callan Park, Sydney (03.02.19)

February 4, 2019

The Laneway Festival hit Sydney for the 14th time on Sunday, and it was a triumphant day. Brilliant sunshine and outstanding performances from the local and overseas acts graced Callan Park. Amongst the many highlights were Mitski, Courtney Barnett, The Smith Street Band, Parquet Courts, Camp Cope, Middle Kids and bringing home the finale for […]

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Live Review: Gang of Youths, Mitski, Parquet Courts and more shine at Laneway Festival in Sydney

February 3, 2019

The sun was shining as Laneway Festival took over the Sydney College of the Arts for another year. Arriving at 4pm in an effort to protect myself from the blistering sun, Camp Cope were playing tacks like “Lost: Season One” on the newly named Dr Martens stage, to a strong crowd; though there did feel […]

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Laneway ‘19: Get to know the acts making their Australian debut at the Festival

September 18, 2018

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival has revealed its 2019 lineup. Amongst its diverse mixture of genres, genders and local and international acts, we’ve put together a little biography of the acts that have yet to visit our Australian shores before, and you definitely shouldn’t miss when they’re here. And for some, Laneway will be the only […]

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Win a double pass to see SHAME in Melbourne or Sydney!

January 30, 2018

Shame have been billed as one of the highlight artists of this year’s St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival and it’s no real surprise as to why. Through 2017, the South Londoners steadily built up steam in the lead up to the release of their debut album, Songs of Praise. They were gate crashing Glasto, landing on Pitchfork Paris’ […]

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Festival Review: Singapore welcomes a stellar line up as the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicks off in style

January 30, 2018

Another year, another Laneway Festival has come and gone. With the closure of Neon Lights last year, St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival remains the only up-and-running premiere indie festival in Singapore – surpassing the short-lived likes of counterparts Hostess Weekender, The Gathering, and Camp Symmetry. And yet, this year’s edition of Laneway presented a mixed bag. […]

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Top Sydney and Melbourne restaurants confirmed for Laneway Festival

January 28, 2018

It seems the organisers behind the forthcoming Laneway Festival have outdone themselves in terms of an enormous food and drink program for both Sydney and Melbourne. What is now one of the country’s most beloved music and cultural festivals has announced a line up of restaurant partners curated by the obviously very discerning and well-connected […]

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Here’s where you can be catching your Laneway Festival faves next year

October 24, 2017

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is returning in 2018 with some amazing upcoming artists that are sure to put on a massive show for punters around the country. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite acts that you won’t want to miss, as the official sideshows are unveiled this week. LOYLE CARNER Dubbed […]

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Pay with your Sunglasses? We roadtest the new Visa WaveShades at Laneway Festival in Sydney

February 6, 2017

This year’s Laneway Festival went cashless thanks to event partner Visa, who ensured that vendors across merch, food and drink were operating with Visa payWave – which permits revellers the ability to purchase with their card, phone or… Sunglasses? Yes, for the first time ever, Visa have put their credit card technology into pairs of […]

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Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival lights up Sydney College of the Arts in Rozelle (04.02.17)

February 6, 2017

Sixteen years ago, Sum 41 released an album titled All Killer, No Filler. In late 2016, Laneway Festival made a line up announcement that was pretty much the same thing: all killer, no filler. As the festival made its way to Sydney on the first weekend of February 2017, pretty much all acts went about […]

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Review: The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival brings noise and life to Port Adelaide’s Harts Mill for another summer

February 5, 2017

A refreshed sense of vibrancy? A positive outlook on what’s still to come from artists in our own backyard as well as abroad? This year’s Laneway Festival had a lot going for it this year. In terms of highlights of the 2017 Laneway Festival, let’s start with Adelaide local, Lonelyspeck. Recently welcomed into the TEEF family, Lonelyspeck’s profile […]

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Live Review: Glass Animals + Lanks – Melbourne Town Hall (02.02.17)

February 2, 2017

Fresh from their ridiculous set at the Laneway Festival in Melbourne over the weekend, Glass Animals stormed Melbourne Town Hall losing no fans. Opening the Wednesday night shindig was local lad Lanks and there couldn’t have been a more perfect pairing. There is a reason why he cops the accolades he does and although the […]

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Festival Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – FCAC & The River’s Edge, Melbourne (28.01.17)

January 30, 2017

You know those choose-your-own-adventure novels, the ones you read as a kid? With the exception of dying in 90% of the story lines, the Laneway Festival is like that – bear with me here. There’s thirty-six acts, and where you start, stop and travel is entirely up to you. I asked my maths-genius friend to […]

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Review: Car Seat Headrest deliver an emotional rollercoaster of a set in Melbourne, with Terrible Truths in tow

January 28, 2017

How do you even begin to describe Car Seat Headrest’s music – ‘lo-fi’ is a commonly used word, but what even is that? The opposite of hifi? As in, Max Watts-formerly known as-Hifi? How would that even be a genre? I digress. Really, lo-fi is a phenomenon, something in the post-emo movement, with less angst […]

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Review: Glass Animals help kick off Laneway sideshows with spectacular sold out Enmore Theatre set in Sydney

January 27, 2017

Laneway Festival season is upon us and though we in Sydney have more than a week to wait before it hits our city, Wednesday marked the official start of sideshows, as bands piled in from Singapore’s Laneway over the weekend. Among them were Glass Animals, who are making their second visit to our shores in […]

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Photo Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Brisbane Showgrounds (26.01.17)

January 27, 2017

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicked off for another year yesterday, celebrating the public holiday out on the east coast at the Brisbane Showgrounds. With acts including A.B. ORIGINAL, Gang of Youths, Whitney and Tame Impala all taking to stages throughout the day and evening, punters showed up in strong numbers to get around it. Photos by Andrew Wade. [print_gllr […]

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Set times and maps now available for the 2017 Laneway Festival

January 19, 2017

Are you excited? We’re excited. The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is almost here, though those lucky Singapore festival lovers will see the tour kick off in their neck of the woods this weekend. For those of us with a little while still to wait, don’t even sweat it – the official set times are here to […]

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Dune Rats step in to replace Young Thug on the 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival tour

January 18, 2017

Visa complications have made it impossible for Young Thug to make it out to Australia for the Laneway Festival (due to kick off in Singapore this weekend), but the festival organisers have reined in old mates Dune Rats to take the US rappers place for the Australian festival events! Says the band of their addition to Laneway: […]

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Festival Review: Laneway Festival – Footscray Community Arts Centre, Melbourne (13.02.16)

February 16, 2016

Melbourne turned on a perfect summer’s day as a sold out Laneway Festival crowd descended on the banks of the Maribyrnong River for what was nothing less than a spectacular day of music. With a lineup on show sporting the likes of Flume, CHVRCHES, and Purity Ring to name only a few, there was little […]

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Official Laneway Festival after parties announced for the east coast!

January 14, 2016

For another year, the Laneway Festival crew are keen to ensure that the festivities don’t stop once the headliner has wrapped up the final set of the event at the main gig, and have revealed details of the official after parties set to go down in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane this year. Right after the […]

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Triple J Announces Laneway Adelaide Broadcast and Unearthed Comp Details

November 10, 2015

In conjunction with the first leg of The Laneway Festival, triple j will be presenting an exclusive broadcast of live sets and interviews from Laneway artists including Grimes, CHVRCHES, Flume, Hudson Mohawke, Beach House and more. Listeners can tune in when the festival kicks off on February 5th from 12pm. Once more, Laneway has offered […]

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CHVRCHES, Purity Ring, The Internet, Tobias Jesso Jr., Majical Cloudz, and Shamir announce Laneway sideshows

October 21, 2015

UK electropop outfit CHVRCHES, Canadian pop duo Purity Ring, and American R&B group The Internet, along with Canada’s Majical Cloudz and Tobias Jesso Jr. and America’s Shamir have announced Laneway Festival sideshows in February next year. Pre-sale for the sideshow tickets begins October 22nd, 9am local time for all acts except for Shamir, whose tickets go on sale October 22nd, and Majical Cloudz, whose […]

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Live Review: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Perth Cultural Centre (11.02.2012)

February 13, 2012

Last weekend, the Laneway Festival tour completed its last Australian leg with a stop at Perth. With a stellar line-up and perfect weather, the festival cemented its position as one of the best festivals in the country right now. It was a laid back and chilled out affair, with top quality performances, and none of […]

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