Southbound Festival

Josh Carter of Phantogram talks Three, constantly creating music & a love for tour life

October 14, 2016

Josh Carter of Phantogram is preparing for the duo’s round of tour dates through America with their new album Three. Having been dominating stages with Sarah Barthel since 2009 as Phantogram and certainly over the last few years alongside Big Boi as the collaborative BIG GRAMS, Carter is in a unique position of not only being a music fan living the […]

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Southbound adds Tash Sultana, Seth Sentry and more to line up!

September 28, 2016

With even more artists yet to be announced, Southbound is shaping up to be festival packed with local talent. Cosmo’s Midnight, Drapht, L D R U, Kilter and Tkay Maidza are just a few massive names that will be joining a bill that already includes the likes of Catfish And The Bottlemen and The Smith Street Band. […]

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Catfish and The Bottlemen, Hermitude, MSTRKRFT, Phantogram & more for Southbound

August 4, 2016

Pack your bags and head West this December, because Southbound has come in hot with a brand new artist announcement for their three day/night festival! Along with some great homegrown talent in San Cisco, Tired Lion, LUMBERJACK and  Kučka, Southbound has dropped the news that some international visitors including Catfish and The Bottlemen, MSTRKRFT, Phantogram and more will also be hitting the stages in […]

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Oh Wonder (UK) on growing a fan base & touring new countries for the first time

December 21, 2015

It’s an interesting concept. Release one song a month for a year via SoundCloud and see what happens. One would think that, given the amount of music currently floating about on the internet by independent, unsigned artists, it would be easy for content to fade out and not make a scratch on the consciousness on […]

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Commedia Dell Southbound reveals 2016 program!

December 15, 2015

Soutbound is set to turn the hell up next year, with new additions to the WA festival being rolled out even now, mere weeks out from it kicking off in 2016. Southbound 2016 is going to be accommodating their punters like no other year, with the addition of the already-announced Big Top set to provide […]

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Southbound reveals new additions to 2016 festival including TruckStop, Commedia dell’ Southbound & more!

November 24, 2015

Southbound has continued to come through with the goods ahead of its 2016 event, with the announcement of more DJs and funky additional areas to the festival – all to ensure that you’ve got all your New Year party plans sorted. Of course, Southbound isn’t happening over the New Year’s Eve period like its Falls […]

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Felix White of The Maccabees (London) talks having the Marks to Prove It & their Australian return!

November 18, 2015

This year has seen The Maccabees release the long awaited follow up album to 2012’s Given to the Wild in the acclaimed Marks to Prove It. A continued development of the Londoners’ striking and confident musicianship, The Maccabees’ latest offering sees the five-piece taking a further step out and really dive into the creative fire […]

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Mac DeMarco (CAN/NY) on returning to Australia for Falls & Southbound!

October 16, 2015

The first memory I have of Mac DeMarco is of him opening a beer bottle with his teeth to lashings of applause from a sweaty Adelaide Laneway Festival crowd earlier in the year. The 25 year old Canadian had the crowd in his grasp and maintained a good balance of obviously talented musicianship and banter with his […]

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Southbound to celebrate 10 years of the ‘Coconut Club’ in 2016!

October 16, 2015

Southbound 2016 will be going more loco than usual, celebrating 10 years of the Coconut Club! The beach-themed club invites festival attendees to party in the sand at the Captain Morgans-presented venue exclusive to Southbound and has been bringing the party vibes to the West Coast festival for an impressive decade now! For it’s 10th […]

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