St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

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: 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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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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Live Review: Mac DeMarco spoils Melbourne fans with two hours of love song dedications

February 16, 2018

The charmer of smoking viceroy cigarettes and cooking up something good, Mac DeMarco, settled down on Australian soil for yet another rendition of simplistic love songs and a boogie. After the release of his fourth studio album “This Old Dog”, featuring hit tracks “On The Level” and “My Old Man”, the 27 year old set out on tour […]

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Live Review: The Internet serve up a sonic smorgasbord at The Enmore

February 12, 2018

If there was anything to take away from The Internet’s Friday night show, it was that Sydney loves The Internet and it’s reciprocal; and it isn’t just because Syd’s name is in the city’s name. The reception was nothing short of euphoric when Syd took the stage to join her bandmates. Every hand across the […]

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Live Review: Anderson .Paak celebrates birthday early with The Free Nationals and a sold out Melbourne crowd

February 8, 2018

Anderson .Paak and The Free Nationals would have been one of the only drawcards of this year’s Laneway Festival for me, with Malibu easily coming in as one of my favourite records of 2016. Thankfully, I was one of the few (well, one of almost 2000) who managed to secure a spot inside Melbourne’s 170 Russell […]

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Festival Review: Anderson .Paak rules, while Dream Wife & Father John Misty prove Laneway Festival highlights in Sydney

February 5, 2018

Returning once more to the Sydney College of the Arts, the Laneway Festival again made its presence felt throughout Sydney’s inner west. With a line up packed from front-to-back, it promised to be a stellar day as the early clouds cleared to a warm, but pleasant, Sunday afternoon. Obviously a cost cutting measure, having a single […]

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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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Bonobo, Harvey Sutherland, BADBADNOTGOOD & more locked in for Laneway Festival after parties

January 23, 2018

There’s no denying that Laneway Festival 18′ is going to be massive, and while we’re still reeling from that insane lineup, we’re just as excited for the Official Laneway Festival after parties that will take place in Sydney and Melbourne. These after parties will be featuring late night kick-ons from Bonobo, Harvey Sutherland, Hiatus Kaiyote, […]

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7 Unmissable Artists of the Laneway Festival’s Class of 2018

January 21, 2018

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival – it’s here this week, finally! Starting as a tiny laneway party in Melbourne in 2005, and has now expanded to become one of Australia’s largest festivals, with locations across the country, New Zealand and Singapore. We’ve picked some artists we reckon you can’t miss at this year’s Laneway hits your city. […]

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Kevin Parker, Jesswar, Basenji & more join Laneway’s ‘Festival Within a Festival’ – Block Party!

January 16, 2018

The 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is mere weeks from kicking off now and this week, a new festival has been announced to be going down at the exact same time as the main event, within the event. Between Red Bull Music and I OH YOU, the new addition comes in the form of Block Party. Set to […]

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Angie McMahon, T$oko, Exhibitionist, Paradise Club & Hatchie join the Laneway’s Class of 2018

January 10, 2018

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is just weeks away from kicking off their 2018 tour in Adelaide (triple j broadcasting live from Hart’s Mill, no less), and to bolster an already strong line up featuring the likes of Aldous Harding, Anderson .Paak, Father John Misty and more, triple j Unearthed have revealed the winners of their annual Laneway comp! Starting […]

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The 4th annual AU Awards returns for 2017, with Meg Mac, Mallrat & more nominated

December 12, 2017

Returning again to cap off what has been another fantastic year of Australian music, the 4th annual AU Awards are announced this afternoon, recognising what this year has brought some of our favourites (emerging and well established). Whether it be the recent rise of West Thebarton to the juggernaut that Gang of Youths has become in 2017, […]

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Amy Shark, Gang of Youths amongst major winners at the National Live Music Awards

December 8, 2017

Eight events took place simultaneously around the country last night, celebrating the contributions to live music by some of our best established and emerging acts, with the National Live Music Awards taking place from another year. With the ticketed gala event happening at The Grace Darling Hotel in Collingwood, the Melbourne event of the NLMAs saw […]

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David Moyle to curate extensive food line up – ‘Royal Moyle’ – for the St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

December 7, 2017

Music festivals, these days, are as much about the experience off stage as they are about the ones to be had in front of them, with the ’boutique’ nature of these events drawing huge numbers of people out each year to spend money on the culinary delights that can be found at each site. The […]

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Stranger Things comes to the Laneway Festival, as S U R V I V E join 2018 line up

October 27, 2017

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival has garnered a new addition not to be missed, with the announcement that Texan synth group S U R V I V E is joining the 2018 tour. At the official launch of Stranger Things‘ second season in Sydney this morning, the announcement was unveiled; two member of the group are behind the theme […]

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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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Focus turns to international hype generators for the 2018 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival

September 11, 2017

The St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival line up for 2018 has dropped a day ahead of schedule thanks to a bluff by Pedestrian overnight but heck, why not – it’s a pretty tops line up. Turning the focus to artists on the come up, the Laneway Festival has curated a line up of international names that will […]

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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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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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Dune Rats’ Danny Beusa talks Laneway, learning from Powderfinger & The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit

January 26, 2017

Self described as ‘three hyperactive stoner cunts that didnt come here for a haircut’, Dune Rats have created their own niche with their no-bullshit, stoner rock. I’m chatting to Danny Beusa, vocalist and guitarist, as he’s ordering avo on toast in the leafy, green suburb of Indooroopilly, Brisbane. He’s the epitome of chill, considering he’s […]

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