We’re still coming down from the weekend’s sold-out Laneway Festivals in Singapore and New Zealand. So much fun. The Australian tour starts this Saturday, read on for all the detail.
LANEWAY FESTIVAL BRISBANE
Saturday 31 January, Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills
The weather’s looking pretty good, the revamped site is A+ and the tour heads to Brisbane in just three days.
We’re upping the game in the food department, with this year's eats coming from some our favourite food trucks and restaurants, including Vira Lata, Red Robin, Juan More Tacos, Govinda's, The Locale and much more. Prepare your eating plan before heading to the festival here.
Shoppers can get stuck into Suitcase Rummage, a mini-scaled market with giant rewards; come for a bargain, a swap, or an old fashioned haggle. Jet Black Cat Records, the music lovers wonderland, also returns, and will host a range of vinyl signing sessions by Laneway acts (free with purchase).
It wouldn’t be Brisbane Laneway without The Outpost Stage (Weird Noise) with beats, jams and general noise brought to you by a collective of Brisbane’s finest DJs. Tucked away under the showgrounds grandstand, it’s the perfect place to shake it in between sets.
dwdc designs bring together another theme team of artists, performers, animators and wordsmiths to activate the new site with colour, art & installation. The talents of Darren O’Brien, Barek, Rob Corless, Carmel Debreuil, Lucinda Wolber, Ky Curran, Nickole Webb, Char Chamez, Soraya del Castillo, Jo O’Toole, Sam Wilkinson will be on show.
Party on after the festival at the official after-party with Jung Le DJ (DJ set), Violent Soho (DJ set), Dune Rats (DJ set) at The Brightside. Tickets and details here.
Don't forget to vote!
Queenslanders, don’t forget to vote in the state election before you arrive at Laneway Festival. Voting is compulsory, please remember to vote in your electorate or you can place an absentee vote at the polling booth closest to Laneway Festival, which is:
(Holy Trinity Church)
9 Church Street,
Fortitude Valley 4006
We are unable to issue passouts so please remember to vote before you enter the festival grounds. Pre-poll/early voting is also available before Saturday. For all state election details, please visit the Electoral Commission Queensland website.
For all transport enquiries and info, including train timetables, Brisbane Showgrounds parking, bike parking and UBER deals please head here.
Maps & Timetables
Playing times and maps for Laneway Festival Brisbane are here. This info is also all in the Laneway Festival app - which features planners, artist info, event info and notifications relevant to your interests - is available for free here: iTunes and Android.
LANEWAY FESTIVAL SYDNEY
Sunday 1 February, Sydney College of the Arts, Rozelle - SOLD OUT
The very last tickets were snapped up this week, cover your eyes if you missed out.
Sydney’s best restaurants are parking at Laneway Sydney - seriously, make sure you check out our pop-up restaurant from Vini, burger maestros Mary’s, Argentinian kings Porteno and goddamn Messina, who have created some special Laneway flavours just for you. We’ve even created a food map! Plan your eats in advance here.
The reigning vintage queens at Dear Pluto are setting up shop, with loads of great clothes and accessories on offer. Legendary record store Red Eye Records will be pedalling vinyl from Laneway artists and favourite past and present.
The previously announced official Sydney Laneway Festival after-party at Oxford Art Factory will headlined by our fave party band Future Islands (live) plus DJ sets from Jung Le, Dune Rats, Mac DeMarco and more. Tickets - which are almost sold out - and more details here.
For all transport enquiries and info, including public transport, free buses, bike valets and UBER deals please head here.
Maps & Timetables
Playing times and maps for Laneway Festival Sydney are here. This info is also all in the Laneway Festival app - which features planners, artist info, event info and notifications relevant to your interests - is available for free here: iTunes and Android.
The Island 2.0
Siberia Records announce THE ISLAND 2.0 in association with Laneway Festival. Last year, Siberia partnered with Young Turks (feat. Jamie xx, Fourtet, Kirin J Callinan); expect the same calibre of live local and international festival artists and special guests. Line-up announced Monday 2nd February 2015. Strictly 300 tickets available. 6pm - 11pm. On Sale 12pm January 28 from siberiarecords.com.