We are excited to share a new podcast series, Laneway Presents Side of Stage. Hosted by the Laneway Festival’s Danny Rogers (founder) and Dom O’Connor, the series will feature wide-ranging conversations with some of the people who inspire us most. A word from the big cheese, Danny Rogers:

‘The idea is to have informal conversations with fascinating self-starters in music: artists, managers, designers, promoters and other people with great vision. We'll get to the crux of how they got started and focus on that one moment that changed everything... ‘

The first ep features our pals Nathan McLay and Chad Gillard from Future Classic. Check it out here.


Speaking of, FC, the Future Classic stage will return to Laneway in 2017, marking five years of joint forces. Presenting some of this year’s best local and international talent, the stage will feature sets from Jagwar Ma, Mr Carmack, Clams Casino, Mick Jenkins, Sampa the Great, GL and more. Stay tuned for details on playing times which will be released in January.


Having just shared his debut album [T]he [H]ealing [C]omponent, Mick Jenkins has dropped new music with long-time collaborator and friend, Kaytranada. Listen here.

After wrapping up a their tour together, Atlanta's Young Thug and 21 Savage have previewed a new collab. Get around it here.


Car Seat Headrest have sold-out their headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne, with only a handful of tickets for the second Melbourne date at the Gasometer Hotel.

Other tickets are selling fast. Details below!


Wednesday 25 January - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney *SOLD OUT*
Friday 27 January - The Curtin, Melbourne *SOLD OUT*
Thursday 2 February - The Gasometer Hotel, Melbourne

Wednesday 25 January - 170 Russell, Melbourne
Thursday 2 February - Metro Theatre, Sydney


Friday 27 January - Howler, Melbourne
Thursday 2 February - Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

Tickets for all shows available at lanewaypresents.com