NEWS: Laneway Festival 2012 line-up announced…

Laneway today announced its line-up for the 2012 event and it’s a damn impressive one. Sure there are the buzz bands of the moment like Washed Out and Active Child who don’t don’t really measure up to the hype tossed their way but the list of bands promises to be one of the best that Laneway has hosted to date. Note to organisers – make sure Girls are playing at sunset, The Horrors are playing after dark and M83 finish the night on the main stage.

In order of Doubtful Sounds excellence here is the line-up for Australia:

  • Girls
  • The Horrors
  • M83
  • Austra
  • Anna Calvi
  • EMA
  • Feist (except Adelaide^)
  • The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
  • Pajama Club
  • Yuck
  • Total Control
  • Twin Shadow
  • SBTRKT (live)
  • Cults
  • DZ Deathrays
  • Active Child
  • Bullion
  • Chairlift (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne only)
  • The Drums
  • Geoffry O’Connor
  • Givers (Sydney, Melbourne only)
  • Glasser
  • Husky (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne only)
  • John Talabot
  • Jonti
  • Laura Marling
  • Oneman
  • The Panics
  • Portugal The Man
  • Toro Y Moi
  • Washed Out
  • Wu Lyf

^Feist will be playing a one-off show in Adelaide at the Thebarton Theatre

New Zealand line-up:

  • Feist
  • The Horrors
  • Gotye
  • Laura Marling
  • Pajama Club
  • SBTRKT(Live)
  • Shayne P Carter
  • Washed Out
  • Twin Shadow
  • Anna Calvi
  • M83
  • Cults
  • Girls
  • EMA
  • Yuck
  • Toro Y Moi
  • Wu Lyf
  • Glasser
  • Opossom
  • The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart
  • Austra
  • Transistors

Tickets are on sale October 19th.

Brisbane – Saturday 28th January , Alexandria Street, Fortitude Valley
Auckland – Monday 30th January , Silo Park, Beaumont Street
Melbourne – Saturday 4th February, Footscray Community Arts Centre
Sydney – Sunday 5th February, Sydney College Of The Arts
Adelaide – Friday 10th February, Fowler’s Live
Perth – Saturday 11th February, Perth Cultural Centre
Singapore – Sunday 12th February, Fort Canning

ON TOUR: HEALTH, CALEXICO, JANE’S ADDICTION, DEAD WEATHER, HORRORS and more…

tour ds

The summer tours are coming thick and fast now and alongside festival appearances, most acts are fitting in sideshows across Australia…

JANE’S ADDICTION

Tuesday 23 February – Sydney, Enmore Theatre [Licensed All Ages]

Wednesday 24 February – Melbourne, The Palace [18+]

HEALTH

Wednesday February 24 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne

Thursday February 25– The Step Inn, Brisbane

Friday February 26 – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

Saturday February 27– Perth Festival

CALEXICO

Friday, 26 February 2010 – Perth Festival Music Box Perth WA

Sunday, 28 February 2010 – Hotel Great Northern Byron Bay NSW

Tuesday, 2 March 2010 – HI-FI Brisbane QLD

Wednesday, 3 March 2010 – Metro Theatre Sydney NSW

Friday, 5 March 2010 – WOMADelaide Adelaide SA

Saturday, 6 March 2010 – WOMADelaide Adelaide SA

Sunday, 7 March 2010 – Golden Plains Festival VIC

Monday, 8 March 2010 – Prince Bandroom, Melbourne VIC

Tuesday, 9 March 2010 -Thornbury Theatre Melbourne VIC

THE HORRORS

Wednesday 20 January – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

Wednesday 27 January – Corner Hotel, Melbourne

Saturday 30 January – Amplifier Bar, Perth

DEAD WEATHER

Friday 19 March – Forum Theatre, Melbourne

Tuesday 23 March – The Tivoli, Brisbane

Friday 26 March – Enmore Theatre, Sydney

Monday 29 March – Metro City, Perth

PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART

Wednesday 17 February – East Brunswick Club, Melbourne

Friday 19 February – Perth Festival Beck’s Music Box

Saturday 20 February – The Zoo, Brisbane

Sunday 21 February – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT

Thursday 14 January – Oxford Art Factory, Sydney

Friday 15 January – The Zoo, Brisbane

Saturday 16 January – Summer Tones – The Corner, Melbourne

Sunday 17 January – East Brunswick Club, Melbourne