Where to catch your fav Splendour acts across the country

July 19, 2018

The countdown is officially on to Australia’s biggest music festival, Splendour In The Grass. Taking place in Byron Bay over three glorious days, the festival will play home to some of the world’s biggest names in music, as well as a roster of awesome of local talent, including Kendrick Lamar, Lorde and Hilltop Hoods.

As per usual, the tickets to Splendour sold out like hot cakes, frustrating punters and generating some severe levels of mass FOMO. But if you weren’t able to nab a ticket, have no fear – you can still catch a bunch of amazing acts from Splendour this month and well into the year. FOMO be gone.

Check out our guide on where you can catch your favourite acts on the Splendour bill below:

Amy Shark
Our local Aussie punk-pop princess has gone from height to height since her international smash, ‘Adore’, came 2nd in Triple J’s Hottest 100 in 2017. Nearly a year and a half later, Amy has dropped her debut album in the lead up to her biggest Splendour slot ever. The album is filled with absolute tunes with an emotional bent we’ve come to know and love from Amy. Check out her Aussie tour dates below:

Adelaide, GQ
Friday, August 24
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Melbourne, The Forum
Thursday, August 30
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Street, ibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Sydney, Enmore Theatre
Saturday, September 1
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Square, ibis Sydney Darling Harbour, ibis Sydney King Street Wharf

Brisbane, The Tivoli
Thursday, September 6
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: Accommodation: ibis Brisbane

Franz Ferdinand & MGMT
If you’re looking for a blast from the past, then make it a double with a joint gig brought to you by the iconic Franz Ferdinand and MGMT. Franz is sure to deliver a performance that takes you out, whilst MGMT will no doubt provide all them electric feels. Check out their double trouble sideshow dates below:

Melbourne, Festival Hall
Tuesday, July 24
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Sydney, Hodern Pavilion
Wednesday, July 25
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Squareibis Sydney Darling Harbouribis Sydney King Street Wharf

Yungblud
Dominic Harrison aka. Yungblud is an English alt rocker on the rise. After dropping his debut track ‘King Charles’, Yungblud has made a name for himself in the rock scene. He’ll be bringing his fresh debut album, 21st Century Liability, to the Splendour this weekend. Not able to make it to Splendour? No stress, you can catch Yungblud at his Sydney and Melbourne sideshows.

Melbourne, Corner Hotel
Saturday, July 21
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Sydney, Oxford Art Factory
Tuesday, July 24
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Squareibis Sydney Darling Harbouribis Sydney King Street Wharf

The Jungle Giants
After the release of their third album Quiet Ferocity in 2017, the Brisbane indie crew toured extensively off the back of their LP and recently received the honour of four songs from the album placing in Triple J’s Hottest 100 – not an easy feat by any means. You can catch these musically giants across a bunch of festivals dates this year – check the deets below:

Adelaide, Spin Off Festival
Friday, July 20
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Melbourne, Lost Lands
Saturday, November 4
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Canberra, Spilt Milk
Saturday, November 17
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Styles Canberra

Jack River
Jack River has been making waves since she launched Electric Lady, a series of gigs featuring female acts such as Ali Barter and Gretta Ray. Since then, the Forster native has drip-fed some seriously great tracks, all in the lead up to her debut record, Sugar Mountain. The album is already receiving glowing reviews and is filled with indie-pop-rock tracks for days. You can catch the rising star at the below dates if you can’t make it to Byron.

Melbourne, Corner Hotel
Wednesday, September 12
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Melbourne Little Bourke Streetibis Melbourne Hotel & Apartments

Adelaide, Adelaide Uni Bar
Thursday, September 13
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Adelaide

Perth, Rosemount Hotel
Friday, September 21
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Perth

Sydney, The Metro
Friday, September 28
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Sydney World Squareibis Sydney Darling Harbouribis Sydney King Street Wharf

Brisbane, The Triffid
Saturday, September 29
Tickets: Official Website
Accommodation: ibis Brisbane

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