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