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Laneway Festival 2013 First Lineup Announcement

Laneway Festival 2013 First Lineup Announcement

Wednesday 26th September, 2012 10:00AM

Laneway Festival is heading back to New Zealand for it's fourth year in 2013 and they've just revealed the first load of amazing acts playing.  Let's not mess around, here is the first lineup announcement:

Bat for Lashes
Nicolas Jaar
Divine Fits
Of Monsters And Men
Lawrence Arabia
Jessie Ware
Phelps and Munro
Street Chant
The Men
Cloud Nothings
Deer Park
Beach Pigs
The Phoenix Foundation

AND believe it or not there are even MORE amazing acts to be announced in December.

A few points of interest while you let the lineup sink in:  making their New Zealand debut at the festival are Bat For Lashes, Japandroids, The Men, Cloud Nothings, Jessie Ware, Divine Fits (feat members of Wolf Parade and Spoon), Alt-J, Nicolas Jaar and Of Monsters and Men; Bailterspace and Phelps and Munro will make their first live appearances since the early 2000s (90s for Bailterspace proper); Yeasayer, Street Chant and The Phoenix Foundation are making their second appearance at the festival with Yeasayer making their third visit to NZ overall; all international acts bar Nicolas Jaar and Icelandic six-piece Of Monsters and Men have new albums out this year, with Jessie Ware, Alt-J and Divine Fits on their debut; as already announced the festival returns to the same venue for the first time since launching in 2010, taking place at the Silo Park/Wynard Quarter on Auckland's waterfront with increased ground space, grassy areas and all important SHADE.

Sample the goods over here where we have put together a collection of videos from each artist and information about what they've been up to lately.

Laneway Festival 2013
Monday 28th January (Auckland Anniversary Day), Silo Park, Auckland

Tickets on sale Friday 5th October from and Ticketmaster

For the full press release head over here to the event listing.


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Mon 28th Jan
Silo Park, Auckland