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Bondax: The UK duo will headline an exclusive Listen Out sideshow ahead of the festival for those wanting to check them out early. After receiving extensive airplay on the UK’s renowned BBC Radio 1, the duo have gone on to play major festivals such as Creamfields and will make their Australian debut with their distinct funky house music sound. Support is supplied by talented Sydney producer, Kilter, and producer-vocalist-multi-instrumentalist, Hatch.
Thu, Oct 2nd, Oxford Art Factory
Lakyn: Melbourne-based singer-songwriter who draws influence from a very diverse group including Bob Dylan, Wu-Tang Clan, Frank Sinatra and Bon Iver. Lakyn first delved into the musical world when a broken ankle kept him from his first passion, skateboarding. He began by sharing covers of well known tracks by Frank Ocean, Carly Rae Jepsen and Ed Sheeren via Youtube which eventually grew his channel to a 50,000 following with 7.5 million views.
Fri, Oct 3rd, The Vanguard
Hardwell: The DJ Mag world number one, I AM Hardwell world tour will make a brief stop into Sydney over the long weekend. This is the first time that a stand-alone DJ has ever been invited to perform a headline set at The Domain, and with the production values that Hardwell shows have come to be known for, this should be an epic one-off event.
Sat, Oct 4th, The Domain
David Bridie: Bridie returns to Australia for a very brief pit-stop to perform one special show in Sydney following his month-long tour of Canada. The gig will feature a collection of tracks from the 2013 acclaimed album Wake, his solo back catalogue and songs from his newest release, Take The Next Illusionary Exit. The new album, which was originally created as a reward for those who helped crowd-fund Wake, received such rave reviews it has been given a general release.
Sun, Oct 5th, The Vanguard
Rosie Catalano & Julia Why?: This is your chance to see the winners of this year’s Triple J Unearthed NIDA competition up close and personal as they join forces to launch their respective music videos, Hearts and Just One Night. The pair will also perform more songs from their repertoire live before the directors and designers of each video give a live interview about the process and inspirations behind each.
Wed, Oct 8th, The Vanguard