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Tag Archives: sideshows

Splendour Sideshows Guide

Back by popular demand, here’s my trademark easy-to-read guide to Splendour In The Grass sideshows (there are two lies in that sentence). If you’re sick of lists that are arranged alphabetically or that only include ‘official sideshows’, then this is for you: every sideshow announced so far arranged by date so that clashes are obvious and with ticket prices, venues, and support acts all listed.

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Big Day Out Sideshows

While I wasn’t personally a big fan of the Big Day Out lineup this year, and can’t really see myself braving that crowd again, there are definitely a few bands I would quite like to see at headline shows. With that in mind, here’s a bunch of Big Day Out sideshows that were just announced for Melbourne.

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Active Child ‘Diamond Heart’

Active Child is the moniker of LA electronic musician Pat Grossi, but then if you don’t already know that then you probably don’t listen to a lot of Australian radio, because his debut album ‘You Are All I See’ has been played like crazy lately. Local label Spunk have recently announced that they will be re-releasing the album as a deluxe edition, featuring some new bonus tracks, one of which is the rather stunning ‘Diamond Heart’, which personally I find as good or even better than most of the album itself, which is a high compliment indeed.

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Laneway Sideshows Announced

Today has brought with it the announcement of a ton of Laneway sideshows. Chillwavers, get ready to spend a lot of money. Here are all the details for Melbourne.

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Beirut And Fleet Foxes Sideshows

In long-anticipated news, Beirut and Fleet Foxes, both of whom are appearing at this year’s Falls Festival, have announced sideshows in Melbourne and other cities. I’m particularly excited for the former, but these are all going to be incredible shows. Here are the details.

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Bon Iver Australian Tour

Big Day Who??? Today’s announcement of the headliners for the Big Day Out festival was overshadowed by the revelation that Bon Iver will be playing at next year’s Golden Plains festival, as well as performing a series of sideshows around the country. Literally the only disappointing thing is the choice of Melbourne venue- it looks like a trip to Sydney (and not the music bowl variety) might be on the cards.

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