Splendour in the Grass might be over for another year and festival season still a blip on the horizon, but in the meantime here's a great opportunity to invest in some home-grown talent and have a killer weekend while you're at it. After launching last year, three-night festival Against the Grain is back. Organised by local indie publication Grain, it's bringing its showcase of ace live music to Fortitude Valley's Bakery Lane, The Brightside, Barbara and Reverend's Fine Coffee across August 25 to 27.
The 2017 lineup features Gold Class, The Courtneys, MOSSY, Twin Haus, The Ocean Party, Thigh Master, Horror My Friend and many more — including free art exhibitions as well. You can grab a two-day pass for $49.50.
Here's the full three-day lineup.
Friday night (free):Top Dollar, Chakra Efendi, Keeskea and Dream City.
Saturday night ($29.10): MOSSY, Twin Haus, Good Morning, Yuuca, Sleep Decade, Vacations, Stella Donnelly, Spirit Bunny, Sleep Club, Half/Cut, Cody Munro Moore, Make More, Wolver and Start Together.
Sunday night ($29.10): Gold Class, The Courtneys, The Ocean Party, Mere Women, Horror My Friend, Hollow Everdaze, Boat Show, Thigh Master, Sweater Curse, Jouk Mistrow, Siamese, Greenwave Beth, Sunscreen and In Real Life.