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Melbourne's Sugar Mountain Festival Unveils Strong 2018 Lineup

Tunes, art and food collide at this affordable one-day festival.
By Lauren Vadnjal
October 11, 2017
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Melbourne's Sugar Mountain Festival Unveils Strong 2018 Lineup

Tunes, art and food collide at this affordable one-day festival.
By Lauren Vadnjal
October 11, 2017
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Handpicking some of the globe's best new artists for yet another glorious year (their seventh, to be exact), Sugar Mountain has revealed one heck of a 2018 lineup, with UK rapper Joey Bada$$, experimental Berlin-based producer Laurel Halo and Australia's Cut Copy headlining.

Returning to Melbourne's Victorian College of the Arts on Saturday, January 20, Sugar Mountain has again balanced international drawcards with local talent this year, from Melbourne's all-female five-piece Beaches to UK producer Actress. Other Aussies converging on Mebourne for the fest include Body Type, Stella Donnelly and Indigenous collective Kardajala Kirridarra.

As always though, music isn't the only thing on the menu for Sugar Mountain. There'll also be a load artists on the bill, including a collaboration between American artist and dancer Khalif Diouf and Bangarra Dance Theatre's dancer and choreographer Waangenga Blanco and work by Amrita Hepi and Japanese artists Hiroyasu Tsuri and Jun Inoue. The nosh is yet to be announced, but here's hoping  Sugar Mountain's immersive on-site restaurant Sensory will be back.

Enough chatskies, here's that lineup you're after.

SUGAR MOUNTAIN 2018 LINEUP:

Actress (UK)
Ara Koufax
Beaches
Body Type
Cut Copy
Dan Shake (UK)
Eclair Fifi (UK)
Fantastic Man
Gerd Janson (GER)
Honey Dijon (USA)
J Hus (UK)
Jamila Woods (USA)
Joey Bada$$ (USA)
Kardajala Kirridarra
Laurel Halo (USA)
Love Deluxe
Project Pablo (CAN)
Sevdaliza (NED)
Shanti Celeste (UK)
Stella Donnelly

ARTISTS
VIA ALICE featuring Waangenga Blanco x Khalif Diouf (USA)
Amrita Hepi x Pasefika Victoria Choir
Justin Shoulder x CORIN x Tristan Jalleh
Hiroyasu Tsuri (JPN) x Jun Inoue (JPN)
Marcus Whale x Athena Thebus

Sugar Mountain Festival is happening at Victorian College Of The Arts, Melbourne on Saturday, January 20, 2017. Tickets are $109 each and are on sale now at sugarmountain.com.

Published on October 11, 2017 by Lauren Vadnjal

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