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HAIM, Joji and Phoebe Bridgers Headline Laneway Festival's Huge Comeback Lineup for 2023

For its first festivals since 2020, Laneway has curated another impressive lineup — including Finneas, Fontaines DC, Fred again..., Girl in Red, slowthai and Turnstile, too.
By Sarah Ward
September 21, 2022
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By Sarah Ward
September 21, 2022
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It's back, it's big and it's heading around Australia in February 2023: St Jerome's Laneway Festival and its impressive lineup, that is. Returning for the first time since 2020 — since celebrating 15 years since Danny Rogers and Jerome Borazio first decided to fill a Melbourne alleyway with tunes — the beloved fest boasts a phenomenal list of talent taking to its stages for its huge and eagerly awaited comeback tour. Here are three names to get you started: HAIM, Joji and Phoebe Bridgers.

Laneway has been teasing its 2023 return since earlier this year, and locked in dates and venues mere days ago — but now exactly who you'll be dancing to in Sydney, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth has been announced.

Also on the bill: Finneas, Fontaines DC, Fred again..., Girl in Red, slowthai and Turnstile, as well as 100 Gecs, Chaos in the CBD, Knucks and Mallrat. Yes, the lineup goes on from there.

In Australia, the festival will kick off at Brisbane Showgrounds on Saturday, February 4, then head to Sydney Showground on Sunday, February 5 — one of Laneway's new 2023 venues. From there, it's off to Adelaide CBD's Bonython Park on Friday, February 10; Melbourne's The Park in Flemington on Saturday, February 11; and Perth's Wellington Square on Sunday, February 12.

Clearly, there's a whole heap of reasons to be excited — from HAIM's first Australian tour since 2017 (and definitely the first since Alana killed it on the big screen in Licorice Pizza) to Bridgers' return after a huge few years, just to name a couple. Also on the list: just Laneway being back and livening up late summer in general.

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Enough preamble; here's what you're after — the full 2023 lineup:

ST JEROME'S LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2023 DATES AND VENUES:

Saturday, February 4 — Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane / Turrbal
Sunday, February 5 — Sydney Showground, Sydney / Burramattagal and Wangal
Friday, February 10 — Bonython Park, Adelaide / Kaurna
Saturday, February 11 — The Park, Flemington, Melbourne / Wurundjeri
Sunday, February 12 — Wellington Square, Perth / Whadjuk

ST JEROME'S LANEWAY FESTIVAL 2023 LINEUP:

Haim
Joii
Phoebe Bridgers
Finneas
Fontaines DC
Fred again...
Girl in Red
slowthai
Turnstile
100 Gecs
Chaos in the CBD
Knucks
Mallrat
Ross From Friends
The Beths
Yard Act
Adam Newling
The Backseat Lovers
Harvey Sutherland
Jacoténe
Jamesjamesjames
Logic1000
Sycco
Tasman Keith
The Lazy Eyes

St Jerome's Laneway Festival will return to Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth between Saturday, February 4—Sunday, February 12. For more information, including registering for ticket pre-sales until 11.59pm on Sunday, September 25‚ with general sales from 9am on Thursday, September 29 — head to the festival's website.

Published on September 21, 2022 by Sarah Ward
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