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Fresh From Coachella, Skrillex and Four Tet Are Coming to Australia to Headline Listen Out 2023

Lil Uzi Vert, Ice Spice, Coi Leray, Piri, venbee, Mallrat and Jyoty are also on the electronic-meets-hip hop festival's lineup.
By Sarah Ward
May 16, 2023
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By Sarah Ward
May 16, 2023
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When Skrillex and Four Tet took to the Coachella stage back in April, they did so to help plug a gap left by Frank Ocean dropping out of the Californian festival's second weekend. When they make the trip Down Under this spring, however, they won't be filling in for anyone, headlining 2023's just-announced lineup for electronic-meets-hip hop festival Listen Out.

Back for another year — after 2022 marked its first gigs since 2019 — this fest will do the rounds throughout September, hitting up Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney over two weekends. This is the first time that Skrillex will play gigs in Australia since Listen Out 2018 and, as well as Four Tet, the DJ and producer will have plenty of company.

Also on the bill: Lil Uzi Vert, Ice Spice, Coi Leray, Piri, venbee, Mallrat and Jyoty, as well as Marc Rebillet, Metro Boomin and Kenny Beats. Ebony Boadu will be on hosting duties, and there are still more acts to be announced.

2023's fests mark Listen Out's tenth birthday, and will bring curated stages to its four stops. So, The Atari Stage is primarily about hip hop artists, while 909 Stage features major dance acts. Then, over on the Prophet Stage, you'll enjoy cutting-edge electronic and house acts.

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Also hitting the road, albeit just with one stop: Listen In, a condensed version of the fest with a smaller lineup that'll solely play Adelaide.

Folks in South Australia can look forward to Skrillex, Lil Uzi Vert, Ice Spice, Piri, Marc Rebillet, Arrdee and Friction, plus more to be announced.

LISTEN OUT 2023 DATES:

Saturday, September 23 — Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane
Sunday, September 24 — HBF Arena, Joondalup, Perth
Friday, September 29 — Caribbean Gardens, Melbourne
Saturday, September 30 — Centennial Park, Sydney

LISTEN OUT 2023 LINEUP:

Arrdee
Coi Leray
Four Tet
Friction
Ice Spice
Jbee
Jpegmafia
Jyoty
Kenny Beats
Lil Uzi Vert
Mallrat
Marc Rebillet
Metro Boomin
Piri
Skrillex
Spinall
Venbee
Wongo B2B Little Fritter
Young Franco
Yunè Pinku
Ebony Boadu as host
1TBSP
Ayebatonye
Donatachi
Handsome
Kobie Dee
VV Pete
Willo
Plus triple j Unearthed artists to be announced
+ more

LISTEN IN 2023 DATES:

Friday, September 22 — Ellis Park, Adelaide

LISTEN IN 2023 LINEUP:

Arrdee
Friction
Ice Spice
Lil Uzi Vert
Marc Rebillet
Piri
Skrillex
Plus triple j Unearthed artist to be announced
+ more

Listen Out and Listen In's 2023 season tours Australia in September. For more information, or to buy tickets from 12/1pm (times vary depending on the city) from Thursday, May 18, head to the festival website.

Top image: Josef W.

Published on May 16, 2023 by Sarah Ward
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