Laneway Festival Reveals First Act From 2015 Lineup

Organisers of the 2015 Laneway Festival have confirmed the first act for next year’s run across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore in a panel discussion at the BIGSOUND music conference.

Laneway festival founders Danny Rogers and Jerome Borazio revealed their first 2015 booking- “Agnes”, mother of Canadian multi-instrumentalist Mac DeMarco.

The pair told a panel at the Brisbane BIGSOUND event that Laneway was able to confirm the booking of Agnes as part of a unique two for one deal that will see DeMarco also join the festival bill.

Laneway isn’t dropping its full lineup until October 2, but that hasn’t stopped rumours of electronic artists FKA Twigs and Banks, plus rapper Vic Mensa, also joining Laneway for January and February visits to Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, and Melbourne and Fremantle.

Laneway announced a full schedule for its 11th birthday celebration on Tuesday, including opening up stops in Adelaide and Brisbane as 16+ events.

St Jerome’s Laneway Festival 2015

Lineup announcement 9am Thursday, 2nd October 2014

Saturday, 24th January 2015

The Meadow, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore

Monday, 26th January 2015

Silo Park, Auckland

Saturday, 31st January 2015

Brisbane Showgrounds, Bowen Hills, Brisbane (16+)

Sunday, 1st February 2015

Sydney College Of The Arts (SCA), Rozelle, Sydney*

Friday, 6th February 2015

Harts Mill, Port Adelaide, Adelaide (16+)

Saturday, 7th February 2015

Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) And The River’s Edge, Melbourne

Sunday, 8th February 2015

Esplanade Reserve And West End, Fremantle

*Subject To DA Approval

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