Festival Photos: Splendour in the Grass (Day Three) – North Byron Parklands, Byron Bay (23.07.17)

The third and final run of programming for Splendour weekend 2017 saw the likes of Sigur Rós return to the North Byron Parklands – this time taking to the Amphitheatre Stage – while some Aussie favourites in Client Liaison and Kirin J. Callinan provided standout moments of the day and evening. With LCD Soundsystem on hand for everyone to dance themselves…

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Powderfinger’s surprise reunion at Splendour reinforces their status as one of Australia’s best

Just after 5:30pm yesterday, Bernard Fanning noted to his Splendour in the Grass crowd that it had been 10 years since his former band, a little known Powderfinger, had played the event, so why the hell not, let’s get a reunion happening. Now, for many Australian music fans, the ‘Finger will have had some kind of presence in their childhoods,…

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Festival Gallery: St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival – Brisbane Showgrounds (26.01.17)

The 2017 St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival kicked off for another year yesterday, celebrating the public holiday out on the east coast at the Brisbane Showgrounds. With acts including A.B. ORIGINAL, Gang of Youths, Whitney and Tame Impala all taking to stages throughout the day and evening, punters showed up in strong numbers to get around it. Photos by Andrew Wade.

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Festival Photo Gallery: Byron Bay Bluesfest (Day Four) – Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm (27.03.16)

Easter Sunday at this year’s Bluesfest brought the likes of Modest Mouse, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, The Decemberists, The Cat Empire and more to the Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm for some unforgettable performances. For some of these artists, Bluesfest marked a long-awaited return to Australia while for others, they simply enjoyed another stellar festival crowd on home…

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Festival Photo Gallery: Byron Bay Bluesfest (Day One) – Tyagarah Tea Tree Farm (24.03.16)

And just like that, the 2016 edition of Bluesfest kicked off overnight by bringing its A-Game hard. Headlined by Kendrick Lamar and featuring a stellar array of artists from right around the world, including the likes of D’Angelo, Kamasi Washington, Hiatus Kaiyote, Steve Smyth and more, Bluesfest laid down the foundations for one hell of an Easter weekend celebrating live music….

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