Taking place across September and October in Melbourne, Perth, Sydney and Brisbane, Listen Out has just dropped the first 17 acts of its 2016 line-up.
Like the its previous years, the 2016 bill is brimming with cutting edge hip-hop, grime and electronic acts from Australia and across the globe.
Anderson .Paak, and his band The Free Nationals leads the international bill in his first visit since his excellent January album Malibu. Returning to Australia for a second time this year, Baauer will also making an appearance alongside grime MC Stormzy and Harlem rapper A$AP Ferg, Yung Lean, Tchami, Gorgon City and more.
Along with the overseas visitors comes a stellar selection of Australia’s favourites, including RÜFÜS, Ngaiire, L D R U, Sui Zhen, Willow Beats, Cosmo’s Midnight and JOY among others.
Now in its fourth year, promoters are promising improvements across the events – more information to come. Tickets will go on sale Thursday 23 June from 12 midday AEST. Head to the official Listen Out website for more information and tickets.
Anderson.Paak and the Free Nationals
Claptone (Immortal Live)
Gorgon City (DJ set)
L D R U
Sui Zhen (DJ set)
Dates & Venues:
Melbourne: Saturday 24 September – Catani Gardens, St Kilda
Perth: Sunday 25 September – Western Parklands, HBF Arena Joondalup
Sydney: Saturday 1 October – Centennial Park
Brisbane: Sunday 2 October – Victoria Park
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