26/10/2016
Woo hoo!

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GLORIA BRANCATISANO

Laneway just dropped a huge stack of sideshows. And whether you can't make it to the festival or you just want to spend some more time with your favourite artists, we've got you covered.

After selling out his debut Australian headline shows earlier this year, Tourist has announced headline shows in both Sydney and Melbourne. He'll be joined by Brooklyn producer The Range, sharing his debut album Potential with Aussie audiences for the first time. They'll take over The Corner Hotel on Friday January 27.

Will Toledo of Car Seat Headrest has added a pair of headline shows to his first ever Australian visit. He'll be bringing tunes from his studio debut, Teens of Denial, as well as his 11-album, self-released back catalogue. He'll be teaming up with Terrible Truths for a show at The Curtin on Friday January 27.

London-based, Australian trio Jagwar Ma will play their first national headline shows since dropping their sophomore album Every Now & Then when they play 170 Russell on Sunday January 29.

After dropping their new album Epoch last month, Tycho will bring their spacey electronica to 170 Russell on Wednesday January 25.

WHITNEY will bring tunes from their debut album Light Upon The Lake when the duo expand to an epic six-piece for a show at Howler, joined by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, on Thursday February 2.

UK neo-soul artist NAO has announced her first ever Melbourne headline show will take place at Howler on Wednesday January 25, hot on the heels of her debut album For All We Know.

Norway’s HIGHASAKITE will play an intimate headline show for Melbourne fans at the Corner Hotel on Wednesday January 4, returning to play Laneway for the second installment in a row.

Mick Jenkins will bring tunes from this year's [T]he [H]ealing [C]omponent to The Toff in Town on Friday January 27.

Glass Animals have locked in one of their biggest shows to date, alongside their set at Laneway Festival. Catch them on Wednesday February 1 at Melbourne Town Hall.

19-year-old Norwegian singer/songwriter Aurora will arrive on our shores with her debut record, All My Demons Greeting Me as a Friend. She'll take to the Melbourne Recital Centre on Tuesday January 31.

White Lung are returning to our shores for a trio of headline shows, still fresh from the release of their third LP Paradise. They'll be joined by locals Batpiss and Sydney's Phantastic Ferniture at Northcote Social Club on Wednesday January 25.

The Australian-leg of Laneway Festival kicks off in Melbourne on Saturday January 28. More info on all the sideshows can be found here.

lanewayfestival.com

[Article via Beat.com.au]

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