Red Bull Music & I OH YOU announce new BLOCK PARTY series at Laneway '18

Red Bull Music & I OH YOU announce new BLOCK PARTY series at Laneway '18

And with it comes a heap of new line-up additions, including Kevin Parker (DJ set), Basenji, Willaris. K and Wiki.

It was just last week when we were going on about the number of late line-up additions to this year's Laneway Festival billing, with a bunch of triple j Unearthed winners including Hatchie and Angie McMahon joining the ever-growing line-up of acts. This week the festival grows again with the announcement of BLOCK PARTY, a "festival inside a festival" that'll run at the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle legs of Laneway 2018 thanks to Red Bull Music and I OH YOU. It's a homage to Laneway's early, street party-esque days in 2004, with the series of street parties welcoming some of the most exciting names in electronic and hip-hop to Laneway Festival across the four locations.

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker will DJ at the Fremantle festival with CC: Disco!, one-to-watch Jesswar, Feels and New York rapper Wiki, while the east-coast shows will feature names including Basenji, Haiku Hands, UV boi, Willaris. K and Andy Garvey. "There was such a creative, magic feeling at the original Laneway Festivals," says Laneway head Danny Rogers on the new festival instalment. "I think it was because of the spontaneity they had. I wanted to recreate that same feeling at the 2018 event and this idea just made total sense. We booked the line-up over three days and it came together perfectly. I was already very excited for this year’s Laneway, but BLOCK PARTY turns things up to a whole new level." Check out the full, location-by-location list of line-up additions below.

Red Bull Music x I OH YOU BLOCK PARTY line-up:

MELBOURNE

Basenji - Haiku Hands - Jesswar - Lucy Cliche - Otologic - UV boi - Willaris. K

SYDNEY

Andy Garvey - Basenji - B Wise - Haiku Hands - Jesswar - Wiki - Willaris. K

BRISBANE

Basenji - Dameeeela - Haiku Hands - Jesswar - UV boi - Wiki - Willaris. K

FREMANTLE

CC:DISCO! - Feels - Jesswar - Kevin Parker (DJ set) - Reef Prince -Wiki

+ more to be announced

joining...

Aldous Harding
Alex Cameron
Amy Shark
Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals
BABADNOTGOOD (exclusive to Laneway)
Billie Eilish
Bonobo (exclusive to Laneway)
Cable Ties
City Calm Down
Dream Wife
Father John Misty
Kirin J Callinan**
KLLO**
Loyle Carner
Mac DeMarco
Miss Blanks
Moses Sumney
ODESZA (exclusive to Laneway)
Pond
Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever
(Sandy) Alex G
Shame
Slowdive
S U R V I V E
Sylvan Esso
The Babe Rainbow**
The Internet
The War On Drugs
TOKiMONSTA
Wolf Alice (exclusive to Laneway)
Baker Boy (Melbourne only)
Billy Davis and the Good Lords (Melbourne only)
Spike Fuck (Melbourne only)
Client Liaison (Adelaide only)
Stella Donnelly (Fremantle only)
Angie McMahon (Melbourne only)
T$oko (Fremantle only)
Hatchie (Brisbane only)
Exhibitionist (Sydney only)
Paradise Club (Adelaide only)

** not playing Fremantle.

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