What started as a tiny indi music event in the laneways of Melbourne, St Jerome’s Laneway Festival has now become one of the most loved music festivals in Australia.
The Laneway Festival started in Melbourne in 2004 and has now expanded to include shows in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Fremantle, Auckland, Singapore and Detroit.
St Jerome’s Laneway Festival Melbourne 2017 – Dates & Ticket Prices
With a focus on community and a love of good music, the Melbourne event will be bigger than ever in 2017. There are a number of huge artists (and some lesser known ones too!) scheduled to take part: Nick Murphy (aka Chet Faker), A.B Original, Tame Impala, Glass Animals, AURORA, Floating Points and so many more. Click here for the full lineup.
Please note that the Laneway Festival Melbourne is strictly an over 18’s event and ID must be presented to gain entry. You not permitted to bring food or drinks into the event however there will be plenty of food and drink stalls inside the event where you can purchase lunch, dinner and snacks throughout the day. You can bring unsealed empty plastic water bottles (no glass) into the event. Chairs are also not permitted.
The festival will take place during the warm Australian Summer on the banks of the Maribyrnong River in Footscray. The Footscray Community Arts Centre plays host to the festival and getting here is easy. Catch a train to Footscray Station and take a 5 minute walk down Bunbury Street where you will reach the venue. Alternatively, catch the #402 bus to the corner of Moreland Street and Dynon Road, and then take a 5 minute walk down Moreland Street. Two-hour metered parking is available, but there are no pass outs from the festival, so it’s best to leave the car at home.
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