The 2012 St Jermone’s Laneway Festival lineup comprises a pants-wetting list of fresh indie dream acts who’ll be playing Australia for the first time ever (including Yuck, Twin Shadow and Cults), as well as returning favourites like Feist, Girls, Laura Marling and M83. The cool cousin of the spectrum of Australia’s Summer festival circuit has again proven its impeccable curating chops with this phenomenal selection of chillwave, pop, loud guitars, folk and the best of the next-big-things…

Laneway Festival 2012 Lineup:
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Anna Calvi
Chairlift (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne only)
The Drums
DZ Deathrays
Feist (except Adelaide)
Geoffry O’Connor
Givers (Sydney, Melbourne only)
The Horrors
Husky (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne only)
John Talabot
Laura Marling
The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Pajama Club
The Panics
Portugal. The Man
SBTRKT (live)
Toro Y Moi
Total Control
Twin Shadow
Washed Out
Wu Lyf

Laneway Festival 2012 dates:
Brisbane – Saturday 28th January – Alexandria Street, Fortitude Valley
Auckland – Monday 30th January – Silo Park, Beaumont Street
Melbourne – Saturday 4th February -Footscray Community Arts Centre
Sydney – Sunday 5th February – Sydney College Of The Arts
Adelaide – Friday 10th February – Fowler’s Live
Perth – Saturday 11th February -Perth Cultural Centre
Singapore – Sunday 12th February, Fort Canning

Here’s a quick reminder of some of the fun from last year’s Laneway: