Foster The People, London Grammar, Kelis Announce Splendour Sideshows

If you’re one of the many people that missed out on Splendour in the Grass tickets after they were all snapped up in a hot minute on Friday, this is hopefully going to help ease the pain a little bit. An ENORMOUS bunch of sideshow dates around the festival have all dropped in one giant, glorious group this morning, which has significantly elevated the levels of rad in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Among those dropping dates today include festival heavyweights Foster the People, London Grammar, Kelis, Grouplove, Metronomy, Future Islands and heaps more. In fact, you know what? Enough stuffing around. Here’s the entire list of dates that have dropped so far. Get into it!


The Acid
Wednesday July 23 – Goodgod Small Club, Sydney
Thursday July 24 – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
Tuesday July 22 – Forum Theatre, Melbourne
Wednesday July 23 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Ben Howard
Friday July 25 – Astor Theatre, Perth
Wednesday July 30 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Thursday July 31 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Circa Waves
Tuesday July 29 – Newtown Social Club, Sydney
Thursday July 24 – Newtown Social Club, Sydney
Saturday July 26 – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
First Aid Kit
Tuesday July 29 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Thursday July 31 – The Hi-Fi, Melbourne
Foster the People
Monday July 28 – Palais Theatre, Melbourne
Tuesday July 29 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Future Islands
Sunday July 27 – Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
Monday July 28 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Friday July 25 – 170 Russell, Melbourne
Saturday July 26 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
The Head and the Heart
Saturday July 26 – Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
Monday July 28 – Howler, Melbourne
Tuesday July 29 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Wednesday July 30 – Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
Tuesday July 22 – Prince Bandroom, Melbourne
Wednesday July 23 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
London Grammar
Tuesday July 22 – Festival Hall, Melbourne
Thursday July 24 – Horden Pavilion, Sydney
Mas Ysa
Thursday July 24 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Friday July 25 – Prince Bandroom, Melbourne
Metronomy and Circa Waves
Wednesday July 23 – Astor Theatre, Perth
Friday July 25 – Forum Theatre, Melbourne
Monday July 28 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Mikhael Paskalev
Friday July 25 – 170 Russell, Melbourne
The 1975
Thursday July 24 – Capitol, Perth
Sunday July 27 – The Hi-Fi, Melbourne
Wednesday July 30 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Thursday July 24 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
Friday July 25 – Prince Bandroom, Melbourne
Ry X
Tuesday July 29 – Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
Wednesday July 30 – Howler, Melbourne
Thursday July 24 – Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
Saturday July 26 – Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Sky Ferreira
Wednesday July 23 – Prince Bandroom, Melbourne
Friday July 25 – Metro Theatre, Sydney
The Strypes
Tuesday July 22 – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
Wednesday July 23 – Newtown Social Club, Sydney
Tune Yards
Thursday July 24 – Howler, Melbourne
Monday July 28 – Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney
The Wild Feathers
Friday July 25 – Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
Saturday July 26 – Newtown Social Club, Sydney
There’s bound to be more shows announced in the coming hours, days, weeks, etc. So keep an eye out for more helpings of musical goodness (though we know for sure that Outkast, Two Door Cinema Club, Interpol, Darkside, Chvrches, Danny Brown, Buraka Som Sistema and Parquet Courts are exclusive to the festival and won’t be playing any other dates on this trip).
All tickets for these sideshows go on sale at 9am sharp this coming Friday, May 9th.
Photo: Larry Busacca via Getty Images.