Sugar Mountain 2018, held at the Victorian College of the Arts, will welcome Joey BadA$$, Cut Copy and Gerd Janson, along with an eclectic undercard including Beaches' three-guitar attack, Sydneysider Love Deluxe and the Northern Territory's Kardajala Kirridarra, who'll be singing songs in Mudburra (the Indigenous language of the central Northern Territory) and English over swirling electronics.
There are also artworks from Hiroyasu Tsuri (Japan) x Jun Inoue (Japan); Marcus Whale x Athena Thebus; and Via Alice feat. Waangenga Blanco x Khalif Diouf (US). See more of our thoughts on the line-up here.
ACTRESS UK ARA KOUFAX BEACHES BODY TYPE CUT COPY DAN SHAKE UK ÉCLAIR FIFI UK FANTASTIC MAN GERD JANSON GER HONEY DIJON USA J HUS UK JAMILA WOODS USA JOEY BADA$$ USA KARDAJALA KIRRIDARRA LAUREL HALO USA LOVE DELUXE PROJECT PABLO CAN SEVDALIZA NED SHANTI CELESTE UK STELLA DONNELLY
VIA ALICE FEAT.
WAANGENGA BLANCO × KHALIF DIOUF USA
AMRITA HEPI × PASEFIKA VICTORIA CHOIR
JUSTIN SHOULDER × CORIN × TRISTEN JALLEH
HIROYASU TSURI JPN × JUN INOUE JPN
MARCUS WHALE × ATHENA THEBUS
Returning to the festival is Sensory Restaurant, a previous festival highlight combining food, art and music in delicious communion.
Second-release tickets are available now.
Sugar Mountain 2018 will take place on Saturday January 20 at the Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank.