Listen Out Announce Diverse 2023 Lineup

Listen Out bring a range of talent to Australia this September for their 2023 edition.

Eight-time Grammy Award winner Skrillex is coming back to Australia for the first time since Listen Out 2018. He will be performing new material from his first album since 2014, which will highlight why he remains at the top of his game. Skrillex is fresh off of massive sets at Coachella and Madison Square Gardens with collaborators Fred Again and fellow Listen Out artist Four Tet.

It has been five long years since Lil Uzi Vert last visited Australia. He will be bringing his innovative and genre-bending style, which has been showcased on mega hits like “Just Wanna Rock” and tracks from his #1 album, Luv Is Rage 2.

Diversity is at the forefront of this year’s lineup, with Bronx rapper Ice Spice, Coi Leray (“Players” anyone?), Piri, and venbee all heading to Australia for the first time. They will be performing alongside Mallrat, Jyoty, and your host Ebony Boadu.

Marc Rebillet’s combination of soul, R&B, and house beats will offer a uniquely fresh and improvised set. Producer and collaborator Metro Boomin will bring tracks like “Creepin” and more from his 2022 album Heroes & Villains, which features everyone worth featuring. Having worked with artists from Denzel Curry to Slowthai to BENEE, producer extraordinaire and “hip hop’s prodigal son” (Pitchfork) Kenny Beats will make his debut Australian appearance.

With a stack of artists and genres on the bill, Listen Out’s curated stages cover all bases. The Atari Stage features mainly hip hop artists, while the 909 Stage has major dance acts and the Prophet Stage hosts cutting edge electronic and house acts.

There’s still more to come, including a triple j Unearthed spot reserved for an emerging artist in each city.

Listen Out is returning to its usual stomping grounds in Brisbane, Sydney, and Perth but is moving to a new venue in Melbourne’s forgotten wonderland, Caribbean Gardens. There’s HEAPS more space, with an easy to get around layout, better views of the stage and easy access with loads of parking and stacks of shuttle buses from the train station.

Listen In is returning to Adelaide with a sizzling selection of international artists and a spot for a local emerging artist via triple j Unearthed. A concentrated version of Listen Out, it brings the party to Adelaide and this year it’s licensed all ages (16+ recommended).





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