Listen Out will return this September with a major hip hop lineup

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Listen Out will return this September with a major hip hop lineup

Words by Staff Writer

Get ready to dance because Listen Out is returning in 2024.

Announcing dates and venues ahead of the lineup drop, Listen Out will head to Brisbane, Perth, Melbourne and Sydney, with Listen In returning to Adelaide and New Zealand this September and October.

Despite challenging times for festivals, Listen Out had a very successful 2023, with the most tickets sold since its inception. In ’24, Listen Out will stay true to its genre-focused lineup of International and local Hip Hop and Electronic artists.

Listen Out dates and venues

  • Listen Out Melbourne – Friday 27 September (Public Holiday), Caribbean Gardens
  • Listen Out Perth – Saturday 28 September, HBF Arena
  • Listen In Adelaide – Sunday 29 September, Ellis Park / Tampawardli (Park 24)
  • Listen In Auckland – Friday 4 October, Go Media Stadium Mt Smart
  • Listen Out Brisbane – Saturday 5 October, Brisbane Showgrounds
  • Listen Out Sydney, NSW – Sunday 6 October, Centennial Park

Keep up with the latest music news, festivals, interviews and reviews here.

Returning to its usual favourite dance floors, the festival tour will start at Caribbean Gardens in Melbourne on Wurundjeri Land on Friday 27 September, HBF Arena in Perth on Mooro Country on Saturday 28 September, then round out weekend one with the first Listen In show at Ellis Park in Adelaide on Kaurna Country on Sunday 29 September.

Weekend two will kick off with Listen In Auckland/Te Ipu Kira A Maki at Go Media Stadium Mt Smart on Friday 4 October, then head to Brisbane/Meanjin’s RNA Showgrounds on Saturday 5 October, finishing up in Centennial Park on Gadigal Country in Sydney on Sunday 6 October, before the public holiday.

With new news for 2024, all Listen Out shows will be 16+ this year, allowing the newest generation of festival fans to attend the event for the first time.

Listen Out promoters said “It’s been a very tough time for the Australian music festival industry and we are thrilled to be back in 2024, welcoming returning and first time attendees through the gates.”

Stay tuned for Listen Out and Listen In’s loaded lineups, set to drop in the coming weeks. Be the first to know by signing up via Listen Out, Listen In Adelaide and Listen In Auckland.