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Sugar Mountain 2017 – A Summit Of Music and Art


Sat 21 Jan 2017, 9:00am

Where: Victorian College of the Arts, 234 St Kilda Road, Southbank, Victoria

Restrictions: R18

Friends, mark your calendars! Melbourne’s leading boutique festival returns bringing the most cutting-edge names in music, visual art and new media from Australia and beyond. Sugar Mountain 2017 will be its most impressive year yet – all will be revealed in early Oct. Summer just got a whole lot hotter, so pencil in the date.

Sugar Mountain is a place for the showcase and celebration of creativity, with performances and artists which remain with you long after the day is done. It’s unlike any other festival in the land. Don’t just take our word for it.

"Sugar Mountain is rising towards the peak" - FasterLouder

"A forward-thinking inner-city festival with great taste" - Resident Advisor

"The Sugar Mountain team need to be congratulated in showing how hosting a boutique music and arts festival can be done right." - Noisey

"I had reached the summit of one-day festivals, a utopia of sweet, summery festival vibes." - Broadsheet

"Unlike any other music festival in incredible outing." - Tone Deaf

"A music festival for people who don’t always enjoy music festivals" - Music Feeds

Returning for its sixth year in 2017, Sugar Mountain will once again return to the festival's unique location, the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA), located smack-bang in the middle of the city in Southbank, super close to all major transport links – leave the car at home and enjoy the party. January's event comes packed with world premieres, exclusive collaborations, food and drink offerings to die for and more... If you've been waiting to make your mark on the most progressive festival in Melbourne, make no mistake: 2017 is your year.

Drum roll for the line up...

For music:

The Avalanches
Baba Stiltz
Beppe Loda
Big Scary
Black Cab
Daydreams DJs
Dro Carey
Jack River
Jessy Lanza
Kelsey Lu
Kornél Kovács
Little Simz
Methyl Ethel
Mood II Swing
Moses Sumney
My Disco
Palms Trax
Pantha Du Prince
Rolling Blackouts C.F.
Slum Sociable
Spank Rock
Sui Zhen
Suzanne Ciani x Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith
The Belligerents
Tornado Wallace
Weyes Blood
Young Tapz

For arts:

Caleb O’Shea
Elliott Routledge
Karan Singh
March Studios
Miriam Bleau
Robyn Moody
Caroline Polachek
Supergroup London - Morag Myerscough x Luke Morgan

For Eat and Drink:

Daniel Arsham
Peter Gunn
Kong Bbq
My Miyagi
Pretty Mama
Industry Beans
Sample Brew
The Top

It’s going to be one for the ages... see you there!