Listen Out

Listen Out is an Australian hip hop and dance music festival held in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane. The event has hosted international multiple big name international acts as well as Australian talent.

A man is searched for drugs at a music festival

Police live-stream a warning to Listen Out punters about a big drug crackdown

Victorian police have hit up Listen Out punters on social media this morning to send a clear warning about their drug crackdown, ahead of the first leg of the touring...

Four Listen Out Fence Jumpers Have Been Charged

With Listen Out wrapping up for another year, and that footage of the fence jumpers still fresh in our mind, it’s been revealed that 4 punters have been charged by police for...

The Daily Telegraph Need You To Know They Didn’t Buy Drugs At Listen Out

Despite being a prominent Australian newspaper (like it or not, people), The Daily Telegraph apparently only recently became aware that people do drugs at music festivals. To be fair, it...

Police Praise Listen Out Sydney Punters Despite More Than 120 Arrests

This past weekend saw two punters on their way to the Sydney leg of Listen Out Festival require emergency services en route to the event. Fairfax reports the two required...

Watch Listen Out Security Struggle With Swarming Fence Jumpers

Footage has emerged of security at the Perth instalment of Listen Out, which took place at HBF Arena in Jonndalup over the weekend, struggling to contain swarms of fence jumpers...

Hit Or Shit: Listen Out 2016

Listen Out 2016 kicked off on Saturday in Melbourne, followed by the Perth leg the day after, and we headed along to check out a lineup packed with some huge names in...

Multiple Arrests After Listen Out Fence Jumpers Swarm Security

Another year, another Listen Out event, another incident involving gatecrashers swarming festival gates en masse and breaking their way into the festival, and yet more depressing footage of it. As...

Everything You Need To Catch At Listen Out 2016

Listen Out is just about to kick off for another year, with Melbourne and Perth this weekend, and Sydney and Brisbane to follow. As always, there’s a great lineup of varied acts, led...

Listen Out 2016 Announce Huge One-Night-Only Sideshow

The lineup for Listen Out 2016 recently dropped, putting smiles on the faces of dance and urban music fans around the country and now those who aren’t able to attend...

Listen Out 2016 Drops Huge Lineup Stacked With Aussie Female Talent

Listen Out 2016 recently announced it would make its triumphant return this September and now organisers have dropped one absolutely jam-packed lineup filled with awesome locals and notable internationals. Punters...

Listen Out 2016 Announce Dates, Promise Better Sound This Time

We’ve still got fond memories of the most recent summer festival season, which seems all too long ago now. But there’s no reason to be glum, Listen Out have just...

Listen Out 2015 Showed Sydney How It’s Done

The eagerly anticipated lineup for Listen Out 2015 came to Sydney on the weekend. With a line up boasting some of the best hip-hop, dance, and electronic, in the world right now including Childish Gambino, Joey...

Our Verdict On Listen Out’s Melbourne Leg

The sun beams down onto the palm fronds of St Kilda beach on one of the warmest days of the new season as thousands of already wasted partygoers descend upon...

Listen Out 2015 Came To Melbourne

The eagerly anticipated lineup for Listen Out 2015 came to Melbourne on the weekend. With a line up boasting some of the best hip-hop, dance, and electronic, in the world right now including Childish...

Listen Out Criticised For “Putrid” Sound, But It’s Not Their Fault

The 2015 instalment of the Listen Out dance festival kicked off over the weekend, bringing a jam-packed lineup featuring Childish Gambino, SBTRKT, and Alison Wonderland to Melbourne’s Catani Gardens and...