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Laneway Festival announces Lykke Li cancellation & addition of Tkay Maidza

Happy new year! The Laneway Festival kicks off at the end of the month with tickets to Melbourne and Sydney festival shows close to selling out. We look forward to making some more exciting announcements about exactly what’s in store in the coming weeks.

We're sad to announce that, due to health reasons, Lykke Li is no longer able to perform at the 2015 Laneway Festival or scheduled sideshows.

Lykke says:

“I'm incredibly sorry to announce that I’m no longer able to play in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore for Laneway Festival. It’s been a long time coming, but unfortunately tour life has caught up with me and it’s been recommended that I take a break. I’m devastated, but know I will return. Thank you for all the support, and I sincerely hope I can make it up to you at a later date."

Details for refunds to Lykke’s shows at the Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Forum are below. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and are grateful for your understanding.  

We are excited to announce that TKAY MAIDZA has just been added to all five Australian events. The uniquely gifted and endlessly charismatic 18 year-old rapper has been churning out consistently head-turning tracks since she emerged 18 months ago, but it is her irresistible latest single, the Pitchfork-approved ‘Switch Lanes’ that assures her a bright future. Catch her party-starting set at Laneway before she dominates festival stages globally.

Stay tuned for more info about stages, markets, food and after parties in the coming weeks.

LYKKE LI SIDESHOW TICKET REFUND DETAILS

Thursday 29 January
Forum Theatre, Melbourne

If you booked online or over the phone, Ticketmaster will send the funds back to the credit card used to purchase the tickets. It can take some time to process, so please allow up to 5 days to process your refund before you start to worry.

If your credit card info has changed or your original card has expired or is no longer valid (prepaid Visa and MasterCard included), you’ll need to get in touch with the Ticketmaster Customer Service Team via 136 100 between 9am - 8pm AEDT Monday to Saturday, or 9am - 5pm AEDT Sunday. Please contact Ticketmaster by 5pm on Wednesday 7 January 2015 and they’ll arrange a refund via cheque.

If you stopped into a Ticketmaster outlet to buy your tickets, you’ll need to swing by one more time with the tickets and credit card used to make the booking. The outlet staff will help you with your refund.

Monday 2 February
Sydney Opera House

There is no action required from you for a refund to be completed but, if you have any concerns, please contact the Sydney Opera House customer service team on (02) 9250 7777. 

Please allow 5 - 7 business days for transfers of funds to reach the account used to make the original purchase

We apologise for any inconvenience.

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