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Friday Nights at NGV
Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders

Fri 8 Jan 16, 6pm–10pm
NGV International
Ground Level

General tickets on sale 10am Friday 6 Nov

Start the weekend early with Friday Nights at NGV, including after-hours entry to Andy Warhol | Ai Weiwei, talks, food and bars, plus DJ sets in the NGV Garden and weekly live performances by international and Australian acts in the Great Hall.

Be part of the largest ever Friday Nights at NGV line-up. Running over eighteen weeks from 11 December to 22 April this series will showcase psychedelic prog rock to synth pop, indie, folk and electronica. Doors open 6pm. Headline act from 8.30pm.


With their blend of 80’s pop punk and synth melodies, Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders will get the dance floor started at NGV. Made up of Laurence Pike (drums), Kirin J. Callinan (lead guitar), Donny Benet (bass), Neal Sutherland (keys) and Jack Ladder (guitar & vocals), Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders’ songs are muscular and raw, yet polished and pulsing. The band’s fourth and most recent album Playmates, produced by Kim Moyes of The Presets, has been his most acclaimed to date in an already lauded career. It is a bold record, placing Jack Ladder’s one of a kind voice within unexpected combinations of sounds and styles, creating an album, and performance, that you can get lost in.