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Leaps and Bounds reveals 2018 program

Ten days, countless gigs. You in? 

The annual Leaps and Bounds music festival is kicking off on Friday July 13, and they’ve just added even more talented musicians to their already jam-packed lineup. There’s something for everyone in this year's program, spanning metal to hip-hop to indie pop and everything in between. 

To give you a little picture of what’s in store, the first day includes an impressive array of local talent across four renowned venues, featuring Cosmo’s Midnight at The Corner, Glovv and Waterfall Person at the Pinnacle, and Penny Ikinger headlining a huge night at the Yarra Hotel. 

With so many more acts on the books and some wholesome events including Queering the Pitch: Music from Beyond the BinaryQueer. Here. and the annual outdoor Smith Street Dreaming celebration of aboriginal culture and history, it’s going to be a big one. 

Further highlights include the Fitzroy Bowls Club record fair, Women of Country at The Standard, and new additions to the program including Flight to Africa, Creme de la Femme, and Muddy's Blues Roulette featuring Melbourne's best Philly cheese steaks at The Catfish. 

Get keen for the festival with this handy playlist below. 

Leaps and Bounds will be taking place between Friday July 13 and Sunday July 22. For more details on all scheduled events and tickets, check out the Leaps and Bounds festival website