Leaps & Bounds Hip Hop Showcase

Move your body and your soul at the opening night of Leaps and Bounds Music Festival with a lineup that is sure to ignite a fire in your heart (and the dance floor). The Night Cat, situated at 141 Johnston Street in Fitzroy, will house some of Melbourne’s finest hip-hop and r’n’b up-and-comers on Friday the 1st of July. We’ll bring the heat, you get ready to pop, lock and roll.

Fortunes
Currently one of the most-hyped acts on Australian radio and receiving unending praise for their recent 'Jacket EP' Fortunes are building the energy as ones to look out for in the near future. 2015 saw the duo support JMSN and Shlohmo before bringing in the new year at 'Let Them Eat Cake'. Their recent signing to Niche Productions has seen them selling out shows all over the country and building the love at a national level.

The Outside Inn
After spending 2015 hard at work in the studio to produce their recent EP release 'INNTRO' The Outside Inn are bringing the ruckus. The Melbourne-based collective are excited to bring their unique blend of hip-hop, electronic, and neo-soul to the Night Cat.

Man Made Mountain
Man Made Mountain is comprised of The ARIA Award winning producer Billy Hoyle and vocalist Cazeaux O.S.L.O. By drawing upon their spiritual connection with the sounds of Brazil, the two come together to create a musical experience that both uplifts and challenges the boundaries of hip hop. Be ready to get your body moving when they grace the stage..

Hightea
HighTea. is our blend. Our influences are ingredients. Our taste's the recipe. Best served with an open heart & mind & dot on the end. This will be a great opening to the evening and not to be missed he crosses Neo-Soul/Hip Hop/RnB/Electronica to bring you something to the table which you would like to indulge in.