In this issue: Blue Sun will be launching their new single at Yah Yah's, R.L. Jones will be bringing new material to Melbourne and Sydney next month, Fanny Lumsden & The Thrillseekers are set to launch their new EP at the Workers Club, and much more!
BLUE SUN LAUNCHING NEW SINGLE AND EP AT YAH YAH’S IN FITZROY
Blue Sun, a band comprising the talents of Josh Romig, Shane Reilly, Pete Marin and Roger Bergodaz, will be launching their new single “Real Boy” at Yah Yah’s next month! The track, taken from the band’s new EP We Are Blue Sun is inspired by the tale of Pinocchio, and has been getting some great reviews recently! Supporting Blue Sun at the launch will be Axolotl and Leena.
Thursday, September 6
Yah Yah’s, Fitzroy
Tickets: $10 entry
R.L. JONES (EX-THE MIDDLE EAST) PLAYING SHOWS THROUGH SEPTEMBER
R.L. Jones or Rohin Jones as he was known during his days with The Middle East has shifted his musical focus since the band parted ways and now is ready to share some of his music with audiences around the country. His forthcoming solo album is due out in early 2013 and to showcase not only his first single, “Everybody Wants to Be Your Friend”, but everything else he’s been working on, Jones will be playing two shows next month with his new band, The Phony Mexican Diner.
Friday, September 7
The Gasometer, Collingwood
w. D.D Dumbo & Bored Nothing
Tickets through www.moshtix.com.au
Saturday, September 8
GoodGod Small Club, Sydney
w. Bearhug & Shady Lane
Tickets through www.moshtix.com.au
FANNY LUMSDEN AND THE THRILLSEEKERS TO PERFORM AT THE WORKERS CLUB
Fanny Lumsden & The Thrillseekers will be playing at The Workers Club next month, supporting their new Autumn Lawn EP. The series of launch parties the band have planned promise to be intimate and fun affairs, celebrating the success of the “Firing Line” single, which has recently been picked up by Rage and is due to be broadcast on CMC too.
Sunday, September 2
Workers Club, Brunswick
Tickets: $10 on the door
BELLES WILL RING TO PLAY CRYSTAL THEATRE IN FULL IN OCTOBER
To celebrate the crowd-funded release of their critically acclaimed record, Crystal Theatre on vinyl, Belles Will Ring have announced that they will be performing the record in FULL this October. The one off show at The Vanguard will be supported by Knievel, who will be performing their classic record Steep Hill Climb in its entirety.
Saturday, October 20
The Vanguard, Newtown
Tickets on sale from the venue
TRACKSUIT LAUNCHING “CLASSY GIRL” AT THE BIRD IN NORTHBRIDGE
Originally formed in the USA by Steve Hensby, Tracksuit has since played alongside the likes of Nick Littlemore (Empire of the Sun) in Silver Scene amongst others. The band has supported the likes of British India, Eskimo Joe and Owl Eyes and now have some excellent touring news of their own. With their second EP, Where Have All the Good Times Gone? released to considerable acclaim, Tracksuit are playing a select few launch shows in promotion of “Classy Girl”. They’re going to be at The Bird in Northbridge at the end of the month!
Thursday, August 30
The Bird, Northbridge
Tickets: $5 entry
BAD VISION SCORE RESIDENCY AT THE TOTE FOR SEPTEMBER
Bad Vision are stoked to be playing at The Tote, one of Melbourne’s most sacred music venues, every Saturday in September. They’ll be rocking the front bar every Saturday afternoon with their proto-punk riffs and pop melodies and will have a special line up of guests along to help them out. Guests include Dan Trolley (Mass Cult), Messed Up, Clavians, Valley Girls and Quince.
Every Saturday in September
The Tote, Melbourne
EVAN DANDO AND JULIA HATFIELD PERFORMING AT THE CORNER HOTEL
On tour together through Australia this December, Evan Dando and Julia Hatfield will be stopping by The Corner for a special show. They’ll be playing an acoustic set featuring material from both of their extensive back catalogues, as well as some covers. This tour is a highly anticipated one, so we wouldn’t be surprised if these shows sell quite fast!
Tuesday, December 18
The Corner Hotel, Melbourne
Tickets through https://handsometours.ticketscout.com.au
GARY CLARK JR ANNOUNCES SHOWS FOR SEPTEMBER
Texan blues dynamo Gary Clark Jr has announced that he’ll be coming over to Australia ahead of his appearance on the 2013 Big Day Out festival this year! It’ll be the performer’s first time in Australia and crowds are sure to get a kick out of his tour de force debut EP Bright Lights, as well as his debut album, due out in October 2012.
SUN RISING ROAD TRIP ANNOUNCED FOR VICTORIA IN SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER
Following on from a successful launch at The Toff in Town, Sun Rising is excited to announce a mini-tour which will see the tribute show head through Victoria. They tour includes a scheduled appearance at the Melbourne Fringe Festival, where they’ll bring their celebration of the music from Sun Records and the sound created by the label’s founder Sam Phillips, to the masses.
Saturday, September 22
The Palais, Hepburn Springs.
Tickets $25.00 + bf GA/ $60.00 + bf dinner & show
EVERMORE PLAYING THE GOV IN SEPTEMBER!
After three years of travelling around the world and recording a new album, Evermore are back on the touring circuit to release their new material. Playing The Gov in September, Evermore will be premiering new material from their forthcoming album, made in true Evermore style – with a sense of grandeur, energy and spirit. The band will be supported by Lakyn Heperi and Ruby Frost.
LITTLE HURRICANE ANNOUNCE ‘WHIRLWIND’ AUSTRALIAN TOUR
San Diego’s hottest new band, Little Hurricane is set to hit Australian venues this October! Bringing their dirty blues styling to Sydney and Melbourne for two special gigs, Little Hurricane is going to be introducing audiences to their forceful and raw sound. The band has graced stages all over America and is an act not to be missed!
Wednesday, October 3
The Vanguard, Newtown
Tickets through http://www.thevanguard.com.au/
Friday, October 5
Ding Dong Lounge, Melbourne
Tickets through https:// http://dingdong.oztix.com.au