AU ABROAD

Tour Updates: Nick Cave, the Bronx, They Might Be Giants, Loon Lake and more!

presidents of the usa

In this issue: Support acts for the Presidents, Paul Kelly and Neil Finn, Opeth, Counting Crows, William Elliott Whitmore, Nick Cave and One Direction announced while Loon Lake and They Might Be Giants selling out shows left right and centre!

Presidents of the United States of America announce support bands and special VIP tickets!

Touring next month Presidents of the United States of America have announced Hey Geronimo for their Australian tour when they place across the country kicking off in Brisbane on Friday 8 March. And for the mega fan there are limited VIP style tickets for each show where you can meet the Presidents and a bunch of swag to take home. Don't fret if you've already brought your tickets as they can be upgraded. Phew!

loon lake

Loon Lake's one off show sells out in Melbourne

If you haven't got a ticket to Loon Lake at the Corner Hotel on Friday March 1 you'll be waiting a while. It's there last show before they head off to that special place bands go to record their debut album. They're bringing along Split Seconds and Eagle and the Worm. So it should be quite the party. Provided you have a ticket.

katatonia

Katatonia announced as support for Opeth!

The Swedish metal legends Katatonia will be joining Opeth for their four shows in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide and Brisbane. With 40 years of recording and playing live between them fans are in for a metal treat.

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds joined by special guests for upcoming shows!

The Melbourne and Queensland Symphony Orchestras will be joining Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds for their local shows while a special 12 piece choir will accompany the band for the Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne shows. They have also announced the support of USA artist Mark Lanegan for all shows except their three night stint at the Sydney Opera House.

they might be giants

They Might Be Giants sell out first Melbourne show; second on sale now!

Over here for the Groovin' the Moo Festival, They Might Be Giants have put a second show at the Corner Hotel in Melbourne on Friday 3 May after their first sold out pretty quickly. You know them, you love them. Now you can go see them, but be quick!

the bronx

The Bronx's Groovin the Moo sideshows selling quick!

LA punkers the Bronx are returning to Australia with a new album in tow, playing the Groove in the Moo festival and plenty of sideshows which if you're not fast you'll be hoping they return soon. They'll be joined by the DZ Deathrays for nights of fast paced, loud fun.

WEW

William Elliott Whitmore confirms support for Bluesfest sideshows!

Fresh from the banks of the Mississippi river William Elliott Whitmore has confirmed Lincoln Le Fevre will support all his shows around the country with a couple of special guests along the way. He'll head to Fremantle, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney before his shows in Bryon Bay as part of the Easter weekend Bluesfest.

5SOS

5 Seconds of Summer land the ultimate One Direction gig

They were making music and uploading to Youtube a few years ago and only played their first live show 12 months ago but 5 Seconds of Summer will be packing their bags and treading the screams of millions of teenage girls as they join One Direction on their 110 show world tour. That's a lot of hair gel.

oh mercy

Oh Mercy set for a Day on the Green!

Saturday 23 February in the Yarra Valley just got better with the news Oh Mercy will be on stage for a performance as part of A Day on the Green. With Paul Kelly and Neil Finn heading the day it was pretty special already so consider it some strawberries on top.