After wowing crowds at BIGSOUND, Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders are continuing the positive momentum with two shows now schduleld for Sydney and Melbourne this November! Launching their new album, the band's fourth, Playmates, the band will be performing their first shows since signing with Select Music.
New York's Jay Brannan will be coming through Australia with a tour that many fans out this way have been waiting a long time for. The December run will see Brannan tour material from his latest album, Always, Then & Now, alongside the material which have made him a household name for many music fans. As a songwriter, Brannan has become synonymous with some utterly heartbreaking lyricism across his entire catalogue and as a live performer, has become equally as endearing.
The Dead Daisies will be out on the road through the country once more this year, this time, with their new single, "Angel in Your Eyes". The band will be touring through November and December performing headline shows in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Brisbane while also heading to New Zealand to support Jimmy Barnes on a few dates of his tour! "Angel in Your Eyes" will be released in October and is the second single to be lifted from The Dead Daisies' latest EP, Face I Love.
The Flumes have announced their Sweet, Sweet Rain tour to showcase their album to audiences stretching from Queensland to Victoria. Having performed alongside a plethora of musicians including The Beards and The Violent Femmes, The Flumes are no stranger to the stage and plan to kick off their tour from Queensland on October 10.
Oh no, they ain't done yet! Mansfield's favourite sons Violent Soho had recently been dropping social media hints at some more shows, but I don't think many people were anticipating another national tour, especially off the back of what was a huge run around Australia only recently. Celebrating the success of their album Hungry Ghost, which now holds GOLD status, the Queenslanders have announced the aptly titled 'No Sleep Til Mansfield Tour', which will see them on the road playing some larger venues in both capital and regional cities this November and December!
The Living End would have to be one of the country's hardest touring bands, right? I can't count how many times I've seen them perform or have at least been at an event they've been at, over the years. Today, the trio announced that they'll be on the road in October and November for three exclusive shows only because, why? Well, they want to, that's why. Fair enough, too.
Phil Jamieson (Grinspoon) has announced that he will be joining Scott Russo (Unwritten Law) for two acoustic shows in Queensland in December! Christmas is coming early for fans, with the pair playing at Sol Bar on the Sunshine Coast on Friday December 12th and at Brisbane’s The Brightside on Saturday 13th, before continuing their national tour with performances in Adelaide, Hobart, Sydney, Newcastle, Entrance, and Wollongong.
The Datsuns will be hitting the road at the end of the year to support the release of their new album Deep Sleep! Revelling in '1970s cult film super-villains' for the record, The Datsuns recorded the album at Roundhead Studios in Auckland.
Melbourne uncle and niece duo Willow Beats have announced a national headline tour in support of their new EP Water! The release has debuted at #1 on the Australian iTunes Electronic charts and reached #11 on the main album charts after it premiered on Rolling Stone online.
Following the release of her latest album Me. I am Mariah...The Elusive Chanteuse earlier in the year, iconic vocalist Mariah Carey is set to return to Australia and New Zealand for a massive arena tour, including a special performance as part of A Day on the Green at Rochford Wines in Victoria's Yarra Valley and Sirromet Wines in Mt Cotton (just outside of Brisbane).
The official Listen Out after party in Sydney's just gotten a whole lot bigger, with the announcement that Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs is going to be on the decks being revealed today! The Chinese Laundry event will see TEED play an exclusive DJ set for Sydney punters, a show that has seen much acclaim around the globe.
Melbourne multi-instrumentalist LANKS will be taking his fresh new track "Brave Man" through his hometown, Sydney and Brisbane over the next few months! Fresh off a successful BIGSOUND showcase, LANKS will be continuing the positive momentum which has followed the release of his debut EP Thousand Piece Puzzle with this short, but surefire entertaining, run of dates. Be sure to check him out!
A band who certainly doesn't need any explaining or introduction has to be The Church. One of the highlights of BIGSOUND 2014, the Australian music icons have announced further details of their upcoming 25th studio record and the following run of live dates which will see the new band line up bringing it to life. Further/Deeper, set for an October 17th release, sees The Church record with new member Ian Haug - of Powderfinger fame - and will have fans reconnecting with the band musically like never before. The Church will be performing the album in full through the October/November tour, so don't miss your opportunity to witness it!
In this Issue: Triple J winners Rosie Catalano and JuliaWhy? perform together at the Vanguard, the Imperial Hotel plays host to the thirty-fourth COUNTERFEIT Tribute Night, One Night Stand shares the stage with Simon Caldwell, Perry Keyes excited to showcase new single, and Quintessential Doll has announced her EP launch and tour dates.
Melbourne's Playwrite have announced a string of tour dates in support of their brand new single 'Whittaker'. And the good news keeps coming with Playwrite also being announced as the main support for Elbow's and Jack Carty's upcoming tours!