Aussies Abroad

Aussies Abroad: Bonnaroo lines up RÜFÜS DU SOL, Tash Sultana, What So Not and more for 2018

January 22, 2018

After the dates were secured for Bonnaroo in June 2017, we’ve all been itching to check out the lineup. Some of the festival headliners include massive names such as Eminem, The Killers, and Muse – but what’s really got our attention are the massively anticipated Australian artists who are making huge names for themselves. Featured […]

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Aussies Abroad: Amy Shark, Dean Lewis, Alex Lahey & more head to the 6th Annual BottleRock Napa Valley

January 9, 2018

The lineup for the 6th annual BottleRock Napa Valley festival was announced today, with a slew of Australians joining the impressive music, wine, food and craft brew event, held annually in heart of the Californian city of Napa. The event runs at the Napa Valley expo for three days from the 25th to the 27th […]

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Aussies Abroad: Hockey Dad line up massive US and Canadian Tour

October 11, 2017

Aussie duo Hockey Dad have found quite a bit of love for themselves in the US and Canada, and from later this month they’ll be capitalising on that for a massive tour around the North American countries. The tour begins up north in the Canadian city of Calgary, on the 24th of October 2017, and […]

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Aussies Abroad: Tasmanian group Heart Beach kick off massive Summer Canadian tour

June 7, 2017

Tasmanian group Heart Beach have been spending a lot of time in Canada of late – appearing earlier this year at the iconic Canadian Music Week festival as they toured the country with fellow Tasmanians Quivers (read our interview with Heart Beach during that tour HERE). And now they’re back on the road in the […]

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Aussies Abroad: Sydney’s Middle Kids announce massive North American Fall Tour

May 22, 2017

Sydney trio Middle Kids, who are about to tour Australia with none other than Ryan Adams, are set to return to North America in July, announcing a massive headline tour in September that accompanies the already announced festival dates that litter their calendar through October. The dates follow on from the inclusion on lineups such as […]

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Aussies Abroad: Flume, Jagwar Ma, Vance Joy join Canada’s iconic WayHome Festival bill

February 28, 2017

The WayHome Music and Arts Festival takes place in Ontario, Canada for another year this July, bringing with it a stellar list of international artists set to perform. Headlined by the likes of Imagine Dragons, Frank Ocean, Solange and The Shins, WayHome has curated a festival touching on various genres for campers and visitors alike. Aussies featured on the line up […]

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Aussies Abroad: Gabriella Cohen announces 2017 USA and UK/European tour dates

February 23, 2017

Aussie singer and songwriter Gabriella Cohen is bound for the international markets from March, embarking on a tonne of tour dates with her debut album, Full Closure and No Details. The tour is timely, given the album is being reissued internationally through Captured Tracks on March 3. The dates include American stops at SXSW and supporting Foxygen, while […]

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Aussies Abroad: Vera Blue sets her sights on America with March tour

February 22, 2017

Vera Blue is well and truly part of the new wave of young Australian artists pushing forward with innovative and captivating pop music and luckily for Americans, Vera is headed for them next! Alongside appearances at SXSW at the top of the tour, Vera Blue will be on the road throughout America until the end of March. […]

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Aussies Abroad: Jagwar Ma plot massive world tour; announce spots on UK’s Truck Festival and Canada’s WayHome Music and Arts Festival

February 22, 2017

Sydney born psychedelic dance trio Jagwar Ma are set to spend the first half of the year touring Every Now & Then around the world, kicking off with a massive UK and Europe tour next month. They’ve also just announced that they’ll appear at the 20th Annual Truck Festival in the UK, headlining the Market Stage […]

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Aussies Abroad: Midnight Oil announce massive World Tour kicking off this April

February 17, 2017

It’s been a long morning already for Midnight Oil fans in Australia (and evening for those overseas) who’ve been keeping their attention trained to the band’s Facebook page, but finally, the wait is over. Through a conference broadcast online from Sydney, the iconic Aussie group broke the news that they would be back on tour around the […]

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Aussies Abroad: From Adelaide with Love – Sincerely, Grizzly are touring South East Asia

February 7, 2017

One of our favourite Adelaide bands – Sincerely, Grizzly – are soon to be leaving the City of Churches for the exotic tropics of South East Asia soon, dropping their first tour dates for 2017 this week. Fans at home have seen the band make their first steps out on to stages with new music over […]

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Aussies Abroad: Airbourne and Northlane line up for massive Download Festival in the UK

February 3, 2017

The Download Festival returns to Leicestershire in the UK this June and alongside the likes of Aerosmith, Biffy Clyro and System of a Down now comes an impressive addition of artists, including our own Airbourne and Northlane. Widely regarded as the world’s premier rock and metal event in the UK, Download draws in huge numbers annually over three days; this year, running from […]

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Aussies Abroad: Julia Jacklin and Alex Cameron among artists announced for Pickathon 2017

January 25, 2017

The Pickathon Festival is taking place on the Pendarvis Farm in Oregon’s Happy Valley this August, headlined by Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaires and featuring the likes of Dinosaur Jr., Ty Segall and Dungen. Among the American greats are some notable inclusions from Australia and New Zealand, with Marlon Williams, Alex Cameron and Julia Jacklin […]

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Aussies Abroad: US Festivals Coachella, Panorama, Bonnaroo and Governor’s Ball line up a slew of Australian musicians

January 23, 2017

Over the last couple of weeks, a run of US festivals have revealed their headliners, and amongst them, a slew of Australian performers who will be making this trip to the North over the next few months. First up, Coachella has dropped its 2017 lineup earlier this month, confirming its headliner rumours and solidifying one […]

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Aussies Abroad: The Griswolds announce massive American tour through February & March

November 21, 2016

The Griswolds have been making the United States their home for a little while now so it’s no real surprise to learn that the Sydney natives are set to return Stateside for a huge run of shows in support of their recently released sophomore album, High Times For Low Lives. The ‘Low Lives Tour’ will […]

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Aussies Abroad: Melbourne songstress Gabriella Cohen to hit North America next week

November 2, 2016

Set to play the Windmill in London tonight, November 2nd, Melbourne Songstress Gabriella Cohen is about to make tracks from the UK to North America as she continues on her A Crepe And A Night Cap World Tour, which has seen her travel around the UK for the last week. She’ll play The Echo in […]

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Aussies Abroad: Perth’s Methyl Ethel to tour Europe and North America in March 2017

November 1, 2016

Perth band Methyl Ethel have had an incredible year, travelling the world multiple times over. From Outside Lands in San Francisco to The Great Escape in Brighton, SXSW in Austin Texas to Primavera in Spain and Roskilde in Denmark to Levitation in Chicago – as well as Laneway and Splendour in the Grass here at […]

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Aussies Abroad: The Bennies touring with Less Than Jake in Europe this October

September 2, 2016

They’ve become one of Australia’s favourite party bands and come October, it’s Europe’s turn to see what The Bennies are all about. The legends are going to be on the road with Less Than Jake and Big D and the Kids Table following a huge run of UK shows for the ‘Fuelled By Fireball Tour’ which will see them play […]

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Aussies Abroad: Folk quartet All Our Exes Live in Texas announce UK & Ireland tour dates

August 22, 2016

Sydney folk quartet All Our Exes Live in Texas have revealed that, ahead of their upcoming Australian tour, and to celebrate the release of their new single “The Devil’s Part” (Out September 9th), the group will be heading to the UK and Ireland for a brief run of shows. The band have currently scheduled five […]

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Aussies Abroad: Psych outfit POND announce shows in US, Mexico and South America

August 18, 2016

Perth born psych group POND are heading back to the Northern Hemisphere across October and November for the first time in almost two years. The dates will take them to US, Mexico and South America this fall and precede the band’s next album, which is expected in early 2017. A new album from POND is […]

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Aussies Abroad: The Lazys are heading back to Canada on their “Howling Woman” tour

August 5, 2016

Sydney rockers The Lazys have found a lot of success in Canada in recent years, and they’re going to continue capitalizing on that by returning to the great North in a few weeks for a massive run of shows that will take them through September. The tour is in support of their latest single “Howling […]

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Aussies Abroad: DZ Deathrays and Dune Rats announce co-headlining “International Disaster Tour”

July 30, 2016

Two of Australia’s finest rock bands, DZ Deathrays and Dune Rats, are going to hit the road through Europe and the UK this October for a tour dubbed the “International Disaster Tour”. The 15 date tour will start in Switzerland and end in Manchester, taking in Germany, the Netherlands, France and a run of UK […]

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Aussies Abroad: The Jezabels plot massive North American tour through November & December

July 21, 2016

Sydney based quartet The Jezabels have just announced a massive North American tour taking them through the Fall. The dates come off the back of their latest LP Synthia, which was released independently back in February in the US market via Metropolitan Groove Merchants Distribution. The shows are positioned to make up for lost time, […]

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Aussies Abroad: RÜFÜS announce Autumn UK & Europe tour dates

July 20, 2016

Aussie electronic trio RÜFÜS have announced a run of dates through the UK and Europe for October, kicking off in London and ending in Amsterdam, with more dates expected to be announced. Tickets for this run of shows, however, is on sale now. The group are about to play Lollapalooza and Outside Lands, as well as […]

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Aussies Abroad: Perth’s Tired Lion follow up Glastonbury with a run of shows through Europe & the UK

June 28, 2016

Fresh from playing (and being evacuated from) Hurricane Festival in Germany and the iconic Glastonbury in the UK, Perth rockers Tired Lion are currently conquering Europe and the UK with a string of festival dates and headline shows. The tour continues later this week at Bravalla Festival in Sweden, before heading to Switzerland for Open […]

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Travel Diary: Melbourne rockers Kingswood take us to Ontario, Canada

June 27, 2016

When Kingswood returned from Canadian Music Week in Toronto, they shared with us their experiences on the road. From an intense game of oversized Jenga, giant pizza, and maple bacon donuts, to Niagara Falls and the upside down house, the band share their adventures and funny stories for us to enjoy.  If you have ever been to Bigsound in […]

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Aussies Abroad: Julia Jacklin announces mammoth North American & European World Tour

June 22, 2016

This has been an incredible year for Aussie musician Julia Jacklin, who has not stopped touring the globe since the beginning of the year, taking in SXSW in the US and The Great Escape in Brighton, England, bookended by what were her first interstate Australian shows in January, and a sold out tour at home […]

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Aussies Abroad: Melbourne’s Miss Destiny announce massive Summer USA Tour

June 20, 2016

Melbourne group Miss Destiny are not one you can pigeon hole into one particular genre. Even their own biography has some troubles, describing the group’s music as “post-hippie, pre-punk era rock ‘n’ roll meets the origins of New Wave of British Heavy Metal, with a glimmer of Sunset Strip feel-good excess”. Say that ten times fast. And […]

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Aussies Abroad: Melbourne’s metal powerhouse Jack The Stripper to tour Europe & Japan

June 16, 2016

Taken from their debut album Raw Nerve, Melbourne’s metal powerhouse Jack The Stripper have just released a new music video in “Nibiru”, and to celebrate they’re touring Australia, Europe and Japan in the coming months. Jack The Stripper’s ‘Nibiru Tour’ starts this month in Australia before the band embarks on their first ever European tour which includes shows with fellow Aussie […]

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Aussies Abroad: Methyl Ethel land first major US tour supporting Preoccupations this October & November

June 15, 2016

Methyl Ethel have been having a dream run overseas in 2016 so far, having won over many more fans in both the UK/Europe as well as in the States off the back of successful shows at The Great Escape, Primavera, London Calling and SXSW so far. Now, the Perth trio are kicking things up another notch […]

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