Drapht announces national tour running through September and October

It’s been one hell of a year for Australian hip hop artist DRAPHT, with his fourth album “The Life of Riley” debuting at number 1 on the ARIA charts (still the only Australian artist to do so this year!). With tracks “Rapunzel” and “Sing It (The Life of Riley)” getting a smashing on radio and toes tapping in places he never thought his tunes would be heard, “The Life of Riley” shows no sign of slowing down. New single “Bali Party” is at radio next week and is set to repeat the success of the previous singles.

As the man called plain boring old Paul would say, there is no point having a party by yourself, so after a short winter hibernation DRAPHT is getting his full live show and a travelling circus of friends and compatriots out on the road through Spring for the Party Party Party Tour. It’s DRAPHT’S most extensive national tour yet and will bring the bounce to a bunch of iconic rooms, festival stages and regional centres, some of which have yet to feel the full effect of “The Life of Riley” in the live arena.

DRAPHT has gathered a posse of good friends, collaborators and killer new artists to take out on the road to Party Party Party! The stellar four band bill includes Syllabollix Crew compatriots Layla and Dazastah, Sydney hot shots Thundamentals and Melbourne hip hop legends Muph and Plutonic in the main slot will all help build the bounce before DRAPHT hits the stage.

Not only will the Party Party Party Tour cover the current record, there will be some delving into “Brothers Grimm” and beyond, with some back catalogue treats from “Who Am I” and even “Pale Rider” for longtime fans and believers. It’s only right to celebrate spring with a beer in one hand and a hangover in the not too distant future – see you at a show!

Presented by The Ayems Records, Fidelity Corporation, vmusic.com.au, The Brag, Rave Magazine, Beat Magazine, dB Magazine & X-Press Magazine


With special guests Muph & Plutonic, Thundamentals* and Layla & Dazastah*

TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY 5th AUGUST from outlets listed below
*All shows over 18’s except Enmore Theatre and Thebarton Theatre which are licensed / all ages

Wednesday 12 October
Armidale Uni, NSW
Campus Essentials (02) 6773 3073, oztix.com.au & www.bigtix.com.au

Thursday 13 October
Coffs Ex-Sericeman’s Club, NSW
www.offbeatoperations.com.au, The Club (Coffs Harbour) (02) 66 523 888,
Park Beach Music (Park Beach Plaza) (02) 66 523 725,
Coopers Surf (Palms Shopping) (02) 66 526 369 & www.oztix.com.au

Friday 14 October
Yamba Bowling Club, NSW
www.offbeatoperations.com.au, The Club (Yamba) (02) 6646 2305 & www.oztix.com.au

Sunday 16 October
Sugarland Tavern, Bundaberg, QLD
Sugarland Tavern (07) 4150 5999 & www.oztix.com.au

Wednesday 19 October
Townsville Uni Club, QLD
JCU The Club (Douglas Campus), SkinSki and Surf (Flinders St),
Creative Skate, HappyHhigh Herbs & www.moshtix.com.au

Thursday 20 October
Andergrove Tavern, Mackay, QLD
Andregrove Tavern (07) 4955 5444 & www.oztix.com.au

*Also appearing at Coasterfest 17/09/11, Sprung Festival 15/10/11 and 600 Sounds 21/10/11

**Thundamentals not appearing at Townsville Uni Club or Andergrove Tavern
***Layla and Dazastah not appearing on VIC or SA shows

New single ‘Bali Party’ at radio 1 August

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