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

  • Larry Heath
  • July 21, 2016
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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, following keyboardist Heather Shannon’s ovarian cancer relapse forcing their previously scheduled dates earlier this year to be cancelled. The band issued the following statement about the new dates:

‘We are so thrilled to be announcing this new tour after the heartbreak of cancelling our tour earlier this year. Heather is feeling strong again after her treatment and we are all impassioned and eager to finally give SYNTHIA the tour she deserves.

We were so touched by the outpouring of support toward us over the course of this year, we cannot think of any better way to show our gratitude than bringing SYNTHIA out on the road. We cannot wait to introduce her to you all, to see your beautiful faces and to celebrate the end of this unique and challenging year.

It’s going to be smashing!’

The tour begins November 9th at Los Angeles venue The Echo and will take the band across North America, with stops at SF’s The Independent, Toronto’s Lee’s Palace, Brooklyn’s Music Hall of Williamsburg and more iconic venues. See all tour dates below.

Nov 9 – Los Angeles, CA – The Echo
Nov 10 – San Francisco, CA – The Independent
Nov 12 – Portland, OR – Star Theatre
Nov 13 – Vancouver, BC – Imperial
Nov 14 – Seattle, WA – Barboza
Nov 17 – Salt Lake City, UT – Urban
Nov 19 – Denver, CO – Larimer Lounge
Nov 21 – Lawrence, KS – Riot Room
Nov 22 – Minneapolis, MN – 7th Street Entry
Nov 23 – Chicago, IL – Double Door
Nov 25 – Toronto, ON – Lee’s Palace
Nov 26 – Montreal, QC – Astral
Nov 28 – Albany, NY – The Hallow
Nov 29 – Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall
Dec 1 – Brooklyn, NY – Music Hall of Williamsburg
Dec 3 – Philadelphia, PA – World Cafe Live
Dec 5 – Washington, DC – Rock & Roll Hotel
Dec 7 – Nashville, TN – Mercy Lounge

To celebrate the band’s return, they have shared a new video for their single “Smile” off of the new album.

Synthia is out now. For more details about it and their tour, head to their Facebook page.


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Larry Heath

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