Bluesfest Touring and Love Police are thrilled to announce that travelling merchants of R&B blues Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats are taking to the road across Australia this April with live dates set for Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne in conjunction with their performance at Byron Bay Bluesfest.
After what seems like an eternity, US metal icons Devildriver are finally returning to Australia to appease their rabid legions. It’s been five long years since the band last headlined here and Dez and the boys are primed and ready to make up for lost time!
Ahead of Architects‘ hotly anticipated headline return to Australia in August, the band have unveiled a live video of ‘Royal Beggars’, filmed at their performance at Sporthalle in Hamburg, Germany last month. In celebration of their album Holy Hell the band are set to embark on a mammoth debut stint in the US in April before taking to Europe and the UK, and finally landing in Australia in August.
Louisville KY indie-Americana quintet Murder By Death and Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers have today announced a co-headline tour of Australia. This will be Murder By Death’s first ever tour of Australia with the band promoting their latest studio album The Other Shore, which is out now on Bloodshot Records. Laura Jane Grace has been a semi-regular visitor to Australia with her band Against Me! Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers will be promoting their latest release Bought To Rot, which is out now on Bloodshot Records. Special guest on this co-headline tour will be Brisbane acoustic/folk/country punk act Emmy Hour.
River Sessions will return to Mackay on the 29th of June 2019. After a triumphant come back in 2018 at Queens Park, we will be changing venues to J.M. Mulherin Park at the Mackay Harbour. This is due to major renovations taking place at Queens Park to revitalise the venue for future festivals and events. Although the festival will temporarily change locations, festival organisers are extremely excited about the new venue with its tropical atmosphere and picturesque surroundings.
Off the back of their electric new track ‘Ask For The Anthem’, Ocean Grove have announced that they’ll be embarking on an Australian headline tour throughout May. The tour will be the band’s first national headline run since 2017, and their first featuring their new lineup – Twiggy Hunter on bass and Dale Tanner assuming full time frontman duties.
Australian blues-rock guitarist and songwriter Hamish Anderson has announced his new single ‘Breaking Down’, in the lead up to his support slot for the one and only Gary Clark Jr. The single belongs to a new album, Out Of My Head, due out in May 2019.
Just days ago, Allen Stone and his Australian wife made a very special announcement online to share the news that they’re having a baby and to celebrate the release of his latest track, Naturally. Allen Stone’s Sydney show has been upgraded to the Metro Theatre next month after the Factory Theatre sold out!
Due to high demand, catch quintessential Irish-American Celtic Folk/Punk band Flogging Molly are playing a SECOND Melbourne show at The Croxton this April! Known for their distinctive fusion of traditional Irish music and hard-hitting Punk Rock, their impassioned live show has won the hearts of many Aussies over the past two decades. A limited number of tickets remain on the first shows in Melbourne and Sydney!