supported by Emily Wurramara in Brisbane and Sydney
Mavis Staples is living, breathing history and we are thrilled to say this Original Soul Sister is returning to her second home in Australia to play this March.
Get ready to experience a real slice of musical history and heritage from those who keep the flame of Bob Marley burning strong as The Wailers head to Australia this April.
With a new album to share, following an incredible 2019 tour which still has his fans talking, soul and R&B singer Allen Stone is making a highly anticipated return!
With special guest Georgi Kay
Having built a worldwide following, American singer-songwriter LP is making her long awaited Australian debut this April. The multi-faceted artist has created a truly global momentum with over 100 sold out shows in 2019 throughout Europe, North America, South America, Russia and beyond and is ready and waiting to add Australia to the list!
supported by guest act Yola in Melbourne and Sydney
Amid a landmark year - taking home three Grammy Awards in February, Brandi Carlile has locked in headline shows for Melbourne, Sydney and Auckland this April.
GRAMMY winning singer-songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and vocal powerhouse Tori Kelly honours her deepest musical passion and delivers an R&B-infused, infectiously melodic take on classic gospel throughout her heartfelt live performances.
The Gipsy Kings
Featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo
World renowned flamenco, rock and pop musicians, The Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo, the original songwriters and guitarists on hits such as ‘Bamboleo’, ‘Volare’ ‘Djobi Djoba’ and ‘Bem Bem Maria’ are returning to tour Australia this April!
The Gipsy Kings
09 April 2020 Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
12 April 2020 State Theatre, Sydney
13 April 2020 State Theatre, Sydney
15 April 2020 Canberra Theatre Centre
16 April 2020 Palais Theatre, Melbourne
18 April 2020 Riverside Theatre PCEC, Perth
Hot Rats Live 50th Anniversary Tour
As the son of Frank Zappa, it was inevitable from the moment he was born that Dweezil Zappa was going to be a musician. He has long undertaken a mission to celebrate the sounds of his infamous father in a fresh context whilst keeping true to Zappa Senior's unique and impeccable sonic heritage.
Widely considered a feminist icon, Grammy winner Ani DiFranco is the mother of the DIY movement, being one of the first artists to create her own record label in 1990.
Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles
Bringing their unique soul, jazz and gospel music – Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles will bless Australia with their debut tour this April!
At just 14 years old, Sydney born bassist turned singer-songwriter Tal Wilkenfeld began playing guitar. It wasn’t long before she dropped out of school and emigrated to the States to study electric guitar where she then began making a name for herself in New York’s jazz clubs, working with some of the industry greats.
Since her ground-breaking debut It’s My Way! in 1964, Cree singer-songwriter Sainte-Marie has been a trailblazer, a tireless advocate for Indigenous people, an innovative artist, and a disruptor of the status quo.
Eagles of Death Metal
Founded in 1998 by best friends Jesse Hughes and Josh Homme, the Palm Desert pair came upon the band’s name in a pondering effort as to what a cross between The Eagles and a death metal band would sound like. With that, the band was born!
Eagles of Death Metal
08 April 2020 Powerstation, Auckland
09 April 2020 Shed 6, Wellington
15 April 2020 The Cambridge, Newcastle
16 April 2020 Metro Theatre, Sydney
18 April 2020 Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne
19 April 2020 Croxton Bandroom, Melbourne
One of the world’s greatest guitarists, George Benson is coming to Melbourne and Sydney for headline shows this April ahead of his performance at Bluesfest Byron Bay.
Considered the ‘Godfather of British Blues’, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and front man John Mayall is returning to the land down under for a 10-date tour. At 86 years of age and with a staggering 62 albums down, this self-professed ‘road dog’ hates a day off, carries his own gear at gigs and is working harder than ever.
08 April 2020 Sky City Theatre, Auckland
09 April 2020 Opera House, Wellington
10 April 2020 James Hay Theatre, Christchurch
15 April 2020 Entertainment Centre, Darwin
16 April 2020 Tanks Arts Centre, Cairns
18 April 2020 Factory Theatre, Sydney
20 April 2020 Corner Hotel, Melbourne
22 April 2020 The Gov, Adelaide
23 April 2020 Astor Theatre, Perth
After a sell-out run in 2019, blues sisters Larkin Poe are back to play even bigger venues in both Melbourne and Sydney this April. Taking a modern interpretation on traditional blues music, the Lovell’s performance is like a breath of fresh air to the blues scene.
The Marcus King Band
Having established himself as a six-string hotshot, Marcus King and his incredible band of rockers return, ready to deliver a southern fried brand of blues and psychedelia inspired by rock ‘n’ roll. All five members create a blistering, yet soulful unit that has honed their synergy through touring.
With a music career spanning millions of albums sold worldwide Morcheeba are making a welcome return to Australia and New Zealand this April. Having defined the ‘chill out’ genre with tracks like ‘The Sea’, ‘Rome Wasn’t Built In A Day’, 'Part Of The Process' and ‘Otherwise’, there are few people worldwide who cannot sing along to their beloved anthems of a genre defying era.
Patti Smith And Her Band
After an award-winning sell out Australian tour in 2017, the Godmother of Punk – Patti Smith is coming to Australia and New Zealand this April! Just when we thought it was all over, Patti called and said ‘I’d like to do it all over again. I’m ready if you are!” How could we refuse? The living legend that is Patti Smith added ‘It was just such a great trip. I really thought that I wouldn’t be able to come back – so I’m delighted that I was wrong’.
Patti Smith And Her Band
15 April 2020 Enmore Theatre, Sydney
16 April 2020 Enmore Theatre, Sydney
18 April 2020 Newcastle Entertainment Centre
21 April 2020 The Forum, Melbourne
22 April 2020 The Forum, Melbourne
23 April 2020 The Forum, Melbourne
25 April 2020 Town Hall, Christchurch
27 April 2020 Town Hall, Auckland
28 April 2020 Town Hall, Auckland
In a world full of people hoping for a miracle, Walter Trout is a man that got one, or two. Having rebounded from near-fatal liver disease in 2013, the American blues guitarist, singer- songwriter has a new lease of life and is coming back to tour Australia with a fierier purpose.
The War and Treaty
Referred to as the discovery act from Bluesfest 2019, there was no doubt in our minds but to bring The War and Treaty on tour in 2020 to share their incredible talent with people across Australia and New Zealand! It is hard to believe that this pair have only just come into focus. While their back story is romantic and emotional, they have been paying music dues for a long time.