Weekly News Bulletin No. 52

The Jungle Giants

Music News

Congratulations to the endlessly fun rockers Big Smoke for signing on with Barely Dress Records! You can get a taster of their debut album – single ‘Have You Heard?’ – on vinyl this Record Store Day, April 16th.

Tour News

The Jungle Giants

After releasing the cracker second album Speakerzoid, The Jungies are heading back out to Australia’s capital cities. Tickets are available here.
Friday 17th June – The Triffid, Brisbane (Licensed/All-Ages)
Saturday 18th June – The Gov, Adelaide (Licensed/All-Ages)
Friday 24th June – 170 Russell, Melbourne (18+)
Saturday 25th June – The Metro, Sydney (Licensed/All-Ages)
Friday 8th July – Players Bar, Mandurah (18+)
Saturday 9th July – Jack Rabbit Slim’s, Perth (18+)

At The Dakota

The five-piece will tour single ‘Rat King City’ from their upcoming EP this May, going down the East Coast before finishing it all off at home. Grab your tickets at their website.
Friday 6th May – The Bald Faced Stag, Sydney
Saturday 7th May – The Hotel Metro, Adelaide
Sunday 8th May – The Workers Club, Melbourne
Saturday 14th May – Hotel Darwin, Darwin

Joe Bonamassa

Following his headline spot at this years Bluesfest, the incredible guitarist will be back in September to share the sounds of new album Blues of Desperation.
Sunday 25th September – Perth Concert Hall, Perth
Wednesday 28th September – QPAC, Brisbane
Friday 30th September – Sydney Opera House, Sydney
Sunday 2nd October – Thebarton Theatre, Adelaide
Wednesday 5th October – Palais Theatre Melbourne

West thebarton BrotheL Party

The garage rock septet (aw yes, I just got to write ‘septet’) will be joining the Oakbank leg of Groovin the Moo on their ‘Red or White’ single tour.
Monday 25th April – Groovin’ The Moo Festival – Oakbank
Friday 6th May 6 – Karova Lounge, Ballarat
Saturday 7th May – Shebeen, Melbourne
Saturday 14th May – Botany View Hotel, Sydney
Saturday 21st May – A Day of Clarity Festival (Exeter Beer Garden), Adelaide

Dan Kelly & Alex Gow

The two singer-songwriters will head out on a self-described “grand odyssey” this May, starting in Canberra and finishing up in Geelong with many a merry metropolis in-between. They will be supported by Emma Rusack
Wednesday 18th May – Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Canberra
Thursday 19th May – The Music Lounge, Wollongong
Friday 20th May – Petersham Bowls Club, Sydney
Saturday 21st May – Baroque Room, Katoomba
Wednesday 25th May – Karova Lounge, Ballarat
Thursday 26th May – Bridge Hotel, Castlemaine
Friday 27th May – Thornbury Theatre, Thornbury
Saturday 28th May – The Barn, Hobart
Sunday 29th May – The Producer’s Hotel, Adelaide
Thursday 2nd June – Mojo’s, Fremantle
Friday 3rd June – Jimmy’s Den, Perth
Sunday 5th June – Darwin Railway Club, Darwin
Thursday 9th June – Wooly Mammoth, Brisbane
Friday 10th June – The Spotted Cow, Toowoomba
Saturday 11th June – Shark Bar, Miami
Sunday 12th June – Byron Theatre, Byron Bay
Thursday 16th June – The Grand Hotel, Mornington
Friday 17th June – Caravan Music Club, Oakleigh
Saturday 18th June – The Workers Club, Geelong

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