Violent Femmes announce Australian Tour

Tickets On Sale Tomorrow!

Did that get your attention? Folk-punk legends Violent Femmes are set to grace Australia's girt-by-sea lands for the first time since the release of new album Hotel Last Resort, which dropped in July.

The 'Blister In The Sun' icons will get to take in as much of the country as possible, with gigs billed in Hobart, Melbourne, Sandstone Point, Gold Coast, Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. For their first Aussie tour since 2017, the Femmes will play a mix of their all time greatest hits as well as some classics from their fantastically whimsical tenth album Hotel Last Resort. 

 

 

Bassist Brian Ritchie sat down with the Mixdown staff to chat about the new album. He said, "we’ve been chiselling away at the same rock for about four decades and constantly refining it... This has been one of our most productive and also consistent recording periods. It’s great that we are able to produce valid work this far into our trajectory."

 

Tickets go on sale tomorrow, that’s Friday October 4, with the tour set to kick off in March next year. And there's a welcome surprise for Queensland fans with the Hoodoo Guruus set to make an appearance at the Sandstone Point gig.

 

"They’re still fun and vital, and they still know how to make an exit,” said the folks from Rolling Stone, and we’re not ones to disagree.

 

 

VIOLENT FEMMES MARCH 2020 TOUR

 

Thursday March 19

Odeon, Hobart TAS

 

Friday March 20

Forum Theatre, Melbourne VIC

 

Saturday March 21

Sandstone Rocks, Sandstone Point QLD

w/ Hoodoo Gurus

 

Sunday March 22

Miami Marketta, Gold Coast QLD

 

Friday March 27

Enmore Theatre, Sydney NSW

 

Saturday March 28

Thebarton, Adelaide SA

 

Sunday March 29

Concert Hall, Perth WA

 

Presale tickets go on sale to Feel Presents mail list members from Friday October 4. Non-members will get their first look on the following Tuesday, October 8.

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