Angus and Julia Stone’s sophomore album ‘Down The Way’ is the highest selling Australian Artist album for 2010.
The album debuted No. 1 upon release in March, holding for 2 consecutive weeks and has maintained a position at the top of the charts, this week moving back inside the top 10 and notching up sales of over 70,000 copies in the last two months, certifying it platinum.
The siblings return home next month from playing sell out shows across the UK and USA to headline the ‘Go Between Bridge’ concert in Brisbane. They then jet back to Europe to play festivals in Belgium, Holland and France and Latitude and Cornbury Festivals in the UK. Returning home to Australia again in July to play the ‘On The Bright Side’ Festival in Perth followed by ‘Splendour In the Grass’ and then into their headline national tour commencing in August and running through September. Tickets are selling fast with additional shows being added in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to cope with the high demand!
The new single ‘Big Jet Plane’ is receiving across the board airplay from the national Nova network and is available to purchase now with Julia’s gorgeous cover of the Grease classic ‘You’re The One That I Want’ & two other previously un-released tracks or you can buy at a special price with a ticket to one of the following shows.
TICKETS FOR NATIONAL TOUR & BIG JET PLANE SINGLE ON SALE NOW
Wed 18-Aug 2010 Moncreif Theatre Bundaberg
Thu 19-Aug 2010 Pilbeam Theatre Rock Hampton
Fri 20-Aug 2010 Andergrove Tavern Mackay
Sat 21-Aug 2010 Dalrymple Hotel Townsville
Sun 22-Aug 2010 Cairns Botanic Gardens Cairns
Wed 25-Aug 2010 Newcastle Civic Theatre Newcastle
Thu 26-Aug 2010 Enmore Theatre Sydney – SOLD OUT
FRI 27-Aug 2010 Enmore Theatre Sydney – Second show announced!
Wed 1-Sep 2010 Llewellyn Hall ANU Canberra
Thu 2-Sep 2010 Wollongong University Hall Wollongong
Fri 3-Sep 2010 Grandstand Hall Hobart (Showgrounds)
Sat 4-Sep 2010 The Saloon Launceston
Wed 8-Sep 2010 Palais Theatre Melbourne – 3RD show announced
Thu 9-Sep 2010 Palais Theatre Melbourne – SOLD OUT
Fri 10-Sep 2010 Palais Theatre Melbourne – SOLD OUT
Sat 11-Sep 2010 Meeniyan Town Hall VIC – SOLD OUT
Sun 12-Sep 2010 Meeniyan Town Hall VIC – SOLD OUT
Fri 17-Sep 2010 Thebarton Theatre Adelaide
Sat 18-Sep 2010 Fremantle Arts Centre Perth
Fri 24-Sep 2010 Tivoli Theatre Brisbane
Sat 25-Sep 2010 Tivoli Theatre Brisbane- SOLD OUT
Sun 26-Sep 2010 Tivoli Theatre Brisbane (UNDER18’S Matinee) SOLD OUT
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT
– Buy: click here for Angus & Julia Stone at iTunes
Live Review and Photos: Angus & Julia Stone, Boy & Bear, Lavelle Collins @ The Palace, Melbourne 25 March 2010
CD Review: Angus and Julia Stone – Down The Way