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MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK announce Australian & New Zealand Tour – 2015

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MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK will be hitting our shores this August celebrating the 10-year anniversary of their critically acclaimed and fan favourite sophomore album ‘Commit This To Memory’.
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Listen Out 2015 line-up is here!

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Australia’s national dance music event is back for its 3rd year! Listen Out will be touring quality dance music acts around Australia, with stops in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Brisbane this September and October.

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High Tension announce Bully Tour – July 2015

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Having returned home from a successful run of sold-out shows across the country with bogan larrikins King Parrot, High Tension are stoked to announce their own set of shows to support their highly anticipated ripper 2nd album, Bully out on July 10.
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MS MR – Australian Shows Announced – July 2015

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Critically acclaimed music duo MS MR (Lizzy Plapinger and Max Hershenow) are heading back our way for Splendour 2015!

It’s only been a few weeks since they dropped “Painted,” the brand new single from their highly anticipated forthcoming album, set for release in July! The band first performed a handful of new tracks to rave reviews at this year’s SXSW Music Festival, leading Billboard to exclaim, “The duo displayed a shimmery new sound that blends disco and even hip-hop flourishes, which the crowd ate up, singing along.”
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Mark Ronson – Australian Shows Announced – July 2015

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Mark Ronson, Mr Uptown Funk, is on his way to Australia to headline the sold out Splendour In The Grass Festival and ‘Uptown Special’ sideshow tour dates in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. And as the man himself revealed to triple j’s Veronica and Lewis on Friday, these shows are shaping up to be straight masterpiece!

Currently in rehearsal, this live show has been created especially for these Australian tour dates. Ronson’s Uptown Special Tour will see him hit the stage with a full live band including drums, keyboard, a brass section, backup singers and a crazy list of guest vocalists including Kevin Parker (Tame Impala), Daniel Merriweather, Andrew Wyatt (Miike Snow), Theophilus London and Keyone Starr.

Renowned for having an ear to the ground wherever he ventures, Ronson has personally curated a killer lineup of Australian acts to warm up the stage at all venues.

Secret Sounds is thrilled to announce that Pond, Tkay Maidza*, Yolanda Be Cool and Jones Jnr* will be joining Mark Ronson in Australia!

*Tkay Maidza and Jones Jnr will not be performing in Perth.

Wed 22nd Jul Perth Metro City
Fri 24th Jul Byron Bay Splendour in the Grass SOLD OUT
Tue 28th Jul Sydney Hordern Pavilion
Wed 29th Jul Melbourne Margaret Court Arena

Visit https://secret-sounds.com.au for all tour updates and ticketing.

The Grates – ‘Team Work Makes The Dream Work’ Tour – August 2015

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To celebrate to the recently announced ‘Team Work Makes The Dream Work’ Australian east coast tour, The Grates release their deliciously romantic new video for latest single ‘Call Me’.

Pop a bottle and raise a glass, light some candles, scatter some rose petals and of course, no date night is complete without a selection of the finest supermarket brand cheeses, The Grates’ new clip is sure to get you in the mood for love.
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SAM SMITH returning to Australia for national arena tour this summer

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As promised, Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm that four-time Grammy winner Sam Smith will return to Australia this summer, performing in arenas across the country on his biggest tour yet:

“Australia, I am so so happy to finally have some good news for you.. I can now announce that my cancelled IN THE LONELY HOUR tour dates have been rescheduled!!

I’m unbelievably excited to get back onstage and perform for you all again, and I promise it will be so much better than it would have been before when my voice was damaged. The past few months have been incredibly difficult, but the support, love and patience my fans have shown me is absolutely unreal. I am so grateful to every one of you. I can’t wait to see you all xxxx” – Sam Smith
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UB40 announce 2015 Australian Tour

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UB40 will land in Australia this November (2015) for a national tour, including a bunch of regional dates seeing the band play from the city skylines of Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne, all the way through to the beach side havens of Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Cairns and The Gold Coast.
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Catfish and The Bottlemen announce Splendour Sideshows!

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After winning over audiences across Australia supporting The Kooks in January, Catfish And The Bottlemen will return this July to play Splendour In The Grass Festival. The band have announced two Splendour side-shows; Wednesday 22nd July at Corner Hotel in Melbourne and Thursday 23rd July at Oxford Art Factory in Sydney.
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Against Me! Australian Tour 2015 – Supports Announced!

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To pirate the title of one of their early songs (and still a set-list staple), Against Me! is a band that laughs at danger and breaks all the rules.

Fronted by Laura Jane Grace, AM!’s latest offering, Transgender Dysphoria Blues, was released in January 2014. The title of their sixth album offers a direct nod to news that shocked fans and shook up the rock world when it was dropped—Grace is a transitioning transgender person.
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Splendour In The Grass 2015 Sideshows

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SECRET SOUNDS ANNOUNCES OFFICIAL SPLENDOUR SIDESHOWS 2015

Exclusive Presale tickets on sale 10am local time, Tuesday April 28
General public tickets on sale 10am local time, Wednesday April 29
Visit secret-sounds.com.au for details
* THE WOMBATS * CIRCA WAVES * THE VACCINES * PALMA VIOLETS * YEARS & YEARS * WOLF ALICE * THE DISTRICTS * MS MR * MØ * ELLIPHANT * AZEALIA BANKS * PORTER ROBINSON * EVERYTHING EVERYTHING * KITTY, DAISY & LEWIS
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blur Announce Australian Tour

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It has been 18 years since blur, one of the most successful British bands of the last two decades, has graced our shores. Together, Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Alex James and Dave Rowntree, have won a total of five BRIT Awards, and were twice nominated for the Mercury Music Award. And now blur are back with their eighth studio album ‘The Magic Whip’ and in July will the band make their way to Australia, fresh from headlining British Summer Time Festival in London’s Hyde Park, to play three huge arena shows in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.
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BIRDS OF TOKYO – ‘ANCHOR’ 2015 TOUR

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Birds are back!

During 2014 Birds of Tokyo based themselves in America; taking their music overseas for the first time. In between all the U.S. gigs and interviews they wrote and recorded four songs. Four songs about being a long way from home. Four songs about perspective being gained from distance. Four songs about trying to find connection in a strange new world.
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Cosmic Psychos Announce New LP + National Tour With Dune Rats

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In what may be the most lethal double-header tour Australia has seen in decades, the COSMIC PSYCHOS and DUNE RATS are combining forces and heading out on tour together this June.
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