First off, MY MORNING JACKET. Jim, Pat, Tommy Two Tone, Carl and Bo are set to roll, rock, rhythm and soul your sweet asses off in 4 giant shows early in the month. Drawing from their extensive catalogue of LPs, EPs, soundtracks, everything, these shows will be the shit! West Coast Blues & Roots Festival, Enmore Theatre in Sydney with Dawes opening, The Palace in Melbourne with Dawes opening and lastly, kicking off Thursday night at Bluesfest in Byron Bay. Tickets available still for all shows. Like all past MMJ performances, these shows will turn into legend. Be a part of it.
What: My Morning Jacket
When: Tuesday 3 April
Where: Enmore Theatre, Sydney
When: Wednesday 4 April
Where: Palace Theatre, Melbourne
Tickets and More Info: www.lovepolice.com.au
Next up, hot on the heels of his brand new album, Nothings Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now, ladies…and menfolk, JUSTIN TOWNES EARLE. The new album is currently ABC’s album of the week and we know why. It is a masterpiece. A journey down through Memphis soul and fresh honesty from this incredible artist. He is hitting all capital cities, Bluesfest and Boogie festivals with super supports everywhere.
Meeniyan Town Hall and Regal Ballroom in Melbourne have already sold out, so get in quick to catch the great man who is touring with a band this time around. Good times.
APRIL 4 • THE FACTORY THEATRE, SYDNEY, NSW
APRIL 5 • MEENIYAN TOWN HALL, MEENIYAN, VIC *sold out*
APRIL 6 • BOOGIE, TALLAROOK, VIC *sold out*
APRIL 11 • THE REGAL BALLROOM, MELBOURNE, VIC *sold out*
APRIL 12 • THE PRINCE, MELBOURNE, VIC
APRIL 13 • ESTONIAN HOUSE, ADELAIDE, SA
APRIL 14 • FLY BY NIGHT CLUB, FREMANTLE, WA
APRIL 15 • THE ROSEMOUNT HOTEL, PERTH, WA
Lastly, DAWES. A self-described “American rock ‘n’ roll band,” Dawes represent everything pure and true about that fundamental delineation, four talented friends making music together, fuelled by a shared belief in the power of their songs. Warner are releasing the classic second record, Nothing Is Wrong, along with North Hills their superb debut as a 2CD pack. Get it, and get into it. You can catch them supporting MMJ, playing Bluesfest and Boogie as well as their own only headline show at the Toff In Town in Melbourne on April 11 with very special secret guests.
When: Wednesday 11 April
Where: The Toff in Town, Melbourne