Trophy Eyes: All eyes on punk tour

Trophy Eyes are celebrating their return from the US with a headline tour of the nation.NEWCASTLE alternative punk act Trophy Eyes are celebrating their homecoming from a triumphant US Vans Warped Tour with an Australian headline tour.
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The five-piece, who released their debut album Mend, Move On in late 2014, will be back on home soil after two months in North America on the Vans Warped Tour, playing alongside bands such as The Wonder Years, Pvris, The Amity Affliction and Beartooth.

Returning for their first national tour since January, Trophy Eyes will be sharing their live show with Australian fans in major cities but are not forgetting to make a stop in Newcastle and Wollongong as well.

Joining Trophy Eyes will be Melbourne punk rock veterans Apart From This and Adelaide post-hardcore Racoon City Police Department.

After the Australian tour, Trophy Eyes will embark on a six-week tour with American punk rockers Anti-Flag and Red City Radio in the UK and Europe.

Trophy Eyes play a licensed and all-ages gig at The Cambridge on October 9. Tickets at Bigtix.

San Cisco on the road

San Cisco are having a busy year on the national tour scene.

FREMANTLE wunderkinds San Cisco are keeping a steady pace in 2015, with a national tour and Groovin The Moo tour in April and May followed by a singalong set at Splendour in the Grass in July and an upcoming regional tour in September.

The four-piece released their sophomore album Gracetown in March which debuted at No.2 on the charts. The album shows off a more grown-up side to the band who first made waves with pop songs Awkward and Fred Astaire. Their second album explores the tyranny of love, displacement, homesickness, heartache and heartbreak through disco, funk, soul and even hip-hop.

Made with producer and long-term collaborator Steve Schram, the album has a deeper, looser feel that signals a new sophistication and maturity, a deeper exploration of the ache, paranoia and hormonal rush that is love.

Kicking off on September 30, San Cisco are heading on the road for 15 regional dates covering nearly all the east coast, from Cairns to Geelong and plenty of places in between.

Catch them at the Bar on the Hill on October 16. Tickets at Oztix.

Sedaris at the Civic

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AMERICAN humorist and best-selling author David Sedaris will bring his third Australian tour to the Civic Theatre in January.

Dubbed one of the US’s pre-eminent humour writers, Sedaris’ works include Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim and his most recent book Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls.

In An Evening with David Sedaris, the humorist treats audiences to readings from a selection of his renowned essays, focusing on new, unpublished work and diary entries (which he updates daily).

Catch Sedaris at the Civic Theatre on January 17. Tickets at Ticketek.

The Bennies coming

IF you’re a fan of “psychedelic reggae ska doom metal punk rock from hell”, be sure to catch The Bennies at The Small Ballroom in November. They have been busy touring Australia already this year and will head to the US before returning home for an 18-date tour, including a show at The Small Ballroom on November 26. Tickets from kingdomsounds.oztix.


ON the back of their third album which debuted at No.2 on the album charts, Brisbane’s Dead Letter Circus have been added to the 2016 Soundwave line-up.

Their record Aesthesis debuted at No.2 on this week’s chart, following on from The Catalyst Fire which also landed at No.2 on the charts when it was released in 2013.

Can’t wait until Soundwave? Catch Dead Letter Circus at The Cambridge on October 18. Tickets at Oztix.

The Story So Far

CALIFORNIAN punk act The Story So Far will make their highly anticipated return to Australian shores next month with co-headliners pop-punk act Man Overboard for the Suppy Australia national tour.

Sydney hardcore heavyweights Relentless join the bill with almost a decade of experience under their belts.

Also on the line-up for the Newcastle show is emotive-melodic hardcore band Pasha Bulka.

Catch The Story So Far and Man Overboard, joined by Relentless and Pasha Bulka, at The Cambridge for a licensed and all-ages show on September 7.

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