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The Tour Rider: 28 October – Nick Cave, Blood Orange, DJ Yella + More!


Time is money. Money is precious. You have hilarious dubs of Hilary and Trump to watch. Each day seems to get away from you faster then the last. You have boutique music festivals to pretend to know about. You have foreign foods to google so you can make Urban List articles feel like old news. We know how full your schedule is, that’s why we at AAA want to save you some time with The Tour Rider!

Contained in this top-secret dossier we have the best tour announcements that come across our editorial desk (and even a few that we had to go searching for), so read up if you want to show up! The Tour Rider is published bi-weekly.

In this edition of The Tour Rider: Confidence Man, Oh Pep!, DJ Yella, Blood Orange, and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Announce 2017 National Tour


Yes, you read right! The legend Nick Cave himself and The Bad Seeds will soon be touring in support of their latest masterpiece ‘Skeleton Tree’. The tour will stretch from Hobart to Perth, so if you’re on the West Coast, you’re not going to miss out! The tour features a special show in Ballarat on the shores of Lake Wendouree, and will see Nick Cave playing to audiences in the region he grew up in.

‘Skeleton Tree’ is Nick Cave & the Bad Seed’s biggest and boldest album yet, and these shows will be one you don’t want to miss!

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NWA Member DJ Yella Announces 2016 ‘Straight of Compton’ Tour Dates in Australia


Hip-Hop juggernaut and N.W.A. icon DJ Yella has announced a pair of shows Down Under this December, meaning Christmas will come a little early for Aussie hip hop fans!

Yella will be performing some of the iconic group’s hits at these two shows, so get ready for what surely will be an amazing set! Along for the ride is late N.W.A. member Easy E’s son Lil E, who’ll be smashing out some of his dads greatest hits alongside DJ Yella.

So if hip-hop is your jam and you want to get up close and personal with one of the greats, these shows are for you!

‘Straight Outta Compton’ 2016 Australian Tour feat. DJ Yella & Lil E

Warners Bay Hotel, Brisbane
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Metro City, Perth
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Oh Pep! Drop Video For Single “Wanting” + Announce Live Dates

OH PEP 2016 Press Image

Melbourne indie-pop outfit Oh Pep! have released their brand new video for the single Wanting, taken from the group’s debut album ‘Stadium Cake’, along with announcing a handful of shows.

While Wanting undeniably owes a lot to folk music with its generous helping of mandolin and folk inspired lyrics, at its heart the track is a catchy indie-pop number that will get even the most reluctant of listeners bobbing along in no time! Shot in vocalist Olivia Hally’s car in Fairfield where the song was written, the video is representative of the bands nonstop touring lifestyle and their constantly changing and moving lifestyle.

2016 has been a busy year of Oh Pep! which has so far seen them play at set at BIGSOUND, sell-out the Howler in Melbourne, and a massive 20-date run across America!

Oh Pep! 2016/17 Australian Live Dates

TUE 27 – THUR 29 DEC
Woodford Folk Festival, Queensland
NYE On The Hill, Victoria
Twilight At Taronga, Sydney

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Blood Orange Release Video For ‘I Know’ + Announces Intimate Aussie Shows

Dev Hynes a.k.a Blood Orange has announced two Australian shows in support of his latest album ‘Freetown Sound’, and dropped the music video for I Know.

The two shows promise to be intimate in nature so that fans will be able to get lost in the powerful music of Blood Orange. It also means tickets will sell extremely fast, so get your hands on some ASAP!

The self-directed film clip for I Know features Maria Kochekova, the principal dancer for the San Francisco Ballet Theatre, and is absolutely breathtaking. Perfectly accompanying the laid back yet undeniably powerful soundscape, the video is a testament to Blood Orange’s creative ability both behind and in front of the camera, and is definitely worth checking out below!

Blood Orange Australian Shows

Enmore Theatre, Sydney
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Sugar Mountain Festival, Melbourne
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Brisbane’s Confidence Man Finally Announce A Tour!


Fresh Brisbane group Confidence Man have announced their first national tour with a string of shows along the East Coast. Although the band are not releasing their identities, rumour is the members are taken from local outfits The Jungle Giants and The Belligerents.

Confidence Man’s tour will see them play a series of headline shows as well as some support slots in support of Chairlift’s Aussie tour. On top of this the group are also scheduled to play Jungle Love Festival and Semplesize’s Block Party in Melbourne as well as The Plot festival in Sydney.

The only release from the mysterious group has been their single Boyfriend (Repeat). Don let the group’s scarcity of music fool you though, as local tastemakers as well as national radio stations are tracking the group quite closely!


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