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The Tour Rider: 4 November – The Smith Street Band, Lime Cordiale, Jerry Seinfeld + 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: Smith St Band, Lime Cordiale, Jerry Seinfeld, Husky, HÆLOS, Nat Rateliff and The Night Sweats, CW Stoneking, Neurosis, and Hudson Mowhawke.

The Smith Street Band Drop New Track, Music Video & Announce National Tour


Melbourne rockers The Smith Street Band has given us a trifecta of news, with the release of new track Death to the Lads, an accompanying music video, and national tour dates to commemorate the release.

Death To The Lads is the first taste of the band’s forthcoming album, that’s set for release early 2017. It’s a classic Smith Street track that was written on the road in America earlier this year, during their world tour around North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe.

The Smith Street Band are now back home to launch the new single amongst Aussie crowds. They’ll be supported by Melbourne punk rocker’s The Nation Blue, psych-trio Grim Rhythm, and Brisbane experimental pop band Forevr. 

Check out tour dates and Death to The Lads below!


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Lime Cordiale Extends Waking Up Easy Tour
After selling out the first round of their Waking Up Easy Tour, indie-pop rockers Lime Cordiale have released more tour dates across Australia and New Zealand.

This happy-go-lucky 5 piece from Sydney’s northern beaches will be playing shows in Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, and Sydney, as well as including under 18’s shows in the Brisbane and Melbourne schedule.

Lime Cordiale will be playing their latest single Waking Up Easy and tracks from their previous EPs Faceless Cat (2012), Falling Up The Stairs (2013), and Road To Paradise (2015).

If the sold out shows weren’t hint enough, Lime Cordiale are known for their live performance, so get in quick!


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Jerry Seinfeld Announces 2017 Stand Up Comedy Aussie Tour


Pull out your box sets ladies and gents because 90s comedy icon Jerry Seinfeld has announced a stand up comedy tour across Australia and New Zealand for 2017.

Seinfeld hasn’t been back to Australian for nearly 20 years (I think we were still riding kangaroos to school back then?), but nonetheless seems pretty confident he will impress the Aussie crowds. “Australia may be far in miles but I feel very close to the people because of our mutual comedy connection. I couldn’t be more excited about seeing everyone there again,” he said. 

Tickets go on sale to the general public 10am Monday the 14th of November.

Jerry Seinfeld Tour Dates

Perth Arena, Perth
Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide
Hisense Arena, Melbourne
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane
ICC Theatre, Sydney

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HUSKY Release New Single And Announce National Tour Dates


Melbourne indie-pop duo HUSKY have released a new single Late Night Store and announced their first national headline tour since 2014!

Late Night Store is the first single from HUSKY’s forthcoming album. The new track is an energetic and groovy number filled with prominent guitar, fast paced keys, and catchy melodies. There is also an element of the surreal in the new track, a characteristic element of Husky sounds.

Lead vocalist and guitarist Husky Gawenda candidly explains, “Late Night Store came about through lots of drinking and confusion and heart ache and longing and ecstasy…all in the one night.”

Check out the upcoming tour dates and give the new track a spin below!


Husky “Late Night Store” Tour Dates

Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Lighthouse Folk Festival, Norah Heads
Foundry, Brisbane
Newtown Social Club, Sydney
Fat Controller, Adelaide
Howler, Melbourne

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HÆLOS Announce Debut Aussie Gigs

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British electronica trio HÆLOS have announced two headline shows in Sydney and Melbourne as part of their tour for their debut album ‘Full Circle’.

The outfit’s debut album, released in March, defined their sound as ominous and enchanting – reminiscent of melancholic gods London Grammar, but with heavier electronics and faster pace.

HÆLOS will be touring with Melbourne-based producers Yeo and Christopher Port, as well as Sydney artist BUOY (who you’ll most likely recognised from this year’s banger Clouds & Rain). Although two gigs doesn’t quite equate to a national tour, we’ll take what we can get! If you can’t make it to Sydney or Melbourne, you can also catch HÆLOS at Falls Festival in Lorne and Byron Bay. 


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Match Made In Heaven: Nat Rateliff & The Night Sweats and C.W. Stoneking Set To Co-Headline Aussie Shows! 


American soul and R&B sensation Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, and Australian rhythm & blues legend C.W. Stoneking will come together for a series of three co-headline shows in March 2017!

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats will be performing their classic tracks alongside new stuff from their recently released EP ‘A Little Something More From…’  

Not to be outdone, Melbourne-born Stoneking will be featuring tracks his new album ‘Gon’ Boogaloo’.


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Hudson Mohawke Packs Out Schedule With Headline Shows


Fans of festival-worthy electronica rejoice – Glaswegian producer Hudson Mohawke has announced plans to hit the clubs Down Under between his scheduled slots at Lost Paradise, Beyond The Valley, and Southbound Festival.

Since his 2015 release ‘Lantern’, Mohawke has been busy making his mark on Anonhi’s debut offering as well as the official soundtrack for video game sequel Watch Dogs 2. Collaborations with Kanye West, Future, Lil Wayne, Pusha-T, and Drake have put Mohawke in a prime position to take over the world of electronica, and now even more of his goodness is on offer thanks to two new headline shows – check out the details below!

Hudson Mohawke Tour Dates

Oxford Art Factory, Sydney
The Flying Cock, Brisbane

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Neurosis Set To Bring Heavy Down Under In 2017


Good news for hardcore punk fans – Neurosis are preparing to crash Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne stages in February! The Californian outfit have been on the heavy frontline for three decades, credited with influencing big underground names like High On Fire, Yob, and Mastodon with their genre-defying sound.

Their 11th album ‘Fires Within Fires’ is a collection of influences from each stage of their multifaceted career, grounded by crushing melodies and uplifted by soaring chords.

Neurosis are reknowned for creating a rare level of intimacy with their audiences, so their upcoming tour is a must-see for hardcore fans – check out the tour dates below!


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