Eclectic pop trio AJR are coming to Australia in August

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Eclectic pop trio AJR are coming to Australia in August


Known for their unique approach to music making, AJR are playing at the Palais Theatre on August 19 as part of their Australian tour.

Hailing from Manhattan New York, AJR is made up of the multi-instrumentalists and real life brothers Adam, Jack and Ryan (get it – AJR). Since 2012, the award-winning indie pop trio have generated billions of streams and earned one triple-platinum single, one double-platinum single, four platinum singles, and one platinum album.

What you need to know

  • AJR are coming to Melbourne as part of an Australia-wide tour
  • Known for their eclectic and boundary breaking approach to pop, they’ve emerged as one of the world’s biggest indie bands
  • They’re performing at the Palais Theatre on August 19

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Re-envisioning what pop can be in the 21st century, AJR unassumingly emerged as a ubiquitous hit-making outlier and one of the biggest indie bands in the world. Their 2020 platinum blockbuster ‘BANG!’ marked their first Top 10 entry on Billboard Hot 100 and earned the band their 1st Billboard Music Award for ‘Best Rock Song’ in 2021.


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2019 album ’Neotheater’ marked their biggest first week debut, bowing at #8 on the Billboard Top 200, #1 on the Top Alternative Albums Chart, and #1 on the Top Rock Albums Chart. Cemented as part of the modern zeitgeist, Spotify touted ‘Sober Up’ [feat. Rivers Cuomo] among the ‘Best Rock Songs of the 2010s’, while Apple Music included ‘Weak’ on its ’Best Alt Songs of the 2010s’. Not to mention, they remain one of the “500 Most-Listened to Artists” on Spotify.

AJR’s most recent single “Way Less Sad” was aired on over 200 radio stations across the U.S, cracking the Top 40, Adult Pop and Alternative Radio charts. It has amassed more than 100 million streams worldwide and has been featured on Spotify’s ‘The New ALT’ and ‘Just Good Music’, Amazon Music’s ‘Hot Singles’, Pandora’s ‘Today’s Hits’ as well as Apple Music’s ‘A-List Pop’ and ‘Alt Pop’ playlists.

Tickets are selling fast – get your tickets for their show before they sell out completely by heading here.