Ten Years Of The Cat Empire

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Ten Years Of The Cat Empire


The Cat Empire go back to their roots for ten year anniversary.

Many bands in the history of popular music have fallen victim to the "seven-year-itch", most famously, The Beatles. It is said that if a band manages to survive the "seven-year-itch" then they’ll probably last forever. The Rolling Stones can stand testement to this. 2011 sees Melburnian rock band, The Cat Empire, celebrate their ten year anniversary.

In celebration of ten years of making tunes, The Cat Empire have decided to go back to their roots on the Aussie gig circuit. From the small jazzy clubs to the pubs, party halls and theatres, the band, whose members are all yet to reach 30 years of age, will revisit the venues that formed the corner stone of their very successful career.

While their friends were attending uni and working odd-jobs, these guys spent their 20s slogging it out on the road building a name for themselves both locally and internationally. Their first tours and debut album were self financed and by the time they eventually signed their record deal with major label, EMI, they were already packing out venues across the country.

Ten years down the line they’ve sold in excess of 750 000 CDs and DVDs, headlined festivals, won several awards and played on international talk shows such as The Tonight Show With Jay Leno and Late Night With David Letterman.

Tickets for the shows will be the same cost with the more intimate venues expecting to sell fast. Fan on the mailing list will be given the opportunity to pre-buy tickets at a discounted price a week before they go on sale. Catch The Cat Empire at the following venues around Melbourne.

Wed May 4 – Bennetts Lane, Melbourne – Tix:Moshtix
Thurs May 5 – The Night Cat, Melbourne – Tix: Moshtix
Fri May 6 – The Palace, Melbourne–Tix: Ticketmaster
Sat May 7 – The Corner Hotel, Melbourne–Tix: Corner Hotel
Sun May 8 – Prince Band Room, Melbourne–Tix: Prince Band Room

 Here’s the single that started it all for them, Hello.