The Brian Jonestown Massacre announces Australian tour

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The Brian Jonestown Massacre announces Australian tour

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The longstanding force of psychedelia will be heading to Australia at the end of the year.

The Brian Jonestown Massacre are set to bring their distinct brand of psychedelic rock to Australia this November with a 10-date tour, stopping in Australia’s biggest cities as well as a few more.

Headed by music visionary Anton Newcombe and an ever-changing cast of other characters, the band will be playing new material as well as favourites pulled from their vast archive.

The Brian Jonestown Massacre 2023 Tour

  • Nov 11 – Odeon Theatre, Hobart
  • Nov 13 – Astor Theatre, Perth
  • Nov 15 – The Gov, Adelaide
  • Nov 16 – Enmore Theatre, Sydney
  • Nov 17 – The Northern, Byron Bay
  • Nov 18 – Princess Theatre, Brisbane
  • Nov 19 – Kambri ANU, Canberra
  • Nov 21 – The Forum, Melbourne
  • Nov 22 – Theatre Royal, Castlemaine
  • Nov 24 – UOW Unibar, Wollongong

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With some 20 studio albums, 14 EPs, five live albums, six compilation albums and 22 singles behind them – most released on their own A Records – the band is nothing if not prolific. Since taking shape in San Fransisco in the early ’90, The Brian Jonestown Massacre has built a reputation as a staple of the scene.

Their most recent release, The Future Is Your Past, came out in February this year and received praise from critics. The band’s previous release, 2022’s Fire Doesn’t Grow On Trees, sprung up from an intense period for Newcombe as the artist wrote one song a day for 70 days during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bringing together elements of kaleidoscopic rock and droning shoegaze with an experimental edge, the music that emerged from this period just added to the rich discography that makes up the legend of The Brian Jonestown Massacre.

Since coming out of the pandemic, the band has toured throughout the US and Europe. They’re all set to bring their mesmerising show down under this summer.

Tickets to see The Brian Jonestown Massacre will go on sale on July 6. Get yours here.