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News: Alt-J Returning To Australia in 2015

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(AUS) Next year Frontier Touring will be bringing the loved UK lads of Alt-J back to play some of their biggest Australian headline shows to date, starting with Brisbane’s Riverstage on Friday 8 May and wrapping it up in Perth at HBF Stadium on Friday 15 May.

This welcome news follows the band’s short trip Down Under earlier this month– including Melbourne & Sydney shows that sold out in seconds – in support of their hugely successful sophomore album This Is All Yours (out now through Liberator Music) – the follow up to 2012’s Mercury Prize winning album An Awesome Wave.

There was always going to be huge pressure to create an equally successful follow up to their critically acclaimed debut, but the UK indie outfit – Joe Newman (guitar/vocals), Gus Unger-Hamilton (keyboards) and Thom Green (drums) decided to do what they do best: make music for each other, and leave all thoughts of the outside world and its expectations behind when they walked into the studio.

They did not disappoint. This Is All Yours debuted at #1 in the UK, #2 in Australia, #4 in the USA and within the top 10 for most parts of Europe.

With their first single from the latest album ‘Hunger Of The Pine’ closing in on 4.3 million views in 3 months, the band have not lost momentum proving that they are a band of longevity who have spent the time between albums, gelling as a band and honing their craft.

With no headline shows scheduled for their January trip (playing Falls Festival / Southbound & Field Day), make sure you catch the band play the biggest Australian headline shows of their career next May. This tour is sure to sell out.


Frontier Members pre-sale:
Tue 28 Oct to Wed 29 Oct (or ends earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted)

General public on sale from 10am, Friday 31 October

Riverstage, Brisbane | TICKETS | Ph: 136 100

Qantas Credit Union Arena, Sydney | TICKETS | Ph: 132 849

Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne | TICKETS | Ph: 132 849

AEC Theatre, Adelaide | TICKETS | Ph: 132 849

HBF Stadium, Perth | TICKETS | Ph: 136 100

(All shows all ages)