The summer’s officially over, but that doesn’t mean that the constant stream of awesome local tours we’re lucky enough to enjoy in this country has to stop.

We’ve got plenty of tours to announce, including dates from In Hearts Wake, Columbus, Fade In Mona Lisa, Felicity Groom, Hailmary, Jarryd James, Paces, Laura Jean, and The Controllers.

In Hearts Wake

Following the announce of their highly anticipated new full-length album, Skydancer, Byron Bay metalcore vanguards In Hearts Wake have announced an equally anticipated set of tour dates set for this May and June.

This tour will see the band joined by brothers in arms We Came As Romans, Beartooth, and Storm The Sky, turning this tour almost into a mini travelling festival. Check below for all the dates and details.

In Hearts Wake National Tour Dates

Tickets on sale Thursday, 19th March

Thursday, 28th May 2015
The Triffid, Brisbane (U18)
Tickets: Oztix | 1300 762 545

Friday, 29th May 2015
The Triffid, Brisbane (18+)
Tickets: Oztix | 1300 762 545

Saturday, 30th May 2015
Roundhouse, Sydney (Lic/AA)
Tickets: Ticketek | 13 28 49

Sunday, 31st May 2015
Magpies, Canberra (Lic/AA)
Tickets: Oztix | 1300 762 545

Tuesday, 2nd June 2015
YMCA HQ, Perth (AA)
Tickets: Oztix | 1300 762 545

Wednesday, 3rd June 2015
Metropolis, Fremantle (18+)
Tickets: Oztix | 1300 762 545

Thursday, 4th June 2015
HQ, Adelaide (Lic/AA)
Tickets: Oztix | 1300 762 545

Friday, 5th June 2015
170 Russell, Melbourne (18+)
Tickets: 170 Russell | 1300 724 867

Saturday, 6th June 2015
Arrows, Melbourne (AA)
Tickets: Oztix | 1300 762 545


Brisbane punk-rock trio Columbus are on the rise and are today stoked to be announcing their Home Remedy East Coast headline tour. This eagerly anticipated tour will take in shows in Sydney, Newcastle, Melbourne, Toowoomba, and Brisbane.

Since dropping their Home Remedy EP last month, which is available via Bandcamp now, the band have been doing nothing short of kicking goals, with rave reviews aplenty and regular rotation on Triple J.

Columbus National Tour Dates

Tuesday, 17th April 2015
Captain Cook Hotel, Sydney

Wednesday, 18th April 2015
Small Ballroom, Newcastle

Monday, 23rd April 2015
The Workers Club, Melbourne

Wednesday, 1st May 2015
The Spotted Cow, Toowoomba

Thursday, 9th May 2015
The Foundry, Brisbane

Fade In Mona Lisa

Fresh off the road with mates Art of Sleeping, the Blue Mountains’ lastest psych-rock phenomenon, Fade In Mona Lisa, are taking on some shows of their own in support of their recently-released single ‘Green Carnations’.

The band have been absurdly busy since forming a year ago, but this is just the beginning, with an acclaimed live show at their disposal, the band are just getting started.

Fade In Mona Lisa National Tour Dates

Thursday, 19th February 2015
Unicorn Hotel, Oxford St, Sydney

Friday, 20th February 2015
Club 77, Sydney

Saturday, 28th February 2015
Brighton Up Bar, Sydney

Saturday, 7th March 2015
Station Bar, Katoomba

Felicity Groom

Following the release of Felicity Groom’s sophomore album, Hungry Sky, a release stacked with liquid psychedelia and explosive ballads, the striking songstress has now unveiled the accompanying video to her acclaimed latest single, ‘Oh Jesus’.

To celebrate the release of the single, which was produced by Tame Impala leader Kevin Parker, and the video, Felicity has announced a series of tour dates set for this April.

Felicity Groom National Tour Dates

Saturday, 11th April 2015
Mojo’s, Fremantle
Tickets: Mojo’s

Wednesday, 15th April 2015
Goodgod Small Club, Sydney
Tickets: Moshtix

Thursday, 16th April 2015
Northcote Social Club, Melbourne
Tickets: Northcote Social Club

Friday, 17th April 2015
Foundry, Brisbane
Tickets: Foundry


With more Aussie kilometres to their name than the Leyland Brothers, the heavy rock’n West Aussie juggernaut that is Hailmary are set to hit the road again this March, today announcing their first shows for 2015.

The three March dates will take in shows in Perth, Melbourne, and Sydney at the Rosemount Hotel, the triumphant return of Rock The Bay festival, and Frankie’s Pizza, respectively.

Hailmary National Tour Dates

Wednesday, 18th March 2015
Rosemount Hotel, North Perth WA
w/The Brown Study Band, Still Frame Mind, Beyond Stone Rising

Saturday, 21st March 2015
Rock The Bay, The Espy, Melbourne VIC
w/Rook. Hine, Bushido, Palace of the King, Don Fernando, Fuck The Fitzroy Doom Scene

Sunday, 22nd March 2015
Frankie’s Pizza, Sydney NSW
w/The Mercy Kills, Lillye, Evil Wolks, Kaato

Jarryd James

Brisbane-based singer-songwriter Jarryd James has burst onto the scene with his extraordinary debut single ‘Do You Remember’, thrilling crowds with his unique mesh of progressive R&B, ambient beats, and neo-soul.

This April, fans will get to see Jarryd James bring this incredible mix to the live stage, as he embarks on his debut headline tour of Australia, hitting up Melbourne, Brisbane, and Sydney.

Jarryd James National Tour Dates

Friday, 3rd April 2015
Howler, Melbourne

Thursday, 9th April 2015
Woolly Mammoth, Brisbane

Friday, 10th April 2015
Oxford Art Factory, Sydney


Mikey Perry, aka Paces, stormed through 2014 with two massive Australian and New Zealand tours in support of singles ‘Julian’ and ‘Can’t Touch Me’ including a performance on the mix up stage at Splendour In The Grass Festival in Byron Bay.

Now, with crowds still dancing to ‘Switch Lanes’, his hot-as-Hell collab with Tkay Maidza, Paces will embark on an Australian tour later this month, hitting up major cities and rural hot spots around the country.

Paces National Tour Dates

Friday, 20th March 2015
Wolf, Canberra

Saturday, 21st March 2015
Flinders Social, Townsville

Friday, 27th March 2015
Jimmy’s Den, Perth

Saturday, 28th March 2015
Pirie & Co Social Club, Adelaide

Thursday, 2nd April 2015
Upstairs, Sunshine Coast

Friday, 3rd April 2015
The TBC Club, Brisbane

Saturday, 4th April 2015
Rattlesnake Motel, Gold Coast

Sunday, 5th April 2015
Rabbits Eat Lettuce, Byron Bay

Friday, 10th April 2015
Plan B, Hobart

Saturday, 11th April 2015
Shebeen, Melbourne

Saturday, 18th April 2015
Goodgod Small Club, Sydney

Laura Jean

Melbourne folk auteur Laura Jean is getting ready to head out on a rare Australian headline tour this April, to be joined by New Zealand’s very own Aldous Harding, making this a tour that singe-songwriter fans must-see.

Together, this inimitable duo will be hitting up venues in Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, and Brisbane. With Laura coming off a superb new album released back in August and Aldous recently touring with Perfume Genius, make sure you jump on this one fast.

Laura Jean National Tour Dates

Saturday, 11th April 2015
Gasometer Hotel, Melbourne

Saturday, 18th April 2015
Wheatsheaf Hotel, Adelaide

Saturday, 25th April 2015
Django Bar, Sydney

Sunday, 3rd May 2015
Junk Bar, Brisbane
Tickets: Junk Bar

The Controllers

The Controllers’ new EP, Animals, is out 20th March and to celebrate they’re taking their live show up the East Coast through March and April, joined by local mates Horror My Friend and Super Best Friends.

Performing alongside acts like The Love Junkies, My Echo, Jakubi, Dallas Frasca, and Born Lion, The Controllers spent 2014 honing their live show with performances up the East Coast and at festivals like Creepshow and Rock The Bay, and now they’re ready to bring it to the fans.

The Controllers National Tour Dates

Saturday, 28th March 2015
The Workers Club, Melbourne VIC
w/Horror My Friend (SA), The New Eyes and The Quarters

Friday, 10th April 2015
The Oxford Arts Factory, Sydney NSW
w/Special Guests

Saturday, 11th April 2015
Hombre Records (All Ages), Newcastle NSW
w/The Patriots, Split Feed & The Expol

Friday, 17th April 2015
Crown And Anchor, Adelaide SA
w/Horror My Friend & Super Best Friends